High School Zone: Beyond the Northeast

Brent Noseworthy is a strong and athletic player who can score from inside or out. Yes, he has a nose for the net (we couldn’t resist), but he’s also effective in the faceoff X as well. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound 2015 midfielder from Burlington, Ontario, will be taking his myriad skills to Cornell University. Noseworthy’s commitment […]

Cal Costa’s introduction to lacrosse came when he was a fifth-grader. “One of my friends gave me a lacrosse stick and invited me to practice with his team,” said Costa, who is now a sophomore at the Bishops School in San Diego, Calif. “I fell in love with the game at that practice and the […]

Connor McMeen is helping to put Georgia lacrosse on the map. The senior attackman at East Coweta High School in Sharpsburg, Ga., was one of four players from the Peach State selected to play in the Armour Underclass Lacrosse Tournament. McMeen’s selection for that coveted event came after a junior varsity season in which he […]

In our newest feature, “Beyond the Northeast,” we take a look at college commitments by standouts from beyond the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region. Today, we travel to Oregon for the first time. Portland, Ore., to be precise, and Lincoln High School. That’s where Ben Paris plays. Paris, […]

Jon Ober’s introduction to lacrosse came when he was 9 or 10 years and something caught his eye at a Dick’s Sporting Goods store — a plastic lacrosse stick. Ober persuaded his mother to buy it for him, but never would have guessed at the time where it would take him. Ober, a rising and […]

Our new “Beyond the Northeast” recruiting section debuts today. We start with a rising sophomore from California who just verbally committed to the University of Maryland. But Preston Faecher, a standout attackman at Redondo Union High School (Calif.) in Redondo, Calif., is not exactly unfamiliar with the Eastern seaboard. His father, after all, is a […]

Max Parker first started playing lacrosse as a seventh-grader. It gave him something to do leading up to the start of football season. Now, just five years later, lax has become Parker’s passion — and where his collegiate future lies. The rising senior midfielder from Orlando, Fla., and Lake Highland Prep, verbally committed to attend […]

We’ve gone far beyond the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region, to bring you commitment news the last few days. From Las Vegas to Florida, in fact. If you were with us yesterday at Twitter.com/Joe_Lombardi, you learned of a commitment from a location right in between. Jonathan Anastos, a […]

If you’ve been with us the last few days on Twitter.com/Joe_Lombardi, you know that the That goes for beyond the borders of the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region. Last week, we told you about an attackman from Las Vegas, Grant Gravitt, who verballed to the University of Denver. […]

He runs a 4.65 in the 40-yard dash, squats 415 pounds and bench presses 245. If it sounds like Ryan Berning is a college football prospect, it’s because he is. The 6-foot, 180-pound senior at St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati (shown at right in both photos above), in fact, had 17 tackles from his […]

As far as varsity schedules go, few rival that of Landon High School’s when it comes to strength. The Maryland power, located in Bethesda, is challenged game in, and game out, both inside and outside the Interstate Athletic Conference. (Landon won its 28th IAC title last season.) It has served the Bears well and proved […]