3d rising staff - Articles

Lax.com continues to capture some of the best footage in the sport, and you'll see the company's video crew on the sideline all over the country.  One of the most recent highlight reels put together by Lax.com was of a high-profile matchup between two Florida teams present each week in the USA Today High School Sports Florida top 10 rankings: Lake Highland Prep... Read More
Posted 12:14pm 04/09/15
Lax.com has been out and about shooting some of the spring high school lacrosse action, which has included exciting heavyweight matchups between teams from around the country that have been ranked in the USA Today High School Sports Super 25 rankings. Some of the newest highlights from Lax.com include IMG Academy's (Fla.) 12-10 upset over McDonogh (Md.) and Southlake's... Read More
Posted 8:57am 04/06/15
It was a cold weekend in Indianapolis, but that didnít slow down many of the top players in the Midwest who gathered at the beautiful Grand Park complex for the inaugural Midwest Elite Top 80 Showcase, put on by US Lax Events. A relatively quick event, games began around noon on Saturday, with each team playing two games before an All-Star Game on Saturday night. The All-... Read More
Posted 7:08am 11/20/14
This weekend brings the FLG in 3d Fall Shootout to the campus of Mount St. Mary's in Emmitsburg, Md. Teams from across the continent will compete over the course of Saturday and Sunday, with players from the 2015 class all the way down to the 2020 class facing off on what is expected to be a cold weekend.  That won't stop college coaches from the Division I, II... Read More
Posted 3:02pm 11/13/14
Many of the top players in the Midwest took center stage at the NXT Can-Am Showcase at the Detroit Country Day School in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., over the weekend. Saturday was the individual day, with about 250 players (graduation years of 2015-2017) split up into 12 teams, capped off with a Select Game featuring the top 40 players in the beautiful DCDS Fieldhouse. On... Read More
Posted 7:10am 11/12/14
Some of the nationís elite lacrosse talent gathered on Marylandís Eastern Shore this weekend to showcase their skillset and compete with programs from across the country. The UPLAX Fall Shootout, a pioneer for recruiting tournaments, transitioned to a new location this fall after spending the previous 15 seasons on fields owned by the Anne Arundel School system. This... Read More
Posted 6:21am 11/12/14
3d Rising contributor Brian Witmer was in Denver for the entirety of the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships. He was tasked with identifying and analyzing the top dozen college-age players competing in the international tournament that brought 38 different countries to Colorado.  Below is Brianís breakdown of the players who stood out the most, including a few... Read More
Posted 8:50am 09/05/14
What an amazing first three days in Denver!  The U-17 Tournament ran from Thursday through Saturday, July 10-12. Thursday was a scorcher with temps in the 90s; Friday started out the same but then cooled off as storm clouds approached, only to unleash a hailstorm of simply epic proportions, ending play for the day a few hours early; and Saturday had a similar but... Read More
Posted 12:30pm 09/04/14
  Upstate New York:  Sections III and V - Dan Witmer  author of ìRoad Trip Dadî at www.justlacrosse.com and former coach at SUNY Oswego               Three teams from Upstate New Yorkís Section III ñ Fayetteville-Manlius (Class A), Jamesville-Dewitt (Class B), and Cazenovia (Class C) ñ made it to... Read More
Posted 4:10pm 06/26/14
Yorktown vs. Jamesville-DeWitt New York Class B State Championship   #43 Connor Vercruysse 2014 Yorktown Position: Attack Sub-position: Off-ball Shooter & Finisher Rating: Player College Commitment: Rutgers   Vercruysse had 68 goals on the season going into Yorktownís State Championship game against Jamesville-DeWitt. This All-American isnít just a... Read More
Posted 2:49pm 06/26/14