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  • Global lacrosse community welcomes a formidable new member—Israel

    July 23, 2014 | 11:41 am

    Israel made a smashing debut at the 2014 World Lacrosse Championship in Denver this month, finishing seventh out of 38 teams, just three years after the first game was ever played in the country. 

    Facing much more experienced teams, the Israelis came away with a 6-2 record,...

  • Israel falls in world lacrosse quarterfinals

    July 17, 2014 | 1:30 pm

    Israel’s debut in the World Lacrosse Championships ended in the quarterfinals with a 9-8 loss to Australia.

    In Wednesday night’s game near Denver, Israel nearly tied the score with five seconds remaining and a one-man advantage, but a shot by Matthew Cherry was turned away.

    Ari...

  • An Israel sports success story: lacrosse

    July 15, 2014 | 10:16 am

    Israel may not have qualified to play in soccer’s World Cup, but it’s doing quite well in another international sports competition.

    Israel’s national team continued its dominating play in the World Lacrosse Championships, advancing to the second round with an 18-9 victory over...

  • For trailblazing Israeli lacrosse squad, a pioneer for gay athletes in net

    July 10, 2014 | 12:48 pm

    In the years after coming out as gay, lacrosse player Andrew Goldstein recalls being asked on panel discussions whether major American professional sports leagues would include openly gay athletes.

    It’s a question, Goldstein said, that is no longer relevant with Jason Collins in...

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  • Lacrosse blooms in the desert

    April 25, 2012 | 4:17 pm

    “Building a team for 2014 is the exciting part, but it’s all the other work that needs to get done ...” William “Bill” Beroza’s voice trailed off as he imagined the hard road ahead. He’s referring to the next lacrosse world championship, which will take place in two...

  • Season’s end means mixed emotions for mom

    By Gina Nahai

    May 31, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    It's 2 p.m. on a Saturday, and I'm sitting with a dozen other women in the bleachers on a field in Palos Verdes.

    I've had to get up at 6 a.m. start driving at 7 a.m. to get my son here at 8 a.m., and I know I'll be here for at least another couple of hours. I've lived in Southern...
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