The Powell Lacrosse Journal
  • Powell Lacrosse - Knot To Mention Coming Soon: Knot To Mention

    Here’s a peek at our upcoming series Knot to Mention.

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  • Powell Lacrosse - Actionville Actionville

    There’s a swell in the lacrosse sea and the tide is rising in Jax Beach.

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  • Powell Lacrosse - Honorable Competitor Honorable Competitor

    You don’t have to hate your opponent to want to beat them. This is an awesome lesson for all athletes and people in general to get behind.

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  • Talking Top Strings

    A closer look at top string styles and why we use them.

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  • The Confident Product

    We know buying lacrosse equipment is a major investment. This is why we aim to design the most reliable products in the market, test them until we’re blue in the face and back it all up with an industry leading 12 month warranty.

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  • Blood Brothers

    Last week I decided to take a deep dive into a topic that I’ve been interested in for years.  As the name of our online journal suggests, we are exploring the field in an effort to uncover the untold stories of lacrosse and shine light on the important people inside our community.  I’m honored to […]

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  • It’s In The Blood

    We are a family brand. We don’t view Powell Lacrosse purely as a lacrosse equipment manufacturer — we view it as a conduit that in many ways can help create strong relationships, energize the community and break down the imaginary wall between customers and products.

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  • Sock It To Me

    In the heat of the moment your feet produce more sweat than pretty much anywhere else on your body.  Sports socks were invented to help carry moisture off the skin so it can release through evaporation. Wool socks were invented to prevent frostbite. And argyle socks were made for nerds and Payne Stewart. 

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  • Respected Rivals

      At 5:30pm in Charlottesville, VA a face-off will mark the 32nd battle between lacrosse powerhouses Syracuse University and the University of Virginia.  The all-time record between the two programs currently has UVA in the lead 16 -15. This year the Syracuse bus rolls south of the Mason Dixon carrying a team with a 3-0 […]

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  • When #22 Took Flight

    It was an average day in our backyard. Casey and Ryan were going one on one in front of a goal made of out of a series 2” PVC pipes, my sister Gretchen was sitting on the deck talking with her friends and I was digging in the dirt underneath the lone giant pine tree […]

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  • The Mighty Black

    There is 125 miles of northwest flowing deep blackwater that tears through the Northern New York landscape. Starting in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, the Black River, gets its name from the natural tannic acids that turn the water a deep shade of black.

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  • Cradle to the Grave

    Every now and then I get hit with a powerful wave of energy that’s usually triggered by an event or encounter.

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  • Art in Sport – Sport in the Arts

    Is there anything more beautiful than watching a perfectly executed fast break?  A blend of spontaneity and calculation, a fast break from inception to completion is an absolute work of art. As soon as the outlet pass hits a streaking stick you can feel the anticipation and energy build on the field and in the […]

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  • The Evolution of Lacrosse Apparel

    If you went through any lacrosse players dresser right now you would find roughly 7 or 8 tee shirts buried in the back of the bottom drawer.  These tee shirts would have bright colored tournament logos plastered on the back and left chest, some random companies you’ve never heard of branded on the sleeves, a […]

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  • Great Upstate Snow Game

    What do you do in January when you love lacrosse and live in Upstate NY? The answer — you call your buddies, put on your hunting gear and venture out into the snow.  This past Thursday marked the date of the first annual Great Upstate Snow Game.  This game was all about good people, fun […]

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  • A New Artistic Adventure

    “He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.” ― Francis of Assisi

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  • Magical Stringing Journey Vol. 2

    Magic is real.  Take a whimsical walk with our CPM Sam as he laces up a beautiful stick destined for our next Woodshop release.  This video may reverse the way that you think about stick stringing all together.  Enjoy!

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  • The Custom Stick Barn

    We had an amazing time this past weekend at the 10th annual Cornfield Classic lacrosse tournament in Tully, NY. As our trucks and trailers came over the rolling upstate countryside littered with dairy cows and soaring silos we were welcomed to town by an old school sign that read “Lacrosse Families Welcome”.

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  • Wooden Shaft Series VOL 1

    A couple of years ago I was doing some carpentry work on a house built in 1890 with my good friend Mic. We were pulling up a plywood subfloor and revealing beautiful oak floor boards. Mic is an incredible life long woodworker that I met back in 2009 when I was playing music at a […]

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  • Heads From The Past

    We wandered into our Parent’s garage last week and stumbled upon a group of heads covered in spiderwebs and mouse droppings.  They were tied together in a loop like a giant set of janitor keys.  As we started flipping through them we couldn’t contain our laughter. We must of sat there and laughed at these […]

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