When it comes to marquee matchups, today is perhaps the biggest weekday of the season so far. Among the matchups: Darien vs. Manhasset; West Islip vs. Smithtown West; and Rye at Lakeland/Panas. Let’s start with Darien and Manhasset. Darien has a score to settle. Make that three scores to settle. The Blue Wave’s “Battle of […]
Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com Nassau County Class C champion Cold Spring Harbor is among the teams from the region in a pursuit of a state title. State tournament action is on hold in New York and Connecticut till Saturday. New Jersey’s Group championships are today. So we thought this would be a good time to […]
Rye is moving up in the world. After a string of six straight Section 1 Class C championship-game appearances, the Garnets will be competing in Class B this season. The most stacked class in the section includes defending champion John Jay, Yorktown (winners of 28 sectional titles the last 31 years) and 2009 Class B […]
West Islip’s Nick Galasso, who was on the field for all four of the Lions’ state titles the last five years, speaks to reporters after his final championship, which came Saturday in a win against Fairport at Stony Brook University’s LaValle Stadium. Galasso also broke the all-time Long Island record for career points in the […]
Welcome to Championship Saturday, gang. It’s been an interesting and eventful season. Now it’s time to award state titles. We’ll have team coverage of today’s New York and Connecticut state title games, but don’t let that from stopping you from weighing in with your thoughts and insights as the games unfold.
Well, gang. We’re down to just one day. Championship Saturday, when six state championships will be decided in New York and Connecticut.
Call it David vs. Goliath. There’s Lakeland/Panas, coming off its first sectional championship since 2003, winning two of its playoff games in overtime. Then there’s West Islip, the nation’s No. 1-ranked team, which is looking for its fourth state title in five years. The David vs. Goliath storyline is typified by what promises to be […]
Is West Islip in line for its fourth state title in the last five years? Be sure to weigh in with your thoughts/prediction on Thursday’s state semifinal vs. Lakeland/Panas at 8 p.m. at Hofstra University in Hempstead. (File photo) We’re almost at the end of the road, gang. On Saturday, both New York and Connecticut […]
Andrew Fazio, who was one of nine players from the Hudson Valley named to the all-America team last night, hopes to help Lakeland/Panas earn a spot in Thursday’s state semifinals today. The Rebels face Section 9 champion Warwick at Middletown High School. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) In just a few days time, we will have […]
St. John’s University-bound Ryan Fitzgerald, who had five goals including the game-winner in Putnam Valley’s win over Rye in the Section 1 Class C title game, leads the Tigers into today’s first-round state playoff game against Section 2′s Glens Falls at 3:30 p.m. at Yorktown High School. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) You can look forward […]
We now have our champions in Section 1 and Section 8 who are preparing for the start of the state playoffs (see the state brackets below). On tap for today: the Suffolk championship tripleheader at Stony Brook and the first round of the Connecticut state tournament.
Somers hopes it’s in line for a second straight Section 1 Class B title. But to get it, the Tuskers will have to beat John Jay, the eighth-ranked team in the nation. Somers has won eight straight entering today’s 3 p.m. game at White Plains High School. John Jay, meanwhile, has won 14 in a […]
We thought we’d have a CHSAA Class AAA champion crowned yesterday. But the weather got in the way of that (in the form of lightning and such). So St. Anthony’s and Chaminade will resume their suspended game today. Also today, the FCIAC championship will be decided at Brien McMahon in Norwalk, Iona Prep and Holy […]
Heres the rundown for the Section 1 championship tripleheader Wednesday, June 2 at White Plains High School: Class B No. 6 Somers (13-6) vs. No. 1 John Jay (17-1), 3 p.m. Class C No. 4 Put Valley (15-4) vs. No. 6 Rye (12-7), 5:30 p.m. Class A No. 2 Yorktown (11-7) vs. No. 1 Lakeland/Panas […]
It’s been an annual affair. CHSAA rivals St. Anthony’s and Chaminade wage spirited regular-season battles, which they almost always wind up splitting. Then comes Round 3 — for the CHSAA championship. Round 3 for this season is today.
Before we take a look at the updated playoff schedule, a quick word about yesterday’s big games and an overview of what’s on tap for today (Wednesday/5.26.10). Front and center, the Greenwich Cardinals.
Brewster’s Tim Meyer (pictured at right) had six goals today as No. 10-seeded Brewster defeated host Mamaroneck 11-6 in the Section 1 Class B quarterfinals to advance to Thursday’s semifinals at No. 6 Somers, the defending class champions. You can check out all of today’s scores and Thursday’s semifinal matchups by simply clicking on “Continue […]
With the sudden-death format in full effect, today marks the last real stacked day of the season in terms of number of games. That’s because, after today in the Hudson Valley and parts of Long Island, we will go from the quarterfinals to the semifinals. In the FCIAC, meanwhile, the semifinals will be played today.
There’s a lot to look forward to this week, folks. Playoff-wise and otherwise. In a moment, we’ll have info on Empire State Games tryout dates and how to register online. But first, it’s going to be a busy week of playoff action throughout the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region.
It’s going to be a big day, gang. With a full slate of high school playoff games, and some big postseason college games as well, there will be plenty to keep updated on.
The postseason is officially upon is in the Hudson Valley/Long Island region. Action is under way in Long Island, and seedings will be unveiled in the Hudson Valley today. But first, there are a couple of very noteworthy regular-season games tonight in Connecticut. Both are 7 p.m. starts. Fairfield Prep, which has lost two of […]
It’s playoff time, gang. Action starts today in Long Island and continues throughout the week throughout the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region.
Before we get to today’s games, we have some news to pass along as well as some thoughts about last night. Last night, defending Section 1 Class B champion Somers overcame a seven-goal deficit to defeat defending FCIAC champion Ridgefield 14-13 in double overtime in what may have been the most entertaining game of the […]
Ridgefield fans should be out in full force tonight at 7 p.m. at Tiger Hollow Stadium as the Tigers host Section 1′s Somers. It’s the final countdown, folks. Until the playoffs that is. The final week of the regular season in the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region is upon us.
If you’re a lax fan, you have quite a day in store. For starters, there’s a full slate of Saturday games throughout the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region. And don’t forget, today marks the start of the always entertaining and eventful NCAA tournament which will culminate, of course, with the semifinals and finals on Memorial Day […]
Comsewogue is not only one of just a handful of unbeaten teams remaining in the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region, but the Warriors also hold the distinction of being the last team to beat Manhasset, the No. 2 team in the latest Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse National High School Power Rankings.
Mahopac co-coaches Dave and Mike Haddeland and assistant coach Joe Corace will undoubtedly have the Indians fired up for today’s 7 p.m. game against Lakeland/Panas at Lakeland High School. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) A week from today, the selections and seedings for the 2010 Section 1 tournament will be made. But we have some crucial […]
Junior goaltender Chris Guzzetta and East Islip hope to bounce back from yesterday’s 10-7 loss to Ward Melville on Thursday when they host West Babylon. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) Wednesday is always a busy day for Rockland County lax, and today is no exception.
Senior midfielder Lucas Kynoch and the Joel Barlow Falcons (7-4) of Redding, Conn., host Daniel Hand of Madison, Conn., today at 4:30 p.m. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) It’s been a season filled with surprising scores everywhere, but especially Suffolk. But as the season winds toward the playoffs, the usual suspects are starting to separate themselves […]
Senior captain Sean Esposito and John F. Kennedy Catholic are getting set for games against Croton and Ossining this week. The Gaels need one more win to clinch a sectional berth. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) We’re set to begin the final full week of regular-season action in the Hudson Valley and Long Island regions, gang. […]
Junior attackman Briggs Barton and Rye host Iona Prep today at 7 p.m. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) There are just a handful of teams left in the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region that have gotten this far into the season without suffering at least one loss. Two of them play one another today, on a day […]
Providence College-bound senior Bryan Annecchino are set to face regional rival Yorktown today in a 7 p.m. game at Charlie Murphy Field in Yorktown Heights. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) About 15 minutes earlier, Yorktown had picked up a 9-6 win at Darien on a warm and sunny Saturday afternoon at this time last year, and […]
Defending Class S Connecticut state champion St. Joseph-Trumbull hosts Brookfield at 4 p.m. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) It seems clear at this point in the season, Darien is the clear team to beat in the FCIAC. But who’s No. 2? There are plenty of contenders right now. Two of them are playing today.
The West Islip Lions would have been just perfect last season had it not been for an 8-7 regular-season loss to Ward Melville. Today, the two teams meet for the first time a year to the day since that May 5, 2009 meeting. It’s one of several Suffolk showdowns on tap for today.
Jake Weil and John Jay, who fell to Somers 14-9 in last year’s Class B sectional final, hope to pick up their second straight win against the Tuskers today at 6 p.m. at Somers’ Tusker Turf Field No. 1. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) In years past, sectional title contenders would have a regular-season showdown with […]
Now that the regular season is winding to a close, we’ve had enough games to see what teams may be flying under the radar a bit. One, defending FCIAC champion Ridgefield, has been largely overlooked since dropping an overtime decision to Staples to start the season. But the Tigers have a big test tomorrow at […]
Junior attackman Rob Caffrey had two goals and an assist as Lakeland/Panas beat Yorktown 10-7 to win the Murphy Cup for the second time in four years and just the third time in the event’s 21-year history. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) Rivalry Weekend is one for the books, folks. Now we’re getting set for a […]
What better way to usher in what promises to be an eventful month of May on the lax scene than with a special day that includes three of the most tradition-rich rivalries not only in the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region, but in the nation as well? Welcome to Super Saturday, gang.
We’re almost there, folks. Tomorrow, our full slate of “Rivalry Weekend” games will be in full swing. (And in case you haven’t done so already, be sure to weigh in with your picks in our rotating polls on Manhasset-Garden City, Yorktown-Lakeland/Panas and New Canaan-Darien.) But first, I have some scheduling news to report.
Nick Grasso and Fox Lane (6-2), coming off a four-overtime win against Pleasantville, host Byram Hills tonight at 7 at Fox Lane Memorial Stadium. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) We’re now just a couple of days away from the most anticipated Saturday of the season since opening weekend. But we have some big battles on tap […]