Gold Star of the Summer!

Gold Star of the Summer!

The Gold Star of Summer 2018 is… JAMIE T!! Jamie attended every summer practice, and is one of the hardest workers out there. Her commitment to improving her game, and being the best teammate she can be does not go unnoticed! We all know there is a ton of things...
2018 Summer Tournaments: Part One

2018 Summer Tournaments: Part One

We have been having a great summer so far at Gold Star! Since the beginning of June there have been a ton of practices and tournaments for all age groups. It is really special to see how far the girls and the teams have come. The most rewarding thing as a coach is...
BC Fight at the Heights Tournament

BC Fight at the Heights Tournament

Sunday April 15th: sounds like a perfect spring day… Sunshine, flip flops, t-shirts, sunglasses & a youth lacrosse tournament at the Boston College Newton Fields. Yes, we played in the 1st annual Fight at the Heights tournament at BC, BUT it felt more like...
2018 Boston Strong Tournament

2018 Boston Strong Tournament

The 2018 winter season wraps up with one of our favorite indoor tournaments – Boston Strong! We had 10 Gold Star teams participate over both Saturday 2/10 and Sunday 2/11. The teams played 8 v 8 (2 attackers, 3 middies, 2 defenders and 1 goalie) against the best...
November 2017: Gold Star of the Month

November 2017: Gold Star of the Month

Our November 2017 Gold Star of the month is… HANNAH P (2023)!! Hannah is one of the biggest competitors in the program! She comes to practice ready to listen, learn, apply and compete. The coaches always notice her work ethic and her drive to be on the top team....
2017 Light It Up Tournament

2017 Light It Up Tournament

We had a GREAT day at the Light it Up tournament on December 17th!! 7 Gold Star teams participated, and we walked away with 2 division championships and 1 runner-up! Gold Star Army (4/5/6) and Gold Star Air Force (7/8 A) were crowned champs, and Gold Star – 21...
2017 Turkey Challenge Tournament

2017 Turkey Challenge Tournament

We hope everyone had an awesome Thanksgiving, and got to spend some quality time with friends and family! And of course we hope you all got to eat some delicious turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce…. YUM!  We were right back at it on Friday...
Brick Wall Wednesday – Goalie Video #4

Brick Wall Wednesday – Goalie Video #4

GOALIES! One of the most important keys to making a save is your FOOTWORK! Check out these tips on STEPPING from Liz Hogan!!  #brickwallwednesday Check out these goalie tips from Syracuse alum and pro player @bostonstormlx Liz Hogan @liz_hogan02 !! #step #goalielove...
2017 Mid Atlantic Showcase

2017 Mid Atlantic Showcase

Our first trip to Maryland was a huge success!! We sent three teams down to Owing Mills, MD for this competitive showcase tournament: Gold Star 22/23, 2021 and 19/20. Despite some freezing cold temperatures, all three teams did an amazing job. It was really exciting...
2017 New England Showcase Tournament

2017 New England Showcase Tournament

Once November hits in the lacrosse world, its RECRUITING season! We sent two teams [Gold Star 2021 and Gold Star 19/20] to the New England Showcase tournament in Longmeadow MA. This is a super well-run tournament, with college coaches from Division 1, 2 and 3 in...
October 2017: Gold Star of the Month

October 2017: Gold Star of the Month

Congrats to our October GOLD STAR OF THE MONTH….SARAH K (2023)!! Sarah is a fierce competitor at practice. She is always giving 100% when it comes to the little things… hustling to win a ground ball, being first off the line to win the draw, and riding in...
Saturday Stickwork Video #3

Saturday Stickwork Video #3

Having strong wrists is a very important part of your stickwork… not only can it help you win draws and take hard shots, but also pick up GBs and score like this!!  We ❤️ wrist strength!! 💪🏼⭐️ #stickworkmakesthedreamwork #goldstarlax #Repost @uncwlax...
Brick Wall Wednesday – Goalie Video #3

Brick Wall Wednesday – Goalie Video #3

It pays to be patient and have quick hands!! Check out this off-hip save by UNC goalie Caylee Waters. This is why we have our goalies do a ton of hand-eye drills to help make their hands and reaction time quicker.  A little late on #brickwallwednesday but check out...
2017 Chill Tournament

2017 Chill Tournament

October 14th and 15th was a busy weekend for Gold Star! Four youth teams participated at the Chill tournament on Saturday (while HS had practice), and two 9th grade teams played at the Chill on Sunday (while youth had practice). Needless to say, it was a beautiful...
2017 UMASS Westside Tournament

2017 UMASS Westside Tournament

7 Gold Star teams participated in the UMASS Westside 6 v 6 tournament on Sunday October 8th. This was another fast, fun tournament! All  5 field players are midfielders, so everyone needed to use their fitness, stickwork, offensive and defensive skills. All 7 teams...
Brick Wall Wednesday – Goalie Video #2

Brick Wall Wednesday – Goalie Video #2

Want to be a better goalie?? Don’t forget about your footwork, speed, stick work and overall athleticism! Check out how athletic Team USA goalie Devon Wills is. Not only does she make saves, but she can run the ball out, clear long distances, and play...

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