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College Crosse Prospectus - August 5, 2016: Mercer Scouting Report & Lax is Blowing Up in Harrisburg.

Mercer Scouting Report, Lax in Harrisburg, Manhattan’s got a new BOSS, and plenty more!!!

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What’s up, Rio?!?
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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here are your links for August 5, 2016.

College Crosse News.

The kid dropped another BANGER of a Scouting Report yesterday, this time on the Mercer Bears.

A 2-day clinic in Harrisburg, PA is introducing lacrosse to a lot of kids who never played before and helping the middle of state get into the sport.

Nice piece by @EdwardLeeSun on how the lacrosse community quickly responded to help the Shootout for Soliders group after their RV caught fire and destroyed much of their equipment.

“Lacrosse Coach Tom DeMaio Along with Sons Anthony and Nicholas Honor 9/11 Hero’s Legacy.”

Will lacrosse every go back to being an Olympic sport? Excelle Sports tackles the issue in this thoughtful piece.

Jersey native and Philly high school product, Katie McConnell, was named BOSS of the Manhattan Jaspers.

Awesome piece by @orangelax. “Syracuse Lacrosse: Casey Powell ending his MLL career in Boston on Saturday.”

Brett Manney signed a very rare three-year NLL deal with Black Wolves.

Team Israel dropped Wales and will now face Team England in the 2016 ELF European Lacrosse Championships in Budapest, Hungary on Saturday.

What’s Up, Philly?

Not everyone was pumped up about the donkeys in Philadelphia during the convention. It appears there is a discrepancy on what was going to happen to the donkeys after convention and whether or not the artists would get compensated after the convention.

Former Eagles great, Brian Westbrook, says he was fired from Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.

World/National News.

The Olympics are going to be wild, fam: Armed mugger killed in gun drama near Olympics as Russian diplomat drags motorcycle robber into his car and shoots him dead.

Your GIF for August 5, 2016: Down goes young Mr. Ed!!!

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