“We believe that in lacrosse and hockey, our two National Games, we have the best moral, physical and mental developer of any games known as to the athletics world.”
These are the words of A.E.H. Coo, President of Canadian Amateur Lacrosse Association.
Lacrosse Warriors Club is recently open in our University (University of Fraser Valley) this year’s winter session. In UFV there are many clubs like Salsa Club, Bhangra Club, Badminton Club and many more. These clubs give opportunity to many scholars to give wings to their dreams. But in lacrosse club there is little bit surprise. Lacrosse club not only gives opportunity to the physically well students but also gives opportunity to the students who are not physically well. Many of the tournaments are organised by many organisations to give rise these...
• In 1794, the rules were set first time when Mohawks and Seneca played against one another.
• This game is national sports in summer whereas in winter, Canada's national sports is Ice Hockey.
• The United States experiencing its fastest growth of the sports as it observes a significant increase in the number of people interested in this sport.
• The Natives and most interestingly the French are credited with setting the foundations on which the game continues to stand.
Fastest Growing Sports: -
"A record total of 746,859 players competed on organized lacrosse teams in 2013. The growth rate from last year (722,205) was 3.4 percent and youth participation topped 400,000 for the first time ever.” said by US Lacrosse in his annual report.
Between the 2008-09 and 2012-13 school years, participation in high-school lacrosse grew 19 percent among girls (to more than 77,000 players) and 15 percent among boys (to nearly 102,000 players), according to data from the National Federation of State High School Associations analyzed by...
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