Three teams from the FCIAC in Connecticut, including Loyola University-bound Kyle Foote and Greenwich, are now in the Top 10. Here are the latest LaxLessons Tristate Top 25 rankings. 1. Smithtown West (NY), 9-0: Penn State-bound Ryan Keenan is leading the offense and goalie Matt Smidt anchors a defense that has not allowed more than […]

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Players of the Week New York Bronxville’s Will Duncan had five goals and six assists in a 17-3 win over Putnam Valley. Chaminade’s Sean Cerrone scored the game-winner with six seconds left in a 14-13 win over Iona Prep. Cerrone and Jack Brennan each had four goals and Cerrone added two assists. Friends’ Pierce Dellaferra […]

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* Lacrosse Insider: Saturday score predictions It was NY vs. MD in three varsity games — all played at different sites — on Thursday. Saturday, it will be LI vs. CT in three games played at one site — Darien High School in Connecticut. The Battle of the Sound Tournament begins at 11 a.m. with […]

LaxLessons, home of the premier lacrosse coaching instruction website and mobile app, is pleased to announce the launch of LaxLessons Women and a partnership with Epoch Lacrosse. The new partners will provide a free Epoch Dragonfly shaft to the first 100 coaches to sign up for an annual playbook subscription. LaxLessons Women builds upon LaxLessons’ […]

We recently released our inaugural Tristate Top 100 preseason player rankings. While there were no precise numerical rankings for each player, they were ranked in groups of 10, beginning with the first group of 10 (Players 1-10) and ending with the final group of 10 (Players 90-100). Our reason for doing that is to underscore […]

We recently released our inaugural Tristate Top 100 preseason player rankings. While there were no precise numerical rankings for each player, they were ranked in groups of 10, beginning with the first group of 10 (Players 1-10) and ending with the final group of 10 (Players 90-100). Our reason for doing that is to underscore […] is the leading resource for lacrosse plays and lacrosse drills. You can subscribe to’s playbook, featuring animated drills and plays for your team here: Each month, we will highlight one of LaxLessons’ array of plays. First up: a play called “Dr.” It’s a man-up play run out of a 1-4-1 set with […]

The following are links for boys lacrosse collegiate commitments from the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate area, for the high school graduating classes of 2014 (current seniors), 2015 (current juniors), 2016 (current sophomores) and 2017 (current freshmen). If you have a commitment to report, or any additions to make […]

* High School Gameday Center for Saturday, April 19 NY Baldwinsville 11, Corcoran 10, OT Bethpage 7, Hicksville 6 Farmingdale 13, Plainedge 6 Friends 18, Lindenhurst 16 Hen Hud 12, Croton 4 Hewlett 6, Freeport 4 Horace Greeley 11, Lakeland/Panas 10 Lynbrook 12, Sewanhaka 4 Massapequa 12, Wantagh 1 Niskayuna 14, Somers 6 Pleasantville 17, […]

Boston University has broken into the Class of 2017. For the first time in the history of the newly launched Division I program, BU has received a verbal commitment from a freshman. In the process, Center Moriches High School on Long Island also saw its first freshman ever give a commitment. Joe Lombardi is reporting […]

No. 7 Maryland visits No. 8 Notre Dame in the final weekend before the ACC Championship  on Saturday in a noon game on ESPNU. The Terps can lock up the ACC regular-season title with a win. Eamon McAnaney and Paul Carcaterra are the announcers. College lacrosse coverage story archive Have a recruiting commitment to report? […]

We’ve been spotlighting the date April 19 on the tristate varsity lacrosse calendar since way back in February. Now, it’s almost upon us. Here are predictions for some of the bigger games. Battle of the Sound at Darien High School (CT) Manhasset (NY) vs. Darien (CT), 1:30 p.m.: Darien couldn’t have been any more impressive […]

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Johns Hopkins and Navy will be meeting for the 87th time Friday night in a series that dates to 1908 in the center of the proud, age-old and traditional home base for lacrosse, the Baltimore area. Sixth-ranked Hopkins will be making the short trip from Baltimore to Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis for the […]

* High School Scoreboard Central, Thursday, 4/17 It was quite a Thursday in the varsity lacrosse world. Three NY vs. MD games were highlighted by two-time NY state champ Garden City’s decisive 13-6 win over St. Paul’s and Bishop Timon St. Jude of Buffalo taking the nation’s consensus No. 1-ranked team, Boys Latin, from the […]

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We’ve told you what games are the ones to watch on Saturday, April 19. Now, let’s look at the games within the games. The individual matchups, that is. We’ve spotlighted a few of the games that include some interesting matchups to keep an eye on. Game: Manhasset (NY) at Darien (CT), 1:30 p.m. Matchup: James […]

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Top-ranked Loyola will wrap up its Patriot League schedule with a 7 p.m. game Thursday against visiting Bucknell. The CBS Sports Network will have live coverage of the game. Dave Ryan will call handle play-by-play. Evan Washburn is the color analyst. With its 15-6 win last Saturday against Boston University, Loyola earned at least a […]

Photo by Jim Stout/ We now transition from our High School Gameday Center for Thursday, April 17 to our score rundown. NY Albany Academy 21, Kingston 2 Archbishop Stepinac 12, Cardinal Spellman 6 Aquinas 8, Nichols 7 Brewster 8, Rye 7, OT Bronxville 17, White Plains 1 Burnt Hills 11, Guilderland 10, OT Cazenovia 11, […]

Nick Kells scored off a steal in transition with three seconds left in regulation to give John Jaya dramatic 6-5 win over Manhasset on Wednesday night at Manhasset. It was the second straight year John Jay beat Manhasset. JJ won 8-4 last season. Watch the last 52.5 seconds of the game here. Have a recruiting […]

 Photos by Ray Nelson/ Fresh off a big win over Northport, Sachem North got another big Suffolk County (NY) Division 1 win on Wednesday, defeating  Hauppauge 12-4. Joe Caridi had four goals and two assists for the Flaming Arrows. Sean O’Brien had three goals and an assist and Jimmy Hoffman one goal and two assists. […]

Photos by Ray Nelson/ Sachem East improved to 6-3 on Wednesday with a 9-3 Suffolk County (NY) Division 1 win over Connetquot (3-6). Jason DeBenedictis and Nick Page each had three goals for Sachem East. DeBenedictis dished out three assists. Goalie Mike Bollinger finished with 14 saves. Three players – Nick Bellinato, Collin Grippo and […]