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College Crosse Prospectus - May 8, 2020: Air Force’s Coach Wilson Reflects On 2020 Season, Transfer Updates, & Reuniting The 2017 Terps

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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 May 8, 2020.

Mother’s Day

From all of us here at College Crosse, we want to wish all the great #LaxMoms a happy Mother’s Day this weekend! Thank you for all that you do.

College Crosse News

Air Force’s coach Wilson hops on FalconsVision to answer fans’ questions and reflect on the 2021 season.

Inside Lacrosse’s Ty Xanders reports that Penn’s Kyle Gallagher and Kyle Thornton are headed to Notre Dame.

Penn face-off man Kyle Gallagher and defenseman Kyle Thornton are set to play at Notre Dame as fifth-year grad students in 2021, multiple sources have indicated to Inside Lacrosse.

Great post & video by Testudo Times: Back with the squad - Reuniting the 2017 Maryland men’s lacrosse team.

Welcome to Back with the Squad, a new series where we’ll reunite past Maryland teams over video chat. On the second episode, Lila Bromberg brings members of the 2017 Maryland men’s lacrosse team back together over a Zoom chat. This group of Terps made history by winning the program’s first national championship in 42 years. They also won the Big Ten regular season and tournament titles.

Shout out to coach Benson.

Nice article from The Peterborough Examiner: Collector preserving old wooden lacrosse sticks.

The craftsmanship of old wooden lacrosse sticks has always fascinated Derrick Crough. His father Gerry Crough was a trainer for Peterborough senior teams in the 1960s and ‘70s so Derrick, 45, was always around the game.

Paul Rabil talks to The Ringer’s Ryan Russillo about the PLL’s plan for a 3-week championship tournament in the summer.
Russillo is joined by Premier Lacrosse League cofounder and player Paul Rabil to discuss the return of professional lacrosse in the form of a 16-day quarantine tournament (1:20).

Speaking of the PLL, the league released this video on everything you need to know about this summer’s PLL Championship Series.

Almost Heaven, West Virginia: Lacrosse continues to develop in the Mountain State.

Dating back to the 17th century and becoming more and more popular in America each year, the game of lacrosse has become one of the fastest growing sports. The state of West Virginia first produced a lacrosse team back in the early 70’s but it wasn’t until recently that the sport started to develop across the state.

What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

Let’s goooooo: Murphy says he’ll be ‘shocked’ if N.J. beaches aren’t reopened by Memorial Day.

With Memorial Day — the unofficial start of summer — only 18 days away, Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday night he expects New Jersey’s beaches to reopen by then, with some restrictions, even as the coronavirus continues to grip the state.

World/National News

Oh boy: Record cold on the way for much of the east coast this weekend.

An extreme weather pattern is setting up for Mother’s Day weekend that will shatter dozens of temperature records, wring out strange May snow in the interior Northeast and possibly set May pressure records both in parts of New England and northern Canada. This weather pattern would grab the attention of meteorologists in the middle of winter, much less the second weekend of May.

Your GIF/Video for May 8, 2020

Blessed: UPS, FedEx workers leaving special deliveries.

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