History of Lacrosse: The Potential

Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in our country and one of the oldest. Originating in the 1600s, almost 300 years before the start of American Football and Baseball, Lacrosse is gaining in popularity and expense. It is understanding that lacrosse has been adapted over the decades to improve interest and attention rates, but the cultural shift changes the whole perspective of the game. What was once a…

December 8, 2016
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The Impact Of Legacy Fandom

December 3, 2016

A legacy is the child of a graduate- whether that is a high school, college, Greek Chapter or sport. If your parents did it before you, you’re a legacy. In most cases, if you’re the legacy of a college grad it might be a factor helping you get into your parents’ Alma Mater- especially if they are making annual donations or had an impact on the school in some way-…

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History of Lacrosse: The Rich Man’s Sport

November 26, 2016

As of 2012 there are 61 Division I Men’s Lacrosse teams and 67 Division I Women’s Lacrosse teams. As popularity of the sport increased in the past years, so has the average expense for a team. The expense for a DI lacrosse program is now above $1,000,000 annually.

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The Wright Coach for Villanova

November 8, 2016

Jay Wright is the head coach for the Villanova Men’s Basketball Team. He has a total of 33 years of coaching experience under his belt, 21 of those years with the Wildcats. He is a two time Naismith College Coach of the Year, a five time Big East Coach of the Year and the two time America East Coach of the Year. His most recent victory was last seasons NCAA…

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The History of Lacrosse: The College Game

October 25, 2016

  Once the French settlers became interested in the Native American game between two teams, a ball and a stick with a racket end, they gave the game the generic name for any game played with a stick “Crosse,” and called it Lacrosse. The game began to grow in popularity in Canada, first with the settlers observing the Native game and joining in on the gambling. The soon began to…

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The Two Lives of Kristina Modica: Division III Student Athlete

October 24, 2016

  The Student Kristina Modica is a twenty year old junior studying Communications Disorders at Emerson College. She currently carries a 3.89 GPA and has made Dean’s List every semester she has been an undergrad. On top of 16 hours of class and another 10 hours of studying and homework per week, she dedicates most early mornings to the non-profit organization, Jumpstart, where she volunteers at elementary schools to help…

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The Future of Sports Tech: Virtual Reality

October 10, 2016

Virtual reality is a fast growing business. The technology created this week will be irrelevant by 2017. This digital medium puts the viewer in a 3d atmosphere for a completely immersive experience and is attracting the science, technology and artistic communities. Professional sports networks have begun to engage in VR, but there is uncertainty in what directions VR should be going into further benefit athletics.

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