Author Archive | Patton

With Friends Like These…

1 - Published November 4, 2011 by in Commentary

The BYU Lacrosse team got noticed by an NCAA D1 legend yesterday. Cougars getting recognized a lot lately. 2012 MCLA field is on notice.

Social Media Moves for the MCLA

3 - Published October 5, 2011 by in Commentary

The MCLA has featured new ways to connect via social media. How will the league use each medium to connect with you?

The Website, The Creator, and The Future for the MCLA Online

18 - Published September 30, 2011 by in Commentary

One website created the MCLA’s online presence. One man created that website. Both appear to be riding into the sunset.

Some Power Rankings to Nibble On

0 - Published September 8, 2011 by in Commentary

It’s early, but there is nothing stopping anyone from making a list of Power Rankings right now for the MCLA. Thanks to Lacrosse Magazine’s Jac Coyne, we’ve got a set of rankings for you to get your peepers on.

Summer Meetings Day 1 Overview

10 - Published August 12, 2011 by in Commentary

The full monty on Day 1 of the MCLA Summer Meetings in Greenville, with forum complainers noticeably absent…

The Very Real Threat of MCLA Teams at NCAA Schools

36 - Published August 11, 2011 by in Commentary

What would happen if the MCLA gets sentimental and wants to keep a team at Michigan? Very bad things.

Summer Meetings Coverage and Administering the MCLA

2 - Published August 8, 2011 by in Commentary

This weekend, I will be taking part in the MCLA Summer Meetings in Greenville, South Carolina, the new home for the MCLA National Tournament in 2012 and 2013.  I’ll be providing coverage on all the discussion points and will hopefully be able to bring you interviews from the vast array of opinions that exist about […]

2012 Allstate Sugar Bowl College Lacrosse Classic Announcement

3 - Published July 18, 2011 by in Commentary

On Friday, the Allstate Sugar Bowl got its social media groove on and conducted an advertising blitz for its 2012 Allstate Sugar Bowl College Lacrosse Classic. 

Ask and We Shall Receive: Grove City Video

2 - Published July 12, 2011 by in Commentary, Interviews

It was only a few days after I wrote a piece on the lack of high quality video documenting MCLA teams’ games, seasons, and players that an announcement came: Grove City is stepping up to the challenge.

MCLA Scholar Athletes and Coaches of the Year Announced

2 - Published July 11, 2011 by in College

In deliciously understated form, the 2011 MCLA Scholar Athletes and Coaches of the Year for Divisions I and II were announced on Sunday.

MCLA Video Highlights: The Ducks and Everyone Else

9 - Published July 5, 2011 by in Commentary

In general, there is a lack of visual highlights for MCLA lacrosse on the interwebz.  The most striking exception comes from Eugene, Oregon.

The Taking of Boulder, Easy as 1-2-3

6 - Published June 24, 2011 by in Commentary

Mercurial program.  Turbulent administration.  Precedent of upheaval. All of these came into play in the recent heist within the MCLA. 

Deeper Thoughts: Greenville and You

10 - Published June 16, 2011 by in Commentary

We’ve had 24 hours to decompress.

BREAKING: 2012 MCLA Tournament Site Chosen

22 - Published June 14, 2011 by in Commentary

And the winner is…..

Calling All PNCLL Alumni

19 - Published June 13, 2011 by in College

Are you a PNCLL alumnus?  Do you want to lax it up with fellow PNCLL alums in a festival of Northwestiness?  Now is your chance!