GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation!! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here are your links for January 15, 2017.
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Great short documentary on BOSS Pfluger of The College Of New Jersey and her prolific career.
First practice of 2017!!!! Beautiful day for lacrosse!!! pic.twitter.com/0zXXe3heyd— Virginia Lacrosse (@UVAMensLacrosse) January 14, 2017
Getting shots in!!! ⚔️ pic.twitter.com/MiPgGc0FSm— Virginia Lacrosse (@UVAMensLacrosse) January 14, 2017
Mercer’s getting after it!!!
Mission Teammates Example Accountability Building through Shared Adversity pic.twitter.com/kp7j9sUulV— Mercer Mens Lacrosse (@MercerLacrosse) January 14, 2017
With that philosophy in mind, Waterloo's Tom Bileski has, for nearly three years, rallied his friends and associates together to support the game's development half a world away.
Bileski, the general manager and assistant coach of the men's field lacrosse team at Wilfrid Laurier University, has cobbled together stacks of equipment to send to young players in Uganda.
His hope is that Canada's other official sport might take root there, too. "My wife (Karin) says we are saving the world one lacrosse stick at a time," Bileski said with a laugh.
I think Lehigh’s ready to start the season.
Mill Creek High School lacrosse standout Brooke Beverly never lets a fear of failure dictate her New Year’s resolutions. “I make reasonable goals and then work really hard to achieve them,” she said. “Everybody fails. You’ve just got to not let it bother you.” Beverly’s reasonable goals for this year may seem a bit daunting to some.
The high school sophomore qualified for and plans to to compete in the Youth Nationals weightlifting competition in June this year — her first time competing in a national event that hosts about 600 to 700 of the country’s best lifters under 17 years old, according to Caleb Williams, a trainer at CrossFit Gwinnett who coaches Beverly in weightlifting. “She’s been working out for a while and we’ve been trying to get her into nationals,” Williams said. “She’s finally ready to take the leap.”
Team USA beat the University of Florida’s women’s squad in an exciting 20-19 game yesterday. But the story of the game might be this amazing shirt.
What’s Up, Philly?
On Saturday evening, Mayor Kenney joined the fray, taking to his personal Twitter account to tell the public to sit where they want — but not to “smoke weed so obviously that you scare olds my age.” The near-endorsement of marijuana smoking in the park was a much blunter statement than he had tweeted from the mayoral account Friday, when he asked the public to use the park “respectfully and lawfully.” “Regarding Rittenhouse Square, I’m frustrated too. This government is very large and at times things just get by you,” Kenney tweeted around 8 p.m. Saturday. “Sit where you want,” he wrote, adding a peace-sign emoji.
If you're an NBA fan and you're still reading this (and kudos to you, if you are) ... there's no need to worry. NBA commissioner Adam Silver has it covered. You know those late-game situations, where timeout after timeout make the final 30 seconds last 10 minutes? During a press conference in London before the Denver Nuggets' 140-112 rout of the Indiana Pacers on Thursday, Silver noted that the league tracks the end of games — specifically the number of timeouts that are allowed — "very closely" and said the NBA's competition committee will likely take a "fresh look" at game length at the end of the season.
Your GIF for January 15, 2017: When you’re mad at something but too adorable to stay mad.
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