The sport of lacrosse is a combination of basketball, soccer and hockey. Anyone can play lacrosse -- the big or the small. The game requires and rewards coordination and agility, not brawn. Quickness and speed are two highly prized qualities in lacrosse.
An exhilarating sport, lacrosse is fast-paced and full of action. Long sprints up and down the field with abrupt starts and stops, precision passes and dodges are routine in men's and women's lacrosse. Lacrosse is played with a stick, the crosse, which must be mastered by the player to throw, catch and scoop the ball.
Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing team sports in the United States. Youth participation in the sport has grown to almost 150% since 2001. No sport has grown faster at the high school level over the last 10 years and there are now an estimated 228,000 high school players. Furthermore, Lacrosse is also the fastest-growing sport over the last six years at the NCAA level with 557 college teams in 2009. There are more than 500 college club programs that compete at the US Lacrosse Intercollegiate Associates level.
We are proud to announce, the first season of competitive play is scheduled for spring 2024. A search for full-time head coaches is underway. The ever-growing popularity of lacrosse across the nation, extends opportunities for student-athletes who are looking to continue their time out on the field. Cane Creek is the first Middle school in our area to offer this sport and we can not be more excited!
Contact Ms. Lavoie for more information.