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NCAA Lacrosse: Cornell Men’s Lacrosse “Red/White Scrimmage” Tradition And Legendary Players Captured By Artist Jim Fenzel (Video)


Max Seibald, Rob Pannell, and Ryan Hurley talk Cornell lacrosse tradition and Jim Fenzel’s painting: “Red/White Scrimmage”.

Cornell Men's Lacrosse Red and White Scrimmage Tradition artwork artist Jim Fenzel

Cornell Men’s Lacrosse Red and White Scrimmage Tradition artwork by artist Jim Fenzel. http://www.JimFenzel.com.

Lacrosse As Art: “Princeton Tigers Men’s Lacrosse” By Harry Early


"Princeton Tigers Men's Lacrosse" By Harry Early

Lacrosse Books: “Lacrosse: The Ancient Game” Presents The Culture And History Of The Game


"The reason why we wanted to put this book out was that it's very important for the newcomers to the game to understand the culture and history of the game," publisher and co-author Jim Calder said to a crowd in the museum that included, among others, US Lacrosse employees, members of the Johns Hopkins' men's and women's lacrosse teams and Georgetown coach Dave Urick, who coached Calder as a player in the 1970s at Hobart. The 95-page book includes an informative and easily digestible 24-page version of the oral tradition of "the Creator's Game," provided by Jacobs, a Faithkeeper and member of the Cayuga Nation, part of the Six Nations Confederacy. Another section of the book explores the growth and change of the game after European contact, and the final section provides insight on 'The Stickmaker' and the relationship and ritual of the stick.Throughout, the book includes brilliant, original illustrations by David Craig, one of Canada's premier illustrators, and Arnold Jacobs, an Onondaga Nation Hereditary Chief, that provide an effective visual context.Throughout, the book includes brilliant, original illustrations by David Craig, one of Canada's premier illustrators, and Arnold Jacobs, an Onondaga Nation Hereditary Chief, that provide an effective visual context.

Throughout, the book includes brilliant, original illustrations by David Craig, one of Canada's premier illustrators, and Arnold Jacobs, an Onondaga Nation Hereditary Chief, that provide an effective visual context.

Lacrosse As Art: Utah Sculptor Mike Call Specializes In Lacrosse Sculptures At “LittleBrotherOfWar.net”


LITTLEBROTHEROFWAR.NET, The home of Mike Call's Lacrosse Sculpture and Art.

Recently, the Hofstra University lacrosse team won its 500th game in the program’s history. As a result, the university sought a commemorative trophy to celebrate the milestone victory.

That’s where the story begins for Mike Call, a graduate of Viewmont High School who lives in Bountiful.

Call has been making trophies and sculptures of Native American lacrosse players since he graduated from Lyme Academy—located in Connecticut — in 2007, where he received a bachelor’s of fine arts degree.

It is also where he was reintroduced to the sport of lacrosse.

“I was originally introduced to the sport as a young child when I saw a couple of Native American handmade lacrosse sticks hanging on my grandfather’s office wall,” he said. “He had purchased them at a Native American lacrosse game in upstate New York while serving as a missionary on the reservation in the early 1940s.”

While in Connecticut, he also lived right by a local high school’s practice field, where he would watch a lacrosse team practice. It was during that time that Call started working with another artist on an idea for Call’s first lacrosse sculpture, which he named “Little Brother of War.”

“It’s a rough translation of the word Lacrosse in Iroquois,” said Call. “And it ended up becoming an immediate success. I sold the first few in the limited edition bronze right away.

Read more: Davis County Clipper – Local sculptor Call celebrates spirit of lacrosse