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West Des Moines Lacrosse Club

Boys Summer Select Opportunity

The Iowa Mavericks and Wolfmode boys programs will merge and provide an exciting new competition opportunity for select Central Iowa young men next summer. The fall tryout date is Tuesday November 15, 2022 at the MidAmerican RecPlex Indoor Field. Please arrive at 5:45pm for check in, the tryout will run from 6pm-7pm followed by a brief parent meeting and chance to ask questions. 

The programs are hoping to offer teams in multiple age groups from U12 through High School. A template of what the summer will look like will be discussed but more feedback and information will be gathered before finalizing what tournaments the teams will attend and teams that will be offered. Please click on the link below to reserve your spot for the tryouts on November 15th! Feel free to share the link with anyone else who might be interested! Advanced sign up is appreciated but walk-ins are welcome as well! 

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Holiday Apparel Store is Open

Get your WDM Tiger Lacrosse gear for holiday gifts!  The fall ball apparel store is open for ordering Nov 21 – Dec 9.  All orders will be shipped directly to your home and benefit Tiger Lacrosse. 

Go to https://wdmlettermanlocker.com/collections/wdm-tiger-lacrosse-collection to place your order.  

Try Lacrosse Clinic

In partnership with the West Des Moines and Clive parks & rec departments the club held a basic skills clinic for beginning players on September 13 and 15.  Our coaches and high school players worked with 25 boys and girls in grades 3-8 to introduce the game to them.  A big thank you to all the coaches and players involved.

  

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS!!!!!

The high school girls team won the Midwest Girls Lacrosse League title on Saturday completing an undefeated season.  The Tigers defeated Duchesne in the quarters, Papillion in the semis, and then beat the Lincoln Liberty 18-15 in the hard-fought finale.  Congratulations players and coaches!  What a season!

 

First Alumni Game A Hit

The club’s first Alumni Game was a big success!  Current and past players squared off at Tiger Field for bragging rights, and the “young” guys prevailed in the waning seconds 10-9.  With some well-placed timeouts, the “old” guys made a good showing with friendly banter going back and forth.  Thanks to all that participated and that put on the event.  The club hopes to hold the game annually so please spread the word so we can get more alumni involved.   

  

 

WDM LAX Supports CanPlay Camp

Coaches and players from our club helped run a multi-night camp put on by the CanPlay organization which provides no-cost athletic and youth development opportunities for kids.  The camp was held June 13-16 at Linnan Park in Grimes, and was the first of its kind.  WDM Lax staff and players worked with 25 boys and girls from the metro on the basic skills of lacrosse.  USA Lacrosse also supported the event with an equipment grant given to CanPlay.  Thank you to all that participated and supported the worthy event.

 

 

Ice Breaker Tourney A Success

Sixteen teams from Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa representing 9 lacrosse clubs particpated in our annual girls invitational on Saturday, April 23 at the MidAmerican Energy RecPlex in West Des Moines.  Competition was held at the high school, middle school and youth age levels.  West Des Moines Lacrosse would like to thank all those that participated as well as the many volunteers who made the event happen.

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MGLL Recognition

Several WDM Lax players were recognized for their play this past season.  The Midwest Girls Lacrosse League announced their All Conference selections.  

Making the First Team were Alyssa Bird, Emma Larson, and Jade Wilson.  Selected to the Second Team were Ella Thompson and Alli Harty.  Congratulations girls!

 

Welcome Select PT

West Des Moines Tiger Lacrosse thanks Select PT for providing training services during high school home games.  

 

 

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About US

The West Des Moines Lacrosse Club (WDMLAX) fields boys and girls teams for players in grades 3-12. We offer programs for youth, middle school and high school.  The club is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501c3 organization, and strives to provide players with the best coaching, facilities, and competition available.  WDMLAX is a member of several leagues based on gender and age of the players.  We welcome players from various communities and schools in central Iowa. Regardless of whether you've played the game before, you are welcome to join our club or join us for a practice to see if you like the sport.  We are not affliated nor sponsored by a school district, however, we utlize West Des Moines School District facilities and thank them for their support to grow the sport of lacrosse in Iowa.  See the About Us page for more information about our programs