Former John Jay star Chris Daniello scored a career-high four goals as Syracuse pulled away for a 12-7 win over visiting Army in front of 4,432 fans at the Carrier Dome today. The game had been tied at 5-5 before the Orange went on a 4-0 third-quarter run.
Mike Kimmel’s extra-man goal with 49 seconds remaining lifted Johns Hopkins to an 8-7 win over upset-minded visitor Siena in a game today at Homewood Field in Baltimore in another game that demonstrates the increased parity in collegiate lacrosse Hopkins senior goalie Brent Herbst of Plainview had to come out of the game with just […]
Freshman midfielder Jeff Froccaro of Port Washington (left) had three goals, including a crucial insurance goal with 2:09 remaining, as eighth-ranked host Princeton edged No. 11 Hofstra 17-14 today. The game marked the debut of first-year Princeton head coach Chris Bates, (pictured below right) a 1985 John Jay graduate who took over the Princeton program […]
Ossining will be playing this season in a newly aligned league that is made up of eight teams from Northern Westchester and Putnam, including Hen Hud. How does Ossining look as we get set for the official start of varsity practice? We got the perspectives of junior defenseman Michael Zavarella, who is coming off a […]
The Clarkstown South Vikings will be keeping it closer to home this season. The Vikings have been placed in a four-team league that also includes rivals Clarkstown North as well as North Rockland and Suffern. While those teams are all familiar, being minus Luke Haggerty isn’t. The goaltender, who was an all-American last season, has […]
With all the wintry weather we’ve seen — and will see — this week in the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region, let’s take a trip to one of the area’s premier summer hot spots. East Hampton. Jake Beyer calls it home. The 5-foot-10 senior longstick midfielder, who is bound for the up-and-coming Division I program at […]
John Jay lacrosse has started a new era. Tim Schurr, who has taken over the program, is just the third varsity head coach in the 31-year history of the program. The Indians, who saw their run of consecutive sectional titles end at four last year, welcome back a strong nucleus, and drew the No. 20 […]
It’s been a busy few days for Johnny McGuigan. He’s been spending the last few weeks preparing for his senior season as starting goaltender at Mahopac. And this past weekend, he committed to Division II power New York Tech, where he will join teammate John Brandofino. Last week, Brandofino shared his thoughts on the upcoming […]
Hey gang – I thought you might be interested in checking out one of the most thorough, well-written, interesting and graphically impressive college sports previews I’ve seen. And, perhaps most notably, it was done by a college newspaper.
Yorktown is hoping to win a sectional title for what would be the 29th time in the last 31 years this season. It’s certainly one of the more impressive streaks in high school sports. Anywhere. If they are to do it, the Huskers will have to get consistent play from a new-look defense that is […]
Garden City will start the season as the No. 7 team in the nation, according to Inside Lacrosse’s Preseason Power Rankings. So you’ll be hearing a lot about the Trojans, who have 11 players who are planning to continue playing the sport in college. For an in-depth and thorough look at the Trojans, be sure […]
Two of the top players from the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region, former Manhasset star Connor English (left) and former Ridgefield standout Matt White (below right), both made successful and memorable collegiate debuts today as freshmen at the University of Virginia. Both White and English scored goals as Virginia rallied for an 11-8 win at Drexel, […]
As we get set for the official start of varsity practices, we’ve headed east, west, north and south and plenty of points in between to get the thoughts of players from throughout the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region in a first-of-its-kind feature, “Player’s perspective.” And we’re grateful to all the players for their amazing […]
The commitments continue to roll in gang. As always, you can check out an archive of the recruiting updates we’ve posted here by clicking here Our updated recruiting review and commitment rundown is also available 24/7. Late tonight, I got word of yet another major junior class commitment. Sachem North’s Michael Andreassi, a junior attackman/midfielder, […]
Both Johns Hopkins and Syracuse started the season tonight with impressive victories in games that marked the collegiate debuts of a pair of former two-time high school all-Americans from the Hudson Valley as well as a former Ridgefield star. Yorktown’s John Ranagan (left), a freshman midfielder for Hopkins, had three ground balls and four shots […]
The Irvington Bulldogs enjoyed a breakout season last year under first-year coach Drew Werney. But the Bulldogs lost quite a contingent of key players to graduation, especially on offense. College of Wooster-bound senior midfielder Jake Bernard offers his thoughts on how Irvington will fare this season. * Player’s perspective archive
The devastating earthquake that hit Haiti occurred more than a month ago. And there is still plenty more we all need to do for the people of Haiti, who need our help so they can get the safe drinking water, shelter and medical care they so desperately need. * Haiti News Network
The Brewster Bears have made two sectional final appearances since 2005. But senior goaltender Andrew Nicol was familiar with what title games are all about even before that. Nicol’s father, John, was varsity coach at Yorktown from 1998-2002. During those five seasons, the Huskers won sectional championships each year. * Player’s perspective archive
Junior attackman Brian Coleman of Garden City has committed to Penn. (File photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) The Garden City Trojans fell to Sayville in a squeaker last year in the state quarterfinals. But the Trojans appear to be the Class B team to beat on Long Island this season given the fact that 11 players […]
The Rye Garnets’ run of four straight Section 1 Class C titles ended last season with a 10-7 setback to Putnam Valley last June in the sectional finsld. Junior defenseman Michael Collins (shown defending against Rye Country Day’s J.P. Garry last season) will be among the players the Garnets will be counting on if they […]
The West Islip Lions, who are in pursuit of their fourth state title in the last five years are No. 1 in the Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse Preseason High School Power Rankings. St. Anthony’s checks in at No. 4. Six other teams from the Hudson Valley/LongIsland/Connecticut region are in the Top 25, including John Jay at […]
Defending Section 1 champion Somers. John Jay and Rye, who have each won four sectional titles the last five years. Horace Greeley, a 2009 Class B semifinalist. Those are the four teams that join Byram Hills to form Conference III League A. The Bobcats bring strong credentials to the league as well, having made a […]
As we told you earlier this week, one of the game’s premier faceoff specialists, Chris Eck, will be doing his thing on Saturday, Feb. 20 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in a clinic presented by Dynasty Lacrosse at the East Fishkill Golf and Baseball Center in Hopewell Junction, N.Y. I just completed a Q&A […]
We have another major commitment from one of the top juniors in the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region, folks. Bronxville standout midfielder Jack Near, who starred this past summer for Prime Time Lacrosse, just called me moments ago from Colorado, where he is enjoying some skiing during winter break, to inform me that he has verbally […]
It should be an interesting season for Mamaroneck. Realignment has put the Tigers in a league that includes White Plains, Eastchester, New Rochelle, Roosevelt and Scarsdale. If Mamaroneck is to contend for the top spot, Connecticut College-bound senior goaltender Matt Weiner will have to come up with plenty of big saves. * Section 1 league rundown
We continue counting down to the official start of varsity practice for the 2010 season by checking in with some of the leading players from throughout the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region. Now batting is Wesleyan-bound senior attackman/midfielder Ian Vazquez, who helped Ridgefield win the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference title for the first time in […]
Rye midfielder Jack O’Callaghan, one of the top juniors in the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region, told me this morning that he has decided on a college after being recruited by many Division I programs. “I have verbally committed to Coach (Jim) Nagle at Colgate and am looking forward to playing there with Kevin Gordon,” O’Callaghan […]
Mahopac enters the season minus all-America attackman Tyler Perrelle, but the ‘Pac does have a strong nucleus of returning players that includes one of the region’s top offensive players, John Brandofino, a senior bound for Division II power New York Tech. * Player’s perspective archive
One of the game’s premier faceoff artists, former Colgate star Chris Eck, will be sharing his knowledge on one of the game’s most important elements on Saturday, Feb. 20 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in a clinic presented by Dynasty Lacrosse at the East Fishkill Golf and Baseball Center in Hopewell Junction, N.Y. For […]
This is a big season for Kevin Walsh – and for North Rockland. Walsh, a 6-foot-3, lefty-shooting attackman, hopes to lead the Red Raiders to another Rockland County championship while increasing his chances of taking his game to the college level. * Player’s perspective archive
Lacrosse is gaining popularity throughout the nation and throughout the world. That’s evident in Westchester, where the Keio Academy’s second-year junior team is picking up steam, thanks in large part to the efforts of senior captain Chris Jinno (pictured above). The goal is to launch a varsity team — possibly as soon as next year. […]
Former John Jay star Chris Daniello scored three goals today as top-ranked and two-time defending national champion Syracuse beat Maryland 10-7 at the Carrier Dome in the Orange’s final scrimmage of the preseason. Syracuse opens the season on Friday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. against Denver in the debut of new Denver coach and Princeton […]
Briarcliff begins a new era this season as the Bears welcome in new varsity coach Paul Bordonaro. One of the players Bordonaro will be relying on in his debut season is senior midfielder Troy Press, who has committed to attend Division II Wingate University in North Carolina. Press, who is currently one of the standout […]
We continue our new feature, “Player’s perspective” with one of the top underclassmen in the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region. Darien attackman Case Matheis, who became the first freshman to start in coach Jeff Brameier’s 26-year tenure with the Blue Wave, helped the Blue Wave win their fifth straight Class M state title. * Player’s perspective […]
ESPNU will preview the college season in an hour-long college preview special that will debut on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 10 p.m. Eamon McAnaney is the host.
Former Syracuse University star Kenny Nimms, who was the 2009 MLL rookie of the year for the Chicago Machine, headlines Prime Time Lacrosse’s second annual Spring Training Clinic at John Jay High School in Cross River on Sunday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to noon.
It didn’t take long for the Somers Tuskers to set the tone against three-time defending sectional champion John Jay in last year’s Section 1 title game at White Plains High School. It happened just seven seconds into the game when Greg Petre (shown above in a photo taken by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) fired in a shot […]
Austin Heneveld, a Navy-bound senior attackman from East Hampton, is next up in our newly introduced “Player’s perspective” feature. Check back each day to read the insights of other players from throughout the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region. * Player’s perspective archive
Few high school players excel in the two key parts of the posssession game groundballs and faceoffs more than McCormack. So perhaps its appropriate that McCormacks college destination is Cornell, a college program that excelled in both areas en route to its appearance in this past seasons NCAA Division I championship game […]
Hey gang. I just received an e-mail from Syracuse University’s assistant director of athletic communications, Mike Morrison, with some interesting news.