High School

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
Rising Notebook: Brine King of the Spring, Day Three (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The Brine King of the Spring event wrapped up Sunday at Durham County Memorial Stadium, with two contests we were able to watch, allowing us to see three teams for the first time this season and one of the MIAA's teams to watch this year, Calvert Hall.  The Cardinals, playing their third game of the weekend and in as many days, slowly built momentum throughout the... Read More
Posted 10:29am 03/14/16
Rising Notebook: Brine King of the Spring, Day Two (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
The second day of the Brine King of the Spring event in Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina, gave a full day of action down in the Tar Heel state. Again, we opted to camp out at Cardinal Gibbons High School in West Raleigh, where we were able to take in four games throughout the day.    We first watched Charlotte Country Day (N.C.) take down Norfolk Academy (Va... Read More
Posted 8:19pm 03/13/16
Rising Notebook: Brine King of the Spring, Night One (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising made it down to the Raleigh/Durham region Friday afternoon to check out the Brine Lacrosse King of the Spring event, which brings more than 30 teams down to North Carolina for a the weekend. Friday night served up a variety of interesting matchups, and we opted to check out the slate of games held at Cardinal Gibbons High School. We got a good look at six... Read More
Posted 1:38pm 03/12/16
Rising Notebook: Landon Downs St. Mary's 12-6 to Kick Off 2016 (Photo: Casey Vock, 3d Rising)
3d Rising popped the cork with our first high school action of the season Thursday night as we made our way across our new home city — Annapolis, Maryland — to watch two reigning conference winners start their seasons: Landon of the IAC and St. Mary’s of the MIAA “A” conference. The Bears, even without star sophomore Joey Epstein, who did not dress for the game, were... Read More
Posted 12:06pm 03/11/16