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 […]
Watch it here: White/Marasco double behind-the-back goal is No. 3 on ESPN SportsCenter's Top 10 Plays of the Week
It should come as no surprise that when 44 of the nations best senior boys lacrosse players gathered for the fourth annual Under Armour all-America Senior Classic last night, there was plenty of scoring and one unforgettable play. The South outlasted the North 19-16 before 2,364 fans at Towson Universitys Johnny Unitas Stadium in […]
Here is your Connecticut all-America team
University of Virginia-bound attackman Matt White of Ridgefield has been named Connecticut player of the year and five-time Class M state champ Darien has been honored as the state’s team of the year. FCIAC finalists Ridgefield and Darien each had three players selected as USILA all-Americans.
First things first Ridgefield wins FCIAC title
There’s no way of knowing now what will wind up happening down the line. But if the Ridgefield Tigers do indeed wind up becoming one of Connecticut’s premier programs on a year-in, year-out basis, then mark down this date. June 2, 2009. No matter what happens though, it’s a date that will go down in […]
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.
Ridgefield rallies to beat Darien
Roy Colsey didn’t sleep well last night. His baby son made sure of that. Not that it mattered anyway. “I wasn’t going to get much sleep last night no matter what,” he said. After all, today was the day Ridgefield had marked on its calendar for weeks make that months. Maybe even years.
Wrapping up an eventful Saturday
Top photo: Put Valley’s Ryan Fitzgerald and Dillon Chesnut celebrate a goal in the Tigers’ 15-9 win over Rye. Photo above: Kyle Calabro lets it rip for PV. (Photos by Ray Gallagher) Click here for Section 1 photo galleries. For Section 1 commentary and features. For video highlights of the Yorktown-Darien game, […]
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 […]