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Lacrosse is a team sport played with a small rubber ball and a long stick with a basket called a crosse. The object of the game is to use the crosse to throw the ball into the opposing team's goal. The game is a contact sport and requires padding on the head shoulders and arms.

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Sports; Lacrosse

This is a rule in women's lacrosse. Grounded is when a goalkeeper's (or her deputy's) plays the ball while inside of the goal circle but some part of her body touches the ground outside the goal ...


Sports; Lacrosse

The stick of a Crosse that connects to the head. See Head


Sports; Lacrosse

The plastic or wooden part of the Crosse that connects to the stick. See Handle

fast break

Sports; Lacrosse

When an offensive team quickly mounts a scoring attack enabling them to gain a man advantage over the opposing defense.


Sports; Lacrosse

This is a scoring opportunity for a team that has at least a one-person advantage.

feed pass

Sports; Lacrosse

This is an offensive play where one player passes the ball to a cutting teammate for a swift shot on goal. See Cutting


Sports; Lacrosse

A maneuver done during a face-off where a player will push the back of their stick on top of the ball.

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