Lyle Thompson Reveals Responsibilities of Being Native Face of Lacrosse
Hot Mics w/ Devan Kaney & Ashley Docking
Georgia Swarm superstar Lyle Thompson joins Devan Kaney and Ashley Docking in a revealing and poignant conversation. Thompson gives a glimpse into his responsibility as the face of the Indigenous Community within lacrosse. The trio speak frankly about the immense pain suffered by the Indigenous Community over the past few months, Thompson’s Sports Illustrated feature story on the colonization of the game of lacrosse, and how Orange Shirt Day - and subsequent educational initiatives rooted in lacrosse - can aid in community healing.
Lyle Thompson Has a Day, Waterdogs & Cannons Pick Up Wins on Sunday & More (LaxFactor Podcast #172)
Lax Factor Lacrosse Podcast
Lyle Thompson finally had his breakout game for the Cannons going for 5 goals and 4 assists in the Cannons one-goal win over the Archers. Stephen Rehfuss put up 2 goals and 3 assists in the win. The save of the year was made by Nick Marrocco as he turned away a doorstep chance with only a second remaining in the contest to secure the victory. The Waterdogs pulled away from the Chrome on Sunday as well, winning out 12-6. Mikie Schlosser was good for 3 goals and Connor Kelly stuck 2 singles in the win. Jake Withers won 59% of his face-off draws over Connor Farrell. Withers stat line was a solid 1 goal, 13 of 22 at the face-off stripe, 5 groundballs and 3 caused turnovers. He was instrumental in the win. The All-Star game is up next, I think Ament's squad is going to take it. They have Ament, Teat, Schlosser and more. All the hot offensive hands and thats what pays the bills for All-Star games. The Redwoods are currently sitting on top of the PLL standings with a 4-3 record and the tie-breakers, but this league is up for grabs, no doubt. Support the channel, buy some swag... https://www.laxfactor.com/ Watch the show w/ video on YouTube... https://www.youtube.com/laxfactor/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/laxfactor/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/laxfactor/support
lacrosse star Lyle Thompson on "the medicine game," early fatherhood & mistreatment of Native Americans.
The Troy Farkas Show
One of the best athletes on the planet joins the show today to discuss a variety of things, including how he reaches "flow state," insane kettlebell workouts he taught himself during the pandemic and the powerful spiritual meaning lacrosse has within the Native American community. We also talk about the centuries-long mistreatment of natives in this country and the awareness that more American schools need to bring to it. We also close by discussing one of Lyle's favorite things: cereal. To watch today's episode, check out our YouTube channel. If you enjoyed today's show, please consider leaving a review on Apple Podcasts! If you do so before June 11, you will be entered into a raffle where the winner will receive one FREE The Troy Farkas Show mug. Lyle Thompson is 28 years old and currently plays for the Cannons in the Premier Lacrosse League. Drafted No. 1 overall in 2015 in both the MLL and NLL, Lyle is widely regarded as one of the best lacrosse players in the world. A two-time Tewaaraton Award winner at UAlbany, Lyle and his family members are devoted to teaching the game and its healing principles to the next generation of athletes. He currently lives with his wife and five children in Six Nations, Ontario, a few hours away from where he grew up in upstate New York. To this day, he remains a loyal member of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) clan and is devoted to educating people about the Native American way of life. You can follow Lyle on Twitter and Instagram @Lyle4Thompson. You can also check out @thompsonbrotherslax on Instagram. For our show's past archives, please head on over to TheTroyFarkasShow.com for more podcast episodes, blogs and videos. You can also connect with us on social media @thetroyfarkasshow on Instagram and TikTok. Memorable quotes: "We play the game for The Creator and it's beyond winning or losing. It's beyond scoring a goal. It's beyond points. it's beyond any of those because it's done so much healing for us." - Lyle on the meaning of lacrosse to his community (25:00). "I had a spiritual relationship with that stick and I personified that stick and I would sleep with that stick for years...When I stepped on the field, I knew that we had such a deep connection and that it was going to take care of me." Lyle on the relationship with his childhood lacrosse stick (26:32). "I was never into alcohol. I never had a sip of alcohol in my life. I had never had any drugs. I've never smoked weed. I've always stayed on a pretty strict path. My parents were sort of strict on those things and I just didn't see any purpose in it." - Lyle explains how he's avoided distractions (33:45). "We're on T-shirts. We're mascots. We're the names on the back of cars. We're the names of states and our jewelry is even trending...At the end of the day, the truth isn't being told." - Lyle on the mistreatment of Native Americans (39:14). "Have an open mind and always ask questions to yourself, others, to teachers, to parents, to friends, even to enemies. I think it's important to always ask questions and be true to yourself and keep an open mind and always be willing to learn. And if you can observe when you're having fun, hey, keep doing more of that." - Lyle's advice to young people trying to find their purpose in life (46:03).
Lyle Thompson is a member of the Iroquois Nationals Men's Team and plays in both the National Lacrosse League (NLL) and Major League Lacrosse (MLL). Lyle is one of the best to play the game and his long list of accolades continues to grow. The impact he makes does not stop when he walks off the field. When he is not honing his craft, he is giving back to the game by teacher others about the history of lacrosse, the Creator's Game, and sharing his passion for the game with young athletes.In this episode, get to know Lyle, hear about his deep connection to the game, how he is giving back to it, learn about the Creator's Game, his childhood, relationship with his lacrosse stick, how he maintains a positive mindset and much much more! No matter who you are, everyone can take something from what Lyle has to share. We promise, you are not going to want to miss this one!Music: Higher Up by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Lyle Thompson joins me to discuss how his Onondoga roots are intertwined with Lacrosse, known as [Deyhontsigwa'ehs] in his native language. Lyle is the NCAA’s all-time leading scorer and someone universally regarded as one of the best lacrosse players in the world. (Member of the: Iroquois Nationals, Chesapeake and Georgia Swarm). Despite his well-deserved accolades and his love of the sport, so too is the love of his culture and heritage.
Episode #25: Lyle Thompson on Respect, Optimism & Passion
Grateful and Full of Greatness with Mark Glicini
Lyle was named "Player of the Decade" by Inside Lacrosse. At the University of Albany, he was a two-time recipient of the Tewaaraton Award (for Division I lacrosse's best player). In 2016, Lyle was the 1st pick in both Major League Lacrosse's (MLL) and National Lacrosse League's (NLL) drafts. In 2017, he won a Champion's Cup and was NLL's Most Valuable Player. Two years later in 2019, he won a MLL Championship and was recognized as the Most Valuable Player, again. Lyle remains one of, if not the best professional lacrosse players in the world, a Nike Athlete, N7 Ambassador, the CEO of Thompson Brothers Lacrosse and President of "4 The Future Foundation." In this conversation, Lyle discusses with Mark Glicini flow state, the difference between a game and a sport, as well as core values, the importance of habits/routines and an alignment between passion and purpose.
With the NLL season suspended, IL's Terry Foy catches up with Georgia Swarm forward Lyle Thompson on a variety of topics, from how he's staying fit to how he regards the Medicine Game to what he'd have done with an additional year of NCAA eligibility.
Jeff Shattler, Lyle Thompson: Lacrosse Classified, Ep. 61
Lacrosse All Stars Network
On this week's edition of Lacrosse Classified, we talk about goaltending depth in the NLL in our G Wilson Construction Under Review and Jake manages to win last week's Stampede Tack Who Ya Gott, but we don't hand him the prize. Jeff Shattler and Lyle Thompson join us on the show.First up is former NLL MVP, Jeff Shattler of the Saskatchewan Rush. We talk about the adjustment to the three lefty system and about the growth of lacrosse in Saskatchewan and the Shattler Lacrosse Academy.Then we have another former MVP, Lyle Thompson of the Georgia Swarm. We get into such a detailed talk about life with Lyle that we almost forget to talk about lacrosse.As always a big thank you to our sponsors, Pure Vita Labs, the Vancouver Warriors, Associated Labels and Packaging, Stampede Tack & G Wilson Construction. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Lyle Thompson: Respecting the Game, Playing with a Clear Mind and Having Fun (Pro Lacrosse Talk Podcast #48)
Pro Lacrosse Talk Podcast
This episode of the Pro Lacrosse Talk podcast features Lyle Thompson, forward with the Georgia Swarm, MVP attackman with the Chesapeake Bayhawks and member of the Iroquois National team. We discuss the three pillars of his relationship with the sport of lacrosse, growing up on the Onondaga Nation and what the sport of lacrosse means to him and his three brothers Jerome, Jeremy and Miles. We also discuss his time playing under Coach Scott Marr at the University of Albany, earning back-to-back Tewaaraton trophies including one with his brother Miles, and winning the 2017 NLL Championship with the Swarm and 2019 Championship with the Chesapeake Bayhawks. --- The Pro Lacrosse Talk podcast is the first and only lacrosse podcast covering all four professional lacrosse leagues (MLL, NLL, PLL, WPLL). Each week throughout the season we'll recap the games, provide analysis on the teams and feature exclusive postgame and off-the-field interviews with professional lacrosse players and coaches. Suit up and give us a listen! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @prolacrossetalk. Pro Lacrosse Talk is proud to partner with Stitcher Premium. Try 1 month of Stitcher Premium for free by using the code "LACROSSE" today!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app