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(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
Florida State Championships 2016: Ponte Vedra, St. Thomas Aquinas Advance (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising continues its mission to scour the high school and prep school lacrosse landscape this season, with our most recent stop being Jupiter, Florida, where the Florida High School Athletic Association is holding its state championships.  We, along with a big crowd on hand, were treated to two excellent games, both an indication of the high level of talent... Read More
Posted 11:07am 04/30/16
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
This week's state rankings are a little more calm after last week's shuffle in several states. The Maryland MIAA rankings underwent quite the change after last week and Tuesday's results and there's a new No. 1 in Nevada this week. These rankings are compiled by leaning on a poll conducted with coaches from state to state, direct communication with coaches and by... Read More
Posted 7:20am 04/27/16
Rising High School Notebook: Torrey Pines, St. Margaret's Grab Wins in SoCal (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
We made it to sunny Southern California just before the start of last weekend, just in time to catch a couple of great games featuring some of the better teams out of the San Diego and Los Angeles scenes.  Sunday brought us two games of note, the first taking place in San Juan Capitstrano as St. Margaret's Episcopal School hosted Poway High School to start the day... Read More
Posted 1:10pm 04/25/16
Games to Watch: April 24 to April 30 (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
It's a huge week for the scholastic lacrosse landscape, as some incredible matchups are on the way, including championship weekend in the state of Florida.  But elsewhere, New England will see one of the biggest games of the year take place as two Super 25 rivals from Connecticut will finally meet for a much anticipated showdown.  And in the Mid-Atlantic,... Read More
Posted 3:55pm 04/24/16