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         When Spring-time rolled around, I had the opportunity to observe a few key lacrosse games in my home state of New Jersey.  More than ever, itís clear that The Garden State is harvesting more than exceptional fruits and vegetables. It is also producing a variety of noteworthy lacrosse players.       ... Read More
Posted 9:14am 05/05/14
John Jay vs. Manhasset (Junior Varsity) John Jayís Junior Varsity team traveled to Manhasset High School on Wednesday, April 16th to play one of many competitive non-league games. It was apparent Manhasset had the depth, speed and skill to dominate this match-up. While it looked as though John Jay was going to have a long day against the Indians, they certainly held their... Read More
Posted 8:54am 04/25/14
On a dreary April afternoon, the Dexter School hosted Noble on an intimate turf field towards the front of campus. The Dexter School fielded a team of hockey players with lacrosse sticks in hand. Their limited depth forced the Dexter coaching staff to get creative in the substitution game. Noble is a tough, savvy, skilled, well-coached bunch of lacrosse players. I am not... Read More
Posted 8:11am 04/24/14
The historic rivalries between New England and the Manhattan/New York region dates bake to the early 1930ís when New Yorkers started reinventing the recipe for Clam Chowda. New Englanders took it personally when New Yorkers began adding tomatoes to their clam soup making it light, not creamy. A bill would ensue making it illegal to put tomatoes into your clam chowder.... Read More
Posted 2:06pm 04/23/14
Port Washington vs. Baldwin   Port Washington or Paul D. Schreiber High School #22 Luke Cummings 2015 Paul Schreiber High School Position: Midfield Sub-position: Face-off, Offense Rating: Watch-list College Commitment: Lafayette   Before the game Coach Rooney said, ìComing into Lukeís junior season, he was more of a roll player. This year, Luke has... Read More
Posted 1:26pm 04/23/14
Not sure about the rest of the country, but Mother Nature has been most uncooperative so far this spring.  This week is Spring Break for many Upstate NY high schools, and on Monday we basked in 77-degree temperatures.  However, on Tuesday the temps dropped and we got an inch or two of snow that hung around through Wednesdayís forecasted high of 34 degrees!... Read More
Posted 4:38am 04/19/14
High School lacrosse is beginning to heat up in the Lone Star State.  Texas has a heap of athletes and many sharp coaches that are contributing to the growth of knowledge in this burgeoning state.  Below are the top five programs as I see it as well as some more top prospects in the great state of Texas.          ... Read More
Posted 2:22am 04/11/14
Chaminade vs. St. Anthonyís JV Part 1 The first match-up of this Catholic School rivalry was all about the black and gold. Dominating every part of the field, the St. Anthonyís Friars handedly defeated the Chaminade Flyers 13 to 2. Utilizing unselfish, hard-nosed and fundamental play, St. Aís really showcased well in this game. Without further ado, letís discus our... Read More
Posted 2:16pm 04/10/14
3d Rising Report: 2014 AJO4Lax Fest   Coverage of the Georgia lacrosse scene kicks off with the 8th annual AJO4Lax Fest at Pope High School.    The AJO4Lax Fest honors the memory of Andrew Oswald, a star Pope High School attack man who tragically died as a result of a single-car accident in Marietta, GA in 2005. Proceeds from the event support the... Read More
Posted 7:38am 04/09/14
              It has been known for many years that the state of Maryland has some of the best lacrosse in the country. With national powerhouses such as Boys Latin, St. Pauls, and McDonogh, there are always numerous Division 1 players on display. The Old Line State boasts 6 teams currently in the Under Armour... Read More
Posted 8:02am 04/03/14