The season in the FCIAC has just started, but already we have a big upset and it came on Wednesday as Trumbull edged Greenwich 9-8. It’s always noteworthy on the rare occasions when a team in the traditional upper echelon in the conference falls to a team that usually places in the second half of […]

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Two tristate standouts are among the first 11 boys who have been selected to compete in the 13th annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game on June 30 at Johns Hopkins University’s historic Homewood Field. The girls game will get underway at 5:30 p.m., immediately followed by the boys’ game at 8 p.m. The game’s participants, […]

With the nature of scheduling in lacrosse, teams’ biggest tests often come in the first couple of weeks of the season, when non-league, out-of-section and out-of-state games are scheduled. Case in point, St. Anthony’s. While the Friars are off to a 0-2 start, they showed dramatic improvement following a 10-5 loss at Yorktown by playing […]

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Spring has sprung, but Old Man Winter didn’t get the memo. A quick-moving storm system will sweep through the area overnight Sunday into Monday, bringing up to 4 inches of snowfall to the tristate region. And that’s no April Fool’s Day joke. The timing of the storm is expected to result in result in numerous […]

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As the late, great baseball legend Yogi Berra famously said, “It gets late early out there.” Berra was referring to left field in Yankee Stadium with its notorious setting sun obstructing outfielders’ view of batted balls. But the same can be said about the 2018 lacrosse season. Nor’easters notwithstanding, we’ve had almost two weeks’ worth […]

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Who’s the No. 1 varsity boys lacrosse team in the tristate as the 2018 season starts? We conducted a series of four polls and now have our regional winners. The winner of our final 24-hour poll will be voted best team in the tristate entering the seasons. The Final Four consists of Darien (Connecticut), Ward Melville […]

Who’s the No. 1 varsity boys lacrosse team in the tristate as the 2018 season starts? We’re conducting a series of four polls and then a final tristate poll with each of the regional winners. Our fourth and final 24-hour poll is Connecticut. The winner in the Nutmeg State will be in the Final Four that […]

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The midweek Nor’easter — the fourth of the month — didn’t prevent many varsity teams from starting their seasons this past week. We came away most impressed by these three showings: Garden City 11, Syosset 5: These Nassau County powers have a tradition of playing their lid-lifters against each other (or at least meeting in […]

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Who’s the No. 1 varsity boys lacrosse team in the tristate as the 2018 season starts? We’re conducting a series of four polls and then a final tristate poll with each of the regional winners. Our third 24-hour poll is New Jersey. Be sure to vote here: Who's your choice as the No. 1 #njlax varsity […]

The Tewaaraton Foundation has announced the first round of additions to the 2018 Tewaaraton Award Men’s and Women’s Watch Lists. The lists include the top players across all three divisions of NCAA lacrosse and highlight the early contenders for this year’s Tewaaraton Award. “These players have proved in the early part of this season that […]

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Who’s the No. 1 varsity boys lacrosse team in the tristate as the 2018 season starts? We’re conducting region-by-region polls and then a final tristate poll with each of the regional winners. Our second 24-hour poll is the Hudson Valley. Be sure to vote here: Who's your choice as the No. 1 Hudson Valley varsity #boyslax […]

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Who’s the No. 1 varsity boys lacrosse team in the tristate as the 2018 season starts? We’ll be doing region-by-region polls and then a final tristate poll with each of the regional winners. Our first 24-hour poll starts — where else? — on Long Island. Be sure to vote here: Who's your choice as the No. […]

Updated with new snowfall projections This Wednesday features a full slate of season-opening games, including no less than 18 on Long Island. But there’s now a good chance those contests will wind up being postponed. The latest snowfall projections for a midweek storm that will hit the tristate predict a foot or more of accumulation […]

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Memorial services will be held Sunday, March 18 for a former varsity lacrosse standout from Long Island who was murdered by an ex-boyfriend at SUNY Binghamton. Haley Anderson, 22, was involved in numerous activities at W.T. Clarke High School in East Meadow, including lacrosse.  A nursing student at Binghamton, she was found dead of apparent strangulation on […]

With mounds of snow serving as a backdrop, many teams mainly New York and New Jersey took to the field for their first preseason scrimmages on Saturday, including Northern Jersey rivals Ridgewood and Seton Hall Prep (above). Here are some more photos: CHSAA member Archbishop Stepinac traveled over the new Tappan Zee Bridge to meet […]

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