Recruit spotlight extra: East Hampton's Heneveld set to take next step at Navy

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East Hampton’s Austin Heneveld has it all. And Heneveld has the strength, shot, size and quickness to make a big impact at Navy. The 6-foot-1, 187-pound lefty attackman, who was also a football standout for East Hampton, is the latest subject of our new “Recruit spotlight extra” series. You can check out an archive of […]

Recruit spotlight extra: Fraylick finds a perfect fit in Fairfield

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You can view our archive of more than 100 player spotlights by clicking here. Earlier this month, Pleasantville goaltending standout Conor Fraylick joined the growing list of players from the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Fairfield area to join second-year coach Andy Copelan’s program at Fairfield by committing to the Stags. For more, check out the latest installment […]

You make the call: Pick the year's biggest story

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All righty, gang. First off, it’s good to be back with you folks. With those words, written here on March 14, the new LaxLessons.com was officially born. Just weeks earlier, this was all an idea more than anything else, with the new homepage design and soon-to-launch features having just been sketched by yours truly on […]

Recruit spotlight extra: RCD's Razook ready for Washington and Lee

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Harry Razook, a standout attackman for Rye Country Day, has decided he will continue his lacrosse career at Division III power Washington and Lee. You can find out more by reading the latest installment of our “Recruit spotlight extra” feature. • You can view our archive of more than 100 player spotlights by clicking here.

Schedules galore

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We have been reporting on league and non-league schedules for teams from throughout the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region the last couple of months. Now, there’s a convenient one-stop shop where you can check out schedules for teams from through the region — and throughout the nation.

Recruit spotlight extra: Mahopac's Thompson finds the right fit in F&M

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You can view our archive of more than 100 player spotlights by clicking here. On Tuesday night, yet another one of those players spotlighted, Mahopac 6-foot-1, 175-pound senior midfield standout Chase Thompson (pictured above), committed to Division III power Franklin & Marshall. Now, you can find out more by reading the latest installment of our […]

Recruit spotlight extra: Irvington's Bernard bound for Wooster

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Following our “Breaking recruiting news” updates, you can learn more about the commitments we have been reporting on. Next up is Irvington senior midfielder Jake Bernard, who will be playing his college lax at the College of Wooster in Ohio.

Recruit spotlight extra: Clarkstown South's Day picks Union

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We continue to follow up with our “Breaking recruiting news” updates by taking more in-depth looks at the commitments we have been reporting on. Next up is Clarkstown South standout Sean Day, who committed to Union College in Schenectady earlier this week.

Savastano out as John Jay coach

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Nick Savastano’s tenure as John Jay coach is over. Savastano was told today that he will not be retained as the Indians’ coach after a highly successful 10 years as head varsity coach in which John Jay’s program achieved national prominence. John Jay athletic director Chris McCarthy said the decision does not affect Savastano’s status […]

Porcelli is latest Husker headed to Wesleyan

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Joey Porcelli, a quick and aggressive midfielder, will be the latest Yorktown Husker to play at Wesleyan. (File photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) Yorktown senior midfielder Joey Porcelli had plenty of reasons to commit to Wesleyan University, in addition to the fact that it’s recently become a pipeline for current and recently graduated Husker players.

Perfect stocking stuffer: Recruiting 101

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You’ve got questions about the recruiting process. We’ve got answers. You can get those answers in “Recruiting 101,” a pdf  document that is available now. For information on how to obtain your copy, visit this link.

Ridgefield's Shannon commits to UNC

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Matt Shannon had his pick of Division I programs. The junior defenseman from defending FCIAC champion Ridgefield had made unofficial visit to Hofstra, Fairfield, Towson and Syracuse, and was planning on visiting Loyola and possibly Notre Dame as well. But that all changed last weekend. That’s when the 6-foot-4 Shannon visited North Carolina. “I loved […]

Arlington goes Yorktown route, turns program over to Connolly

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The high school lacrosse landscape is about to change in the northern tier of Section 1. Add Don Connolly’s name to the ever-growing list of past Yorktown players taking the reins of a program in dire need of a fresh face and some new ideas. Arlington is a massive school, one of the biggest in […]

Darien, Manhasset, Yorktown, Chaminade to meet at West Point

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The annual Darien vs. Manhasset and Chaminade vs. Yorktown showdowns will have special meaning this coming season. They will be played at West Point as part of Jim Regan Day at West Point on Saturday, April 24. Army will be hosting Holy Cross at noon. More on that in a moment.

John Jay-Yorktown game will be played in opening week of season

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For the last few years, the John Jay-Yorktown game, regarded as the regular season game of the year in Section 1, has been a May tradition. And it’s been played on a Friday night the last two years. This year, the game will be played in the opening week of the regular season — and […]