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Spring lacrosse gearing up in Truckee, North Tahoe

Staff report
Olin Silverman of the North Tahoe youth team pulls away from his Reno Outlaw pursuers during a game last season. The 2014 season is just around the corner.

Young athletes from Truckee and North Lake Tahoe can learn and play the “fastest game on two feet” this spring, as lacrosse teams for youth and high school are being formed to compete in the High Sierra Lacrosse League.

Leagues for ages 9 to 15 are available in both Truckee and North Tahoe, with play beginning in March and running through May. Teams will compete against other club squads from north and south Reno, Sparks, Spanish Springs and Fallon. This year’s Youth Jamboree will be April 12 at Bishop Manogue Catholic High School.

For details on Truckee Tribe boys youth lacrosse contact Pete Halberstadt at pete@westadvertising.com. Registration is through the Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District website, http://www.tdrpd.com. For details on North Tahoe boys and girls youth lacrosse contact Brett McCann at ntlax@att.net.

High School lacrosse teams are also being formed at North Tahoe High School (girls and boys) and Truckee High (boys only). The high school season kicks off March 1 with the HSLL Jamboree at Bishop Manogue Catholic High School, and runs through May.

There are seven girls teams and nine boys teams from throughout Reno, Sparks and the Tahoe Basin competing in the high school league.

For information on North Tahoe girls high school lacrosse contact Honora Fallon-Oben at hmfallonoben@yahoo.com. Contact McCann for information on North Tahoe boys high School lacrosse.

For more information visit http://www.highsierralax.org.

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