Terence Pfeifer, right, and Hicksville will face West Islip in Tuesday’s Class A Long Island championship game. Simply put, any of the three Long Island championship games are almost as big as a state final. This year will be no exception as six schools have emerged from the regular season and sectional wars to get [...]
Which attackman is going to get the first vote? We’ll find out tonight at the strike of midnight when week-long voting for our inaugural LaxLessons.com all-region team starts.
Yorktown midfielder Liam McCarthy. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) Both Somers and Ward Melville stated their case during the regular season. That’s when the Tuskers beat John Jay for the first time since 2003 and the Patriots, who earlier in the season knocked Yorktown from the unbeaten ranks, did the same to West Islip on May [...]
Garden City attackman Brian Coleman. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) Two No. 1 seeds (Garden City in Class B and Manhasset in Class C) are alive and well as we get set for today’s Nassau County finals. But we do have one casualty. And it’s a big one. In Class A, Farmingdale was ousted in the [...]
Darien coach Jeff Brameier (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) It’s time. For months, FCIAC fans have known this moment would arrive. Though it nearly did not (thanks to an inspired effort by New Canaan in the FCIAC semifinals), Ridgefield and Darien will indeed be meeting for the FCIAC title.
Top: Can junior defenseman John Bello, first-year coach Lew Janavey and the Somers Tuskers show some “Red Rage” (the team’s rally cheer) by advancing to thesectional finals for the first time since 2007? Above: Matt Gorski and Darien face rival Wilton in the FCIAC semifinals. (Photos by Ryan Rabidou/LaxLessons.com, top, and Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com/ above) By [...]
Brendan Donelan and No. 4 Brewster host No. 5 Hen Hud in a Class B sectional semifinal today. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com)
Senior midfielder Cameron Ross and Darien lay out the welcome mat for visiting Norwalk today at 4 p.m. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com)
Garden City’s Brian Coleman, left, and Cornell-bound defenseman Thomas Keith of Syosset. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) We’ve got playoff games all over the place today, gang. Hope you’re ready. Ready to not only post your predictions and then take in the games, but pass along updates and info on the games you attend right here. [...]
Holy Cross-bound senior attackman Myles Gillespie of Iona Prep holds the Metro tournament trophy with his teammate and brother Jack after the Gaels’ 17-7 title-game win over Fieldston at Iona Prep. Iona Prep and Fieldston are meeting for the Metro tournament title today and action gets under way in the Nassau County playoffs with Class [...]
Rob Santangelo and Rye are hoping to win a fifth straight Class C sectional title. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) Much is made of the annual Charlie Murphy Cup between Yorktown and Lakeland/Panas. But the ‘Huskers also play another Cup game that honors of the program’s other founding father. Tonight at 7 p.m. at Wilton, Yorktown [...]
Michael O’Hagan is one of five Division I-bound player on Iona Prep. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com)
It’s the grand finale, gang. Well sort of, at least. The final Saturday of the regular season features some interesting matchups. Let’s take a look, shall we.
John Jay defenseman Jeff Dunworth. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) When did John Jay/Yorktown become, well, John Jay/Yorktown? As far as I can tell, it was 2004. I remember looking back at the crowd midway through the second quarter of the teams’ regular-season meeting (the first time John Jay ever won at Yorktown) and seeing the [...]
John Bolton and Darien visit Ridgefield. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com) It’s here. The moment FCIAC fans and fans from throughout the region have all been waiting for. Darien vs. Ridgefield. Darien has won four straight state titles. Ridgefield is the No. 1-ranked team in the state.