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College Crosse Prospectus - November 1, 2019: Explosive Pat Spencer Shines In Preseason Debut For Northwestern

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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here’s everything you need to know for November 1, 2019.

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Pat Spencer flying through the air and dunking on people is EXACTLY how we should end the work week.

High Point named six players as captains for 2020.

High Point University men’s lacrosse head coach Jon Torpey named Ben Baker, Luke Cappetto, Sean Coughlin, Davis Sampere, Jake Schleppy, and Dalton Sulver as the team captains for the 2020 season. “We are thrilled to have these 6 young men leading our program. Coach Torpey said. “They embody everything we look for in an HPU lacrosse player and strive to develop during a student athlete’s 4 years here. All 6 have worked extremely hard in their time here to be in this position they have been nominated to fill.”

High Point also announced a schedule change for the Cornell game.

I might have to start watching Stranger Things now to support the lads.

The NLL re-upped its deal with Under Armour.

The National Lacrosse League renewed its sponsorship deal with Team 22, the manufacturer of Under Armour lacrosse gear, for another three years as the league increasingly pairs with corporate partners to try to grow its revenues, and the sport, in the U.S.

It was great seeing the lacrosse community get into the Halloween spirit yesterday.

Oh boy: Lacrosse trainer’s assault case on a referee is heading to trial.

A lacrosse trainer accused of assaulting a referee during a game in Orillia this summer is going to trial. Dwayne Palomaki is charged with assault causing bodily harm, stemming from an incident that happened June 14 at Rotary Place during a game between two out-of-town midget teams as part of the Boyd Balkwill Memorial Tournament.

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What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

Good guy Gritty.

A big thank you from grateful parents of a little boy who’s in Philadelphia while being treated for a rare kind of cancer. Last month, Jack Callahan sent a letter to Gritty, saying his biggest birthday wish was to meet the Flyers’ mascot.

World/National News

Spooky stuff: NASA telescope spots a “Cosmic Jack-O’Lantern.”

It’s Halloween, and your favorite space agency is certainly in the holiday spirit. In the days leading up to Oct. 31, NASA has been sharing photos of stars, galaxies and nebulas that appear as “galactic ghouls,” “cosmic pumpkins,” and “fiery jack-o’-lanterns.”

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The second trailer for The Mandalorian dropped recently.

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