We have two major Class of 2016 commitments to report in this latest update, both from New York, with one coming from a perennial New York state title contender from upstate Section 3 (Syracuse area) and the other from downstate Section 11 (Suffolk County on Long Island). We begin with 2013 New York Class C […]

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It’s less than 5 miles from Stony Brook University’s campus to Ward Melville High School in neighboring East Setauket. It’s a route Seawolves coach Jim Nagle knows quite well. Nagle, who has completed three season as HC at “The Brook,” was an all-Suffolk County selection on the Ward Melville team that went 24-0 and won […]

everal newly launched programs have managed to make their mark in a short amount of time. Look at Richmond, which fell to Virginia by just one goal in the NCAA quarterfinals. Marquette picked up wins against Hofstra, Georgetown, St. John’s and Rutgers this past season. The next newbie to achieve success could do it in […]

We have a pair of verbal commitments to report in his update — another from the rising sophomore Class of 2017 and the other from the rising senior Class of 2015. We begin in the Class of 2015. Joe Lombardi is reporting that one of the leading scorers on Long Island has made his Division […]

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Members of the Predators Lacrosse coaching staff, all former Division I standouts, from left: Paul Santavicca (Marist), Gary Raniolo (Fairfield), Tom Interlicchio (Hofstra), Mike McCall (North Carolina), Kevin Interlicchio (Johns Hopkins), Ryan Penner (Marist), Pat Watson (Hofstra) and JJ Lian (UPenn). The goal of most travel programs is to improve players’ skills and get them […]

The United States team was denied an eighth title in the last nine World Games as Team Canada defeated the U.S. team 9-5 in the World Games final Saturday at Commerce City, Colo. The Canadian team established the tone in the first half, leading 3-1 at the break in the matchup of lacrosse superpowers. Game […]

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If you’ve been following along as they’ve been made on LaxLessons.com’s Lacrosse Insider premium coverage section., Ivy League programs are making a big splash when it comes to securing verbal commits to their admission processes from tristate standouts. One program front and center among the activity is the University of Pennsylvania. One of the Quakers’ […]

William Russo continues to grow and develop as a player, according to his coach at Sachem North High School in Suffolk County (NY), Jason Mauro. “He’s just starting to come into his own and we look forward to watching him continue to improve,” said Mauro. That makes Russo, a Class of 2015 midfielder, a perfect […]

Dylan DeMuro, a defender/longstick midfielder for Archbishop Stepinac High School (NY), will stay close to home and play his college lacrosse at Manhattan College, a decision first reported when it was made in early June by Joe Lombardi on LaxLessons.com’s Lacrosse Insider premium coverage section. The 6-foot-2, 190-pound DeMuro, a righty, is an athletic player […]

The United States team will be looking to win the World Games for the eighth time in the last nine times the event’s been played when it takes on rival Canada in the championship game at DICK’S Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo., on Saturday. The final will be played at 9 p.m. EST, […]

Players from coast-to-coast battled it out at the Blue Chip 225 sophomore session July 14 through July 17 at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. This week’s sophomore showcase was highlighted by the all-star game doubleheader played Wednesday night, July 16. The first game featured the varsity senior all-star game followed by the elite sophomore all-stars. […]

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We have several Class of 2015 commitments from the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region, to report in this latest recruiting update. But we begin with the hottest class for activity of late — the Class of 2017. Joe Lombardi is reporting that the University of Pennsylvania has just […]

Michael Dedvukaj says his style of play is similar to what you might see north of the border, where box lacrosse is prevalent. “I like to be physical and back my defenseman in so I can scan the field and hopefully make the right decision from there,” Dedvukaj said. It’s served Dedvukaj well playing for […]

Players from coast-to-coast battled it out at the Blue Chip 225 sophomore session July 14 through July 17 at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. This week’s sophomore showcase was highlighted by the all-star game doubleheader played Wednesday night, July 16. The first game featured the varsity sophomore all-star game followed by the elite sophomore all-stars. […]

Liam Byrnes (center) with his college-bound brothers, twins Kieran (Villanova) and Conor (VMI). Make way for another Byrnes brother, NCAA lacrosse. First, there was Kieran Byrnes, a 2014 attackman for New York power Garden City, who committed to Villanova in July 2012. Then, there was Conor Byrnes, Kieran’s twin brother and a 2014 GC defender, […]