"First and only dedicated outdoor box lacrosse arena outside of the east coast."
Symmes Township, Ohio - On June 23, what is billed as the the first and only dedicated outdoor box lacrosse arena outside of the east coast was opened for play. It is the new home of the Loveland Summer Box Lacrosse League. “The league features 200-250 local youth through high school players,” said Director, Michael Cotsonas. “This is the largest summer lacrosse league (box or field) in Southern Ohio.”
The box is located at Royal Field Park on Union Cemetery Road, Symmes Township (1/4 mile up from the corner of Lebanon & Union Cemetery Roads). For more information about the league CLICK.
The day was filled with exhibition games, and just a chance for area youth to be among the first to play in the box on opening day.
In these exclusive LOVELAND MAGAZINE HD VIDEOS you can watch Cotsonas announce the opening of play and how the field came about. Also the President of the Kentucky Stickhorses, Anthony Chase makes some congratulatory remarks. Loveland Lacrosse League President, Jeannie Clements talks about the difference between box and field lacrosse. Also, fifth-grader, Jacob Cotsonas talks about scoring the first goal in the new box. The league will keep the ball for their history case, printed with the day and occasion, along with acknowledging Jacob’s first goal.