Saturday, 4.23: St. Anthony’s (NY) at Delbarton (NJ), Yorktown (NY) at Chaminade (NY) highlight stacked slate

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Thursday, 4.21: Yorktown (NY)/Ridgefield (CT), New Canaan (CT)/Greenwich (CT), Syosset (NY)/Shoreham-Wading River (NY) are ones to watch

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Player’s perspective: Star defender Mark Evanchick, Darien eye CT state title three-peat

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A look at rule changes in high school lacrosse, including on faceoffs

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Fall Signing Week: Rundown of 2016 Division I tristate commitments by college

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Saturday, 6.13: Connecticut will crown state champs in tripleheader in Norwalk

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Here are your FCIAC boys tournament seeding, matchups

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Monday, 5.11: Some key regular-season games as playoffs start in NY, including Battle of White Plains, Nassau playoffs start

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Tuesday, 5.5: Busy Tuesday includes NJ county playoffs

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Saturday, 5.2: Stacked Saturday includes two of the nation’s premier rivalry games

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Saturday, 4.18: Battle of the Sound, Greenwich (CT) vs. Bronxville (NY), Yorktown (NY) at Wilton (CT), Delbarton (NJ) vs. Fairfield Prep (CT) highlight interstate showdowns

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Tuesday, 4.14: League action heats up with some key contests on Tuesday’s schedule

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Ridgefield (CT) grad Sam Gravitte shifts between lacrosse, acting at Princeton

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Loyola-bound Paul Volante hopes to help Ridgefield (CT) return to title-winning ways

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Midfielder Will Perry eager to help Greenwich (CT) build off its first state title

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Fall Signing Week starts today: Bergen Catholic (NJ) has 10 Class of 2015 commits

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Alec Oropall, athletic two-way middie from CT state champ Greenwich, headed to Holy Cross lacrosse

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New Canaan (CT) two-way talent Ryan O’Connell gives Michigan lacrosse a Class of 2017 recruiting coup

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It’s the busiest time of year for major D-I commitments in the nation’s No. 1 hotspot for lacrosse, the NY/NJ/CT tristate region. Get caught up right here, right now. There are few things Ryan O’Connell can’t do on the lacrosse field. The two-way midfielder for New Canaan High School (CT) is one of the most versatile […]

Photo gallery: Darien gets 10th state title, second unbeaten season

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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 […]

Video special: Darien pulls away to win battle for first place in FCIAC

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Darien’s strengths as a team were on display Saturday as the Blue Wave pulled away to defeat Greenwich 10-4 in a showdown for first place in the FCIAC. Joe Lombardi spoke with three of the standouts: attackmen John Reed (three goals), Jack Kniffin (one goal) and Colin Minicus (three goals, one assist). Have a recruiting […]

Video special: Team spotlight on Darien (CT)

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Regular-season starts don’t get much better than the one Darien High School (Conn.) is off to this sprin. After beating national power Niskayuna 8-7 on April 12, the Blue Wave then picked off Manhasset 7-4. Manhasset has advanced to the Nassau County (NY) final 13 times the last 14 years. The win over ‘Set came […]

New Canaan (CT) midfielder Kyle Smith, one of Connecticut’s top sophomores, decides on Denver lacrosse

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Kyle Smith has not yet started official varsity practice for his sophomore season on the New Canaan (Conn.) boys lacrosse team. That will happen Monday. But he’s already enjoyed a breakout season for the Rams. Smith hauled in 21 catches for 447 yards to help New Canaan win the state championship in football. The kind […]

New Canaan (CT) football star Frank Cognetta’s college future is in lacrosse at Richmond

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Mention the name Frank Cognetta to high school sports fans in Connecticut, and there’s first thing of football. For good season, Cognetta, a running back for state champion New Canaan High School, rushed for 1,225 yards and 15 touchdowns this past fall. But in lacrosse, Cognetta is also one of the top defenders in the […]

Newly released documentary, “COMMITTED,” puts spotlight on lacrosse recruiting

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Alex Weber, the former standout attackman at the University of Pennsylvania who now coaches the varsity team at Harvard Westlake High School (Calif.), produced and directed “COMMITTED,” a documentary on lacrosse recruiting videotaped this past summer at Maverik Showtime National Lacrosse Recruiting Spotlight. You can watch the trailer here. Lacrosse has taken Alex Weber to […]

Ridgefield (CT) midfielder Peter Dearth, one of Connecticut’s top 2016s, set on Syracuse

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It would be hard to say where Peter Dearth is more valuable on the lacrosse field. Offensively, the sophomore at Connecticut power Ridgefield uses his quickness, athleticism and ability to shoot on the run to create scoring opportunities. Defensively, Dearth’s physical attributes — coupled with a strong lacrosse IQ — allow him to get takeaways […]

Video special: Highlights of the Tristate Top 100 preseason player rankings

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We are just over a month away from the start of official varsity tryouts and practices for the 2014 varsity season in the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region. As we draw closer to the start of the season, we unveiled our inaugural Tristate Top 100 preseason player rankings. […]

Links to updated tristate recruiting commitment rundowns for classes of 2015, ’16, ’17 and 18

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The following are links for boys lacrosse collegiate commitments from the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate area, for the high school graduating classes of 2015, ’16, ’17 and ’18. If you have a commitment to report, or any additions to make to this rundown, email us at joe@laxlessons.com or […]

Player’s perspective: Carbone says Ridgefield (CT) looks to come back strong after falling in conference, state semis

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Ridgefield’s boys lacrosse program has progressed to the point where it reloads — and doesn’t rebuild — despite playing in one of the nation’s top conferences, the FCIAC. Expect that to be the case once again this spring. For more, we check in with one of the most hard-nosed and versatile midfielders in Connecticut, RHS […]

Player’s perspective: Devane, Wilton eye shot at another CT state title

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It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. The 2013 Wilton Warriors were living proof of just that. Wilton won the Connecticut Class M state title after starting the season 1-4. One of the catalysts to the 17th-seeded unlikely run to glory was the play of attackman Brendan Devane. Now a senior, Devane will […]

Updated tristate recruiting commitment rundown for Class of 2014

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The following are Division I boys lacrosse collegiate commitments from the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate area, for the high school graduating Class of 2014 (current freshmen). Be sure to check separate listings for commitments by the classes of 2014, 2015 and 2016. If you have a commitment to […]

Updated tristate recruiting commitment rundown for Class of 2015

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LaxLessons.com: Imitated, But Never Duplicated. The Original. The Best. The Leader. The Only Unbiased, Professional Lax Recruiting Source. The following are boys lacrosse collegiate commitments from the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate area, for the high school graduating Class of 2015, sorted by high school/prep school. Be sure to check […]

Updated tristate recruiting commitment rundown for Class of 2016

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Updated tristate recruiting commitment rundown for Class of 2017

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Staples (CT) 2015 defender Jackson: ‘Loyola totally took the cake’

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Lucas Jackson is not only efficient when it comes to getting groundballs, but handling the ball once he gets it. “I can run an offense off a clear or break, and I can play solid defense when behind the cage at X, regardless of the size of my opponent,” he said. It’s those attributes, along […]

Kersten named new varsity boys varsity coach at Danbury (CT)

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Bill Kersten, the former girls varsity coach at New Milford High School (Conn.), has been named the new varsity boys coach at nearby Danbury High School. Kerstein replaces longtime coach Paul Purdy. The announcement came in a press release from Danbury AD Chip Salvestrini. Here’s more on the announcement in this story from the Danbury […]

Fairfield Warde HS (CT) Adams twins will be going their separate ways in college

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Twins Mike, left, and Greg Adams, at right, will be going their separate ways in college. It all started back in the third grade. That’s when neighbors of Mike and Greg Adams suggested the twin brothers take up lacrosse. The next step was signing up for the youth program at the Wakeman Boys & Girls Club […]

Darien (CT) 2014 defensive standout Gifford finds perfect mix of academics, athletics

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Kyle Gifford knew what he was looking for in a college program. Namely, one that provided top-notch lacrosse and outstanding academics. The senior defenseman at Darien High School (Conn.) found what he was looking for in Washington & Lee, a commitment first reported on LaxLessons.com’s Lacrosse Insider premium coverage section. The 5-foot-11, 175-pound Gifford, a […]

Class of 2013 commitment rundown by high school/prep school

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The following are boys collegiate commitments from the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate area, for the high school graduating class of 2013. If you have a commitment to report, or any additions to make to this rundown, email us at joe@laxlessons.com or info@laxlessons.com or contact us on Twitter @Joe_Lombardi […]

Greenwich (CT) midfielder Saleeby will takes his speed, shot to Dickinson

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Lacrosse is a fast-paced game. That suits Sam Saleeby just find. The athletic midfielder from Greenwich High School (Conn.) thrives in unsettled situations, using his speed to set up his shot. “Sam is one of the best pure shooters I have on my team,” Greenwich coach Scott Bulkley said. Needless to say, those type of […]

Greenwich’s Perry, among leading defenders in CT, decides on Denison

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Greenwich High School (Conn.) coach Scott Bulkley says Cole Perry is one of the top longstick midfielders in Connecticut. But Perry brings more to the Cardinals than that. He’s also a team leader on and off the field who will be a team captain in 2014. Those are the attributes that made Perry is coveted […]

Ridgefield (CT) rising senior standout Maher follows college path of his brother, but in a different sport

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Dylan Maher learned what it takes to become a college-bound athlete before he verbally committed to Division III power Dickinson College last week. That’s because Maher’s older brother, recent Ridgefield (Conn.) High School graduate Bryce Maher, will be playing baseball at the University of Massachusetts. “He has pushed me and helped me become the person […]

Greenwich’s Nail will be headed to Holy Cross lacrosse

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Jack Nail is a textbook position defender. The junior at Greenwich High School (Conn.) is an aggressive player who has good footwork. Nail has helped the Cardinals win eight of their first 10 games, allowing five or less goals in half their games. Last week, Nail decided on his college destination, giving a verbal commitment […]