Taft’s Kratky, a Darien resident, set to take his faceoffs at UVa
Playing college lacrosse has been Jeff Kratky’s focus for a long time. After all, the junior midfielder at the Taft School in Watertown, Conn., has been playing the sport since he was in the first or second grade. It was so long ago, he can’t quite remember which. But Kratky never envisioned he’d be in […]
Maverik Showtime National Recruiting Spotlight updates
Hey gang – I spent most of this sun-shiny, pleasant day at Day 1 of the second annual Maverik Showtime National Recruiting Spotlight at Western Connecticut University’s West Campus in Danbury. We will have updates throughout the week as well as video interviews and highlights. So be sure to check back for that. The invitation-only […]
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 […]
LaxLessons.com all-region team: Whos the best midfielder?
Before we get set to start Week 2 of our LaxLessons.com all-region team voting and the midfield position, let’s check out the final vote tally for the attack position.
LaxLessons.com Top 25 regional rankings
West Islip has been a model of consistency since the debut of the LaxLessons.com Top 25 regional rankings. The Lions have held on to the top spot since the outset. But there has been plenty of commotion in the other spots, folks. And that continues this week.
"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 […]
Yorktown, Chaminade blast into Under Armour/IL top 10
Thanks to an impressive start, featuring Kevin Interlicchio’s unheard of 26 goals in just three-plus games, Yorktown rocketed up 11 spots to No. 7 in this week’s Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse power rankings. Yorktown (4-0) was No. 22 in the publication’s preseason poll and moved up four spots last week, but after Saturday’s 14-10 win over […]
Interview: Ridgefield coach Roy Colsey
Headstrong, charismatic, supremely confident … all these superlatives sum up Roy Colsey. The new Ridgefield coach opened a new chapter in his illustrious career with a lopsided win over Bridgeport Central on Wednesday. The sky appears to be the limit for his team in 2009. Colsey has some high expectations, desires he says his players […]
A View from the Dome: Breaking down the FCIAC
As far as Roy Colsey is concerned, his first season as Ridgefield coach will be all about gaining respect. And the former All-American at Yorktown and Syracuse is ready to do just about anything to make sure his team gets it. No, seriously, anything. We will play anyone, Colsey said. This team does not get the credit it […]