Seven Stories and One Set of Beats: October 4, 2012

Another dispatch from Fields of Growth, Hofstra draws a commitment, and more peanuts-related tunes.

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On Lacrosse Captain, Chris LaPierre
LaPierre was named the only captain of the Virginia men’s lacrosse team on September 25, 2012. The fourth year from Medford NJ is the first solo captain since 1981, when Steve Kraus lead the men’s team alone.

More than just a game
Shane Warner’s impactful summer journey to Uganda

Boys' recruit: Chaminade sophomore midfielder O'Connell commits to Maryland
Chaminade sophomore midfielder Thomas O’Connell has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at the University of Maryland.

Boys' recruit: Georgetown Prep junior midfielder Golden commits to Hofstra
Georgetown Prep junior midfielder Tim Golden has committed to play Division I lacrosse at Hofstra University.

Towson men's lacrosse defeats Keio University, 11-4, in fall ball friendly
The Towson men's lacrosse team ran out to a 5-1 first-quarter lead and defeated visiting Keio University, 11-4, in an international friendly Wednesday evening at Johnny Unitas Stadium.

Fallball 2012 Holes to Fill: Attack
Quint, Carc, Dixon, and Kinnear run some lines on which teams have some issues at attack.

Reactions to the New NCAA Stick Stringing Rules
With the NCAA's announcement that the new stick stringing rules were passed, reached out to a wide range of individuals in the lacrosse world to get as many reactions as possible to the new regulations, which were passed along with some other elements of the original proposals that came through back in early August, some of which were altered just a few weeks ago.

Today's beats: Continuing the peanuts theme -- Vince Guaraldi gave the musical voice to Peanuts; here's his "Cast Your Fate to the Wind."

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