Putnam Valley is unbeaten, but the Tigers face their sternest test of the season today as they visit John Jay at 4:30 p.m. Four-time Section 1 Class B champ John Jay is coming off a 13-12 overtime loss to visiting Lakeland/Panas. For video highlights of Rye’s 9-8 overtime win over Somers, click here.
Did you know that one of the finest prep school programs in the nation is no more than an hour or so in any direction from any point inside the LaxLessons.com readership area? It’s true, I assure you.
It’s a (relatively) light day on the schedule, which is one of the reasons we scheduled our college recruiting seminar for today at 7:30 p.m. at Mildred Strang Middle School in Yorktown Heights. Army coach Joe Alberici, Fairfield coach Andy Copelan and former Yorktown/Gettysburg/Syracuse star Joe Ceglia will be our panelists. I’ll be moderating the […]
It was a memorable day for the Darien Blue Wave and 26th-year coach Jeff Brameier. Brameier picked up his 400th career win as the Blue Wave won 12-4 at Fairfield Ludlowe. Above, Brameier (second from right) is shown with Darien seniors and others after the big win. Andrew McCarthy had three goals and an assist […]
Shawn Honovich of Lakeland/Panas battles John Jay’s Forrest Walter in the Rebels’ 13-12 overtime win today. (Photo by Ray Gallagher) For video highlights of Lakeland/Panas’ 13-12 win over John Jay, click here.
Now that we’re more than halfway there (through the regular season that is), it appears things are started to maybe come in to shape. For the first time all season, the top six spots in the LaxLessons.com Top 25 regional rankings remained unchanged from the previous week.
It’s the final Tuesday of April action, folks, and we have some good ones in store. So let’s get rockin’ and rollin’.
Cortland State-bound senior attackman Tom Casey (shown in action Saturday against Darien) and the Yorktown ‘Huskers will be renewing their rivalry against Lakeland/Panas on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the annual Charlie Murphy Cup game. The game had originally been scheduled to be played at 3 p.m. at Yorktown High School’s Charlie Murphy Field. (Photo […]
Things are heating up in more ways than one. Last weekend, we had one of the nation’s premier rivalry games, the Woodstick Classic. This weekend, we have another one, as Lakeland/Panas and Yorktown meet for the Murphy Cup. (Just a quick FYI – you can check out that game on Cablevision. Don’t let the […]
Hey gang – Just a reminder. Our first seminar on the college recruiting process will be this Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Mildred Strang Middle School cafeteria in Yorktown Heights. Special guests are head coaches Joe Alberici (Army) and Andy Copelan (Fairfield) and former Yorktown and Syracuse star Joe Ceglia, who was an college […]
Top photo: Manhasset senior captain John Duvnjak celebrates the Indians’ 8-2 win over Garden City in the Woodstick Classic. Above photo: Matt Rubertone of Manhasset chases after Garden City’s Will Fuller. (Photo by newsphoto.com. For a gallery of photos from the game, click here.)
Top photo: Put Valley’s Ryan Fitzgerald and Dillon Chesnut celebrate a goal in the Tigers’ 15-9 win over Rye. Photo above: Kyle Calabro lets it rip for PV. (Photos by Ray Gallagher) Click here for Section 1 photo galleries. For Section 1 commentary and features. For video highlights of the Yorktown-Darien game, […]
Garden City at Manhasset. Yorktown at Darien. Ridgefield at Somers. Rye at Put Valley. Suffern at North Rockland. They’re here. The hype is over. Now it’s time to play those little things called games. Welcome to Showdown Saturday. We’ve previewed it extensively. (Click here if you have doubts.) Now it’s time to get to it.
It’s Showdown Saturday Eve, and there are actually a few more games on the slate today than you might think. Before we get to today’s game, a quick note about tomorrow. Tomorrows Yorktown-Darien game will be dedicated to memory of Tom L. If you are a lacrosse player or coach in Yorktown or Darien, then […]
I’ve always wanted to say that. Well, not always. I mean, how long has Twitter been around? Three years. (I don’t know. Just a guess. OK, OK, I checked it out on wikipedia.) Any way, we have the icon to Tweet away with us on a few of our pages here at LaxLessons. But not […]
I only wish I could make it to all of them. Realistically, three is going to be a stretch. But I’m going to try. (Other than the postseason tripleheaders, this will be a first for me. So stay tuned, my friends.)
Sophomore attackman Brian Coleman and the Garden City Trojans have dominated recent meetings in the Woodstick Classic. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com)
We’re just two days away now from Showdown Saturday, folks. And you can read all about one of the big games coming up the nation’s longest standing high school lacrosse rivalry, in fact as we preview the Woodstick Classic between Manhasset and Garden City today. Today is the last busy day of action […]
They’re next-door neighbors and best friends. Kevin Interlicchio and John Ranagan also happen to be two of the best boys lacrosse players in the nation.
Most now view the FCIAC championship chase as a two-horse race between defending champion Darien and Ridgefield. Those two teams don’t meet till mid-May. But we may get a bit of an idea how the teams compare tonight when Darien visits Wilton.
Mike McKnight and the Ridgefield Tigers check in at No. 5 in the latest LaxLessons.com Top 25 regional rankings. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) We’re just a few days away from Showdown Saturday, when there are no less than three marquee matchups featuring several of the leading teams in the LaxLessons.com Top 25 regional rankings. Yorktown […]
We’re closing in on “Showdown Saturday,” gang. But there are plenty of big games between now and then. Including today.
Jack Doherty of Lakeland/Panas hopes to earn all-America honors for a second straight season. (Photo by Ray Gallagher) There’s a smattering of games on tap for today, folks, but nothing I would consider describing with our special LaxLessons.com term “mega matchup.” And with rain (and potentially lots of it) on the way any way, what […]
Are you ready for a brand spanking new week of action as the regular season hits the midway point. Are you ready for some rain? Those are the two main things we’ll be keeping an eye on today, gang.
Andrew Fazio, a 5-foot-1 junior long-stick midfielder for Lakeland/Panas, in action vs. Iona Prep on Saturday. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) For a photo gallery from the Lakeland/Panas-Iona Prep game, click here. Saturday scores and highlights The first thing you notice when you see Andrew Fazio on the lacrosse field is that his stick […]
Gus Guido had a big game on offense for Iona Prep, but the Gaels fell to Lakeland/Panas 10-9. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) For a photo gallery from the Lakeland/Panas-Iona Prep game, click here. Saturday scores and highlights Ward Melville deals Yorktown first loss
This was the year it was all supposed to be different for Yorktown. The highly touted ‘Huskers were finally going to slay the dragon that had been their nemesis for 30-plus years. Ward Melville was, by all accounts, supposedly in the midst of a rebuilding phase and simply not the juggernaut of a Long Island […]
It’s one of the most tradition-rich high school lacrosse rivalries in the nation. And one of the most one-sided. Since 1980, Ward Melville vs. Yorktown has been a heated annual affair. It’s one of the marquee matchups in the region on tap for today. GET YOUR LAXLESSONS.COM PLAYER PROFILE NOW… Upload your profile now […]
Putnam Valley varsity coach Brian Kuczma informed me today that he has decided to retire from the MLL. “I made the decision today after months of being on the fence and long talks with the family,” he said.
If you’re a Section 1 lax fan, there are plenty of afternoon games to pick from on Saturday. Among them: John Jay at Horace Greeley, Lakeland/Panas at Iona Prep and Ward Melville at Yorktown. But at 7:15 p.m., the red-hot Somers Tuskers will be hosting the Clarkstown South Vikings in what is an interesting game […]
There’s a battle for the ball during the showdown between Garden City and Lynbrook between GC’s Brian Fischer and Lynbrook’s Alex Maini earlier this week. Garden City pulled out a 5-4 win. (Photo by newsphoto.com. For more photos from the game, click here.) It’s been a season of close calls for Bay Shore, which has […]
Somers junior Colin Tullgren (top) had four goals and two assists in the Tuskers’ big win today at Horace Greeley. Classmate Cole Partenza (below) scored twice. (Photos by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) For a photo gallery from Somers’ 15-8 win over Greeley, click here.
A couple of big showdowns in Suffolk. Some crucial games involving teams from Westchester, Rockland and Putnam. It should be an interesting Thursday throughout the region today.
My fellow lax aficionados, In my continuing quest to keep everyone up to date on what the rest of New York state has to offer in each classification as we head toward June, Im going to add on to the bottom of every weekly View column a quick Top 10 with notes on the best […]
Yesterday was Super Tuesday with plenty of big games that may foreshadow what we see in the postseason. In light of the matchups now in store, I guess we can call today Wild Wednesday.
As John Jay and Somers players lined up for the post-game handshake following Somers’ 10-7 win tonight, you could almost sense the feeling on both sides. That while it was a big game and, in fact, a very entertaining one it was just Round 1. I talked to players and coaches from both […]
West Islip has been a model of consistency since the debut of the LaxLessons.com Top 25 regional rankings. The Lions have held on to the top spot since the outset. But there has been plenty of commotion in the other spots, folks. And that continues this week.
Tomorrow, Long Island will take center stage with some colossal confrontations on tap. But today, Section 1 is in the spotlight. Let’s call it Super Tuesday.
Hey gang – We have a HUGE week of games throughout the region. But No. 1 on Today’s Top 5 is not a contest at all. It’s a brand-new feature here at LaxLessons.com. We are proud to officially launch the much-awaited player profiles section of this site. You can see what all the excitement is […]