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When was lacrosse first played and by whom?
The Six Nations of the Iroquois Indians were playing the sport before Columbus landed in 1492.
Describe the Indian game of Baggataway
A primitive version of lacrosse; with up to 1000 people on each team and goals nearly a half mile apart
Describe the evolution of Baggataway into the modern game of lacrosse
French settlers renamed Baggataway as "lacrosse" because the similarities between the sitck and the Bishop's Crosse.
How many players on the field in men's lax?
10
How does a game of men's lax start?
face-off
What safety equipment is worn in men's lax?
helmet, safety pads
What are the stick checking restrictions like for men's lax?
few
What is the size of pocket allowed in a men's lax stick?
one ball
Is body checking allowed in mens lax?
yes
How many players on the field in women's lax?
12
How does a game of women's lax start?
with a draw
What safety equipment is worn in women's lax?
nothing other than pads, and then only for the goalie
Explain the regulations for stick checking in women's lax?
Uncontrolled stick checking is not allowed.
Is body checking allowed in women's lax?
no
brooming
sweeping the ball to open area before trying to pick it up
body checking
placing one's body between opponent and their goal
cradling
swinging the stick in a semicircular pattern
crease
circle drawn around the goal used to protect goalie from offensive players
draw
maneuver to put ball in play
face-off
maneuver to put ball in play
interception
stealing the ball from your opponents
scoop
picking ball up off ground
shadowing
move your stick with your opponent's movements
stick checking
a way to dislodge the ball
catching
catching the ball in the crosse
cutting
a fast sprint by a player without the ball in anticipation of getting a pass
dodging
quickly shifting direction in order to avoid an opponent
passing
throwing the ball to a teammate with the crosse
pick-ups/ground balls
scooping up a ball on the ground with your crosse