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Living in a Fantasy Land… Part 13

0 - Published June 21, 2012 by in CILA, Des Moines, Growth, High School, Ramblings

The explosion of the Central Iowa Lacrosse Association’s 2012 Youth Program has renewed talks of additional high school lacrosse teams in the Des Moines metro area. Expansion is something that is always on our mind here, and it is definitely something a few Omaha-based teams would like to see as well.  Not only do additional […]


Where Have I Been?! Updates

1 - Published March 12, 2012 by in CILA, Des Moines, High School, Ramblings, Valley, Youth

I would like to offer my humble apologies to the frequent readers of Lacrosse Iowa (all half dozen of you) and to those that periodically check in on the Hawkeye Cyclone State.  This winter has been insane for me compared to years past.  We moved into our house and got our dog about a year […]


Hectic Week

0 - Published September 17, 2011 by in Box, CILA, High School, Ramblings, Valley

I apologize for not having any new posts since Monday.  It’s been a hectic week at work and even at home.  I am working on another Lax Expansion piece, which I hope to have up some time on Monday.  I think it is about 1/2-3/4 finished… Valley Behind the scenes, Zach has finalized Valley’s Fall […]


Salvaging the Big XII

3 - Published September 9, 2011 by in Iowa Colleges, NCAA, Ramblings

-Warning:  This post is not related to lacrosse- Forgive me for taking a break from talking about the expansion of college lacrosse for a moment.  In light of the Superconference talk and the seemingly impending doom of the Big XII, I want to provide my plan for salvaging the conference.  Rest assured this is purely […]

Rabil Is With Warrior

0 - Published August 30, 2011 by in MLL, Ramblings

After months of speculation and rumors (led by 412), and mere days after Major League Lacrosse founder Jake Steinfeld let it slip during his in-game interview on Sunday, Warrior has announced that they have signed Paul Rabil.  The Boston Cannons star will be involved in the creation of his own signature line of products as […]

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NCAA D1 Lax Expansion Candidate – UNI

5 - Published August 24, 2011 by in Growth, Iowa Colleges, NCAA, Ramblings

Just over a month ago, I started what will be a sporadic series discussing schools that have the potential to add lacrosse as a varsity sport at the NCAA D1 level.  For those of you that missed it, the original post focused on the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO).   For the second installment of this […]


Lax in Iowa – From a Jersey Perspective

1 - Published August 18, 2011 by in Growth, Iowa Colleges, Ramblings, Summer Lax

Today I bring you something a little different – one of those “special items” I mentioned the other day.  From time to time experienced laxers move to central Iowa.  Most just want to play, but there are the occasional few that want to become deeply involved in growing the game here.  Joe DiGangi is one […]

412 Revolutionary Lid Giveaway

0 - Published August 17, 2011 by in Ramblings

In case you don’t follow 412 Lax (you really should), I want to bring your attention so something amazing – 412 is giving away a custom two-tone Warrior T2 helmet once enough laxers are fans of the official 412 Facebook page! This helmet features a matte finish – red on one side and blue on […]