When word spread that Simsbury defeated national power Fairfield Prep in Thursday’s CIAC Class L state semi, completing Saturday’s field for the championship game tripleheader at Brien McMahon High School, social media was abuzz. “Where’s Simsbury?” read one tweet from Connecticut’s Golden Coast. Well, for starters, it is indeed an “upstate” Connecticut program – located just […]

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There will be some usual suspects playing for championships in the New York state finals at Faller Field on the campus of Middletown High School on Saturday. Yorktown and Jamesville-DeWitt will be meeting in the final for the second time in three years. Yorktown beat the Red Rams 10-9 in the ’14 title game at Hofstra. Cold Spring […]

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LaxLessons – The Original. The Best. The Leader. Your unbiased, professional source for lax recruiting. Our groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Recruiting Rundown, launched in 2009. Get caught up on the latest news right here, right now by visiting LaxLessons.com’s groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Lacrosse Insider. It’s the No. 1 source for recruiting news, analysis and objective information in the […]

LaxLessons – The Original. The Best. The Leader. Your unbiased, professional source for lax recruiting. Our groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Recruiting Rundown, launched in 2009. Get caught up on the latest news right here, right now by visiting LaxLessons.com’s groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Lacrosse Insider. It’s the No. 1 source for recruiting news, analysis and objective information in the […]

It features a roll call of many of the state’s most successful programs — both historically and recently. Ward Melville. Check. Yorktown. Check. Shoreham-Wading River. Check. Jamesville DeWitt. Check. Victor. Jamesville DeWitt Cazenovia. Check. Penn Yan. Check. It should all add up to an action-packed day of upstate/downstate semifinals in the Empire State on Wednesday. Here […]

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With the final week of the 2016 NY/NJ/CT varsity season coming to a close, we are making the shift to recruiting commitment mode here on Lacrosse Insider. And we have our second overall Class of 2020 verbal to report in this update. It comes from the same county as the first one nationally — Suffolk […]

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LaxLessons – The Original. The Best. The Leader. Your unbiased, professional source for lax recruiting. Our groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Recruiting Rundown, launched in 2009. Get caught up on the latest news right here, right now by visiting LaxLessons.com’s groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Lacrosse Insider. It’s the No. 1 source for recruiting news, analysis and objective information in the […]

Can Darien keep its perfect record intact and win a third straight state title? Can New Canaan win back-to-back state crowns in Class M? Those are two of the major storylines entering Wednesday’s Connecticut state semifinals. Here are our predictions. Class L at Fairfield Prep No. 5 Ridgefield vs. No. 1 Darien, 7 p.m., Prediction: […]

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It’s a power-packed Final Four in the Garden State’s Tournament of Champions on Wednesday, June 8 at Kean University. There’s Bridgewater-Raritan team that survived a scare in a  6-5 first-round win against Montgomery, playing for an unbeaten season. There’s also the renewal of perhaps the state’s biggest rivalry –Mountain Lakes and Delbarton . Here are […]

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1. Darien (CT), 2016 record: 21-0, Last week’s ranking: No. 1 2. Victor (NY),  2016 record: 20-0, Last week’s ranking: No. 3 3. Bridgewater-Raritan (NJ),  2016 record: 19-0, Last week’s ranking: No. 4 4. St. Anthony’s (NY),  2016 record: 14-2, Last week’s ranking: No. 2 5. Ward Melville (NY),  2016 record: 17-3, Last week’s ranking: No. 5 6. Delbarton (NJ),  2016 […]

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When the final horn sounds around 9 p.m. on Saturday night, June 11 at Kean University, the New Jersey Tournament of Championship title game will have ended. The end of that game will also mark the end of an eventful — and unforgettable — 2016 season of tristate varsity boys lacrosse, as well as what […]

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Coach of the Week Jay Negus, Ward Melville (NY), above: In his third season as head coach, Negus led the Patriots to their second Suffolk County Class A championship in the last four years as the Patriots defeated Syosset 9-5 in the title game Saturday at Hofstra University. Negus is a 1995 Ward Melville graduate who […]

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LaxLessons – The Original. The Best. The Leader. Your unbiased, professional source for lax recruiting. Our groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Recruiting Rundown, launched in 2009. Get caught up on the latest news right here, right now by visiting LaxLessons.com’s groundbreaking, imitated, but never duplicated Lacrosse Insider. It’s the No. 1 source for recruiting news, analysis and objective information in the […]