High School

Malvern Prep sits atop the Pennsylvania private school rankings. (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
Several new states get their first rankings of the year, with Delaware, Illinois, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee leading the charge. Some significant movement took place in the Maryland MIAA rankings, as Calvert Hall now sits atop the list, with additionally shuffling following an interesting week. Additionally, the Virginia private school top 10 has a new No... Read More
Posted 3:59pm 03/30/16
3d Rising is out in Oregon checking out the high school scene. (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising has made the long trip out to Portland, Oregon, where we're on a five-day mission to watch some of the more notable programs from the Northwest play in a variety of different locations. We'll be in the Beaver State until this weekend, when we head to Seattle, Washington, for the Northwest Invitational event.  Our first stop after getting in late Monday... Read More
Posted 1:27pm 03/30/16
Regis Jesuit takes on Torrey Pines this week in what should be a great inter-state matchup. (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
With more states starting lacrosse the last few weeks, there are more inter-state matchups on the schedule. That always makes for fun games to watch. Included this week are a pair of games that pits teams that either made their respective championship games or won it all last season. Plus, power teams from each coast go head-to-head and a battle of the Maryland... Read More
Posted 12:01pm 03/30/16
Deerfield Academy and IMG Academy went at it in Florida this past weekend. (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
After our five day run at 3d Spring Break, we made our way down to Bradenton, Florida, one more time on the trip in order to catch a bonus viewing — an impromptu scrimmage on Saturday afternoon between the IMG Academy and Deerfield Academy (Mass.), two USA Today Super 25 squads at this point in the season. IMG Academy, coming off a pair of wins to open the season... Read More
Posted 12:45pm 03/28/16
St. Viator of Illinois picked up a 9-8 win over Kent Denver of Colorado at 3d Spring Break. (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising has spent the last few days camped out on lacrosse fields along Florida's Gulf Coast as part of our trip to the annual 3d Spring Break program, a three-week long training opportunity that sees schools from across the country travel to St. Petersburgh for a week of training, practicing, scrimmages and, for some teams, even official games.  The week is... Read More
Posted 1:58pm 03/25/16
Cherry Creek starts the Rising state rankings in Colorado at the top. (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
How much can change in a week? Depending on which state, quite a bit. The second week of state-by-state rankings for 2016 adds a few more states, including Virginia and Washington D.C. area. Additional states will be added as the season continues to pick up steam. These rankings are compiled by leaning on a poll conducted with coaches from state-to-state, direct... Read More
Posted 3:54pm 03/23/16
Rising High School Notebook: 3d Spring Break 2016 Update (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
An annual tradition, we made our way down to St. Petersburg Monday morning to meet up with the 3d Lacrosse crew and more than 20 scholastic lacrosse teams from across the country who are down on the Gulf Coast fora week of training, scrimmages, official games and team bonding. Here's a look at the teams participating this week.  Monday night, we drove over... Read More
Posted 8:59pm 03/22/16
Games to Watch: March 21 to March 27 (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
This week’s Game to Watch features some big matchups in the Mid-Atlantic — another Super 25 matchup highlights the slate with No. 2 Culver Academy (Ind.) visiting No. 5 Gonzaga (D.C.) — but also some high profile contests taking place in Georgia and California. We will be expanding our Rising State-by-State Rankings this week to include a few more states that have... Read More
Posted 7:59am 03/21/16
Cardinal Gibbons stars the season off at the top of our North Carolina rankings. (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising is pleased to introduce its first edition of the weekly state-by-state rankings for 2016. A product of our effort to see as much lacrosse across the country as possible and communicate with hundreds of coaches, these rankings will live on 3dRising.com and additional states will be added as the season picks up and more teams begin taking the field. These... Read More
Posted 1:02pm 03/16/16
Games to Watch: March 14 to March 20 (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The season is already seeing some exciting inter-state matchups on deck, and several of those highlight this week’s Rising Games to Watch, including contests between some of the most talked about teams in the country.  Be sure to check out the USA Today High School Sports Super 25 preseason rankings to get caught up on how the national landscape is shaping up.... Read More
Posted 2:21pm 03/14/16