Daily Archives: January 10, 2009

Sand Storm Lacrosse Tournament At Palm Springs January 10-11 Features 40 Girls’ Lacrosse Teams From Across The Country


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http://www.mydesert.com/article/20090110/SPORTS/901100323/1026/news12

“It’s our first time feeling anything like this.”

More than 40 girls’ lacrosse teams from across the United States will storm the desert this weekend for a tournament in Indio.

College recruiters are expected to be among the spectators watching teams from 10 different states.

Some of those visitors in town early had a unique California experience on Thursday, when a 4.5-magnitude earthquake shook the valley.

“I was lying in bed watching TV, and I thought my teenage daughter was kicking the bed. To my surprise she was not,” Don Clark of Gainesville, Va. wrote in an e-mail to The Desert Sun. He and his daughter are staying at the La Quinta Resort & Club.

Sand Storm at Palm Springs, produced by Synapse Sports Inc. of Maryland, is taking place at Empire Polo Club, 81-800 Avenue 51. Games start at 9 a.m. today and 8 a.m. Sunday.