High School Zone: Long Island NY

Here’s the rundown of Saturday’s New York and Connecticut state championship and New Jersey Tournament of Champions winners: New York NYSPHSAA championship games played at St. John Fisher College in Rochester. Class A Ward Melville (Section 11) 15, West Genesee (Section 3) 2 Class B Garden City (Section 8) 7, Victor (Section 5) 6 Class […]

Who’s the No. 1 varsity boys lacrosse team in the tristate as the 2018 season starts? We conducted a series of four polls and now have our regional winners. The winner of our final 24-hour poll will be voted best team in the tristate entering the seasons. The Final Four consists of Darien (Connecticut), Ward Melville […]

Who’s the No. 1 varsity boys lacrosse team in the tristate as the 2018 season starts? We’ll be doing region-by-region polls and then a final tristate poll with each of the regional winners. Our first 24-hour poll starts — where else? — on Long Island. Be sure to vote here: Who's your choice as the No. […]

Memorial services will be held Sunday, March 18 for a former varsity lacrosse standout from Long Island who was murdered by an ex-boyfriend at SUNY Binghamton. Haley Anderson, 22, was involved in numerous activities at W.T. Clarke High School in East Meadow, including lacrosse.  A nursing student at Binghamton, she was found dead of apparent strangulation on […]

As we start a new year, we thought this would be a good time to take a quick look back at this past year. So now, here are the Top 20 stories our readers most enjoyed in 2017. Former Hudson Valley lacrosse star dies on Long Island at age 27 NJ varsity lacrosse player dead […]

One of the top goaltenders to play high school lacrosse in the Hudson Valley the last decade has died. Michael Mackay, who lived and worked on Long Island, died on Thursday, Nov. 9 after a long battle with addiction. He was 27. Mackay, who starred at Lakeland/Panas and attended the University of Delaware, also competed in USSA alpine […]

Salisbury School (CT) saw a baker’s dozen seniors sign their National Letters of Intent on Day 1 of Fall Signing Period on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Salisbury School 2018 LSM Paul Governale, a native of Manhasset (NY), signs his NLI with Vermont. Bergen Catholic signees Sean Gibson (Widener) and Travis Talarico (Bucknell).   The three Sparta […]

It won’t be long now. National Letter of Intent Fall Signing Week will be getting underway very soon. Right after Election Day, in fact. This year’s fall period starts Wednesday, Nov. 8 and lasts through Wednesday, Nov. 15. As always, we will be providing in-depth coverage of this once-in-a-lifetime moment for so many throughout the […]

The summer travel season is now one for the books. We’ve been providing daily reports the last few weeks on players who stood out in all the high school classes on LaxLessons.com’s Lacrosse Insider premium coverage section. If you have tips, thoughts and nominations, email us at info@laxlessons.com. Here’s a sampling of some stories: Class of 2019 summer standouts […]

The big shakeup in the White House on Friday has a Long Island lacrosse connection. Newly named communications director Anthony Scarmucci is a Port Washington native who is the father of recent Manhasset HS grad Anthony Scaramucci Jr., a longstick midfielder who will play at Sacred Heart University. Anthony Sr., a 53-year-old entrepreneur, financier and author, […]