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(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
We stayed in the Mid-Atlantic this past week and, even with weather wreaking havoc on schedules for a bunch of teams, it still gave us the chance to take in a few really good games, including some interesting inter-state matchups. Thursday evening took us up the road to the Severn School in Severna Park, Maryland, where the Admirals – the newest team to crack the USA... Read More
Posted 2:55pm 03/17/17
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising wrapped up its NorCal trip Friday night with a visit to Pleasanton, about 30 minutes outside of Oakland, where Amador Valley High School hosted De La Salle in another matchup of notable programs from the Bay Area. It was also a matchup of former Division I players-recently-turned West Coast coaches: Amador Valley is led by former Fairfield goalie and Vermont... Read More
Posted 11:41am 03/04/17
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
On Thursday night, 3d Rising’s trek to NorCal brought us to Los Gatos High School, located just a few miles outside of San Jose. The Wildcats hosted Sacred Heart Prep in what was the first meeting for both teams. After dusting off some early season jitters and getting through some sloppy play, the teams settled in by halftime and produced an exciting second half that... Read More
Posted 8:21pm 03/03/17
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising’s journey to NorCal brought us to another interesting matchup Wednesday night up in Marin County, as Marin Catholic played host to Oak Ridge, a program located about two hours away in Eldorado Hills. Marin Catholic, coming off an opening-season loss to a talented Monte Vista team, was looking to rebound and put itself in the win column. Led on the sidelines... Read More
Posted 5:30pm 03/01/17
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
We continued our early foray into the 2017 high school season with a visit to St. Ignatius College Prep in San Francisco, just a couple clearing passes away from the Pacific Ocean, where on Saturday the Wildcats were playing host to longtime rival San Ramon Valley in a Lax.com HS Games of the Week matchup. It was an early-season meeting between two teams that are... Read More
Posted 10:51am 02/26/17
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The High School season is well underway in Florida and Texas, and more recently, just got rolling in California. So to kick off the year, 3d Rising made its way out to the San Francisco Bay Area, where several of the region’s top schools are taking the field over the next week. We started it off with a look at Monte Vista, the reigning No. 1 team in the 2016 Rising... Read More
Posted 8:27pm 02/25/17
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The FLG in 3d Fall Shootout, one of the biggest and most highly attended lacrosse tournaments of the year, was held in mid November at Appoquinimink High School in Middletown, Delaware. 3d Rising was there for the weekend, shooting photos, taking in the action. We finally made it through the notes we took and collected throughout the two-day event, which brought... Read More
Posted 8:43am 01/19/17
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
More than 120 players from across the country traveled to Dedham, Massachussetts, this past weekend to participate in the Rising DIII Fall Showcase, which was held Sunday on the campus of the Noble & Greenough School, about 20 minutes outside of Boston. More than 25 scouts from Division III schools -- some of them from the western U.S. -- to observe the players on... Read More
Posted 6:26pm 10/17/16
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
With our high school post-season work officially wrapped up (for the most part), 3d Rising hit the road last week to cover the summer lacrosse circuit in earnest, with one of our first major stops being the Maverik Showtime 2020 held in Danbury, Conn. at Western Connecticut State University. Hosted by former Syracuse lacrosse stars and longtime good friends Paul... Read More
Posted 9:58pm 07/05/16
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3d Rising concluded its run of high school coverage this season with a trip to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association finals, which included stops at the Long Island Championships (the first round games between Suffolk and Nassau counties/Sections VIII and XI) and the Western Semifinals held June 8 at Cicero-North Syracuse High School in Central New... Read More
Posted 7:30pm 06/13/16