Premier Lacrosse League announces plan for quarantined tournament

The Premier Lacrosse League is set to host a quarantined and fanless tournament later this summer, in lieu of its normal season that was postponed on April 10 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Announced Tuesday morning, the PLL Championship Series…

Local high school lacrosse stand-out uses experimental treatment to battle rare disease

DAMASCUS, Maryland— Montgomery County high school lacrosse stand-out Peighton Stone has been playing the game since she was four. College coaches started reaching out to her when she was in the 8th grade. But her future dimmed and the contact with those coaches all but disappeared when she started to get sharp pains up and down her shins and her toes went numb making it impossible to play. Things started to turn around after she connected with a Wyoming doctor who provided an experimental treatment for her rare disease. Throughout, one college stayed in touch. And now, recovered, Peighton is ready to begin her college career on Division One Elon University’s lacrosse team.

Patriots’ Belichick has maintained his lacrosse roots

Editor’s note: This special Super Bowl coverage from Minnesota is a collaboration between Capital News Service and the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism. BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota – The Johns Hopkins…

Battle over requiring helmets for female lacrosse players

Protective helmets are often required for bicyclists, bikers and some sports, like football. But when it comes to lacrosse young men and boys who play the sport are required to wear them but girls and women usually are not. And some suggest it may time to change those rules.

UMD Spring Sports Media Day

COLLEGE PARK– The University of Maryland spring sports teams, along with men’s basketball’s Mark Turgeon and Melo Trimble, sat down with the media to discuss their teams’ current status and preparation for competition down the road.

Win-At-All-Costs Mentality: A Sports Culture in Need of Reform?

As concussion awareness grows, some sports leagues are finding ways to improve safety for athletes. Yet a lingering problem remains: The culture behind sports often pressures athletes to ignore injuries and to “tough out” what can be a life-threatening blow.

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