It didn’t take long for the 2010 lax season to have a major upset. The West Islip Lions, the No. 1 ranked team in the nation by Inside Lacrosse, suffered a stunning 13-12 overtime loss to visiting Sachem North today. We caught up with Sachem North coach Jay Mauro (shown here in the photo by [...]
A video breakdown of one of the best dodges from X. Use your speed and change of direction to create a high percentage shot for yourself.
After two-plus days of drenching rain, things have finally let up. Still, that wet weather remains a factor in the form of field conditions.
In what may have been the Division III game of the season so far, third-ranked Salisbury edged No. 1 Gettysburg 11-10 in overtime before more than 2,500 fans at Gettysburg and several players from the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region played big roles. Senior attackmen Jake DeLillo of Yorktown (left) had two goals and Mike Winter [...]
Barring thunder and lightning, it’s rare for rain to get in the way of a good lax game. We knew all along that Monday’s games would be a go, but with flood warnings now in effect, that is not likely to be the case for today. (And that’s not even taking field conditions into account, [...]
It’s quite a lineup, folks: * Chaminade at West Islip, 1 p.m. * John Jay at Yorktown, 1 p.m. * Somers at St. Anthony’s, 2 p.m. Together, these three games combine to form “Showdown Saturday,” one of the most action-packed single-day, early season slate of games the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region has seen. * Previous [...]
It’s Week 1 of the regular season for many teams who didn’t get things started last week in the Hudson Valley/Long Island region. (Teams in Connecticut do not open up until a week from today.) It should be a memorable opening week with some huge matchups scheduled for Saturday, including John Jay-Yorktown, Chaminade-West Islip and [...]
Jamie McCulloch of Ossining, right, takes aim at Fox Lane goalie Cameron Stephens during the first quarter of Ossining’s 5-4 overtime victory today. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) Today is an interesting one — game-wise and otherwise. What do I mean by that, you ask? Though the regular season is already under way in the Hudson [...]
Hey gang – Inside Lacrosse associate editor Geoff Shannon and I spent some time previewing the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region in a podcast that is now up on InsideLacrosse.com.
Tom Cirillo had five goals and two assists in Eastchester’s 12-6 season-opening win against Pearl River on March 24. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) Smithtown West begins the season with high expectations. The Bulls, who are ranked No. 23 in the Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse Preseason High School Power Rankings, hope to live up with them starting [...]
It’s Week 1 of the regular season, folks. For some teams that is. Most won’t getting things going officially until next week. A few teams’ openers aren’t until the following week.
If you’re a player from the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region who wants to share your thoughts on the 2010 season in our “Player’s perspective” feature, please be sure to get in touch with me.
The Syosett-Garden City season-opening matchup we spotlighted here yesterday headlines today’s action.
The high school season has just gotten under way and things are heating up at LaxLessons.com. Beginning this week, we are introducing a new feature, the LaxLessons.com “Lax Lesson of the Week.” We will be breaking down, demonstrating and dissecting all areas of the game, starting this week with over-the-cage shooting drill. A great shooting [...]