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ABCs OF LACROSSE
Booton Herndon
May 09, 1955
TEAM—10 men to a side: a goalie, three defensemen, three midfielders, three attackmen
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May 09, 1955

Abcs Of Lacrosse

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TEAM—10 men to a side: a goalie, three defensemen, three midfielders, three attackmen

FIELD—110 yards by 60-70 yards with playing areas marked off into attack, defense wing and goal zones

TIME—Four quarters of 15 minutes each and a five-minute overtime in case of a tie

SCORING—(Same as in soccer, ice hockey, etc.) A point for each goal

EQUIPMENT—Ball: hard, white rubber, 5-5� inches in circumference. Sticks (called crosses): 40-72 inches in length and 7-12 inches across at head. Crosses may be made of wood or plastic

PLAY—Ball is moved by throwing it with crosse. Only goalie may touch ball with hands, and then only to defend immediate goal

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