Chmil continues family’s D-I lacrosse tradition by deciding on Duke

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Matt Chmil is part of a new generation of lacrosse players. One that has taken up America’s fastest growing sport even though their family roots were in other sports. The Chaminade High School (NY) Class of 2017 midfielder’s father, Steve Chmil, was an infielder in the Atlanta Braves’ organization from 1980-85 after starring at Vanderbilt […]

Photo gallery: Chaminade beats St. Anthony’s in OT in renewal of classic CHSAA (NY) rivarly

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Photos by Dave Anderson/MaxPreps.com Sean Cerrone scored with one second left in the first overtime to give Chaminade an 8-7 win over visiting St. Anthony’s in a rematch of last year’s CHSAA AAA title game won by Chaminade. Cerrone and Brendan Kearns each had two goals for the unbeaten Flyers (8-0). Kearns added an assist. […]

Photo gallery: Chaminade pulls away from Manhasset to stay unbeaten

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Photos by Ray Nelson/MaxPreps.com Chaminade’s Jack Brennan had three goals in the Flyers’ 10-5 Reg’s Rock win at Manhasset on Saturday night. Brendan Kearns had two goals and an assist for the Flyers, who remain unbeaten at 5-0. Henry Griffith had a goal and an assist for ‘Set. Chaminade now leads the Reg’s Rock series […]

Player’s perspective: Bonafede, Chaminade will have a tough act to follow in 2014

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The 2013 season will be remembered for a long time in Mineola. The Chaminade Flyers completed a rare 3-0 season series sweep of archrival St. Anthony’s, with the final win, a 7-5 victory, coming in the much-awaited CHSAA (N.Y.) Nassau-Suffolk AAA title game. Chaminade finished 15-2 with the losses coming against Hudson Valley (N.Y.) power […]

Chaminade (NY) offensive initiator Quinn finds right fit in Fairfield

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Brendan Quinn is an outstanding athlete. He’s also a skilled lacrosse player. The combination made the attackman at Chaminade High School (N.Y.) a target recruit of several Division I programs. Quinn, who also plays football and basketball for the Flyers, has committed to play lacrosse at the next level at Fairfield University, a verbal reported […]

Lacrosse Insider: Chaminade (NY) 2015 attackman commits to Fairfield

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National power Chaminade High School (N.Y.) has hit the half-dozen mark in Class of 2015 commitments. Before we get to the latest, let’s recap the previous five: A. Blaise Buffalino (Providence, midfield); Sam Bonafede (Princeton, midfield); Sean Cerrone (Villanova, midfield); James Roberts (Lafayette, attack); and Matt Wysota (Villanova, defense). Now, to No. 6. Joe Lombardi […]

Chaminade (NY) 2014 standout Roberts looks ahead to Lafayette

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Growing up in Manhasset, N.Y., James Roberts became immersed in lacrosse at a young age. It’s a passion for the game that has only grown through the years and will continue to grow even more. Roberts, a Class of 2014 attackman/midfielder at defending CHSAA (N.Y.) AAA champion Chaminade, is not only looking forward to his […]

Chaminade junior Fowler continues family’s Duke tradition

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The Fowler/Duke connection is in full force. Duke faceoff star Brendan Fowler and incoming Duke freshman goaltender Danny Fowler will have another Blue Devil brother. Rising junior longstick midfielder Jack Fowler has verballed to Duke, as first reported last week at Twitter.com/Joe_Lombardi. Jack Fowler is a technically sound defender who plays well off the ball. […]

Wednesday, 4/3: Connecticut teams get things started; Chaminade hosts Fairfield Prep; Delbarton faces Ridgewood in its Game 1; Ward Melville will be tested by Smithtown East

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What looks to be a wide-open race in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference begins with a bang today. Ridgefield, the 2011 Connecticut Class L state champs and 2012 state finalists, visits Greenwich at Cardinals Stadium. Greenwich, with a roster of mostly underclassmen, finished 9-9 last year but is expected to contend for the top […]

You make the call: Who will win Chaminade-West Islip clash?

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In less than a week we’ll have our first Showdown Saturday of the regular season. Among the matchups on March 30: La Salle (Pa.) at Gardem City, Yorktown at John Jay and Chaminade at West Islip. The high noon Chaminade-WI game is a rematch of a 7-6 Chaminade win last year — which proved to […]

You make the call: Who will win the CHSAA (NY) Division AAA title?

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Some high school teams in parts of the nation have already started their regular seasons. But among teams in the nation’s No. 1 hotbed for lacrosse, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region, we’re still a few weeks away from the first openers. So that gives us some time to continue traversing the tristate to get […]

Laxers play key roles in Garden City, Chaminade football titles

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Lacrosse has emerged as the hottest sport at the varsity level in much of the nation. That fact was apparent today as both Garden City and Chaminade won football championships on Long Island. Yes, football championships. You see, many of the leading players for both teams are Division I-bound for lacrosse — not football. For […]

Maryland-bound O’Connell is Chaminade’s first Class of 2015 commit

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Thomas O’Connell is the first Flyer. When it comes to the Class of 2015, at least. As first reported last night at Twitter.com/joe_lombardi, one of the nation’s premier programs, Chaminade High School (N.Y.), saw its first sophomore college commitment completed when O’Connell verballed to the University of Maryland. The 6-foot, 165-pound O’Connell is an athletic […]

Chaminade’s McDaid set to join soon-to-launch Furman program

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‘Nade is now No. 1. With the 2012-13 school year about to start, we have been tracking how the leaderboard looks among tristate high school programs with the most rising senior commits. And Chaminade High School (N.Y.) Flyers has been flying high. The Flyers have soared to the top spot on our leaderboard with a […]

Player’s perspective: Hunter hopes to help Syosset surge past Nassau semis

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It’s become the annual lid lifter to the boys lacrosse season in the nation’s No. 1 lacrosse hotbed, the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tristate region. Nassau County rivals Garden City and Syosset are keeping the tradition intact as they will meet in opening week for the fourth straight year when they square off on March 20 […]

News and Notes: Section 1 finals to return to White Plains; Greenwich sophomore is a target recruit of top programs

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The Section 1 boys lacrosse championship tripleheader will be back at White Plains High School this coming season. Glenn D. Loucks Field will host the event for the third time in the last four years. Last year’s games were played at the Suffern Middle School Sports Complex after being held at WPHS the previous two […]

Yale-bound Pratt among Chaminade’s seven junior commits

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With three full days left in the Fall Early Signing Week, we’ve been telling you that St. Anthony’s leads the region with 16 senior commits. Well, the Friars’ CHSAA rival, Chaminade, is more than holding its own in this department as well. All told, Chaminade has nine senior commits and seven junior commits. One of […]

Chaminade’s Clarke will stay close to home at Hofstra

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Kris Clarke grew up following the Hofstra men’s lacrosse program. In a couple of years, he will be a part of it. The Chaminade junior midfielder and faceoff specialist has verbally committed to join coach Seth Tierney’s program. The 5-foor-10, 170-pound Clarke, who is also a swimming standout, becomes the Flyers’ sixth junior recruit and […]

Zenker reflects on being part of Chaminade’s collection of Duke commits

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We’ve been talking about Duke’s dominance in landing commitments from Long Island rising juniors. No where is that trend any more evident than in Mineola. That’s where Chaminade High School is located. And three Flyer juniors will become Blue Devils. One of them is midfielder Tommy Zenker. Here’s a Q&A with Tommy on his commitment: […]

Duke-bound Fowler continues Chaminade and family tradition

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The tradition Chaminade High School has established with Duke University’s men’s lacrosse program keeps getting stronger. Three members of Chaminade’s Class of 2013 have already committed to the Blue Devils. For  one of them, goaltender Danny Fowler, the ties to the Blue Devils go even beyond the Chaminade program. Fowler’s brother, Brendan, is a  sophomore […]

Dobbs Ferry’s Yozzo-Scaperrotta reflects on his choice of Brown

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The commitments keep coming, gang. If you checked out our “Updated recruiting review and commitment rundown” earlier tonight, you learned that Long Island  Raiders goaltender Danny Fowler has given a verbal commitment to Duke. Fowler plays varsity lax for Chaminade, one of the nation’s  most respected and established high school programs. Dobbs Ferry, meanwhile, just […]

Dunne becomes latest Flyer to decide on Duke

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A strong summer, including a solid outing at Jake Reed Blue Chip, helped cement defenseman Brian Dunne’s status as a target recruit for many of the nation’s premier programs. Dunne, a rising junior from Chaminade High School, verbally committed to attend Duke last week. He joins teammate Greg Rhodes, a rising senior midfielder, as a […]

Chaminade star Lukacovic follows path of his dad, brother to D-I lax

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The list of programs in hot pursuit of Ryan Lukacovic reads like a who’s who of college lacrosse. Among them – Hopkins, Duke, Maryland, and ultimately, his final choice: national champion Virginia. The Chaminade rising junior, one of the nation’s most heavily recruited players, made his decision Wednesday, giving a verbal commitment to accept a […]

Chaminade rising junior Lukacovic commits to UVa

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Chaminade attackman Ryan Lukacovic, one of the nation’s top rising juniors, has just verbally committed to national champion Virginia. Be sure to check back for more on Ryan’s commitment and be sure to check the “Updated recruiting review and commitment rundown.” There have been several new commitments within the last 24 hours. Have a recruiting […]

Player's perspective: Shane Thornton, Chaminade senior attack/midfield

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Flyers vs. Friars. If you’re a high school lax fan in the nation’s No. 1 hotbed, the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region, it’s always one of the best matchups to watch of the season. Often, times three. Last year, the teams split their regular-season meetings before St. Anthony’s won the CHSAA final in OT. We received […]

Commitments continue: Chaminade’s Schoenhut selects Tufts

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Tomorrow marks the official start of winter, which means that we’re getting closer and closer to the start of another lacrosse season. In the meantime, the commitments just keep on coming, gang. If you checked our “Updated recruiting review and commitment rundown” today, you learned of the first commit of New Fairfield’s Class of 2011. […]

Darien, Manhasset, Yorktown, Chaminade to meet at West Point

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The annual Darien vs. Manhasset and Chaminade vs. Yorktown showdowns will have special meaning this coming season. They will be played at West Point as part of Jim Regan Day at West Point on Saturday, April 24. Army will be hosting Holy Cross at noon. More on that in a moment.

Manhasset tops Chaminade; White Plains pulls off another stunner

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Anybody laughing now? Reading the comments in this week’s LaxLessons Top 25 regional rankings thread, it became fairly clear that a lot of people weren’t too sure about our selection of Manhasset as the area’s No. 1 team. Nor did it feel like, despite its big win over Putnam Valley on Saturday, many of you […]