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College Crosse Prospectus - January 21, 2017: OSU Scrimmage Vs. HIll Academy.

Blaze Riorden tries out new position, New Limestone book, and plenty more!!!

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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation!! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here are your links for January 21, 2017.

College Crosse News.

The lads at Ohio State had a great scrimmage against the Hill Academy.

Everybody at Penn State is excited about their upcoming preseason game against Navy.

“You take a look at the Naval Academy and you have these certain stereotypes about what you would expect from all of their players and all of their teams,” Tambroni said. “I think it’s truly symbolic of what they are in lacrosse. Lacrosse means something to this academy and these kids just compete so hard.”

Navy finished their 2016 campaign with an 11-5 record before falling to Brown by one goal in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Inside Lacrosse has the Midshipmen at No. 9 in the preseason rankings, while the Lions sit at No. 16.

“It’s always fun for these guys to just be able to compete at that level,” Tambroni said. “Especially with a playoff-experienced team.”

Blaze Riorden is getting some runs at forward for the Buffalo Bandits.

Blaze Riorden was an all-conference goaltender in outdoor lacrosse for the University at Albany during his college career. He stayed at that position last summer with the Rochester Rattlers of Major League Lacrosse. Meanwhile, this winter he's a rookie for indoor lacrosse's Buffalo Bandits ... as a forward. Let's think about that. Former Sabre goalies Dominik Hasek and Ryan Miller didn't spend their spare time putting pucks in the net. "That's a first for us," said Bandits assistant coach Rich Kilgour, who remembers Quint Kessenich making a similar move for the Baltimore Thunder in 1999.

Our boy Bryson is fitting in well with the Mercer Bears.

“Florida Tech women’s lacrosse team put its efforts into helping Habitat for Humanity build homes for local families in need.”

Participating in a Women’s Build, Habitat’s program that empowers women by teaching them how to work on and build a home, the Panthers spent four hours of their time working to improve Cedarwood Drive in the Booker T. Washington neighborhood in Melbourne.

The team split into two groups during the day: one that applied tresses to the roof of a home and the other performed landscaping work, including clearing debris, weeds, vines and pepper trees from the backyards of two homes.

As interest in lacrosse has grown in Ohio so has Velocity Lacrosse.

Velocity Lacrosse recently opened a new storefront at 7558 Voice of America Centre Drive, near the Voice of America Athletic Complex.

The family-owned and operated business was founded by Dave Reed, who moved to the area in 1990 and started the business in 2002.

“There wasn’t much lacrosse and also nowhere to buy gear,” said Reed’s daughter, Kristi Awalt, of West Chester Twp., the company’s vice president. “My dad was a lacrosse all-American at University of Massachusetts Amherst, so when he realized there was not much here, he started the first lacrosse team and then opened a store.

Robert Morris getting after it in on a foggy day.

New book highlights history of Limestone College Men's Lacrosse.

Over the course of the past quarter century, Limestone College has become home to one of the most dominant men’s lacrosse programs in the nation.

That incredible journey, which includes four NCAA Division II national championships and 10 title game appearances, is highlighted in a newly released 96-page book entitled “25 Years of Limestone College Men’s Lacrosse.”

A pictorial that chronicles the history of Limestone men’s lacrosse, the publication features over 150 images that detail the program from its very beginning. Players, coaches, and fans are shown throughout the publication that shines a spotlight on one of the South’s most revered and storied lacrosse programs.

The Nazareth College Golden Flyers men's lacrosse teams continues to "Make a Difference" in the Rochester community.

Nice post about father-son team Derek Keenan and Ryan Keenan of the Saskatchewan Rush.

Their partnership runs deep and long, buoyed by the fact they wear the same pair of genes.

Derek Keenan’s on the bench, and Ryan Keenan’s on the floor. They’re father and son; coach and player. They’ve drawn strict lines to separate those two universes, depending on whether they’re in the living room or the locker room.

Derek Keenan — who, as of this season, coaches his son on the National Lacrosse League’s Saskatchewan Rush — counts down the levels he’s coached his son at.

“Paperweight, tyke, novice, peewee, bantam, midget, junior A …,” Keenan said this week.

What’s Up, Philly?

Kings of Leon crushed some cheesesteaks after their recent concert.

When in Philly to perform, the rock outfit Kings of Leon has a tradition: Eating cheesesteaks. But the guys add stakes to the steaks: They turn it into a friendly but serious competition called Battle of the Cheesesteaks. While Kings of Leon was in town Jan. 19 to perform at the Wells Fargo Center, the game was on. Ballots were printed, pencils were sharpened, napkins and plates were obtained.

World/National News.

President Trump was sworn into office yesterday.

Your GIF for January 21, 2017: When the season’s one day closer.

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