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News from the CLA

Posted by Vancouver Minor Lacrosse Association at Jul 13, 2017 6:29PM PDT
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Women’s Lacrosse World Cup is starting in England today!

http://cla.pointstreaksites.com/view/cla/news-feed/news_489418

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U19 Women win Bronze! Congratulations to Malia & Kristin and all the fine young athletes representing BC at NAIG!

VMLA is proud to support three of our players going to Ontario this week to participate at NAIG 2017!
The North American Indigenous Games help us realize the collective potential of our bodies, minds, spirit and of our people – our hopes and dreams – The Spirit Strong, Brave & True.

Jaiden & Malia Terry and Kristin Branget will showcase their lacrosse skills starting Monday July 17. Jaiden on BC U16, Malia & Kristin BC U19Female.

Games will be broadcast on CBC, follow the link… http://www.cbc.ca/m/sports/naig/broadcast
The complete schedule is attached.

The document 2017NAIG_Lacrosse_Schedule__1_.pdf was attached to this post.

Whoop Whoop!

Posted by Vancouver Minor Lacrosse Association at Jul 6, 2017 12:00AM PDT
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The Midget boys are going to Provincials!! A big congratulations goes out to the team for taking PoCo down in 2 games. Tuesday win at Kits 8-3 and Wednesday win in PoCo in OT 7-6. And what a beautiful winning goal from Daniel Waibler, a fine example of good sportsmanship. The Midget tournament will be in Langley July 20-23. More details to come!

The* Novice A2* team will compete in the Jack Crosby Tournament this weekend in Burnaby. This is serious lacrosse folks, novice teams are travelling from far away…Calgary, St Catherines, Orangeville….. Let’s cheer the kids onto victory!
Vancouver games are:

  1. Thursday 9:10am vs Coquitlam at Bill Copeland
  2. Thursday 5:35pm vs Ridge Meadows at Burnaby Lake
  3. Friday 9:10am vs Kamloops at Burnaby Lake
  4. Saturday 2:20pm vs Nanaimo at Burnaby Lake

Bantam A & C are practicing for their Provincials July 13-16 in Nanaimo-Parksville.

Vancouver C games are:
Thursday 3 pm vs Peninsula *Loss 6-1
Friday 10:30 am vs Abbottsford WIN 12-4
Saturday 9:30 am Nicola Valley WIN 8-2

Vancouver A2 games are:
Thursday 3 pm vs Ridge Meadows 2 *Tie 2-2
Friday noon vs Cowichan Valley Loss 12-4
Saturday 8 am vs Penticton loss 6-5

Scores will be updated regularly thought the tournaments.

Pee Wee A2…Congratulations for earning the BCLA Fair Play Award! These teams are recognized as the most sportsmanlike in having the most sportsmanship points awarded to them throughout the season. And…the lowest penalty minutes! Great job Team!

VMLA is real proud of all our players. They play well, demonstrate good sportsmanship & have fun out there! We would like to thank all the Coaches & Managers for all their hard efforts to make this a successful season for our kids!

Need more lacrosse…

Field Lacrosse Pre-Registration is now Open! Please email your childs’ name, birth year and contact name to registrar@vancouverlacrosse.com More details to follow on http://www.vancouverlacrosse.com/organizations/2358/pages/110242

Volunteers are needed for Hastings Sunrise Summer Kick Off, this Saturday 10-4. Please contact Melody at vanlaxmama@gmail.com of you can help.

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Congratulations to the Bantam C and A 2 teams for fighting their way to Provincials!
The C’s won last night 8-4 against Delta, to take 2 of the three games.
The A2’s won last night 5-4 over Richmond, and won 9-0 over Surrey on Tuesday night in a round robin series.

Bantam Provincials are in Nanaimo & Ocean side July 13-16. VMLA wishes both teams great success!

Playdown Action!

Posted by Vancouver Minor Lacrosse Association at Jun 24, 2017 10:51PM PDT
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What an exciting week! Please join us to cheer on the Midgets & Bantams in Playdown Action! Hope to see you there!

*Sunday June 25 Bantam C vs Delta – High Noon at Killarney. Delta up 1 on best of 3 series.
*Monday June 26 Bantam A2 vs Coquitlam 7pm Killarney. Series tied 1-1. It’ll be a nail-biter :=0
*Midget B earned a buy for first round playdowns! Will continue to practice, stay tuned for updates!
*Novice A2 finishing the season on top with 14 wins! They will continue to practice for the Jack Crosby in July.
*Mini Tykes finishing an exciting season with the team party at the water park on Sunday!