A women’s college lacrosse player who played at Northport High School on Long Island was killed Saturday when her car crashed into a tree, Colorado state police said. Julia Sarcona, 21, was a senior at the University of Colorado, appeared in 11 games over the last three seasons. She was regarded as a vital practice player […]

On the football field, Nico Ragaini has been described as a “flash of lightning.” In the video above, the 2017 Notre Dame-West Haven (CT) grad returns an interception 82 yards for a touchdown. A standout at wide receiver, Ragaini had eight catches for 162 yards in a 34-28 win over West Haven in that game. […]

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Joey Corbett has made a lot of moves on the lacrosse — and off — in his young lacrosse career already. The talented Class of 2019 midfielder start his varsity career in Rockland County at North Rockland High School before transferring to prep power Trinity-Pawling in the Hudson Valley and then, Don Bosco, in Bergen […]

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With the second college semester underway, we have our third transfer to report this week. It comes from Connecticut, where Fairfield University has welcomed a former high school standout from close to its campus: 2016 Fairfield Ludlowe HS grad Jake Tymon, who spent his freshman season at D-II Mercyhurst. Tymon is a big late pickup for […]

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For the second straight day, we have news of a Class of 2017 Long Island standout landing at Boston University after transferring from a D-I program. We told you earlier that former three-time All-Suffolk County standout Kevin Snyder, a Commack HS grad, a midfield who excels in the faceoff X, transferred to BU from Maryland. […]

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Three-time All-Suffolk selection Kevin Snyder, a versatile middie known for his prowess in the faceoff X, has transferred to Boston University just weeks after obtaining his release from defending national champion Maryland after his first semester. Snyder, who told Insider he obtained his release from the Terrapins this week, is in the process of deciding […]

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Let’s play two. One of the top senior atttackmen in New Jersey will be doing just that. Mac Bredahl of Chatham HS has just committed to Division III power Tufts, where he will also play golf. Bredahl decided on the Jumbos after decommitting from Villanova in the fall. A prolific feeder/finisher, Bredahl racked up more […]

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Two Class of 2019 standouts have just decided on their college destinates. Sacred Heart University picked up a verbal from close to campus: New Fairfield attackman/midfielder John Morgan. Morgan is a skilled, athletic offensive player who also excels on FOs. He’s New Fairfield’s second junior commit, joining Furman-bound attackman Brett Tenaglia. Moving to Long Island, Farmingdale […]

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A popular high school teacher and coach in the Hudson Valley was killed in crash in which his vehicle crashed into a utility pole. Christopher Page, 27, far left in photo above, was an assistant coach on the boys varsity lacrosse team at James O’Neill High School in Highland Falls and also coached JV football […]

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As we start a new year, we thought this would be a good time to take a quick look back at this past year. So now, here are the Top 20 stories our readers most enjoyed in 2017. Former Hudson Valley lacrosse star dies on Long Island at age 27 NJ varsity lacrosse player dead […]

A strong summer put Bronx native and late bloomer Danny Rodriguez on the radar of several Division I programs. After weighing several offers, the senior faceoff midfielder at Archbishop Stepinac HS has made his choice, deciding to stay in the tristate area to play his collegiate lax, committing to Sacred Heart University. Rodriguez is a […]

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One of the top junior goaltenders on Long Island will be playing his college lax close to home. Port Washington’s AJ Galassi has just committed to St. John’s. The 5-foot-10, 155-pound Galassi is an aggressive, strong stopper with a high lax IQ. He’s also an outstanding student with a 4.5 GPA. St. John’s now has […]

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Defending national champion Maryland has picked up a late Class of 2018 verbal. It comes from Florida, where defenseman Noah Cash of St. Thomas Aquinas Prep has decided on the Terrapins. Cash is a skilled player with ideal size at 6-3, 185 pounds. He’s also an outstanding student with a 4.7 GPA on a 5.0 […]

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With four varsity seasons ahead of him, Andrew Russell had already made his college choice in December of 2014 (left) when the athletic middie from NY state power Victor verballed to Virginia. But now, three years later, he’s had a change of heart. On Friday, Russell made Michigan his choice after decommitting from UVa. A […]

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An Ivy League commitment is among three new Class of 2019 verbals. It comes from New Jersey, where Haddonfield HS middie Aiden Blake has committed to the admissions process at Cornell. Blake is a two-way playmaker with ideal size at 6-3, 190. He’s Cornell’s eighth tristate junior commit, joining the following: Frankie Ciniglio, Ward Melville (NY), […]

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A new Class of 2019 verbal headlines a shakeup in junior commitments by Hudson Valley power Yorktown HS. Faceoff middie Brendan Wiliams has just decided on UMass. The 5-foot-7. 175-pound Williams is a hard-nosed, aggressive player with a high lax IQ. He’s now Yorktown’s third junior commit, joining two Marist-bound commits: attackman Shane Dahlke and […]

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Two new Class of 2019 tristate goaltending standouts have just decided on their D-I destinations. We start on Long Island where Tommy Heller of Comsewogue has committed to Albany. The 6-foot-2, 200-pound lefty is a physically imposing presence who finished this past varsity season, in which he started as a sophomore, with a save percentage […]

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One of the top 2017 tristate grads has decided to find a new college with four years of eligibility remaining. Three-time All-Suffolk selection Kevin Snyder, a versatile middie known for his prowess in the faceoff X, has decided to leave defending national champion Maryland after his first semester. Snyder, who told Insider he obtained his […]

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Twice is nice for Cornell. The Big Red just got two big Class of 2019  commitments to its admissions process from the twin tandem of defenders Patrick and Ian Jacobs from Princeton HS (NJ). Patrick is a 6-foot-1, 175-pound righty who is also a starter in soccer. He’s also an outstanding student with a 3.5 GPA. Ian, […]

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The announcement that St. Bonaventure, in upstate Olean, NY near the Pennsylvania border would be joining the world of D-I lax came in March. The Bonnies’ new program will launch in 2018-19. “For a number of reasons, the addition of men’s lacrosse at St. Bonaventure is extremely beneficial for the institution,” Director of Athletics Tim […]

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Tristate Top 100 (First group of 50) First group of 10 Kenny Brower, jr., Kellenberg Memorial (NY), D (Committed to Duke) Connor Drake, jr., Wilton (CT), M (Committed to Duke) Sean Kuttin, sr., Chaminade (NY), M (Committed to Yale) JP Lannig, sr., Syosset (NY), A (Committed to Brown) Matt Magnan, sr., Fox Lane (NY), M (Committed to […]

  A standout varsity girls lacrosse player in the Hudson Valley died Saturday at age 16. Allison Lorraine Kidney was a goaltender at Warwick High School in Orange County, which won the Section 9 Class B title last season. “Allison was a great teammate on the Warwick girls JV and varsity lacrosse teams,” said Coach Denis O’Connor. […]

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