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SHR restructures as Frood leaves NASCAR team for lacrosse

Aug. 02, 2022 07:53 AM EDT

Stewart-Haas Racing restructured its leadership department of the NASCAR team to replace president Brett Frood, who was announced as commissioner of the National Lacrosse League on Tuesday. Frood has been with SHR since Tony Stewart became co-owner of the organization in 2009. He'll...

Roy Simmons III retiring from Syracuse lacrosse

Jun. 28, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Roy Simmons III announced Tuesday that he's retiring after more than three decades with the Syracuse men's lacrosse team. “For me, this job was always about my involvement with young people and the opportunity to mentor as well as coach them,” Simmons,...

Title IX: Strides for women of color in sports lag under law

Jun. 22, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

Once Tina Sloan Green took over the lacrosse program at Temple University in the years after the passage of Title IX, the landmark gender-equity law, she never stopped thinking about the girls who weren't playing. At practices during the 1970s, Sloan Green, the first Black woman to...

Pro lacrosse season begins as sport's leaders eye Olympics

Jun. 04, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Paul Rabil had a dream that went beyond the Premier Lacrosse League he founded with brother Mike four years ago. His passion was to bring the Native American sport to new heights with an eye toward getting it back in the Olympics for the first time in more than seven decades....

College athletes push mental health to the forefront

Jun. 04, 2022 10:39 AM EDT

Cailin Bracken arrived at Vanderbilt to play lacrosse already well aware of the importance of athlete mental health. She knew of at least two female college athletes, including one from near where she grew up, who had taken their own lives. Bracken was overwhelmed by college life,...

Maryland completes perfect season in NCAA men's lacrosse

May. 30, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Anthony DeMaio scored four first-half goals for his fifth hat trick in his last six games, Logan McNaney made 17 saves to be named the NCAA Tournament's most outstanding player and top-seeded Maryland completed a perfect season by holding off Cornell 9-7 on Monday to...

UNC beats Boston College 12-11, wins women's Lacrosse title

May. 29, 2022 17:28 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Sam Geiersbach scored three times — including the go-ahead goal with about 5 minutes to play — and North Carolina beat defending-champion Boston College 12-11 Sunday to win the NCAA women's lacrosse title. The top-ranked Tar Heels finished the season 22-0,...

Occidental's Shwayder, SFSU's Jackson receive CalHOPE award

May. 18, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Shwayder and Breyon Jackson's battles to overcome adversity throughout their college careers and the examples they set for others are being recognized. Shwayder, a lacrosse player at Occidental College in Los Angeles, and Jackson, a basketball player at San...

Editorial Roundup: New England

May. 13, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media. May 11, 2022. Editorial: Should girls lacrosse players wear helmets? Of course they should If the absence of mandatory helmets in girls lacrosse seems baffling, consider the history of protective equipment in baseball. The most...