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Welcome to Blue Mtn Lacrosse 2013

Dukes-Blue Mountain  Lacrosse Program

Dukes-Blue Mountain Lacrosse Program

Program Director Lou Gonzales

Dukes-Blue Mtn High School and Young Guns Programs

More information on Fall-Winter and Summer opportunities for student-athletes with graduation years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 coming; thanks for your patience as we gather details for these teams.

Little Dukes-Blue Mtn Tryout Dates

August 1st, 16th and September 19th from 5:00-7:00pm, download the pdf flyer for more information.

Register here for tryouts:  Little Dukes-Blue Mtn Tryouts

Little Dukes-Blue Mtn Fall and Winter Dates


Outdoor practices will take place join Saturday or Sunday of the following weekends in the Fall.  We are not sure what day and time until football
schedule is released.
• Weekend of October 10/11
• Weekend of October 17/18
• Weekend of October 24/25
• November 1st **Daylight Savings
• November 15th

Indoor practices will be 1 hour workouts, 1 day
per week.  As of now it will be Mondays or Tuesdays.

• Week of 11/2
• Week of 11/9
• Week of 11/16

Winter Season:
• 10 Indoor Practices on Monday Nights
• 2 hours per practice
• 4 Indoor Tournaments

Practices: 6:00pm–8:00pm
December: 7, 14, 21; January: 4, 11, 25; February: 1, 8, 15, 22

Winter Game Schedule:

Northeast Regional Box Tournament:
Dec.29th-­‐30th Philly, PA

Ultimate MLK Tournament:
Jan. 16th­‐18th Wilkes-­‐Barre, PA

Lehigh Valley Box Games:
Jan. 30th or 31st; Whitehall, PA

Philly Indoor Championships:
Feb. 13th or Feb. 14th;

Lancaster Box Games:
Feb 27th or 28th

Big News, that's a Big Deal for your son!

Lou Gonzales- Little Dukes/Dukes Lacrosse Academy & Doug Bailey- Blue Mtn Lacrosse

Lou Gonzales- Little Dukes/Dukes Lacrosse Academy & Doug Bailey- Blue Mtn Lacrosse

The Little Dukes-Blue Mtn Lacrosse merger is designed for 2nd grade through 6th grade players to get superb training year-round with the great coaching staff headed by Lou Gonzales and his brother Desi Gonzales.

Our Blue Mtn coaching staff will be joining forces with the Little Dukes to offer the year round training opportunities, with both our U11 coaches Jeremy Adams (Hempfield HS Head Coach) and Guy Hornig (Lampeter-Strasburg Youth Coach) helping to create this new opportunity with Little Dukes-Blue Mtn.

You will find that the Gonzales' are both very positive, energetic and committed to coaching 'our boys up" as you found with our Blue Mtn Youth in the past.  This merger allows me to be able to give our Central PA elementary players the best coaching in the area and opportunities for growth in the all encompassing Dukes-Blue Mtn Lacrosse program from our most talented players to our players wanting to develop their skills and make the most of their time learning the game.

How did Blue Mountain Lacrosse get its name?

Blue Mountain is a geographical mountain that extends from the Poconos to North-Central Maryland  through Pennsylvania; it divides the Appalacian Mountain Range from the lower valleys of South-Central and Southeastern Pennsylvania.  

Blue Mountain Lacrosse started as an organization assigned to take team(s) to the Pennsylvania Keystone Games competition, in particular players from the Lancaster Lebanon and Berks Counties.

Today, Blue Mountain offers student-athletes the chance to develop and compete on the highest level of club lacrosse in the country; we take pride in developing and providing opportunities for our student athletes to compete against the best players and teams in the United States and Canada, helping our players ready to play at the next level in college.

Blue Mountain Lacrosse also takes great pride in developing young coaches and helping all coaches who become involved with Blue Mountain become better stewards and teachers of the game.

Here's how Wikipedia describes the geographical area called Blue Mountain:

Dukes Lacrosse Academy-Central PA Free Clinic for Elementary Players

Sunday August 9th: 6:00pm to 8:00pm, download the pdf flyer for more information.

2nd-6th grade Fall-Winter-Summer Opportunities with Dukes-Blue Mtn

The Dukes Lacrosse Academy and Blue Mtn Lacrosse is merging as well as expanding its base right here in Central PA.

“We are extremely excited about the opportunity to work with Coach Bailey and his staff in doing our part in growing the game in Central, PA.  For years Duke’s Lacrosse has produced some of the top youth players in the country and are going to keep that going in Central PA,” says Duke’s Lacrosse Academy Director, Lou Gonzalez. “We have a great plan in place to really coach up the kids this year and continue to establish Duke’s Lacrosse-Blue Mountain as the premier lacrosse leader in the region.


"I am excited about the continuing opportunities the Dukes Lacrosse Academy and the Blue Mtn Lacrosse merger means for this region, " says Doug Bailey, St. Edwards School (Vero Beach, FL) Head Lacrosse Coach, K-12 Health & Physical Education Director and Teacher, "It solidifies our efforts to best develop our talent in this region, provide avenues and opportunities for our Central PA players to mobilize as a united force on the tournament circuits, and work together with the Duke Academy's great coaches and program opportunities for our very best talent. 
Get your son signed up for Little Duke’s –Blue Mountain Tryouts:
Date: Saturday August 1st, 16th and September 19th
Time: 5pm-7pm
Levels: 2nd – 6th Graders for the Fall
Location: Weaver Road Fields Manheim Township, PA

Seasons: Fall * Winter-Box Lacrosse * Summer
Register Online:
Please call us at 609-736-4LAX for questions about upcoming events.

Central PA Pride: Elevate your Game and Elevate Your Region!

Practice Begins! Competition Counts!

Parent-Player Needs

The lacrosse parking spaces at 1840 Municipal Drive, Lancaster PA 17601
are located in the big parking space just below Field 4.  We are not allowed to park in the spaces behind the Municipal Bldg, and we are not suppose to park in the ones in front of the Municipal Bldg because of evening meeting that may or may not be going on.  Please use the adjacent and adbundant parking lot located adjacent to the Manheim Township Municipal Building. 

You will save me many headaches if you follow this one practice!

Weather Notices and Updates

Will be posted on the Blue Mtn Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as the Blue Mtn Webpage; normally will post notice around 12N-1pm, and update around 4:30pm.

Competition and Evaluation Count; Opportunities Abound

Every player on our rosters has the opportunity to change the evaluation rating through processing information and working on their game

Players are constantly evaluated on their progress, and their level of opportunity increases as they continue to develop and grow their game.  With the Dukes-Blue Mtn merger, there is a clear defined pathway for our Central PA talent to play at the highest level, as well as opportunities to play at the highest level they are capable of attaining.

Welcome to Dukes-Blue Mtn Lacrosse!