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Welcome to the home of the Skyline Spartans Lacrosse Club.

SkylineLax.com has the latest news, information, schedules, results and more about Skyline Spartans Lacrosse.

NEW TO LACROSSE? We welcome new players grades 1 through 8, and invite you to find out more about the fastest growing youth sport in America. Each new player in grades 1-4 qualifies for free rental equipment from the club. If you have questions, please feel welcome to contact the club using info skylinelax.com or join our email list to get periodic updates. Visit us on Facebook Twitter or Instagram.

 

Skyline HS Players Earn All-Conference, All-American Honors

 

All KingCo

PJ Cox-1st Team DEF

Will Carson-2nd Team LSM

Sam Taffe-3rd Team MID

Jack McCarthy-3rd Team ATT

Nolan Eggert- Honorable Mention ATT

 

All American

PJ Cox

 

Great work by each of these Skyline Varsity Players. The recognition is well deserved.

 


by posted 05/29/2016
CONGRATS to Skyline Varsity for STATE playoff win

Congratulations to our Skyline Varsity team for a sensational come back win vs. Tahoma Tuesday night. The Spartans found themselves down 2-5 at half and 2-6 early in the third period. No fear -- they rattled off 7 goals in the remaining time, allowing just 2 more from Tahoma, to post a 9-8 playoff win. Excellent, detailed game coverage by Paul Boyer on @skylinelax 

Next game: @ Bainbridge in the State Quarter Final Friday night, May 20th.


by posted 05/17/2016
Summer Camp Registration Open

Youth Lacrosse Players and Families:

2016 Skyline Lacrosse Youth Summer Camp

When: June 27th - July 1st (Monday-Friday)

Who: Current K-7th graders (This fall's 1st-8th graders)

Where: Klahanie Park

What time: 9am-2pm daily

Early bird discount: $250 for five days if you register by May 30th.  

http://register.skylinelax.com

 

 


by posted 05/11/2016
Skyline HS Boot Camp Registration Open

To All Rising Freshman and Sophomores:

Skyline High School Lacrosse Boot Camp

When: June 20th -June 23rd (Monday-Thursday)

Who: Current 8th and 9th graders (Rising 9th and 10th graders)

Where: Skyline High School

What time: 9am-12pm daily

Early Bird Discount: $200 for registrations by May 30th.

http://register.skylinelax.com


by posted 05/11/2016
WA State needs to catch up with popularity in lacrosse

Well Said! Bravo!

Washington State needs to catch up with popularity in lacrosse

 
By Sam Kenyon   Mar 10, 2016
Published on EastofSeattlenews.com as Opinion
 
In 1973, the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association added soccer to its list of sanctioned school sports. Imagine all the matches played since then and the tradition of youth soccer in Washington and the rest of the country. Now imagine if that never happened and soccer was relegated to a private club sport instead of one that athletes play while proudly displaying their high school colors.
 
That’s what’s happening right now, but it’s not soccer being left out, it’s lacrosse. Lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports in America and it’s time to let it into the schools. For decades, lacrosse was a highly regional sport, found only in the Northeast. But it has since exploded on the West Coast, and now there are club teams in King County that deserve to be represented. In fact, the Pacific Northwest is an area with especially high lacrosse growth.
 
The Issaquah Lacrosse Club started the push for lacrosse in the area east of Seattle, and from that club sprung many others like it, including the Mount Si lacrosse club, now in its seventh season.
 
It’s time for the WIAA to recognize lacrosse and bring it into the fold as the newest spring sport in which high schools can compete. There is no reason why high school athletes shouldn’t be able to get their letter in lacrosse. In fact, the local club teams like the Mount Si lacrosse club are already aligning themselves with the various local high schools in anticipation of becoming a sanctioned sport.
 
According to the Washington chapter of U.S. Lacrosse, there are 4,000 youth athletes playing lacrosse in this state. But in 2011, the WIAA voted not to sanction the sport.
 
The reasons against sanctioning lacrosse have some limited logic to them, but I don’t find them convincing. The first concern is logistical: Is there enough field space? Can schools afford the equipment? The second concern is far weaker: Lacrosse might cannibalize other spring sports.
 
I respect the logistical concerns, even if I disagree with them. First, in terms of field space, the teams are already in existence. They have clearly already found adequate field space and they did it on their own, without any help from the school system. That argument also applies to the cost of equipment. Clearly the athletes and teams have found a way to self-finance, because they are playing right now. I argue the fact that they found funding and field time in an environment where the WIAA says there isn’t enough of either proves they deserve a chance.
 
By the way, that’s all this would be, a chance. If the WIAA allowed lacrosse, it wouldn’t compel schools to create teams if there wasn’t enough interest. It would simply allow them to create a lacrosse team if there was.
 
As to the second argument against lacrosse, that it will cannibalize other spring sports, I find this a disappointing line of reasoning by the WIAA. If a sport is cannibalized by another sport, doesn’t that mean that it should have been? Why is the WIAA forcing certain spring sports when, if given the chance, the athletes would rather play something else? Why does the WIAA get to decide what spring sports are worthy? That decision should be up to the players on the field.
 
Lacrosse is already huge. It’s time for the WIAA to simply catch up to reality.
 
and share from there on Facebook, Twitter, Insta, etc. 
 

by posted 03/24/2016
We Want Your LAX Photos!

Skyline Lacrosse on SmugMug

Skyline Lax has a SmugMug Site to share pictures club-wide.

https://skylinelax.smugmug.com/2016-Skyline-Lacrosse      

We need your help getting some of your best shots uploaded!

Uploading pictures to this site is super simple and we would really like to get the pictures you have taken of your favorite team uploaded to the site!  

To UPLOAD you favorite photos to your team's gallery, go to:

Varsity
 
JV
 
7/8 Green
 
7/8 Silver
 
5/6 White
 
5/6 Silver
 
3/4 Silver

 

For shots from 2014 and 2015, go to http://skylinelax.smugmug.com


Thank you! 

Skyline Spartans Lacrosse Club


by posted 03/01/2016
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Director, Youth:
Sam Hutson



Spartans High School

Director and Varsity Head Coach
Sam Hutson



Spartans Lacrosse Club

President

Brad Lees

Board of Directors
David Carpenter
David Carr
Stuart Carson
Rene Cespedes
Bryan Hoke
Julie Spieker
​Lloyd Tjom
Danielle Vermeulen



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