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STX Rising DI Fall Showcase 2020 Standouts (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The STX Rising DI Fall Showcase, held at Troy Park in Elkridge, Maryland, brought more than 100 Division I prospects to the Mid-Atlantic on Oct. 9 and 10. A new addition to the STX Rising Showcase Series, the event featured a great lineup of coaches, including PLL and MLL pros like Jack Rowlett (Chaos) and Nick Mannis (Chesapeake Bayhawks) and former and current college... Read More
Posted 2:57pm 11/10/20
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising closed out its trip to Northern California this past weekend with a trip to Concord to watch De La Salle – a school with a national powerhouse football program – take on Monte Vista from Danville, our second time seeing the Mustangs on the trip. Led by third-year head coach Johnny Christmas, De La Salle saw a balanced offensive effort and solid team defense... Read More
Posted 8:24pm 03/04/18
3d Rising continued its scholastic run in NorCal this week and on Thursday it served up a real treat as St. Ignatius Prep – the top team in the Rising NorCal rankings all of last season – hosted Loyola High School from Los Angeles in a West Coast heavyweight showdown. It was an absolute battle between two teams that graduated strong senior classes that were loaded with... Read More
Posted 7:50pm 03/03/18
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising continues its run this week in Northern California, where we’re taking in as much of the scholastic lacrosse landscape as possible to kick off the 2018 season. We made the drive out to Danville on Tuesday, where San Ramon Valley was hosting Marin Catholic in a nighttime tilt featuring two coaches in their first year at the helm. Mike Kruger took over the... Read More
Posted 2:02pm 03/01/18
(Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising is back in action this high school season, and we’re partnering with the folks over at Inside Lacrosse in Baltimore to enhance our content this fall and provide more readers with a view into our world this spring. It kicked off Saturday afternoon in Danville, California, outside of San Francisco, where Monte Vista hosted Marin Catholic in a North Coast... Read More
Posted 7:51pm 02/26/18
(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 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