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           After ten weeks of coaching girlsí varsity soccer, it was fun to get out and see some fall lacrosse, and what better event is there than the grand-daddy of all CNY fallball tournaments, the Ithaca Turkeyshoot.  As a college coach recruiting or a Dad coaching his own sons, a November trip down to Ithaca... Read More
Posted 1:22pm 11/18/13
Beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada is home to world famous strip, awesome weather year round, and November 8-10, the host of some of the best talent in the western United States. Brian Witmer was on site identifying the elite prospects for 3d Rising. Over three days, with hundreds of young players between the U15, U17, and U19 divisions, a few dozen stood apart from the pack.... Read More
Posted 6:04pm 11/11/13
BC   Tyler Klarner 2013 British Columbia UMass Position: Attack Sub Position: Off Ball, Time and Room Rating: Legit This was the best shooter at the tournament, bar none. Allowing this guy to get his hands free will cost any team a goal. Just because he is primarily a right handed shooter from the top, doesnít mean you canít expect to see shots from... Read More
Posted 5:58am 09/05/13
British Columbia U16 This was by far the strongest and most cohesive unit to take the field at the U16 level for the Canadian Field Championships. The star studded roster in combination with amazing chemistry and physical dominance led these young men to bring home the gold over Ontario by a score of 14-9. Watching these guys take the field was an absolute joy and a... Read More
Posted 4:01pm 09/03/13
For my second and final 3dRising assignment of the summer, I drove down to Henninger High School in Syracuse on Saturday to watch the two younger divisions of the Nike Upstate Risings tournament.  I watched the Section III Rising Sophomore team play all three of its games; for the Rising Juniors, I watched the Section V team three times.  I think Section V... Read More
Posted 6:54am 07/26/13
I was asked by 3dLacrosse to follow the eight-team Boys HS Division I at the first annual Saratoga Springs Lacrosse Shootout this past weekend.  The tournament featured some 77 teams in 9 different divisions ñ not bad for a first-year event!  Games were played at the Saratoga Springs Polo Grounds, where there were ten fields, concessions, parking, vendors, and a... Read More
Posted 10:25am 07/12/13
I went into this camp feeling it would be the most competitive of the four camps Jake Reed runs. While the rising freshman havenít competed yet the bar was set extremely high by this group. What I really loved about this particular group was that players from literally every corner of the lower 48 excelled. Itís remarkable to see the increase in skill, lacrosse IQ and... Read More
Posted 8:46am 07/03/13
3d Rising Report on Jake Reed Nike Blue Chip for 2015ís The level of play across the camp was very even, there may not have been a player that jumped off the page but there were a ton of excellent players. While I missed the two night sessions, saddled with other work, I managed to spend just enough time in the sun to get a sunburn. Most importantly for me was that the... Read More
Posted 1:16pm 07/01/13
Denver Shootout All-Star Games Over the past decade the Denver Shootout (DSO) has grown into one of the premier recruiting showcases in the country, drawing teams from all over North America. As one would expect from such an event, the level of play in the all-star games was excellent. 2014ís The 2014 all-star game was highlighted by the incredible playmaking ability... Read More
Posted 2:35pm 06/21/13
Pittsford HS Section V                     Monroe County League-1     Overview:  Pittsford finished the season with a 14-4 overall record, 3-2 within their very competitive league, and theyíre ranked #18 in the state in this weekís New York State... Read More
Posted 8:32am 06/18/13