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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One of the top 2018 longstick standouts in Connecticut has changed his commitment. Pomfret School D/LSM Nate Gentile has switched his commitment to Georgetown from Air Force. The athletic and skilled Gentile, who is a varsity captain in hockey as well as lax, is a physical presence who plays with a relentless style. Rutgers has just […]

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It should come as no surprise considering their proximity to each other. Marist College in Poughkeepsie is increasingly becoming a destination for one of the state’s top programs, one which happens to be less than an hour’s drive away. The second Class of 2019 player from Yorktown High School has just decided on the Red […]

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We have two new tristate Class of 2019 commitments in this update, starting in New Jersey. Northern Highlands HS attackman Max Paparozzi has decided on Wagner. Paparozzi is a dynamic feeder coming off a 22-goal, 41-assist, 63-point season. Moving to Long Island, another attackman, Zach Pizzimenti of Connetquot has verballed to Wingate University. The 6-foot, 190-pound Pizzimenti […]

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