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College Crosse Prospectus - November 27, 2017: Kick-Starting A Lacrosse Dream; College Crosse Eats.

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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation!! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here are your links for November 27, 2017.

College Crosse News.

Great story out of Canada: Kick-starting a dream - First Nations kids take a peek at elite-level sport

Cole Currie is 11 years old, with lacrosse dreams running through his head in a non-stop loop. Someday, the kid from the Mistawasis First Nation wants to play in the National Lacrosse League. “I think about lacrosse a lot. It’s what I want to do with my life,” Currie said Sunday, a few minutes after running the gruelling beep test at the Physical Activity Complex on the University of Saskatchewan campus.

Currie was one of 70 kids from the Saskatoon Tribal Council taking a peek at elite-level athletics Sunday. The pilot program — called “Youth Leadership Through Sports” — is a partnership with the U of S, geared for boys and girls aged 10 to 14. It provides a range of sports testing and guidance on what it take to become an elite athlete.

Pretty great Tweet here by Kyle Harrison.


“Stuffing Bowl” Stretching the field with the long ball. PA’s finest repping the Eagles jersey. #19 #TD #W

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The Mount Experience Fall 2017 Stuffing Bowl #mountup2018

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R.I.P. to former HS lacrosse player Bryan Grosso and his two fellow sailors.

A recent West Florida High School graduate was among the three sailors lost in the Philippine Sea on Wednesday after their Navy cargo plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Japan. The Navy identified the three sailors Saturday as Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Apprentice Bryan Grosso, a Pensacola native; Lt. Steven Combs, a Florida native; and Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Matthew Chialastri, a Louisiana native .... Grosso graduated from West Florida High School in 2017. Justin Luciano, who coached Grosso on the school's lacrosse team, described him as part of a hardworking, dedicated group of young men who helped launch the sport at the school. "He was a really good kid," Luciano said. "He was part of the first and original lacrosse team at West Florida. They tried really hard to learn the new sport, and they just came in and worked their tails off to do well ... . I wasn't surprised to hear he joined the Navy and did well."

He said Grosso was a great person all around.

"He was fun loving," Luciano said. "Every time I saw him in the hallways, he was laughing, joking, having fun. There was always a smile on his face."

The TN & Schiano mess aside, shout out to lacrosse's best ambassador for always being #OnBrand.

"Yeah, I think Greg's a tremendous coach," Belichick said after his team beat the Dolphins, 35-17. "I've learned an awful lot from him and had an opportunity to spend a lot of time with him when he was at Rutgers and Stephen was at Rutgers and I'd go down there. The lacrosse and the football programs are in the same building."

I’m really loving this Bethany Lacrosse video for their 2018 schedule release.


College Crosse Eats.

The Kid Chris called a truce with Sheetz yesterday long enough to try some of their delicious menu items.

I’d just like to state that Chris was speaking for himself in that clip. I’ve heard that the Boom Boom Sauce is heavenly.

Additionally, speaking for all the other non-Jastrembski writers at College Crosse, we are definitely open to any discussions regarding a possible Sheetz sponsorship of our highly successful podcast the College Crossecast and would love to discuss the issue further via our email address at

What’s Up, PhilaJersey?

Things are going well in Philadelphia as the Eagles sit on-top of the NFL with a 10-1 record after racing past the Chicago Bears 31-3 yesterday.

Carson Wentz tossed three touchdown passes and the NFL-leading Philadelphia Eagles beat the Chicago Bears 31-3 Sunday for their ninth straight win. The Eagles (10-1) reduced their magic number to clinch the NFC East to one with their fourth consecutive win by at least 23 points and third in a row by exactly 28. Philadelphia would secure its first division title since 2013 if the Cowboys (5-6) lose or tie Washington on Thursday night. Wentz had 227 yards passing, LeGarrette Blount ran for 97 yards and Zach Ertz caught 10 passes for 103 yards and one TD.

The Kid really outdid himself with this one.

Don’t know if you’ve heard, but the Birds are 10-1. #FlyEaglesFly

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The Birds are 10-1 & on a 9-game winning streak! Nothing possibly could go wrong.

World/National News.

The Seattle Space Needle is getting a major “Space Lift.”

“I've long thought it was our answer to Mt. Rainier. We're a city that wanted to be known as a city of the future, not as a port town next to a volcano.”

The panoramic views that attract diners and other visitors also will be expanded in the under-renovation observation deck above SkyCity. New floor-to-ceiling windows are being installed to broaden the bird’s-eye perspectives (weather permitting) of Seattle, Puget Sound and encircling mountains — Rainier, Mt. Baker, the Cascades and the Olympics.

Needle officials say their private company expects to spend up to $100 million on renovating the historic landmark that was completed in just over a year and called the “400-Day Wonder” by U.S. Steel.

Earlier renovations included adding a second, casual restaurant and banquet facility at the 100-foot level in the 1980s, though critics felt it was an intrusion on both history and the graceful final Needle design by John Graham.

Needle officials think the newest changes will be welcomed by tourists and entice more locals to visit.

Your GIF/Video for November 27, 2017.

Here are your Week 12 highlights of the TEN-AND-ONE Philadelphia Eagles rolling over the Chicago Bears.

That’s it for today!! I’ll see you out there!! Make sure you follow us on social media!

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