Thursday, March 30, 2017
Authors Posts by Patton


Patton was head coach at Willamette University for five seasons, where he was named the 2008 PNCLL Div 2 Coach of the Year. In addition to following the MCLA avidly, he is now an official for high school lacrosse in Oregon.

With Friends Like These…

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

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

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

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

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

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

This weekend, I will be taking part in the MCLA Summer Meetings in Greenville, South Carolina, the new home for the MCLA National Tournament...

2012 Allstate Sugar Bowl College Lacrosse Classic Announcement

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

Ask and We Shall Receive: Grove City Video

It was only a few days after I wrote a piece on the lack of high quality video documenting MCLA teams' games, seasons, and...

MCLA Scholar Athletes and Coaches of the Year Announced

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

MCLA Video Highlights: The Ducks and Everyone Else

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

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

Mercurial program.  Turbulent administration.  Precedent of upheaval. All of these came into play in the recent heist within the MCLA.  On Thursday it was announced...

Deeper Thoughts: Greenville and You

We've had 24 hours to decompress. We've heard the news, we've read the forums, we've gone through the five stages of grief: Denial: We thought, "This...

BREAKING: 2012 MCLA Tournament Site Chosen

And the winner is.....GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA. Um....yeah.  Denver haters rejoice?  Collegelax is reporting on Twitter that the site has been chosen.  This marks ... well,...

Calling All PNCLL Alumni

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

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