Shoreham-Wading River HS (NY) names Arini as coaching successor to Rotanz

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The contentious back-and-forth battle regarding the varsity coaching status of two-time defending Long Island Class C champion Shoreham-Wading River’s Tom Rotanz now appears settled. Justin Arini, left, has been named as the Wildcats’ new varsity coach. Arini, who works in the district as a guidance counselor, is a former assistant coach at Manhattan College. He […]

Lacrosse Insider: St. Anthony’s (NY) hits double digits in 2014 commits; Pair of NJ standouts make choices

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The Class of 2014 is closing in. National power St. Anthony’s (NY) has 15 members of its Class of 2013 now on college lacrosse rosters. Today, the Friars’ Class of 2014 saw its 10th member declare his intentions to play at the next level. A pair of New Jersey standouts, meanwhile, have also given verbals. […]

Lakeland/Panas (NY) rising senior Zingaro, starter since freshman year, makes his college choice

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If it seems like Michael Zingaro has been a part of the Lakeland/Panas (N.Y.) lacrosse program forever, there’s good reason for that sentiment. Zingaro, after all, is a three-year (going on four-year), starting goaltender for the Rebels. But after one final varsity season, Zingaro will attempt to accomplish a similar feat at the next level. […]

Lacrosse Insider: Zingaro joins Prunty as D-I bound Lakeland/Panas (NY) rising seniors

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Brian Prunty got things going for Lakeland/Panas when he verbally committed to Siena College this past summer. The rising senior attackman is following his brother, Conor’s path. Conor is a junior midfielder at Siena. Now, Brian Prunty has company when it comes to Class of 2014 commits for the Rebels. Three-year (going on four-year) starting […]

Rocky Point’s Strano set to make his mark at Manhattan

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If you thought the end of the National Letter of Intent Fall Early Signing Period would result in a pause in recruiting commitments, think again. Starting early this morning and continuing through the afternoon, we learned of more new verbal commitments, including one involving one of the nation’s top sophomores, attackman Brian Cannon of Northport, […]

Hopkins, Syracuse roll to season-opening wins

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Both Johns Hopkins and Syracuse started the season tonight with impressive victories in games that marked the collegiate debuts of a pair of former two-time high school all-Americans from the Hudson Valley as well as a former Ridgefield star. Yorktown’s John Ranagan (left), a freshman midfielder for Hopkins, had three ground balls and four shots […]