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Welcome to the Lacrosse WikiProject. We are a group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of the sport of lacrosse.

(For more information on WikiProjects, please see Wikipedia:WikiProject and the Guide to WikiProjects).

Goals[edit]

The goal of this project is to organize the efforts of those working on articles about and concerning the sport of lacrosse, including both field and box / indoor lacrosse.

Different kinds of lacrosse[edit]

Leagues[edit]

  • All professional or highest level of play lacrosse leagues should have pages describing (or at least listing) the teams, former teams, champions and past champions, awards, etc. Some of these may be on separate pages.

Teams[edit]

  • All teams should have pages, including years of existence, championships won, any franchise movement, etc.

Players[edit]

  • Player pages should include the year(s) that the player has played, which team(s) he/she played for (in as many leagues as possible), and should include stats (at least for NLL and MLL) if possible.
  • There is now an infobox ({{Infobox Lacrosse Player}}) that should be used on all player pages
  • Any participation in international lacrosse should be mentioned as well.

Other[edit]

  • We should have pages on all of the different tournaments and championships - Mann Cup, Minto Cup, NCAA, Heritage Cup, other international tournaments. Some of these already exist.

Assessment class[edit]

The assessment system allows the WikiProject to monitor the quality of articles in its subject areas, and to prioritize work on these articles. The following guidelines can help to determine what class should be assigned to an article. The class should be filled in on the "class" parameter of the {{Lacrosse}} template on the article's talk page.

For further details, please see Wikipedia:WikiProject Lacrosse/Assessment.

Open tasks[edit]

  • Expand women's lacrosse article. Include description of positions (cover point, 1-3 home, etc.), penalties section should be prose, & an explanation of equipment differences, etc.
  • Expand existing articles on MLL teams.
  • Expand existing articles on Canadian summer box lacrosse leagues (OLA, WLA, and MSL) and teams (history, records, etc.).
  • Create pages for inductees and teams/associations referenced in US Hall of Fame & Canadian Hall of Fame.
  • Possibly create page similar to List of family relations in the National Lacrosse League for HOF members
  • Organize international lacrosse articles.
  • Create NLL Team Season articles: currently all NLL teams' seasons from 2005 to current have been created.(credit: MrBoo) The Toronto Rock seasons & Philadelphia Wings seasons articles for each season since inception have been completed.
  • Expand Florida Gators women's lacrosse and their coach Amanda O'Leary
  • NLLInsider's Paul Tutka ran a series of his Top 50 Players currently in the NLL. Here are the player's that do not have articles on Wikipedia Anybody looking to create an article for a current NLL player, here is a nice place to start:
No. 49 Jon Sullivan (lacrosse) Minnesota Swarm; # 45 Bruce Murray (lacrosse) Colorado Mammoth;# 41 Jeff Shattler Calgary Roughnecks;# 39 Scott Ranger Calgary Roughnecks;# 37 Sean Pollock Minnesota Swarm;# 31 Chris White (lacrosse) Buffalo Bandits;# 24 Andy Secore Edmonton Rush;# 15 Scott Self Edmonton Rush. [1]

Ongoing tasks[edit]

Members[edit]

Please feel free to add yourself here, and to indicate any areas of particular interest.

Active[edit]

(users actively editing lacrosse content and new users)

  1. MrBoo (Talk) -- NLL
  2. lukeoz (Talk) -- Lacrosse in Australia and Australian Lacrosse League
  3. 10stone5 - Played college lacrosse. Interested in updating college lacrosse entries, but will also handle NLL whenever possible.
  4. Paploo - I am a proud purple-and-teal-bleeding Rochester Knighthawks fan (a Lifetime Krew member, no less). I can help on the article, and would like to help on any past and present K-Hawk player articles.
  5. Shootmaster 44 - I can help with some of the Saskatchewan related lacrosse articles, as well as a bit with the Rocky Mountain Lacrosse League.
  6. Xander756 - NLL
  7. jc121383 - NLL
  8. Mherr - NLL/MLL/High school and college lacrosse
  9. Mitico (talk) - General interest
  10. Yarnalgo (Talk) -- MLL / NLL / International (sort of)
  11. Strikehold (Talk) – College lacrosse, particularly teams in Maryland
  12. Bhockey10 (Talk) – College lacrosse
  13. EmjayMiller (Talk) – College, high school & youth lacrosse in USA
  14. Epeefleche - general interest
  15. Nurmsook - International tournaments
  16. MrCasteMania - MLL and Youth Lacrosse
  17. MNLax8 - New to wikipedia. College player, experienced and knowledgable stringer. I'd like to help out with stick technology and stringing technology/technique, and can help with NCAA and MCLA college lacrosse.
  18. Bes2224 - MLL, NLL, LXM, minor leagues
  19. Davidjsc - I've updated the Western Lacrosse Association page with franchise movement. My area of interest in BC lacrosse; especially the BC field leagues from 1886-1931. I'll eventually post up my BC history articles which can be found at [3]; As a former league executive with the West Central Lacrosse League, I've been responsible for constructing and maintaining the entry for that league. I'm currently involved with the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame board of directors, as the person responsible for acquisitions and archives. Recently I proofed and updated the names on the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame page as there were errors and omissions.
  20. TheScottDL - updated the 'Lacrosse Leagues' categories and added a Senior/Post-Collegiate area. Deleted 'Professional' category with MLL combined with all indoor leagues.
  21. DMighton -- Ontario Lacrosse Association and Amateur Championships

Semi-Active[edit]

(users that have sparingly edited lacrosse content in the past six months)

  1. Smith03 (Talk) -- I have no real knowledge of the game but am willing to work on MLL and NCAA (college). glad to see someone start a project for it
  2. WestJet- NLL, mostly the Calgary Roughnecks. Already helped on Kaleb Toth and Tracey Keluskey articles.
  3. Diogenes00 - Interested in NCAA D1 Lacrosse, specifically JHU. I'll try to add some of the better-known college players of the last 20 or so years...
  4. MrShamrock. Huge Victoria Shamrocks fan, I got them covered. Will also contribute to other WLA teams and players' pages.
  5. LaxKeeper (Talk) - Fan of women's college lacrosse

Inactive[edit]

(users that haven't edited lacrosse content in over a year)

  1. CanbekEsen (Talk) -- I don't know much of lacrosse, but I'd be glad to copy-edit or clean-up any articles.
  2. Vincent Ree (Talk) -- Albany Attack mostly.
  3. JamesTeterenko (Talk) -- mostly interested in the Calgary Roughnecks of the NLL -- hopefully, I'll get some more pictures in the season
  4. Doradus (Talk) -- I don't have a ton of time to spend on Wikipedia these days, but I'll help where I can.
  5. Wwwhhh - Primarily Australian Lacrosse, but keen to help improve all articles.
  6. RedSkull619 -- I can help with the MLL articles, mainly the Baltimore Bayhawks; I can also sort through for reworking on grammar and writing style for any article
  7. Racer38 - I can help with most lacrosse articles currently on Wikipedia.
  8. J71- Mostly BC box lacrosse, I can help with player pages as well.
  9. lesserm - Mainly Ohio and Midwestern lacrosse. Can help with MLL
  10. AmandaWins - I can help with basically anything, esp. clean-up, and college and high school lacrosse teams and rules.
  11. Joe - I've created all the brackets and pages for the NCAA DI Tourney since 2003.
    • Added some earlier tournament brackets. Will add and 8 team bracket template.
  12. Sekuloguy. I am a huge Long Island Lizards fan and can help on that article. I can also help on the MLL article.
  13. Amaryllis25 - I'd like to help on college entries and on women's lacrosse entries.
  14. The Founders Intent - I'd be glad to research things for folks.
  15. Panicpack-NLL/MLL/Western
  16. Bvalx2005
  17. BricoleurHistory of Lacrosse in British Columbia

Articles[edit]

Unreferenced BLPs[edit]

For information on Biographies of Living Persons (BLPs), see WP:BLP.

It is very important that these articles are dealt with quickly because they can easily become candidates for deletion.

There are no unreferenced BLPs tagged by Template:WikiProject Lacrosse.

Article Alerts[edit]

No Article alerts at this time.

New articles[edit]

Shortcut:

New articles older than one year are archived to here: Wikipedia:WikiProject Lacrosse/New articles archive.

Please feel free to list your new Lacrosse-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box the Main Page.

Note: If you remove something from here, please archive it to the New Articles page.

Featured content[edit]

Symbol question.svg Did You Knows (DYKs)[edit]

Symbol support vote.svg Good Articles (GAs)[edit]

Resources[edit]

Images[edit]

For images of lacrosse and lacrosse-related things check the Wikimedia Commons at commons:Category:Lacrosse. Also make sure to check commons:Category:Lacrosse in the United States which has a lot of good action shots.

Fair use template for logos[edit]

Note that logos (teams, leagues, etc.) require a "Fair use" tag and rationale. Here's the page from Image:BaltimoreThunder.png as an example:


{{Non-free media rationale
|Description    = Logo of the [[Baltimore Thunder]] lacrosse team (now defunct)
|Source         = http://www.logoserver.com/MILLNLL.html
|Article        = Baltimore Thunder
|Portion        = Entire image
|Purpose        = for fair use:
*This image is a low-resolution image of the logo.
*This image does not limit the copyright holder's ability to profit from the original source, nor will it dilute the importance or
recognition of the logo in connection with its organization.
*This image enhances the article in which it's displayed, as it provides an immediate means of visual identification of the subject to
the reader more capably than the textual description alone.
*Use of the logo visually identifies the organization in a manner that mere prose cannot, and meets all criteria in WP:NFCC.
|Resolution     = Yes
|Replaceability = Not replaceable
}}

{{Non-free logo|lacrosse-logos}}

[[Category:Sports logos]]

[edit]

Please add {{Lacrosse}} to the talk page of any and all lacrosse-related pages that you edit. You should also add class and importance parameters, described above.

Templates[edit]

National Lacrosse League[edit]

{{NLL}}:

{{NLL Arenas}}:

{{NLL seasons}}:

Major League Lacrosse[edit]

{{Major League Lacrosse}}:

{{MLL Stadiums}}:

{{MLL seasons}}:

NCAA[edit]

{{NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championships}}:

Logos[edit]

League and team logos should contain this:
{{sports-logo|lacrosse-logos}}

Roster templates[edit]

There are two player templates; one for actual rosters and another for lists.

The {{Lacrosse player}} template should be used for rosters and roster templates, where the {{Lacrosse player list}} template should be used for lists.

The roster template is the same as the {{Player}} template, but has additional optional fields for captains, alternate captains, unrestricted free agents and franchise players.

The list template was originally copied from {{fs start}} et al., but those templates are specific to soccer, and they linked the positions to pages about the soccer positions. There was also no "transition" position, and the soccer term "goalkeeper" is usually "goaltender" in lacrosse. I removed the links so now you can put in any position you want. We can add the links again later if we want, since these are now lacrosse-specific.

{{Lacrosse player start}}
{{Lacrosse player list | no=num | pos=pos | nat=Canada | name=name | other=other }}
{{Lacrosse player mid}}
{{Lacrosse player end}}

Which looks like this:

No. Position Player
num Canada pos name (other)
No. Position Player

Other[edit]

{{Professional Lacrosse}}:

Infoboxes[edit]

Lacrosse players[edit]

{{Infobox Lacrosse Player}}
For each player, include this infobox at the top of the article (see the template page for all available fields):
{{Infobox Lacrosse Player
|image=
|position=
|shoots=
|height_ft=
|height_in=
|weight_lb=
|nll_team=
|mll_team=
|former_nll_teams=
|former_mll_teams=
|nationality=
|birth_date=
|birth_place=
|career_start=
|nickname=
}}

Lacrosse teams[edit]

{{NLL Team Infobox}}
For each NLL team, include this infobox at the top of the article (see the template page for all available fields):
{{NLL Team Infobox
|team_name=
|bg_color=
|title_color=
|division=
|logo=
|founded=
|home_arena=
|hometown=
|team_colors=
|head_coach=
|general_manager=
|plpa=
|media=
|website=
|champs=
|division_champs=
|formerly=
}}
{{NLL Defunct Team Infobox}}
For each defunct NLL team, include this infobox at the top of the article (see the template page for all available fields):
{{NLL Defunct Team Infobox
|team_name=
|bg_color=
|title_color=
|division=
|logo=
|played=
|home_arena=
|hometown=
|team_colors=
|champs=
|division_champs=
|later=
}}
{{MLL Team Infobox}}
For each MLL team, include this infobox at the top of the article (see the template page for all available fields):
{{MLL Team Infobox
|team_name=
|bg_color=
|title_color=
|conference=
|logo=
|founded=
|home_stadium=
|hometown=
|team_colors=
|head_coach=
|general_manager=
|media=
|champs=
|conference_champs=
|division=
|division_champs=
|website=
}}

Categories[edit]

Note that some categories may be subcategories of more than one category.

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Stubs[edit]

Userboxes[edit]

Lacrosse
{{User:MrBoo/Userboxes/WikiProject Lacrosse}}
Crossed lacrosse sticks.svg This user is a member of WikiProject Lacrosse.
{{User:MrBoo/Userboxes/Lacrosse Fan}}
Womens lacrosse stick head 2.jpg This user loves lacrosse.


{{User:UBX/Lax}}
Crossed lacrosse sticks.svg This user plays lacrosse.
{{User:AmandaWins/lacrosse}}
Lacrosse pictogram.svg This user plays lacrosse.
NLL
{{User:UBX/NLL-Bandits}}
BUF This user is a fan of the
Buffalo Bandits
{{User:UBX/NLL-Blazers}}
BOS This user is a fan of the
Boston Blazers
{{User:UBX/NLL-Knighthawks}}
ROC This user is a fan of the
Rochester Knighthawks
{{User:UBX/NLL-Lumberjax}}
POR This user is a Portland LumberJax fan.
{{User:UBX/NLL-Mammoth}}
COL This user is a fan of the
Colorado Mammoth
{{User:UBX/NLL-Rock}}
TOR This user is a fan of the
Toronto Rock
{{User:UBX/NLL-Roughnecks}}
CGY This user is a fan of the
Calgary Roughnecks
{{User:UBX/NLL-Rush}}
EDM This user is a fan of the
Edmonton Rush
{{User:UBX/NLL-Shamrox}}
CHI This user is a Chicago Shamrox fan.
{{User:UBX/NLL-Stealth}}
VAN This user is a fan of the
Vancouver Stealth
{{User:UBX/NLL-Sting}}
ARZ This user is an Arizona Sting fan.
{{User:UBX/NLL-Swarm}}
MIN This user is a fan of the
Minnesota Swarm
{{User:UBX/NLL-Titans}}
ORL This user is a fan of the
Orlando Titans
{{User:UBX/NLL-Wings}}
PHI This user is a fan of the
Philadelphia Wings
MLL
{{User:UBX/MLL-Barrage}}
PHI This user is a Philadelphia Barrage fan.
{{User:UBX/MLL-Bayhawks}}
CHS This user is a fan of the
Chesapeake Bayhawks
{{User:UBX/MLL-Cannons}}
BOS This user is a fan of the
Boston Cannons
{{User:UBX/MLL-Dragons}}
SF This user is a San Francisco Dragons fan.
{{User:UBX/MLL-Lizards}}
NYL This user is a fan of the
New York Lizards
{{User:UBX/MLL-Machine}}
OHM This user is a fan of the
Ohio Machine
{{User:UBX/MLL-Nationals}}
HAM This user is a fan of the
Hamilton Nationals
{{User:UBX/MLL-Outlaws}}
DEN This user is a fan of the
Denver Outlaws
{{User:UBX/MLL-Pride}}
NJ This user is a New Jersey Pride fan.
{{User:UBX/MLL-Rattlers}}
ROC This user is a fan of the
Rochester Rattlers
{{User:UBX/MLL-Riptide}}
LA This user is a Los Angeles Riptide fan.

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