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College Crosse Prospectus - August 11, 2016: Lacrosse Is Blowing Up In Middle Tennessee, Jack Kelly Wins Rookie Of The Year Award.

Plus Myles Jones news, Wawa gold medalist, and plenty more!!

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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here are your links for August 11, 2016.

College Crosse News.

Lacrosse is blowing up in Middle Tennessee. “Nashville and Middle Tennessee is booming. As people move here from all over the country, they're going to bring the interest for the sport with them. It's only going to go up."

Former Brown star, Jack Kelly, won the Major League Lacrosse Rookie of the Year award. “Kelly, now with the Denver Outlaws, is the first goalie ever to win Rookie of the Year, and carried a 12.55 goals against average and a save percentage of 54.5, which ranked 2nd best among MLL goalies.”

The annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations just came out. Lacrosse posted some strong numbers “with 197,572 total participants to rank 10th in girls participation and 11th for boys.”

Lacrosse Magazine did a top 5 things to watch post in the upcoming MLL semifinals match-up between the Charlotte Hounds & the Ohio Machine on Saturday at 6:30 Eastern in Blaine, Minn.

Great story about how 12 year old Skyler Stein is using the US Lacrosse Wall Ball Challenge to help raise money for the First Stick Program.

Another Men’s Journal article about how to use lacrosse balls to help release tight muscles.

Myles Jones joins Adidas in a multiyear partnership. He also got a great shout out from Super Bowl MVP Von Miller.

La Salle University added Allyson Heavens and Ben Whitcraft as assistant coaches to the women's lacrosse staff.

What’s Up, Philly?

Shout out to Jersey girl & Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez!! Laurie was a member of the US women’s gymnastic team that destroyed the competition in the team final on Tuesday. Her brother promised to take her to Wawa as soon as she got back home.

“Joseph Hancock, a merchandising professor at Drexel, wrote a 328-page thesis on cargo pants.”

World/National News.

“‘Jail Denton' posters appear in NYC calling out Gawker founder, Nick Denton.”

Your GIF for August 11, 2016: Alright, alright, alright.

That’s it for today!! I’ll see you out there!!