You make the call: Who should be the favorite in Section 1 Class B?
Yorktown’s moving down. (From Class A.) Rye’s moving up. (From Class C.) John Jay and Somers are still there. The result: A class that is as stacked as Section 1 has ever seen. Who do you think is the team to beat in Class B?
Maimone-Medwick picks a winner in Williams
Manhasset regularly churns out as many college-bound players as any program in the country. One of the reasons for this is not only the Indians’ proud tradition of success, but its tradition of family ties. Case in point, rising senior John Maimone-Medwick, a defenseman headed to Division III power Williams. Maimone-Medwick’s brother, James, was a […]
Blast from the Past: Somers vs. Manhasset 2003 OT state semifinal
Folks, it takes a lot to impress me. And this game did and still does. In fact, it may be the most dramatic and memorable high school games I’ve ever seen. It happened back in June 2003 at Hofstra University.
LaxLesson of the Week | 14 shark
A 1-4-1 set play, with one side of the field setting picks and slips and the backside looking to attack opposite.
Recruiting updates, profiles and more. …
LaxLessons.com the most up-to-date and in-depth source for recruiting information in the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse. Here are links you can use to tap into all the info that’s available here: Recruiting coverage * Updated recruiting review and commitment rundown (for classes of 2012, ’13 and ’14) * Class of 2011 commitment rundown * […]
Inside Lacrosse recruit rankings recap
It’s always interesting to get Inside Lacrosse’s take on who the top high school and incoming collegiate players in the country are. And that’s precisely what we got this week. As you would expect, the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region, the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lax, was well represented.
LaxLesson of the Week: 22 shark
A set play out of a basic 2-2-2 that has screens/pops and allows for your playmakers to attack the unbalanced backside.
Update on NCAA early recruit commitment proposal
Back in late June, we told you about an NCAA proposal that could mean the end of early verbal commitments. The proposal, which would ban Division I recruits from verbally committing to a college prior to July 1 before their senior year, picked up support earlier this year after a 13-year-old middle-school student verbally committed […]
Inside Lacrosse recruit issue is out this week
Former West Islip star Nicky Galasso graces the cover of the recruiting issue of Inside Lacrosse, which will be out on the stands and in mailboxes this week. It will include national rankings of rising seniors and juniors in high school. It also ranks the top incoming college freshmen. To no one’s surprise, Galasso is […]
Rye’s McReddie bound for Bates
It pays to be a good student — and a good student of the game. Rye rising senior Matt McReddie parlayed both those attributes into an opportunity to play lacrosse at the next level. The 6-foot, 188-pound midfielder will be playing at Bates College in Maine after considering several other prestigious programs. McReddie, a two-sport […]
Yorktown’s Thorp will help Saint Rose get started
As an attackman at Yorktown High School, Jake Thorp is part of one of the most established varsity lacrosse programs in the nation. At the next level, Thorp will get to experience an interesting change. He will be helping the College of Saint Rose in Albany build its program from the very start.
You make the call: A first look at who will be the best team in the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region in 2011
It’s early. Very early. And there are plenty of contenders. Among them: * Five-time Class M Connecticut state champion Darien, which returns attackman Case Matheis, arguably the No. 1 rising junior in the nation. * Two-time Class C New York state champ Manhasset. * West Islip, which has won four Class A New York state […]
Somers’ Lombardo is bound for Binghamton
It may be the dog days of August, but the recruiting commitments continue to come in from throughout the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region. You can learn about them as they’re made by checking out the “Updated recruiting review and commitment rundown” thread each day. One of them was just made by a player who is […]
Seeing Red in Placid
It was quite a week of lacrosse up in Lake Placid, N.Y., site of the 21st annual Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Classic. And action in the most followed division, Masters, ended just as it did last year with Rusty Red outlasting a “Dream Team” of former Syracuse stars known as the Burnt Orange 14-13 in […]
Ridgefield’s Buckanavage commits to Vermont
Last year, the Ridgefield Tigers had a talent-filled roster that included four Division I recruits as they won the FCIAC championship for the first time in school history. The Tigers’ hopes of repeating as champions ended with an 8-5 loss to Greenwich in the FCIAC quarterfinals. But next season, Ridgefield will once again have a […]
Lax on the Lake
It’s perhaps the premier lax extravaganza of the calendar year. Men’s and women’s teams of all age groups — from U-15 to Masters — converging on scenic Lake Placid in upstate New York for a week of non-stop lacrosse, better known as the 21st annual Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Classic.
Tuesday night’s Sound Shore League title-game results
The final game of tonight’s tripleheader has just gone final as the 31-year-old Sound Shore League crowned champions in each of its three adult men’s divisions at Purchase College. The marquee game of the night, which started at 8:15 p.m., was the Division 1 final. It featured the top players out of John Jay High […]
Monday’s Sound Shore League title-game results/Tuesday’s championship tripleheader schedule
The Sound Shore League crowned three champions tonight, with three more titles set to be decided on Tuesday. Here’s a rundown of tonight’s championship finals with all games played at Purchase College and Suffern Middle School:
John Jay’s Weil decides on Dartmouth
It was a breakout year for Jake Weil. After emerging as one of the key players on a John Jay team that won a sectional title for the fifth time in six years, the 6-foot midfielder enjoyed a noteworthy summer for the Prime Time travel team, which ended with his earning a spot in the […]
Recruiting review and commitment rundown
Be sure to bookmark this thread, gang. It will be your source for the remaining commitments for seniors as well as commitments for juniors and sophomores in the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region. * For a list of committed players with their profiles up, click here. Class of 2011 D.J. Allen, William Floyd College, position: Stony […]
Class of 2010 recruit commitment rundown
As we prepare for the launch of a new recruiting thread devoted exclusively to the commitments of rising seniors and rising juniors, here’s a recap of those commitments by incoming freshmen from the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region.