Greenport Shootout a Huge Success

2015-greenport322nd Annual Greenport Lacrosse Shoot-Out sponsored by the Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Foundation and the Nassau County Police Activity League August 1-2, 2015 at Greenport High School, Greenport NY.  Greenport High School on the North Fork of Long Island was the site for more than 5000 lacrosse players, coaches, parents, Officials and spectators for the 22nd Annual Greenport Lacrosse Shootout held on August 1 and 2, 2015 under sunny skies.

This very popular annual festival is sponsored by the Long Island Metropolitan Lacrosse Foundation, a chapter of USLacrosse, and the Nassau County PAL Lacrosse League.
Youth lacrosse players from Nassau and Suffolk County community groups, PAL Youth clubs, as well as middle school, junior varsity and varsity high school players clad in colorful uniforms, competed in a “friendly round-robin type” tournament. This year a record number of 70 boys and 13 girls youth program teams took part. In addition to these competitors, 12 post-high school men’s lacrosse teams competed for the Tournament Championship Trophy on Sunday. A first for the Greenport festival this year was a men’s wheelchair lacrosse game between two teams. Continue reading

Shootout for Soldiers

2015 shootout

ABOUT SHOOTOUT FOR SOLDIERS:

Started by a group of high school students in Maryland, Shootout for Soldiers is a 24-hour lacrosse game benefitting our nation’s heroes. The mission of Shootout for Soldiers is to use the platform of lacrosse to engage communities with their local veterans and support their healthy and successful transition into civilian life. By raising more than $500,000 since its inception in 2012, Shootout for Soldiers has helped provide financial, physical, and emotional support and services to United States service men and women. To learn more, please visit www.ShootoutForSoldiers.com or follow @SFSLacrosse on Twitter.

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