The Yale University men’s lacrosse team has vaulted to the No. 1 ranking in the nation for just the second time in program history following Sunday’s 14-6 win over then No. 2 Albany. The Bulldogs (11-2, 5-0 Ivy), who have won 4 straight, got standout performances from several former tristate high school standouts. Pitted against […]

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Imagine being paired against a former high school teammate in the faceoff X in the biggest regular-season game so far for your Division I program. Then times that by 10. That was the scenario Saturday afternoon as a pair of former Smithtown West HS standouts went at it as Navy visited Syracuse. But there’s more […]

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There are plenty of aspects that make the John Jay-Pleasantville game one of the most interesting regular-season affairs in Section 1. For starters, Pleasantville coach Chris Kear played for John Jay, and his father, assistant coach Bob Kear, founded the John Jay program. And then there’s success on the field. Three-time Section 1 Class C […]

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Darien’s start proved to be rival Wilton’s finish on Saturday when the FCIAC powers met in the latest renewal of one of the area’s premier rivalries. The Blue Wave, who picked up a 12-6 victory to extend their winning streak to 62 games, jumped out to a 6-2 lead after the first quarter. Though 18 goals […]

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A former collegiate lacrosse player from the tristate area is being remembered for his passion for the sport. Tamarie Sterling, 23, of Stamford, Conn., died earlier this month after battling a rare type of liver cancer. Born in Jamaica, Sterling moved to Stamford when he was 7 years old. He developed his passion for lacrosse, earning […]

One of the many things that makes Long Island lacrosse so special is that, each season, surprise teams spring up without notice throughout the county. Chalk it up not only to depth of talent, but the sheer number of high schools fielding teams. With the growth of lacrosse, we’ve been seeing more and more under-the-radar […]

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The season is starting to take shape in Connecticut and there have been some surprises of note. Here’s a quick rundown of the leading public school teams with some recent results, including a batch of interesting outcomes from Tuesday, April 17. Darien 6-0,  def. St. Joseph-Trumbull 23-2, def. Fairfield Ludlowe 17-2, def. Manhassett (NY) 7-6 […]

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In terms of level of play and execution, 22nd annual Battle of the Sound may have been the best game of the year in tristate lacrosse. Four-time defending Connecticut state champion Darien pulled out a dramatic 7-6 win over longtime intrastate rival and New York powerhouse Manhasset in a late Saturday afternoon showdown at DHS […]

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The Tewaaraton Foundation has announced the second 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. “We congratulate this talented group for their outstanding performances,” said Jeffrey Harvey, […]

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The game: Ward Melville 11, Chaminade 7 When: Saturday, April 7 at Gold Star Stadium at Chaminade in Mineola The play: With Chaminade having possession of the ball with 5.9 seconds left in the half, trailing Ward Melville, 7-4, Chaminade coach Jack Moran called for timeout. The Flyers’ Sean Kuttin, who is headed for Yale […]

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It was a matchup of the two top teams on Long Island, according to our Tristate Top 25 rankings. Ward Melville and Chaminade each entered Saturday’s showdown in Mineola with unbeaten records, and determined to pick up a big signature win. It was the two-time Long Island Class A champion Patriots who did just that, […]

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Friday was a good day to be a John Jay Indian. It started with a report of a newly released ranking naming the Katonah-Lewisboro School District the best in the state. You can read it here. Then came the game. John Jay entered Friday night’s showdown against archrival Yorktown having lost 15 straight against the […]

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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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