Late yesterday afternoon, you may have noticed a new link our our homepage and the upper right-hand corner tab of this page labeled “Stats/scores/schedules.”
If you clicked on it, you saw a pretty extensive database for boys and girls varsity lax teams from Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess, Fairfield, Nassau and Suffolk counties.
That database belongs to the No. 1 source for high school sports coverage on the Web MaxPreps.com.
LaxLessons.com and MaxPreps.com have officially announced a new partnership.
This is pretty big news. Though the official press release will be sent out to most coaches and media outlets on Monday, we thought we’d let you folks know about it right here, right now. (If you’re a member of our LaxLessons.com Facebook group, you already have learned about it another reason to join if you haven’t already.)
So here now is the press release prepared by MaxPreps.com Eastern U.S. media manager Jim Stout.
CBS MaxPreps, Inc., LaxLessons.com enter partnership
CAMERON, PARK, Calif., March 20 CBS MaxPreps, Inc., the nation’s largest and most comprehensive provider of high school sports content and information on the Internet, and LaxLessons.com, a new and innovative provider of lacrosse information for coaches, players and fans in New York and Connecticut, have entered a content-sharing partnership, it was announced today.
MaxPreps.com, which was purchased by CBS in 2007, will provide LaxLessons.com with its entire platform of high school lacrosse data for Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk counties in New York, and for Fairfield County in Connecticut. That means that every high school program in these counties – both boys and girls – will have a comprehensive and fully integrated statistical and data home at LaxLessons, powered by the MaxPreps data widget. New England prep school coverage will be provided as well.
The day-to-day data on LaxLessons (www.laxlessons.com) will include up-to-date schedules, results, standings, rankings and leaderboards for all schools in the region. The Web content will be most thorough in the New York metropolitan area. The individual team pages will be maintained by the combination of the team coaches, team support personnel, and by MaxPreps’ regional field representatives.
East Regional Manager Vincent Iovino, the former athletic director of New Canaan High and a member of the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame, heads MaxPreps’ field operations in the Eastern United States. Jim Stout, who served in the newspaper industry for three decades in the area prior to joining MaxPreps in 2006, is the companys media manager in the East.
The newly designed LaxLessons.com site was launched earlier this month by two individuals who need no introduction to lacrosse former Somers, N.Y. High and Loyola of Maryland stars Jordan and Ryan Rabidou. Their goal originally was to provide the most up-to-date and useful instructional information available for lacrosse coaches. Since the site was launched however, Jordan and Ryan have raised the content bar considerably, providing comprehensive news and timely information for players and fans as well.
Delivering much of the latter content is another person who is well known in lacrosse circles, Joe Lombardi, the former local sports editor of The Journal News in White Plains. Lombardi is one of the most established, respected and versatile multimedia journalists in the tri-state region. He has been a fixture on the lacrosse scene during the sports rapid growth, and was named man of the year in 2008 by the Lacrosse Coaches Association of Section 1.
Be sure to visit these links:
Join the LaxLessons.com Facebook group by clicking here.
MaxPreps.com/LaxLessons.com varsity boys/girls lacrosse stats/scores/schedules database.
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