It’s not too late to sign up 1st thru 8th grade boys for spring lacrosse, but hurry because registration ends on February 27th. A free new player clinic will be held on Feb 26th - details here: www.nccardinals.com There’s a girls’ league too, but registration has closed for this spring. Players of all levels are welcome. The teams will be broken up by grade and compete against teams from Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham, Raleigh, Apex, Holly Springs.
Lacrosse has it's origins in tribal game played by Eastern Woodland Native Americans and Plains Indian tribes in Canada. Hundred or thousands would play in a given game and the event could last for several days. The game sometimes even served as a war surrogate to settle disputes. Read the fascinating history at wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_lacrosse
These days it’s just a lot of fun and great exercise. Be sure to check out North Chatham Cardinal Youth Lacrosse.
|Photo: the good old days.|