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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Spring, where art thou? Tuesday, March 20 is the first day of spring, and there’s a full slate of both regular-season and preseason games scheduled. But a possible fourth Nor’easter of the month is expected to arrive in the tristate area on Tuesday afternoon, with a combination of rain and snow, coupled with strong winds, […]

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With the third Nor’easter in two weeks moving through the tristate area, high schools teams are struggling to get practices in as many districts have had multiple school closures during that span. Click here for the latest forecast for Tuesday. You can report a new commitment or any commitments not included by emailing Joe Lombardi at joe@laxlessons.com. […]

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We have a flurry of new Class of 2019 verbals in this update. Here’s the rundown: Hudson Valley Yorktown D/LSM Nick Gibson to Limestone. The 5-foot-10, 170-pound Gibson is an aggressive athlete with good skills. Wappingers D Zack Timmons commits to Salisbury. Timmons is a skilled takeaway defender with high lax IQ. Suffern D Zach […]

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March has come in like a lion weather wise. And the college lacrosse season is also off to a roaring start. Among the more interesting storylines: the immediate impacts being made by freshmen, something that is not the norm at the next level. Here are five former tristate varsity standouts who’ve made a big splash. […]

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The Nor’easter that swept through the area Wednesday slammed parts of the Hudson Valley and Connecticut with as much as two feet of snow with resulting in thousands of power outages and road closures due to downed trees. The latest storm, couple with a Nor’easter last Friday, was a double whammy for programs in the Hudson […]

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Two Class of 2019 standouts have just made their college choices. Our first commitment comes from New Jersey where Wayne Hills longstick midfielder Nick Azzopardi has committed to Wagner. The 6-foot, 170-pound Azzopardi is a skilled takeaway defender. Moving to upstate New York, another long pole, defender Mitchell Jones of Queensbury has decided on D-II Le Moyne. […]

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