TUKWILA, Wash. – The 10th annual Space Needle Shootout got underway Friday for more than 1,400 youth, middle and high school-aged lacrosse players at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila, Wash. Friday’s action saw the first 32 games of U-12, U-14, U-16 and U-18 lacrosse action for teams from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia at the annual event presented by WALAX.com.
Tukwila to host 1,400 of the NW’s top youth lacrosse players at this weekend’s Space Needle ShootoutSubmitted by Walax on Thu, 2013-12-05 04:25
TUKWILA, Wash. – Over 1,400 youth, middle and high school-aged lacrosse players including many of the top NCAA prospects in the Northwest will converge on Tukwila this weekend for the 10th annual Space Needle Shootout. Taking place at the Starfire Sports Complex on Fri., Dec. 6 – Sun., Dec. 8 the annual event presented by WALAX.com has grown with the sport to become the region’s largest lacrosse tournament with 72 individual teams from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia taking part.
Breakaway Lacrosse, Warrior Lacrosse & Walax.com are pleased to present a free coaching clinic with Univeristy of Denver head coach Bill Tierney on Saturday, December 7th, 2013, at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila, WA (in conjunction with the Space Needle Shootout). Coach Tierney will be offering two seperate hour long clinics geared toward youth & high school coaches. Registration information available inside.
COVINGTON, Wash. – Tahoma High School’s lacrosse program has hired Rutgers lacrosse standout and three-sport New Jersey state champion Jonathan Lefferts as its boys JV coach. At Tahoma, Lefferts will lead the boys JV team while assisting second-year Tahoma head coach Brian Johnson, whose varsity squad tied for third in the Division I South Sound Conference last spring finishing the 2013 season with an 8-10-0 record. Story by Mike McQuaid.
The Washington Lacrosse Foundation is proud to announce that Jake Reed, of the Nike Blue Chip Lacrosse Camp, will be attending the 10th annual Space Needle Shootout to evaluate players for his summer and fall recruiting events. This years tournament will be held on Friday, December 6th, through Sunday, December 8th, at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila, WA. The Shootout provides high school teams, town teams and travel teams, from around the Northwest, the chance to improve during the off-season in a highly competitive regional tournament.
MERCER ISLAND, Wash. -- Mercer Island High School senior goaltender Benji Rothenberg has committed to play collegiate lacrosse at NCAA Division III Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania. When Rothenberg joins Gettysburg as freshman for the 2014-15 school year he is expected to be just one of two West Coast players on the highly competitive Bullets roster. Story by Mike McQuaid
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. – When you think about high school sports and their role in the lives of young people; instilling the importance of teamwork, respect, work ethic and a sense of contributing to something bigger than self all come to mind. Along the way there are experiences that shape character; dealing with adversity, leadership and giving back. For Mount Si High School student-athletes playing lacrosse it all came in a single package when former Washington state champion goaltender, collegiate lacrosse standout and Marine Corps veteran Chris Castleberry reached out to their up-and-coming program. Story by Mike McQuaid. Republished with permission of Washington State Prep Lacrpsse.