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, […]

It’s semifinal time at the 2014 World Games and both games in Commerce City, Colo., will be shown live on Thursday night on ESPNU. The unbeaten United States will face Australia in the first semifinal at 6:30 p.m. EST. Canada will face Iroquois in the other semifinal at 9:30 p.m., in a rematch of a […]

It’s been a busy week for Class of 2015 commits for one of the nation’s premier programs — Ward Melville, which just two seasons ago went 22-0 and won its eighth New York state title. We told you earlier this week about defenseman Mike Cirrone’s verbal commitment to the University of Richmond. Teammate Jimmy Kickel […]

Growing up in Ridgewood, N.J., it didn’t take Brett Kennedy long before he picked up a lacrosse stick for the first time. “Lacrosse is big in my town,” Kennedy said. “Most kids have a stick in their hands at a very young age. I was probably in first or second grade when my dad bought […]

The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment is critical to success in almost any field. Including on the lacrosse field. Billy Strassman does just that. The Class of 2015 midfielder for 2014 New York Class B state champion Yorktown uses his quickness and athleticism to dodge, free himself for open shots and lead transition […]

Two of the top performers at the 2017 all-star game at the Maverik Showtime National Lacrosse Recruiting Spotlight held last week at Western Connecticut State University were a pair of University of Maryland commits who play for varsity teams in Suffolk County (NY). Commack High School midfielder Kevin Snyder, who, as we told you when […]

The United States team is now 4-0 in World Games action after a decisive win over England on Monday. The U.S. returns to action at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 15 when it takes on Iroquois in Commerce City, Colo. ESPNU will provide live coverage. * World Cup schedule, results  * World Cup standings Have a […]

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Ward Melville and Yorktown have combined to win 15 New York state titles. On Monday, the two national powers – and longtime inter-sectional rivals – combined on a pair of Division I commitments, both in the Class of 2015. Joe Lombardi is reporting that Ward Melville midfielder Jimmy Kickel and Yorktown midfielder Mike Dedvukaj have […]

Photo by Ray Passaro/LI Sports Shots A combination of quickness and stick skills makes Mike Cirrone an especially effective defenseman when it comes to a couple of key aspects of the game. The rising senior at Ward Melville High School (NY) is known for his takeaway checks and his outstanding clearing ability. It’s those attributes […]

The United States team is now 3-0 in World Games action after a  21-3 win over Japan on Sunday. The U.S. returns to action at 7 p.m. Monday, July 14 when it takes on England in Commerce City, Colo. ESPNU will provide live coverage. * World Cup schedule, results  * World Cup standings Have a […]

The Ward Melville team that went unbeaten and won the New York Class A state title in 2013 was renowned – deservedly so – for an outstanding senior class. But there were also several sophomores on that squad who are now eager for a shot at returning to the state championship game. A total of […]