High School

Rising State-by-State Rankings: May 18, 2016 (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
Nevada and Texas both completed their seasons last week, solidifying the final state rankings while an upset in Connecticut causes a shakeup. These rankings are compiled by leaning on a poll conducted with coaches from state to state, direct communication with coaches and by analyzing strength of schedules, head-to-head results and the makeup of rosters. Coaches... Read More
Posted 5:15am 05/18/16
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The Texas High School Lacrosse League champions were crowned Sunday afternoon on the turf of Eagle Stadium, the immaculate high school football venue built by the Allen Independent School District and first used in 2012.  And it was a new Division 1 champion hoisting the trophy at the day's end, as the Dallas Jesuit Rangers ran away with a 9-4 victory over... Read More
Posted 10:30pm 05/15/16
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
NCAA basketball may have coined the phrase, but this week is Championship Week in boys lacrosse. The state and national rankings are sure to change after this week’s slate of games that features championships in power states finishes. Be sure to follow us on Twitter (@3dRising) and on Instagram (@3dRising) throughout the high school season for updates on these and all... Read More
Posted 11:28am 05/15/16
PHILADELPHIA — The 2016 Inter-Ac Challenge bracket is set. The Inter-Ac Challenge, run by NXTsports, kicks off Monday, May 16 and ends on Sunday, May 22 at Villanova Stadium. Twelve of the country's elite teams, including the six Inter-Ac League teams and six nationally-recognized guests, make up the field for the most competitive high school postseason tournament in... Read More
Posted 2:09pm 05/14/16
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising made the treck to Dallas, Texas, where the Texas High School Lacrosse League championships are being held this weekend at Allen High School's Eagle Stadium, about a half hour north of The Big D.  After making the journey last year, we returned this year to take in the Final Four of Texas' Division 1 and Division 2, which featured McKinney and Rockwall in... Read More
Posted 11:44am 05/14/16
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
A few more state champions hoisted trophies this weekend and the regular season has ended in a few more states, causing some shifts among some of the Rising State-By-State Rankings this week. These rankings are compiled by leaning on a poll conducted with coaches from state to state, direct communication with coaches and by analyzing strength of schedules, head-to-head... Read More
Posted 1:27pm 05/11/16
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
Two more champions will hoist trophies by this time next week and there are powerhouse programs vying to claim that distinction in Georgia and Texas this weekend. Also among this week's must-see games, the Orange County title is on the line in SoCal and defending champion St. Margaret's Episcopal out of San Juan Capistrano looks to repeat. On the other coast, a meeting... Read More
Posted 6:23pm 05/08/16
Rising State-by-State Rankings: May 4, 2016
Here's a look at the newest edition of the Rising State-By-State Rankings as the season reaches its finale in some states, while things are just getting rolling in others. These rankings are compiled by leaning on a poll conducted with coaches from state to state, direct communication with coaches and by analyzing strength of schedules, head-to-head results and the... Read More
Posted 1:12pm 05/04/16
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The regular season is winding down in many states around the county and with that comes several games that have playoff implications. First place is on the line in the MIAA A Conference in Maryland while New York takes on Connecticut in a meeting of Super 25 teams. Colorado wraps up its regular season with a meeting of power programs and Section XI powers meet in New... Read More
Posted 8:18am 05/02/16
Florida Championships 2016: St. Thomas Aquinas Outlasts Ponte Vedra 13-11 (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The undefeated St. Thomas Aquinas Raiders, a team that has made it deeper into the Florida High School Athletic Association playoffs the last few seasons, outlasted Ponte Vedra 13-11 Saturday night for its first state championship in a back-and-forth battle that saw two incredible performances by both team's goalkeepers.  Mikey Adler (St. Joseph's), following up... Read More
Posted 11:59pm 04/30/16