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College Crosse Prospectus - July 15, 2017: The Boston Cannons Want A Redo On Their Trade With The New York Lizards.

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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation!! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here are your links for July 15, 2017.

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You remember that big Boston Cannons & New York Lizards trade that sent Will Manny from Beantown to the Big Apple? Well Boston would like a redo.

Well the trade has worked out nicely for NY. Indeed, both Manny and LoCascio have played in two games for the Lizards since leaving Boston, and both have produced on the field for their new team; Manny has seven points (7 Gs), while LoCascio has chipped in with 6 points (4 Gs, one 2pt G, & 1 A). However, the situation isn’t as rosy in Boston. Today (coincidentally on the same day that the Celtics formally signed star free agent Gordon Hayward), the Cannons dropped a bombshell on their fans and announced that neither Lawson, nor LaPierre will play for Boston in 2017 (or probably ever).

Great video by Bridgeport Lacrosse Academy.

Very sad story out of Utah, as a high school lacrosse coach falls to his death while climbing with his friends and girlfriend in the Big Cotton Canyon.

Tragedy struck at a popular climbing spot in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Thursday as a climber fell to his death in front of his girlfriend and friends. Matt Hearn, who happens to be a member of the KUTV family, was climbing when he fell 100. According to investigators his gear somehow failed him.

It happened on Thursday night in the Storm Mountain area in Big Cottonwood Canyon, which is popular with climbers. Some had a difficult time hearing the news ... The news of Hearn’s death especially hit hard to the East High School Lacrosse team where Hearn was the offensive coordinator for the varsity team. “I couldn't believe it,” said head coach Pete Idstrom. “He was fun he was competitive he lifted our entire program just by his presence.” Team members tell 2News that Hearn had an incredible way of connecting with them and making them better players. “I always remember him as a friend more than a great coach,” said player Jack Ritter.

The new Four Seasons hotel that is being built on top of the new Comcast building will be managed by former Penn State men’s lacrosse player, Ben Shank.

Most days, Ben Shank finds himself holed up in a sixth-floor office, drawing up plans for the new Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia atop Comcast Corp.’s new technology tower, planning for the day when he’ll have hundreds of guests to schmooze and hundreds of employees to manage .... Shank says he’s excited to be back in the Philadelphia area. He was raised in Lower Merion. His dad, John, taught therapeutic recreation and leisure studies at Temple University. His mother, Debbie, was a registered nurse. Both have retired to Virginia Beach, Va. He attended Pennsylvania State University, playing lacrosse as a defenseman for two years. He quit lacrosse as a junior to study abroad as a participant in the Cornell University hospitality program, going to Australia to travel and study hotel management.

Legendary Savoy Records founder and Manhasset, New York lacrosse benefactor, Joe Fields, has passed away.

Joe Fields, a driving force in the jazz music business for over 50 years, passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. He was 88 years old ... Joe was a founding member of the Police Boys Club Lacrosse program in Manhasset, New York. He was one of the founders of the Manhasset Lacrosse “Day of Champions” where both college and high school teams continue to play in this yearly event. In recognition of his many contributions to lacrosse, Joe was one of the inaugural inductees in the Manhasset Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

Penn State women’s lacrosse hired former PSU BALLER Tara Hohenshelt as an assistant coach.

Tara (Rowlyk) Hohenshelt, a former Penn State player, has been hired as a Nittany Lions’ assistant coach, the program announced Friday. It will be her second stint as an assistant coach at Penn State — she was part of the Nittany Lions’ staff from 1999-2012. Hohenshelt played four years at Penn State, helped the Nittany Lions reach the 1995 NCAA semifinals and graduated in 1997.

What’s Up, PhilaJersey?

The Eagles grew in value last year, but fell behind in the most valuable franchises list by Forbes.

With an estimated value of $2.5 billion, the Eagles placed 22nd on Forbes’ annual ranking of the world’s most valuable sports franchises – which also took soccer, NASCAR and Formula 1 racing teams into consideration. They were the only Philly team to crack the magazine’s Top 50.

The worth of the Birds increased 4 percent from 2016, but Jeffrey Lurie’s franchise dropped on the list thanks to the skyrocketing values of several baseball teams. The Eagles came in at number 17 in last year’s ranking, but the jumps made by the Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants knocked them out of the top 20 this year.

World/National News.

A popular wedding dress chain store has left a lot of brides hanging as it abruptly filed for bankruptcy and closed all its stores nationwide on Friday.

The fate of wedding gowns bound for the Chicago area is in limbo following news that bridal dress company Alfred Angelo is planning a bankruptcy filing and shuttering shops nationwide. For many brides with approaching wedding dates, the clock has long run out for ordering their dresses, a process that can take months. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that the company is closing shops and has filed for bankruptcy protection. The company did not respond immediately to a request for comment from the Chicago Tribune.

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