LaxLessons’ 2014 Tristate Top 25 varsity rankings were released earlier this month. You can check them out here. Now, we can see where the tristate’s finest stack up with the best in all of the nation. LaxPower, the world’s leading authority on lacrosse team performance ratings, is pleased to announce the National Coaches/Computer Ratings for […]

Michigan has made another big splash on the tristate recruiting scene. Coach John Paul’s Wolverines have landed a verbal from one of the top Class of 2017 players in Connecticut. Joe Lombardi is reporting that lefty attackman Alex Buckanavage of the Brunswick School has just verballed to Michigan. Buckanavage is a creative feeder/finisher with a […]

Photos by Ray Passaro/LISportsShots.com The ability of players to come together and play together in an all-star environment is impressive. The Suffolk rising senior team has mastered that art. Suffolk’s rising seniors have won all of the Long Island Showcase confrontations against their counterparts from Nassau in the six-year history of the event. The latest […]

Photos by Ray Passaro/LISportsShots.com The Rising Junior game at the sixth annual Long Island Showcase Friday, June 20 at Farmingdale State University featured the most even mix of committed and uncommitted players. The result was an interesting and eventful game that featured noteworthy performances on both offense and defense. Result Suffolk 13, Nassau 8 Noteworthy […]

From press release ESPNU and ESPN3 will carry the entire 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Lacrosse Championship – over 40 games from DICK’S Sporting Goods Park in Denver, Colo. – dating Thursday, July 10 through Saturday, July 19. Team USA, playing a minimum of five games on ESPNU, will join nearly 40 nations […]

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Photos by Jim Sannerud/MaxPreps Darien defeated New Canaan 10-8 for the second undefeated season and 10th state title in school history on Saturday, June 14 at Brien McMahon High School in Norwalk. Above, junior William Hemernick controls for the Blue Wave. For the game story, click here. For thoughts on the game from senior goalie […]

  Photos by Ray Passaro/LISportsShots.com University of Maryland-bound Austin Henningsen of Northport (above, right) had three goals and excelled on faceoffs, and Bryant College-bound Jake Buonaiuto of Miller Place had five goals as Suffolk defeat Nassau 15-10 in the Long Island Showcase Rising Senior game on Friday, June 20 at Farmingdale State University. John Daniggelis (Smithtown […]

With the accelerated recruiting process resulting in commitments being made earlier and earlier, the game most major Division I coaches attending the Long Island Showcase tripleheader on Friday, June 20 were paying extra attention during the final game — the Rising Sophomore contest. That’s because nearly all the players involved in the contest were uncommitted. […]

  Photos by Ray Passaro/LISportsShots.com Dylan Rhatigan and Tom Haun of Sachem North each scored three times and Dan Rooney of Smithtown East (above) had two goals for Team Suffolk in a 13-8 win over Team Nassau in the Long Island Showcase tripleheader on Friday at Farmingdale State University. Locust Valley’s Joe Madsen and Syosset’s Mac […]

Lacrosse Insider: LaxLessons All-Tristate honorable mention All-LaxLessons Tristate Team Players of the Year Connecticut: Kyle Foote, Greenwich, sr., M, Loyola Long Island: Craig Berge, Massapequa, sr., M, Georgetown New Jersey: Christian Cuccinello, Mountain Lakes, sr., A, Villanova (pictured above, at right) Westchester/Hudson Valley/NYC: Luke Palmadesso, Yorktown, sr., M, Villanova Coaches of the Year Connecticut: Jeff […]

* LaxLessons All-Tristate players, coaches of the year, first and second teams Honorable Mention Connecticut: Pat Batista, St. Joseph, jr., LSM; Teddy Bossidy, New Canaan, sr., M; Micky Carbone, Ridgefield, sr., M; Ian Burgoyne, Darien, jr., M; Frank Cognetta, New Canaan, sr., D (pictured below, at right); Ryan Corcoran, St. Joseph, sr., A; Kyle Cornell, […]

Only one varsity boys lacrosse team team in the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for the lacrosse, the NY/NJ/CT tristate region, was able to accomplish what Darien did this past spring. The Blue Wave finished unbeaten. But DHS’s 23-0 record is not a first in program history. The 2005 Blue Wave also went 23-0. Darien’s quest […]

Team Suffolk went 3-0 at the sixth annual Long Island Showcase, winning rising senior, junior and sophomore games Friday at Farmingdale State University. Check back for detailed separate reviews and player evaluations on all three games on our Lacrosse Insider premium coverage section. Check back for that as well as a a photo gallery LaxLessons.com. […]

Here are the Nassau County (NY) 2014 US Lacrosse All-Americans and players of the year announced at this week’s awards dinner. All-Americans Craig Berge, Massapequa, sr., M, Georgetown Eddie Bouhall, Lynbrook, jr., D, Lehigh Tyler Dunn, Manhasset, sr., A., Penn Joe Grossi, Lynbrook (NY), sr., M, Binghamton Patrick McCormick, Hicksville, sr., A, North Carolina William […]

Fordham Prep enjoyed a great deal of success during Len DeLucia’s six-year tenure as head coach of the CHSAA (NY) school. DeLucia, pictured at left, led the Rams to one of their biggest interstate wins in a school history, a 7-6 victory over national power Gonzaga (DC) in the Strake Jesuit Tournament in Tampa, Fla., […]