Why should you care about the lacrosse refs and the rules?

Back in 2000, I ventured onto the lacrosse field in a way that I had never done before. I wasn’t carrying my lacrosse gear, my goalie stick or my coaches hat. I wasn’t carrying a goal or meeting with fellow friends to play, teach or spectate. This time, I was walking on the field as “the enemy”, at least in my deluded eyes of the time this is what I thought.

I was entering the field as an official, and honestly, it was weird.

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Lacrosse 101 – Overview and Rules

Men’s Lacrosse Positions
Goal: The goalie’s responsibility is to protect the goal and stop the opposing team from scoring. A good goalie also leads the defense by reading the situation and directing the defensemen to react. A good goalie should have excellent hand/eye coordination and a strong voice. Quickness, agility, confidence and the ability to concentrate are also essential. Each team has one goalie in the goal during play.

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So you want to be a Lacrosse Goalie? Part 1

Where do you start and how do you get started? These are good questions and many before you have asked the same questions. This is a preview for those not familiar with Lacrosse goalie, a list of what to expect and how to get started.

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