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2018 Westside Fall Ball
by posted 08/14/2018


West Side Fall Ball Try Outs are just over a week away!  Join us for a fun and competitive Fall Lacrosse Season.  We are expecting to have 3 youth teams (U-10, U-12, U-14) and 2 High School (JV-9th & 10th, Varsity-11th & 12th) teams this fall.  We will be taking a minimum of 14 players per team and a max roster of 20 and be following the same age guidelines as summer lacrosse except at the U-14 division.  Any player currently in High School must try out and play at the High School level.  West Side is also excited to announce that we will be adding our SESSIONS to our fall training schedule. 

 

Tournaments:  West Side will be attending 2 local fall tournaments in 2018.
Cost: $175 per tournament or $325 for both. Includes 2 tournaments, 6 team practices, 5 SESSIONS and Fall Uniforms.
 
Practices:  All practices and SESSIONS will be held on the outdoor fields at The Soccer Stop in Holland
  • Team Practices will be held on Sunday afternoons beginning Sept 9th.  Times TBA.
  • SESSIONS will be Monday nights 5:30-7:00 beginning Sept 10th
    • SESSIONS are 90 minute practices by position designed to break down different aspects of that position including Shooting, Defense, Attack, Faceoffs and Goalie SESSIONS are taught by players and coaches who have first hand experience in those specific positions.  The idea is to focus on individual positions so that players may bring the skills learned to team practices so they may spend more time on team oriented concepts and drills.  
 
 
Try Outs: 
  • Sunday, Aug 19th @ Soccer Stop in Holland (outdoor fields)
    • Youth- U-10, U-12, U-14 1:00-2:30
    • High School- Varsity, JV 2:30-4:00
  • Only $5.00 to try out! 
  • Open to all West Michigan Lacrosse players
 
Register for try outs on the link below.  Fall ball is open to all West Michigan Lacrosse players so tell your team mates and friends.  All players must try out to participate regardless of summer participation.   If you can not make the try out please contact me for alternatives.  http://www.westsidemilax.com/west-side-fall-ball  Teams will be announced a few days after try outs.  Coach Greer will be coaching all team practices and SESSIONS along with other West Side Coaches and players from Hope College.
 
Fall ball is a great opportunity to keep improving in the offseason and get a little extra coaching and playtime for those players who want it.  The time commitment in minimal with room to add practices and games and it allows our athletes to participate in multiple sports in the fall if they want to.  Both tournaments are local and affordable and we look forward to a competitive fall season.  Please pass this email along to your coaches, friends and team email chains.  Contact me anytime if you have any questions at all.  I hope you are all having a great summer.   Thanks and see you soon.
 

 

Have Fun. Improve. Compete.


Class and Respect 
Murle Greer
West Side Lax
C- 616-834-2823
H- 616-796-8451
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Wall Ball Sessions Fall 2018
by Master Admin posted 08/12/2018


We have secured Hudsonville Christian Middle School South Gym for Wall Ball!

This will be every Monday night from 5:30-7:30
Beginning November 5 and running through March 4!

Get your Lax On in the off season! Keep Posted as we want to have a U10, U12, and U14 challenge on March 2, 2019 with potential Prizes (based on sponsorship raised!)

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Specialized Training Sessoins
by Master Admin posted 08/12/2018


Specialized Training Sessions coming this Fall/Winter

We have secured Hudsonville Christian Middle School for specialized training sessions Saturdays 11:00AM- 1:00 PM beginning November 3, 2018 running through February 9, 2019!

More information in the coming months as we work to secure a few special guest instructors:


1) Murle Greer from West Side/South Side Lacrosse has indicated his willingness to help.
2) Kyle Osipoff from True Michigan has also given us a soft commit so far.
3) More to come...

Our goal will be to offer:


1) Attack Session
2) Defensive Session
3) Goalie work
4) Face-Off session

We may alternate by grade / position based one participation.

ALL trainings will be FREE with donations accepted!

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2019 True Travel Team Tryouts
by posted 06/18/2018


 
Announcing the True Michigan Tryouts for the 2018-2019 Season
 
True’s multifaceted approach to training lacrosse players has garnered a reputation for being the leader in developing skilled, smart athletes. We offer players more training hours to perfect their skills and grow their game, access to professional, experienced coaches who have proven themselves both as students and teachers of the game. True teams gain exclusive entry into some of the top tournaments in the country, where they will get to put their skills to the test against other competitive teams. True Lacrosse provides thorough recruiting guidance to help players whose goal it is to compete at the next level and find the school and program that best fits their academic and athletic needs.
 
Additionally, when you join the True Family, you become part of a supportive network of coaches, parents, and young athletes who work together to create a positive, educational environment in which players can fulfill their potential and become their best selves. The lessons and skills they learn on the field will serve them throughout their daily lives, lessons such as teamwork, accountability, leadership, and hard work.
 
We welcome players from high school graduating classes 2019-2028 to tryout for the 2018-2019 season with True Michigan! 
 
TRUE MICHIGAN TRYOUTS
KALAMAZOO | GRAND RAPIDS | DETROIT
 
 
KALAMAZOO TRYOUT
AUGUST 19th
 
TIMES
U10 (3rd & 4th Grade): 10-11 am
U12(5th & 6th Grade): 11 am-12:30pm
U14(7th & 8th Grade): 12:30-2:00pm
High School: 2-3:30pm
 
LOCATION
The Dome Sportscenter
12733 North U.S. Highway 131 Schoolcraft, MI 49087
 
 
GRAND RAPIDS TRYOUT
AUGUST 26th
 
TIMES
3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade: 1-2 pm
6th & 7th Grade: 2-3:30pm
8th & 9th Grade: 3:30-5pm
10th & 11th Grade: 5-6:30pm
 
 
 
LOCATION
Mehney Turf Field
Lakeside Dr NE, East Grand Rapids, MI 49506
 
 
DETROIT TRYOUT
AUGUST 26th
 
TIMES
U10 (3rd & 4th Grade): 12-1 pm
U12(5th & 6th Grade): 1-2:30pm
U14(7th & 8th Grade): 2:30-4 pm
High School: 4-5:30pm
 
 
 
LOCATION
The Dome Sportscenter
12733 North U.S. Highway 131 Schoolcraft, MI 49087
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