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Peter Hamm 1978 - 2016
it is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of former Saint Ignatius Wolfpack lacrosse coach Peter Hamm. more
Thank You to Montini From the IHSLA
On behalf of the IHSLA and the participating schools, I would like to thank Montini Catholic High School for hosting the 2016 IHSLA Championships. more
US Lacrosse Selects All-Americans and Academic All-Americans
The Illinois chapter of US Lacrosse has made their selections for All-American and Academic All-American recognition. more
Loyola vs New Trier; Geneva vs Carmel Catholic
For the 14th time, Illinois’ two most decorated boys lacrosse programs, Loyola and New Trier, will face off for the 2016 IHSLA State Championship. Geneva and Carmel Catholic will be making their first appearances in the Lacrosse Cup to battle for the B-Class Championship. Both games will be broadcast by CN100, The Comcast Network, on Sunday June 5, 2016 at Noon and 4 PM. See the games anytime in HD with Xfinity On Demand. more
Sam Story Selected as Assistant Coach of the Year
Sam Story, the defensive assistant coach for the Saint Viator Lions, was voted Assistant Coach of the Year by the IHSLA coaches. Click the headline to read more about Sam. more
Josh Cole Selected as Coach of the Year
The 2016 ISHLA Coach of the Year is Josh Cole, head coach of the Prairie Ridge Wolves. Click the headline to read more about Josh. more
2016 All-Conference & All-State Selections
The IHSLA coaches voted for All-Conference and All-State players this weekend. The full list of All-Conference selections and the All-State players can be found on our Awards page. more
2016 IHSLA Playoffs Begin
The 2016 IHSLA Playoffs begin Monday, May 23, with play-in games to the two 32-team single elimination state series. The A-Class playoff series, which results in the IHSLA State Championship, has 36 teams with Loyola Academy in the top seeded position. The B-Class playoff series, which culminates in the Lacrosse Cup, has 48 teams with Geneva grabbing the #1 seed position. more
IHSA to Add Lacrosse in 2018
The IHSA voted today to sponsor the state series for boys and girls lacrosse starting in the spring of 2018. Read the full announcement here. more
College Club Lacrosse Comes To Chicago
The Great Lakes Lacrosse League continues to expand with over 50 college teams in 8 states. On Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 10:00 AM, the GLL is hosting a day of college club lacrosse at Techny Park. There will be club teams from Northwestern, Notre Dame, Michigan, Marquette, Wisconsin, Lake Forest College, Loyola, and Michigan State participating. more
Congratulations to Geneva, North/South Shootout 2016 Champions
Geneva beat Wheaton Warrenville South to take the 2016 North/South Shootout Championship. more
Published Work by Lax Coach's Wife
Marmion Lax coach Kevin Griffin's wife has chronicled his 5-year ongoing battle with cancer in a loving, heartfelt book which has been published and now is available at Please support your lacrosse community and the Colon Cancer Alliance by purchasing a copy today. more
2016 NFHS Rules Interpretation Video Online
The 2016 NFHS Rules Interpretation video is now online. All coaches and administrators are encouraged to watch it. You can watch the video here. more
IHSLA Rules Meeting - Monday Jan 25, 2016
The IHSLA Rules Meeting will take place on Monday, Jan 25 at 7:00PM. The meeting will be held at the Hillside Best Western. Coaches are required to attend this meeting. more
Andrew Kneeshaw Memorial Service Wednesday September 16, 2015
Andy Kneeshaw, one of our IHSLA coaching brethren, tragically passed away this summer. A memorial service will be held for him on Wednesday at Lockport High School. more
Fall Planning Meeting September 28, 2015
The IHSLA Fall Planning Meeting will be held September 28, 2015 at 7:00pm at the Hillside Best Western. The meeting is for administrators, coaches and coordinators. more
Thank You Naperville Central
On behalf of the IHSLA and especially all the teams involved, I would like to thank The Naperville Central HS Athletic Department and the Naperville Central Boys Parent Group for making this Saturday's event a memorable day for our league and players more
US Lacrosse Announces Academic All-Americans
US Lacrosse announced their selections for Illinois Academic All-American last week. Please join with us to congratulate these gifted student-athletes as they receive US Lacrosse's highest high school honor. more
All-Star Games Streaming Live on High School Cube
The A-Class and B-Class game video will be streamed live on High School Cube. Click here for access. more
Sportstown Chicago to Broadcast All-Star Games
Sportstownchicago will be the broadcast home of the 2015 IHSLA A-Class and B-Class All-Star games. The broadcast is brought to you by the Illinois Center for Broadcasting. more
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