Top Side helps bridge gap between Bronx, Westchester
Players from the Harlem Lacrosse & Leadership Program were treated free of charge to three days of high caliber lacrosse instruction courtesy of Top Side Lacrosse at a clinic held Dec. 27-29 at the Sports Underdome in Mount Vernon. All told, more than 70 boys and girls players participated in the event. Led by head coach […]
English, White notch goals in their collegiate debuts
Two of the top players from the Hudson Valley/Long Island/Connecticut region, former Manhasset star Connor English (left) and former Ridgefield standout Matt White (below right), both made successful and memorable collegiate debuts today as freshmen at the University of Virginia. Both White and English scored goals as Virginia rallied for an 11-8 win at Drexel, […]
Inside Lacrosse releases Top 100 rankings for college freshmen; Top 50 rankings for rising seniors, juniors
Ridgefield’s Matt White, Somers’ JoJo Marasco and Manhasset’s Connor English were ranked among the Top 10 incoming college freshmen in the nation by Inside Lacrosse in its annual recruiting issue. Inside Lacrosse also ranked the Top 50 rising seniors and Top 50 rising juniors at the high school level. Joe’s MaxPreps.com column: Rye’s McCormack […]
Who is the LaxLessons.com regional player of the year?
We saved the best for last, gang. Kind of like the grand finale of a fireworks display, we’ve now reached the part of our LaxLessons.com all-region selections we’ve all been waiting for. Namely, the selection of player of the year.
Here is your 2009 LaxLessons.com all-region team
Well, here we are. Almost. This week, we are conducting our balloting for LaxLessons.com regional coach of the year. That voting lasts till midnight on Saturday. Then, we will open voting for our regional player of the year, which will conclude July 19. Now though, here is the 2009 LaxLessons.com all-region team. Be sure to […]
New York semifinal matchups, previews, predictions
West Islip’s Nicky Galasso, shown in action at left last night against Hicksville, scored five goals to match his jersey number. Yorktown and West Islip both suffered crushing losses to Syosset in last year’s playoffs. Now, they’re each within a game of playing for a state title. Connor English of Manhasset has enjoyed one of […]
What to watch for at the Long Island championships
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 […]
Nassau players of the year announced
Port Washington’s Jeff Froccaro was named Nassau County’s midfielder of the year. Hey gang – Congrats to Connor English of Manhasset, who was selected by coaches as the Nassau County player of the year. You can check out the complete list of honorees here.
A View from the Dome: Who's your pick for player of the year?
In the next few weeks public school state champions in both New York and Connecticut will be crowned. Along the way we’ll also learn who received all-America recognition and respective state, sectional and conference accolades.
Manhasset tops Chaminade; White Plains pulls off another stunner
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 […]
Manhasset leaves little doubt, wins 118th Woodstick Classic
Top photo: Manhasset senior captain John Duvnjak celebrates the Indians’ 8-2 win over Garden City in the Woodstick Classic. Above photo: Matt Rubertone of Manhasset chases after Garden City’s Will Fuller. (Photo by newsphoto.com. For a gallery of photos from the game, click here.)
A View from the Dome: Woodstick Classic Garden City vs. Manhasset
Sophomore attackman Brian Coleman and the Garden City Trojans have dominated recent meetings in the Woodstick Classic. (Photo by Jim Stout/MaxPreps.com)
"Battle of the Sound" lax lesson of the day: English
Instant classic. Titanic struggle. Flat-out war. Choose your overused cliché because each would be an appropriate summation of today’s “Battle of the Sound” opener between Manhasset and host Darien. When it was over, the Indians celebrated like they had just won a state championship. The Blue Wave, on the other hand, had the look of […]
Preview: "Battle of the Sound"
Hey guys, Syracuse here. Without question, the marquee matchup this weekend in our region is Game 1 of the “Battle of the Sound” doubleheader at Darien, pitting the host Blue Wave against Manhasset at 12 p.m. If you survive that epic, you’re in for more good lacrosse in the second game as two of the country’s most […]