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  • Connecticut high school lacrosse murder: Police announce arrests of three more teens in James McGrath case (stabbed by "teen")

    07/24/2022 6:03:54 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 22 | Michael Ruiz
    Connecticut police have announced three new arrests in connection with a high school brawl that left Shelton lacrosse player James McGrath dead in May. The suspects, two 17-year-olds and a 16-year-old, surrendered voluntarily, according to the Shelton Police Department. The three of them allegedly attacked a 16-year-old male, with one of them striking him with a helmet outside a home on Lazy Brook Road.
  • REPORT: College Lacrosse Player ‘Died Suddenly’ At Age 19

    06/03/2022 2:53:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 85 replies
    Total Pro Sports ^ | June 3, 2022 | Darrelle Lincoln
    The University of Massachusetts Amherst is in mourning this week following the news that one of their own had lost their life at such a young age. Men’s lacrosse player Aidan Kaminska, who is just 19-years-old, has passed away. According to Kathy Reakes of Suffolk Daily Voice, Kaminska “died suddenly” on Monday at his family’s house. The cause of death is unknown. “The Massachusetts athletics department extends condolences to Aidan’s family, friends, teammates, and coaches,” the university said in a statement. “University resources are available for members of the UMass community to utilize during this challenging time.” In 2022, Kaminska...
  • 4 students expelled, fraternity removed following investigation into incident at PC [SC]

    05/06/2022 10:57:41 AM PDT · by buckalfa · 27 replies
    WSPA News7 ^ | May 6th, 2022 | Bethany Fowler,
    <p>CLINTON, S.C. (WSPA) – Four students have been expelled and a fraternity has been removed following an investigation into an incident that happened at a women’s lacrosse game at Presbyterian College in February.</p><p>School leaders said on February 11, a group yelled racist remarks at the Howard University women’s lacrosse team.</p>
  • Lacrosse Team Told to Remove ‘Pray for Peace’ Shirts; Too Religious & Political, Says School Board

    04/10/2022 4:05:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 10, 2022 | Todd Starnes
    “The Girls Lacrosse Team is no longer permitted to wear the Pray for Peace t-shirts at home or away events as warm up gear,” the email read. “The message conveyed by the shirts, although positive in nature and well meaning, can be interpreted as religious and political in nature.” The school district said the shirts were too religious and too political. A double-whammy. Parent Clare Levison said the girls offered to replace the word “pray” with the word “play.” However, that compromise was rejected. The Roanoke Times reported that the school’s librarian was ordered to remove a display sign that...
  • Suburban Catholic school changes course, hires gay coach after backlash

    09/22/2021 2:21:17 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 40 replies
    WGNTV ^ | September 21, 2021 | Patrick Elwood
    Suburban Catholic school changes course, hires gay coach after backlash LISLE, Ill. – A suburban Catholic high school has reversed its decision to rescind its job offer to a gay lacrosse coach after the move drew heavy criticism from alumni, students and parents.On Tuesday, the school announced that administrators had extended an offer to Amanda Kammes, who the Catholic school had planned to hire as head coach of the women’s lacrosse program. Benet administrators said Kammes accepted the job offer. The school allegedly rescinded Kammes’ job offer after she wrote her wife down as her emergency contact.The news comes...
  • Cheap Ammunition Event La Crosse Wisconsin – 24 Oct, 2020

    10/24/2020 4:45:08 AM PDT · by marktwain · 11 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 22 October, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    Image from La Crosse County website, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- La Crosse County, Wisconsin may have engineered a new event, the cheap ammunition event. Ammunition has often been accepted at gun turn-in events, though it is not paid for. Some excellent deals have been found for ammunition at these events. The event will be held at 3202 Berlin Drive, La Crosse.  It appears to be the local landfill, from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, the 24th of October. The La Crosse event is specifically organized to collect unwanted ammunition. The county states it often...
  • Breaking: Dave Pietramala, Johns Hopkins Mutually Agree To Part Ways

    04/14/2020 5:23:17 PM PDT · by LRoggy · 49 replies
    InsideLacrosse.com ^ | 4/14/2020 | Inside Lacrosse Staff
    The Johns Hopkins Blue Jays will be searching for a new head lacrosse coach for the first time this century, the university announced Tuesday a.m. Two-time national champion head coach Dave Pietramala agreed to mutually and responsibly part ways with his alma mater, according to a press release. In 2015, Pietramala and then-AD Tom Calder agreed to a contract extension that ran through the 2020
  • Black College Lacrosse Player Arrested For Spraying N-word And Swastika Graffiti Targeting HIMSELF

    12/02/2018 9:23:37 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 12/01/18 | Megan Sheets
    A black college lacrosse player has been arrested in connection with two incidents of racist graffiti found in a dorm on the Goucher College campus in Maryland. Fynn Ajani Arthur, a 21-year-old from Brunswick, Maine, was charged with two counts of malicious destruction of property on Thursday night in Baltimore County. His arrest came after graffiti aimed at black and Latino students was found on the second floor of a campus dorm, one floor above where similar graffiti had been found on November 14, Goucher College administrators said in a statement. Both incidents that shook the Towson campus involved backward...
  • Duke lacrosse rape accuser loses bid for a new murder trial

    08/19/2018 7:31:08 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 24 replies
    College Fix ^ | AUGUST 16, 2018 | GREG PIPER
    False accusers, administrators, prosecutors – no one learned from her lesson It appears to be the end of the road for Crystal Mangum. The accuser at the center of the Duke University lacrosse gang-rape hoax was denied another trial after her conviction for lethally stabbing her boyfriend five years ago. We last covered Mangum three years ago when she asked for a new trial, saying the jury was improperly informed of her attack on another man in 2010. Mangum claimed the butter-knife stabbing was an act of self-defense against a violent boyfriend, but the jury didn’t believe her and she...
  • Stoneman Douglas: The Healing Game Gets Tested

    03/20/2018 5:03:55 AM PDT · by LRoggy · 1 replies
    InsideLacrosse.Com ^ | 3/19/2018 | Lee Roggenburg
    It never happens to those you know. It never happens in your area. It never happens … until it does. I've written for Florida Lacrosse News for about seven years, and it's almost always been about positive news. Of course, there's been the odd story about a program caught in an infraction and having to forfeit some games, or a coach or athletic director arrested for something, or even a star player going down injured. Nothing like this. I'm not an emotional person in general when it comes to tragedies. I turn 60 years old this year. I lost a...
  • The Wisconsin nuns who have been praying nonstop since 1878

    01/08/2018 3:04:36 PM PST · by Az Joe · 11 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/15/2015
    LA CROSSE, Wis. — Flooding, snowstorms, a flu outbreak, even a fire — any of those might have slowed a group of Wisconsin nuns who say none of it has kept their order from praying nonstop for hundreds of thousands of people over the last 137 years. The La Crosse-based Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration claim to have been praying night and day for the ill and the suffering longer than anyone in the United States — since 11 a.m. on Aug. 1, 1878.
  • Duke Process of Law

    06/13/2017 5:28:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 13, 2017 | Mike Adams
    Duke is the most fundamentally racist and sexist university in America. If you don’t believe me just ask Paul Griffiths – an Oxford educated now-former Professor at Duke Divinity School (DDS). Just last semester, Griffiths, who is white, expressed opposition to a Racial Equity Institute “diversity” program that was being pushed by one of his so-called colleagues. Expressing his opposition to the program resulted in a charge of racial and sexual harassment by a white colleague named Thea Portier-Young. Rather than face a kangaroo court that refused to provide him documentation of relevant evidence in advance of his hearing, Griffiths...
  • Will Further Perversions of Title IX Ruin Women’s Athletics?

    06/04/2016 7:07:06 AM PDT · by DWW1990 · 72 replies
    Trevor Grant Thomas.com ^ | 6/3/2016 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    Quick (no web searching!), who was the 2016 NCAA Division I women's basketball champion? (Don't tell me that your office didn't do a women’s NCAA tournament bracket contest!) Okay, given that they've (UConn) won it four times in-a-row, that's too easy. Let's try again: Who was the last (2015) WNBA champion? (Hint: They've won it four of the last five seasons.) Don't feel bad, I didn’t know either, and twice in their recent five-year championship run they defeated the team from my home state in the championship series. Even better: Can you name five WNBA teams? How about five WNBA...
  • When Black Lies Matter - 30 for 30 'Fantastic Lies'

    04/30/2016 2:16:00 PM PDT · by StCloudMoose · 14 replies
    the story of a black female stripper who made up a lie to blame a white lacrosse team of a gang rape as a distraction when she needed a defence to prevent the state from taking her children away from her. then a white prosecutor; seeking re-election knowingly, withheld evidence that cleared the lacrosse team. The white prosecutor overwhelmly won the black votes until the truth came out. The first five minutes of "Fantastic Lies" might make lacrosse fans cringe. White privileged athletes. Partyers. A de facto frat house. The labels thrown out, true or not, will likely lure a...
  • LIVE:3 TRUMP Rallies La Crosse, WI @ 10am, Superior, WI @ 1:30pm, Milwaukee, WI @ 7pm CDT

    04/04/2016 1:17:52 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 1,973 replies
    La Crosse, WI Monday, April 4, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign event in La Crosse, WI at the La Crosse Center. Watch the live stream of the event on any of the threads posted on he URL beginning at 10:00 AM CDT. La Crosse is a city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of La Crosse County. Lying alongside the Mississippi River, La Crosse is the largest city on Wisconsin's western border. The city's estimated population in 2014 was 52,440. La Crosse Center. Superior, WI Monday, April 4, 2016: GOP Presidential...
  • Fantastic Lies - ESPN Films 30 for 30

    03/14/2016 9:03:49 AM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 33 replies
    ESPN ^ | 3/13/16 | ESPN.com
    On March 13th, 2006, the Duke University lacrosse team had a party. What happened there became a nightmare that changed lives, ruined careers, tarnished a school's reputation and even jeopardized the future of the sport at Duke.
  • UW-L discusses 'fear and angst' over Confederate flag (Oh, the Horror!)

    11/19/2015 6:52:18 PM PST · by ThE_RiPpEr. · 12 replies
    La Crosse Tribune ^ | 11/19/2015 | JOURDAN VIAN
    A Confederate flag on University of Wisconsin-La Crosse grounds has stirred up debate between advocates of free speech and proponents of inclusivity after a campus official apologized for the “fear and angst” caused by the banner. The controversy arose after Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Paula Knudson received complaints, both in the form of phone calls and official “hate and bias” reports, about the flag’s presence on the grille cover of a semi-tractor parked on the student center construction site. “It was numerous. Calls started coming, people started coming in, and other offices started calling in,” Knudson said Wednesday. The...
  • Shameless Vanity. Vote in USA Today contest for my nephew

    05/29/2015 9:16:46 AM PDT · by Fizzie · 13 replies
    5/29/20`5 | me
    St. Margaret's Tartans are in the USA Today final round for best HS boys lacrosse team in the country! St. Margaret's won the Southern California title recently, which is as high as HS teams can progress. (There is no state or national championship.) Thanks to friends like you voting in the 1st two rounds, St. Margaret's finished #3 in the country in Round 2 voting, and 1st in bracket. (Bracket and popular vote weren't necessarily in synch, depending on bracket) . In the final vote, it's all popular vote, which is serious business. (Dopey way of determining the best boy's...
  • Clarke: Freddie Gray Charges ‘Duke Lacrosse Case All Over Again’

    05/02/2015 5:52:24 AM PDT · by FR_addict · 28 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 1, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke (D) declared the charges brought against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray “George Zimmerman and the Duke Lacrosse case all over again” and said “these cops are political prisoners,” offered up as human sacrifices, thrown like red meat to an angry mob” on Friday’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on the Fox News Channel. Clarke said of the charges, “it’s a miscarriage of justice. This neophyte prosecutor stood up there and made a political statement, Neil, and I say that because she’s chanting or voicing some of the chants from this angry...
  • Top-Cop Applies for Disability, Blames Tea Party

    11/14/2014 5:59:36 PM PST · by ThE_RiPpEr. · 24 replies
    La Crosse Tribune ^ | 11/13/2014 | Anne Jungen
    TOWN OF CAMPBELL — The town of Campbell police chief who tarnished his department’s reputation in a case of cyber-warfare will resign from his position today and seek duty-related mental health disability benefits. The town will pay Tim Kelemen, 37, for 335 accrued hours under an agreement negotiated by the chief’s lawyer and the town’s attorney and approved unanimously Thursday by the Campbell Town Board. “It’s not a good day for the town. It’s not a good day for Tim Kelemen,” town attorney Brent Smith said. “It’s not the way you want to end an employment relationship.” An attorney who...