Origin of lacrosseCanadian French from French la, the + crosse, a crutch, hockey stick from Medieval Latin crucia: see crosier
a game, similar to field hockey, in which two teams of ten men or twelve women each, using long-handled, pouched rackets, try to throw a small rubber ball into the opponents' goal: the game was first played by North American Indians
A game played on a rectangular field by two teams of ten players each, in which participants use a long-handled stick that has a webbed pouch on one end to try to propel a ball into the opposing team's goal.
Origin of lacrosseCanadian French la crosse from French (jeu de) la crosse (game of) the hooked stick from Old French croce, crosse crosier of Germanic origin
Beth Rhodey of Salisbury University (left) and Cat Serpe of Franklin & Marshall College (right) at the NCAA Division III 2009 Women's Lacrosse Championship
- WT-3122A Analog: For lovers of natural-looking finishes, LaCrosse breaks away from plastic and metal just long enough to create a burnished wood case with all the high-tech features consumers crave.
- Students can try out for 21 men's and women's varsity sports teams at Frostburg, including basketball, football, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, field hockey, and track and field.
- To make atomic technology available to everyone, LaCrosse created a lightweight wall clock with four time zones, auto time setting and on or off options for Daylight Savings Time.
- While they have clothing suited to basketball, fitness, snow sports, softball, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer and training, they don't have specific gear for tennis or swimming.
- For example, the sporty look is very hot right now, but that doesn't mean that you need to look like you're the star player of the lacrosse team every day of the week.