ELM Issue 22 Summer 2013

I want to start in a way that I haven’t done lately…with a thank you. To who? To you. Thank you for taking the time to read this magazine. I spend the time doing what I do, as our whole staff does, because you read. Without you and your passion, we wouldn’t be able to pursue our passion in this way…

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SAVE THE DATE ROTTERDAM JAGUARS WIN ‘ONS KLUPPIE 2013

BY DECISION OF THE JURY, THE JAGUARS ARE AWARDED €2,500 TO SUPPORT THEIR CLUB In a close running with nine other sport clubs from the Rotterdam area in the Netherlands, the Rotterdam Jaguars lacrosse club were chosen as winners in a close finish for the ‘Ons Kluppie 2013.’ The annual title grants…

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SAVE THE DATE ROTTERDAM JAGUARS WIN ‘ONS KLUPPIE 2013

TILBURG LACROSSE TOURNAMENT

LOOKING FOR ANOTHER TOURNAMENT THIS SUMMER? CHECK OUT TILBURG, NETHERLANDS JULY 26-28 Tilburg (Netherlands) Lacrosse has been around for five years. In order to celebrate, they are hosting the first ever Tilburg Lacrosse Cup (TLC). The Titans invite you to come to Tilburg to play full-field, 10 vs.…

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TILBURG LACROSSE TOURNAMENT

GERMAN LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013

Dear Lacrosse Players and Guests, Welcome to the 2013 German Lacrosse Championships! I’d like to thank the KKHT Schwarz-Weiß Köln and the Cologne Indians for hosting this event! Finally, the highlight of the season, the Final Four, has arrived. The best men´s teams battled through tremendous…

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GERMAN LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013

STUTTGART LACROSSE MEN

In Stuttgart a former group of students has grown into a professional club. Since 10 years lacrosse is played in the capital of Baden Württemberg. Today two male teams and one female team are competing for the German championship. During the off-season Stuttgart is hosting one of the most popular…

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STUTTGART LACROSSE MEN

HLC ROT-WEISS MÜNCHEN MEN

Founded in 1992 as Lacrosse Club Munich the HLC Rot Weiss Munich is one of the oldest German clubs. Today it counts more than 130 members and is still one of the biggest German lacrosse programs. After great success in the first years of its existence it went through a hard struggle and recently…

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HLC ROT-WEISS MÜNCHEN MEN

HTHC HAMBURG WARRIORS MEN

The Warriors male team exists since 2000 and is part of the biggest german lacrosse club. Being among the first 3 teams each year between 2002 and 2008 the Warriors have been without any national success for five years. This year a team of very young and very strong-willed players has stepped up to…

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HTHC HAMBURG WARRIORS MEN

BERLINER HC MEN

After being one of the first lacrosse teams influencing a whole decade of lacrosse in Germany the players of VFK 1901 Berlin left their inaugural club in 2007 to spur their high ambitions. The players from Berlin have now been part of the well-established BHC for six years. Within these years they…

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BERLINER HC MEN

HLC ROT-WEISS MÜNCHEN WOMEN

The HLC Rot-Weiß München first put together a complete women’s team in 1994. Today the women compete in the First League of the Southern German Lacrosse League and have won three of the past four German Championships. Ten members of its eighteen player roster have played on a past or current…

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HLC ROT-WEISS MÜNCHEN WOMEN

DHC HANNOVER WOMEN

After a long season, DHC Hannover is looking forward to the opportunity to defend the title of the German Women´s Championship. Upon finishing 3rd at the European Club Championships and winning the Czech-German Cup, the DHC-Women went on to capture the 2013 North League Title finishing their…

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DHC HANNOVER WOMEN

HTHC HAMBURG WARRIORS WOMEN

Yeah, ah ha, you know what it is: Black and yellow, black and yellow.’ Just like Wiz Khalifa’s song this team is cool, smooth and laid-back – until they start rollin’. Fast passes, a strong defense and determination turn these 16 individual parts into a well-oiled machine. After missing last year’s…

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HTHC HAMBURG WARRIORS WOMEN

TSG 78 HEIDELBERG WOMEN

The TSG 78 Heidelberg women’s team plays in the Southern German Lacrosse League. Starting out as a university sports team, the Heidelberg lacrosse enthusiasts founded their own lacrosse club in 2001, playing tournaments all over Germany and contributing as a strong force within the German lacrosse…

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TSG 78 HEIDELBERG WOMEN

BRUSSELS YOUTH LACROSSE TOURNAMENT 10 YEARS LATER

Ten years ago, Greg Murawsky, a teacher at the International School of Brussels, put together a small tournament with a handful of teams in a country where the sport is barely known, let alone played by youth teams. In April 2013, the Brussels Youth Lacrosse Tournament (BYLT) became one of the…

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BRUSSELS YOUTH LACROSSE TOURNAMENT 10 YEARS LATER

2013 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP PREVIEW

A WHO’S WHO FROM THE EUROPEAN COMPETITORS England (1) Team England has already shown they can hang with top teams Northwestern, Syracuse and a Jen Adamless Team Australia, but when faced against only the top players of the top teams, there is a stark difference between competing closely with, and…

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2013 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP PREVIEW

OUT OF THE SHADOWS

AFTER A HARD LOSS TO ENGLAND AT THE EUROPEANS, THE WELSH NATIONAL TEAM TELLS WHAT IT‘S LIKE TO BOUNCE BACK STRONGER FOR THE WORLD CUP. This summer, ten European teams will be joined by nine other teams from around the world to compete in the 2013 Women’s Lacrosse World Cup (WC13) in Oshawa, Canada.…

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OUT OF THE SHADOWS

REBUILDING IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

THE CZECH REPUBLIC WITHDRAWS FROM THE WORLD CUP One team who will be missed at the Women’s Lacrosse World Cup in Canada is the Czech Republic women’s team. The Czechs have collectively put together a myriad of programs in the recent past such as the ELF sanctioned Champions Cup, the German-Czech Cup…

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REBUILDING IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

THE AACHEN LACROSSE MOVEMENT

Though having produced several skilled German national team players over the years, the FC Inde Hahn Aachen club in Germany has definitely faced the same issues with sustainable recruiting that plagues many teams around Europe. Things, however, have taken a complete turn for the better for the “A-…

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THE AACHEN LACROSSE MOVEMENT

SILESIA CUP 2013

ABOUT 200 PARTICIPANTS ENJOYED THE 4TH ANNUAL SILESIA CUP Can Kosynierzy Wrocław consider the Silesia Cup 2013 a complete success? Organizationally, everything went fine – but in competitive terms: the champions of Poland had to succumb to their place in European lacrosse. In the event’s fourth year…

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SILESIA CUP 2013

20TH ALEŠ HŘEBESKÝ MEMORIAL

THE BEST EUROPEAN BOX-LACROSSE EVER BY ONDŘEJ MIKA Several months of preparations. 1200 emails sent and received by organizers. 4 days of the tournament. 20 teams. 13 countries represented by 242 players. 11 referees. 3231 spectators. 95 children participating in exhibition games. 55 organizers and…

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20TH ALEŠ HŘEBESKÝ MEMORIAL

FINLAND’S BOX LACROSSE LEAGUE

FINLAND LACROSSE PICKS UP THE PACE ON ALL FRONTS Lacrosse has grown steadily in Finland over the past few years. This was especially true following last year’s U19 Men’s World Championships, which were held in Turku, Finland in July. As a result of the hard work of the Finnish Lacrosse Association,…

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FINLAND’S BOX LACROSSE LEAGUE

ELF WOMEN’S NEWCOMERS TOURNAMENT

BY STEPH MIGCHELSEN The weekend of 18-19 May saw four teams compete in Bratislava, Slovakia, in the second ELF Women’s Newcomers Tournament. Over two beautiful sunny and warm days, girls from five countries (Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary and Slovakia) played the sport they love,…

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ELF WOMEN’S NEWCOMERS TOURNAMENT

LACROSSE AT THE FEDERAL ARMED FORCES OF GERMANY

10 YEARS OF BUNDESWEHR LACROSSE - A STORY OF SUCCESS CONTINUES The university Bundeswehr lacrosse team out of Munich, Germany is definitely a one of a kind. The team itself is comprised completely of officer cadets and officers from the Federal Armed Forces of Germany (Bundeswehr) who mostly only…

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LACROSSE AT THE FEDERAL ARMED FORCES OF GERMANY

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