Lacrosse stars coming to Annapolis for MLL All-Star game

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Published on July 17, 2019 - Duration: 02:06s

Lacrosse stars coming to Annapolis for MLL All-Star game

Growing up playing lacrosse around Baltimore, Colin Heacock was always a star.

Now he's an all-star.

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Lacrosse stars coming to Annapolis for MLL All-Star game

WELCOME SOME OF THE BESTLACROSSE PLAYERS IN THE WORLD.THE MAJOR LEAGUE LACROSAL━STAR GAME RETURNS TO OURAREA FOR THE FIRST TIME INALMOST TWO DECADES.

WMA━2NEWS SHAWN STEPNER TELLS UABOUT IT.Growing up playing lacrossearound Baltimore, ColinHeacock was always a star.

Nohe's an al━ star.

ColinHeacock: I'm really excitedjust to get out there withbunch of some of the bestplayers to play the sport.He's talking the Major LeagueLacrosse Al━ Star Game.

HisChesapeake Bayhawks arehosting the annual exhibitionat Nav━Marine Corps MemorialStadium on Saturday July 27.Some of the top pro lacrosseplayers in the world allgathered in Annapolis.

Heacockgrew up in Catonsville, wentto Boys' Latin then Universityof Maryland.

It's his firstpro al━star game.

Heacock:It's going to be an awesomeexperience and so I'm reallyhappy for it to be here.

Locallacrosse fans should be too.Out of the 42 players on tal━star roster, ten are fromthe hometown Bayhawks, nineplayed at Baltimor━areacolleges, five Terps, threefrom Towson and one fromLoyola.

Four are Marylandnatives.

Isaiah Davi━Allen,Bayhawks Al━Star/ FormerTerp: Lacrosse is a big sporthere in the state of Maryland.It's always fun for me and therest of the Terps to come backhome, play in our home state.They're hoping to inspire thatnext generation of lacrossegreats.

The young kids whowill be watching.

Heacock:Back a couple years ago I wasin their same shoes, playingwhere they are.

All you got todo is put in the time and theeffort and the sky is thelimit.

This isn't the firsttime the Bayhawks have hostedthe MLL Al━ Star Game butit's the first time in awhile.

The last occurrence 17years ago in Bowie.

That wasthe only other time.

So whare we going to see twSaturdays from now?Davi━Allen: This is thefastest game on two feet.These are some of the bestathletes out here.

Expect alot of highligh━reel goalsfas━paced, har━hitting game.As for the Bayhawks, they a4━2 on the season.

One moregame before the Al━ Starbreak, this Saturday 7pagainst New York at Navy.

InAnnapolis, Shawn StepneWMA━2 News.THERE'S NOTHING MORE REWA

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