2018 CHSLCA All-Americans, Academic All-Americans, Other Awards Player School Position Class Grade   ALL-AMERICANS (16) Nick Alviti New Fairfield Defense M 11 Andrew Calabrese Wilton Goalie L 11 Sean Collins Darien Goalie L 12 Nick Crovatto New Canaan Midfield L 12 Andrew Darby Darien Defense L 12 John DeLucia Guilford Attack M 11 Noah Isaacson […]

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1. Ward Melville (NY),  Record: 21-1, Preseason ranking: No. 5 2. Garden City (NY), Record: 18-3, Preseason ranking: No. 6 3. Brunswick (CT),  Record: 16-1, Preseason ranking: No. 4 4. Delbarton (NJ),  Record: 19-1, Preseason ranking: No. 3 5. Chaminade (NY),  Record: 17-3, Preseason ranking: No. 1 6. Darien (CT), Record: 22-1, Preseason ranking: No. 2 7. Victor (NY),  Record: 20-2, Preseason ranking: No. 7 […]

Do you think HS lacrosse needs a shot clock? #hslax #lacrosse #laxshotclock #lax — Joe Lombardi (@Joe_Lombardi) June 9, 2018 Let’s be clear. Running the lacrosse equivalent of former North Carolina men’s basketball coach Dean Smith’s “four corners” offense is well within the rules. But is it the “right” way to win a championship? That’s […]

Here’s the rundown of Saturday’s New York and Connecticut state championship and New Jersey Tournament of Champions winners: New York NYSPHSAA championship games played at St. John Fisher College in Rochester. Class A Ward Melville (Section 11) 15, West Genesee (Section 3) 2 Class B Garden City (Section 8) 7, Victor (Section 5) 6 Class […]

The first of four New York state championship games in Rochester started out with a first on Saturday as Pleasantville pulled away for a 16-2 win over Penn Yan in the Class D title game. Though a first in lacrosse, 13 Panther players had experience winning a state title as members of the football team […]

It’s state title time in Connecticut. Here’s the rundown for the three championship games scheduled for Saturday, June 9 at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk. Class L No. 1 Darien vs. No. 6 Ridgefield, 3 p.m. Class M No. 1 New Fairfield vs. No. 6 Daniel Hand Class S No. 2 Somers vs. No. […]

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Here’s the rundown of Saturday’s four NYSPHSAA championship games at St. John Fisher College in Rochester. Class A Ward Melville (Section 11) vs. West Genesee (Section 3), 12:30 p.m. Class B Garden City (Section 8) vs. Victor (Section 5), 3 p.m. Class C Islip (Section 11) vs. Westhill(Section 3), 5:30 p.m. Class D Pleasantville (Section […]

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The drive for five is still alive. Darien completed a three-game sweep of archrival New Canaan, with two of the games decided by one goal, beating the Rams 8-7 in the CIAC Class L semifinals at Fairfield University on Wednesday. Darien will take a 76-game winning streak and 34-game postseason victory streak into Saturday’s final […]

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The president of Fairfield Prep used the school’s graduation ceremony as a platform to express his anger over students in the school’s “Bomb Squad” cheering section making anti-Semitic chants during the Jesuits’ 11-10 win over Staples in the CIAC state playoffs. For more on the story, click here. Fairfield Prep president uses graduation ceremony as […]

Before Darien’s rise to the upper echelon of FCIAC lacrosse, the mainstays in the county were Wilton and New Canaan. Now 21-0 for the season, amid a 75-game winning streak and taking aim on a fifth straight state title, Darien has had epic battles with both those programs. With one more to come. After beating […]

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It’s Final Four time in the Empire State. Semifinal-round games will be played in the four classes at four locales. Wednesday, June 6 is game day. Winners of the East region semis play the winners of the West region semifinal games played at St. John Fisher College in Rochester and Cicero-North Syracuse High School in […]

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Two of the most highly anticipated sectional title games in the tristate area turned out to be impressive displays of power rather than the down-to-the-wire showdowns most anticipated. During the regular season, Half Hollow Hills East dealt Ward Melville its only loss, winning 7-6 on April 18. When the teams met again in the Suffolk […]

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When John Jay beat Yorktown twice during the 2006 season, many saw it as a sea-change in the Section 1 lax landscape. After John Jay followed that up in 2007 by stunning the nation’s top-ranked team, Huntington, en route to its first-ever state final, there was talk of a “changing of the guard” in which […]

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The best of the best in one of the top conferences in the nation was unveiled Tuesday. Here is the 2018 All-FCIAC team. 2018 ALL FCIAC School # Grade Class ATTACK  FIRST TEAM Logan McGovern Darien 4 12 L Brian Minicus Darien 12 12 L Jack Feda Greenwich 6 11 L Mac Deane New Canaan 18 […]

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With the CIAC playoffs off and running, here’s a rundown of records and scores for leading teams. Darien (19-0) def. Fairfield Ludlowe 20-2 (FCIAC quarterfinals), Wilton 17-5 (FCIAC semifinals), New Canaan 13-12 (FCIAC final). New Canaan (14-5) def. St. Joseph 13-3 (FCIAC quarterfinals) and Ridgefield 10-6 (FCIAC semifinals) and lost 13-12 to Darien (FCIAC final). New Fairfield […]

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