from The Art of Lax

from The Auburn Citizen
The Auburn senior was well known to opposing defenses, and often drew the top defenders in Section III. A scrappy, old school-style attackman, Cunningham still found ways to produce and averaged nearly three goals per game.

from The Post Star
Hoffman is known throughout the Capital District as the person who started Saratoga’s girls lacrosse program in 1990 and went on to great success. Hoffman’s teams reached the Section II finals 12 times and won seven of them.

When she retired in 2012, however, she didn’t foresee starting another program. It’s just that one thing kept following another.

from the Rochester Rattlers
The Rattlers were led by a trio of players on Saturday afternoon. Ty Thompson led all goal scorers with five goals and one assist. Jordan Wolf had four goals and three assists and Jesse King had three goals and two assists.

from The Leader-Herald
Several Johnstown players were among those selected to the recently announced Foothills Council girls lacrosse all-star team.

from Lacrosse Magazine
[Kayla] Treanor finished the evening with six points (four goals, two assists), her second straight second-point effort in as many days. Kailah Kempney scored three goals while Ali Flurry and Hannah Farr had two goals apiece. Kara Mupo led Philadelphia with three goals.

from LaxPower
The 44th Annual Vail Lacrosse Shootout began on Saturday, June 25. Players as young as 6 and older than 60 convened for the first day of play. Youth players honed their skills during a clinic and Chumash tournament. The Supermasters (age 40+) participated in pool play to determine the bracket for the division, while the Grandmasters (age 50+) and Zenmasters (age 60+) divisions completed their first day.

from SportsFive.net
A number of awards were presenting including the Frank Mangione Award given this year to long time official and rules interpreter, John Price. "To receive this highest honor given by GVLOA, the candidates must demon
Saturday June 25, 2016 9:25AM
from Lacrosse Magazine
The two-point shot took center stage in a pair of comeback attempts in the UWLX on Friday evening.

In the opener, Philadelphia's Michelle Tumolo converted a two-pointer to pull the Force within 11-9 with exactly two minutes remaining. The Force had a shot at the final horn, but they couldn't convert as Long Island remained undefeated on the season at 4-0.

from The Leader-Herald
Stephen Weaver Sutton, 63 years old, passed away June 23, 2016, with his loving family by his side . . . In 2006 Steve was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at St. Lawrence University for Football and Lacrosse.

from the Watertown Daily Times
A study published in the journal Sports Health found that “for most sports, there is no evidence that intense training and specialization before (age 13 or 14) are necessary to achieve elite status. Risks of early sports specialization include higher rates of injury ... and quitting sports at a young age.”

from Inside Lacrosse
College lacrosse coaches are saying their recruiting proposal has hit a snag as it’s moved through the NCAA legislative process, and now advocates are lobbying the next phase of decision-makers in hopes that the spirit of the proposal can be salvaged.

from LaxAllStars.com
Top Five Most Creative Lacrosse Players of All Time.

from The Auburn Citizen
Catie Woodruff has no doubts that being called up as an eighth-grader changed everything.

The Skaneateles athlete had tried lacrosse when she was younger, but put down the sport until middle school. After one year of modified, her speed and natural athletic ability earned her a spot on the Lakers varsity team.

from Niagara University Athletics
A pair of Niagara University Lacrosse Purple Eagles, Caroline Crump and Alexis Morales, have been selected to tryout for the 2017 U.S. Women's National Team. Crump and Morales are among 105 players invited to participate in the tryouts for the seven-time world champions from Aug. 5-7 at the national team training center at US Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Md.

from Lacrosse Magazine
Ben Reeves (Palmyra Macedon)was great as a freshman. The Ivy League rookie of the year award he picked up in 2015 says so. But he was even better as a sophomore. By the end of this regular season, the attackman had 35 goals and 26 assists to rank seventh nationally with 4.96 points per game for a Yale team that had designs on a deep postseason run.

from the Rochester Rattlers
Q & A with Midfielder and Face-off Specialist Drew Simoneau: The Rochester Rattlers’ intern, Max Gerling sat down with rookie, Drew Simoneau from Nazareth College.

from CapitalDistrictLax.com
Lacrosse Honors:
• 2016 FLG Premiere Showcase player of the game
• 2016 Varsity Lacrosse Team – starting varsity player since 8th grader
from Army West Point
Fifteen members of the Army West Point women's lacrosse team were named to the 2016 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, the league announced Thursday. The Women's Lacrosse Academic Honor Roll includes 175 players for the 10-team conference.

from Syracuse.com
Details on this opening . . .

from Hdul.com

from CapitalDistrictLax.com
Player profile.

from Lacrosse Magazine
Following the three-day tryout, approximately 36 players will be selected for the U.S. team, which will train in the lead-up to the 2017 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Women’s World Cup in Guildford, England. Ultimately, 18 players will represent the U.S. as the team goes for a third consecutive and eighth overall world title.

from Inside Lacrosse
The UWLX's Boston Storm (2-1) is set to square off against the Baltimore Ride and Philadelphia Force this weekend in Friday, Saturday doubleheader action. Team USA goalie and Syracuse alum Liz Hogan is coming off of a career-high 20 save performance vs. the Long Island Sound last weekend, as ILWomen gives you a behind-the-scenes look into Hogan's on and off-field preparation as she heads into UWLX weekend action and travels to Europe with Team USA next week. (Video 3:37)

from CaseyPowell.com
“Lacrosse season is over,” they said. “He’s not going to have anything to talk about,” they said.

We are having quite a laugh at that here at CaseyPowell.com headquarters. Nothing to talk about?!?! Don’t they know this is the fastest sport on two feet? Don’t they know that 800,000 Americans playing anything is a force of nature? They will.

from Lacrosse Magazine
"A big part of it was the conference," Galloway said. "The SoCon is committed to making lacrosse really important. This year there were three teams in the top 20, teams beating Duke and beating Virginia. Air Force was truly one of the top 10 teams in the country. It was an amazing time to take that next step, and I think Jacksonville is prepared to make that commitment."

from Sweetlax Lacrosse
Sweetlax Lacrosse brings the top high school lacrosse players in the country to four Pittsford school locations (Calkins Road Middle School, Mendon High School, Mendon Center Elementary School, Thornell Road Elementary School).

from LoHud.com
It would be easy to spell out in detail everything Dave Marr has done over the years to maintain the longstanding tradition of lacrosse excellence at Yorktown.

from Lacrosse Magazine
The roots of Van Arsdale's inclusive approach were planted in upstate New York in the 1980s. Even back then, Hobart coach Dave Urick cared only about a guy's character, and whether he could play. That always stuck with Van Arsdale, who was named the USILA Division III Player of the Year in 1983 with the Statesmen.

from Inside Lacrosse
Warrior Lacrosse, one of the industry’s leading equipment manufacturers, announced today that it has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with attackman Dylan Donahue (West Genesee) of the Charlotte Hounds. As the newest member of the Warrior Player’s Club, Donahue joins a roster of sponsored pros that includes many of Major League Lacrosse’s (MLL) best players and biggest names.

from NLL.com
The National Lacrosse League has announced three finalists for the 2016 NLL Transition Player of the Year award. The Georgia Swarm's Jordan MacIntosh, Rochester Knighthawks' Brad Self and Saskatchewan Rush's Jeremy Thompson (LaFayette) were voted as the best three transition players in the league this season.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
Brad Self of the Rochester Knighthawks has been named one of three finalists for the 2016 NLL Transition Player of the Year award. He joins Jordan MacIntosh of the Georgia Swarm and Jeremy Thompson of the Saskatchewan Rush.

from LaxAllStars.com
Kevin Rice, Randy Staats, Rob Pannell, John Galloway, Connor Buczek, Joe Walters, JoJo Marasco, Matt Abbott, Peter Baum, Brian Karalunas, Joe Fletcher, Joel White, Michael Manley, and others.
Thursday June 23, 2016 10:30AM
from Syracuse.com
Co-Players of the Year Cole Willard of Cazenovia and Grayson Burns of J-D. Coach of the Year J-D's Jamie Archer.

from Syracuse.com
CBA's Doug Sedgwick is Coach of the Year. Player of the Year Emily Ehle of CBA.

Finger Lakes Lacrosse Clinics Announced
from Champions for Life
Both clinics held Everest Park, 5342 County Route 72B, Auburn.

Regy Thorpe's Girls Clinic: Friday, July 15, 2016 - Registration Form

Joe Alberici and Judd Lattimore's Boys Clinic: Sunday, July 31, 2016 - Registration Form

from North Country Now
Potsdam Elks Lodge #2074 recently supported the Potsdam girls' lacrosse team with a $300 donation.

from TurnTo10.com
After spending 10 seasons as head coach of Brown University's men's lacrosse team, Lars Tiffany (LaFayette) has accepted the head coaching job at national lacrosse powerhouse University of Virginia.

from the Watertown Daily Times
The 1812 Shoot Out All-Stars, a girls travel lacrosse team comprised of sophomores from Jefferson County, went undefeated at the National Draw regional tournament Saturday and Sunday.

from LaxPower / JustLacrosse Upstate
CBA-Syracuse fininshes 2016 as top ranked team over all classes.

from SUNY Cortland Athletics
SUNY Cortland freshman midfielder Carly Stone (Jamesville-DeWitt) has been selected as the 2016 Division III Women's Lacrosse Co-Rookie of the Year by the web site Inside Lacrosse. She shares the honor with The College of New Jersey goalie Miranda Chrone.

from Major League Lacrosse

from the Rochester Rattlers
How well do you know the Rochester Rattlers players? We will feature an article each week with one of our #Ratz players. Manley was named the "Warrior Defensive Player of the Week" after the Denver game. Congrats to Mike.

from US Lacrosse
US Lacrosse is pleased to announce that it has developed and launched a secure, encrypted online age verification system . . . US Lacrosse is working with youth leagues and events throughout the country to ensure that players are grouped appropriately to make competition safe and fair. This is a one-time process that is good for the lifetime of a player’s membership.
Wednesday June 22, 2016 9:45AM
from the Buffalo News
Marissa Dauria, who had an 87-19 overall record and won seven Monsignor Martin Association titles as lacrosse coach at Mount St. Mary Academy in Kenmore was named the women’s varsity coach at Hilbert College.

from Lacrosse Magazine
In 1992, it was Dom Starsia who made the move from Providence, and he ultimately led the Cavaliers to four national championships. On Tuesday, it was Lars Tiffany (LaFayette) who landed one of the sport's prime jobs after transforming Brown from a steady midpack team to a fascinating up-tempo throwback the last two years.

from the Buffalo News
The Bandits are the little brother of Buffalo sports in general and "One Buffalo" in particular. They aren't the Bills or the Sabres, and never will be. Still, the Bandits drew more than 16,000 fans per game this past season. Considering how low payroll costs are, someone is receiving a nice check for the profits at year's end. Those attendance numbers are in spite of the fact that, when it comes to broadcast media attention, the Bandits play in a virtual vacuum.

from the Buffalo Bandits
The Buffalo Bandits will enter three youth lacrosse teams into the fourth annual Jr. NLL Tournament in Oakville, Ontario, which runs from August 25th-28th. Each team will hold tryout sessions on June 27th and July 6th.

from SportsFive.net
Section V lacrosse maintained its roster with thirty-seven teams, but the number of players increased by 190 to a total of 1,151.

from SportsFive.net

from the CBC
“Our culture is so deeply rooted in lacrosse that it’s in our Creation story,” says lacrosse player Cody Jamieson, who is Mohawk from the Turtle Clan at the Six Nations of the Grand River.

“We play it for the Creator’s enjoyment. It has been around for as long as we have.”


from LaFayette Lacrosse Alumni Association
The LaFayette High School Booster Club announced the inaugural LaFayette High School Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2016 at the annual Varsity Athletic Banquet on June 6. Athletes, coaches and contributors across all boys & girls sports were recognized for their high school achievements as part of the newly formed Hall. 10 former Lancer boys lacrosse greats, 2 former boys lacrosse coaches, and 1 standout Lancer girls lacrosse player were among those selected as part of this first class, set to be honored at the Hotel Syracuse on Sunday, October 23. The very first boy’s lacrosse team (1960) will also be inducted.

Photo credit: LaFayette (NY) High School Archives

from SUNY Cortland Athletics
Six members of the Cortland women's lacrosse team have been chosen as All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Metro/Upstate for the 2016 season.

from Lacrosse Magazine
Virginia athletics director Craig Littlepage announced Tuesday (June 21) that Lars Tiffany (LaFayette), the head coach at Brown the past 10 seasons, has been named the 17th men’s lacrosse coach in program history.

from Syracuse University Athletics
Syracuse senior Kayla Treanor and freshman Nicole Levy have received national recognition for their performance throughout the 2016 season. Treanor was named the Attacker of the Year by Inside Lacrosse, while Lacrosse Magazine tabbed Levy the Rookie of the Year.

from Syracuse.com
Minimum academic requirements for selection to the team are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average during the player's academic career. Athletic achievements during the most recent season are also considered in selecting the team.

from Inside Lacrosse
. . . Jacksonville made a big splash with the hire of John Galloway as head coach to lead the Dolphins. Galloway announced his first assistant would be Syracuse legend Casey Powell. IL also caught up with Galloway to learn about his philosophy on the job.

from the Rochester Rattlers
Tom Schreider leds the Machine with 43 points on the season (fifteen goals and twenty - seven assists), while Marcus Holman is only two points away with twenty-nine goals and twelve assists. Peter Baum is twelve points behind Holman with twenty-nine points on the season (twenty-two goals and five assists). Cockerton is five points away from Baum, with twenty-one goals and four assists.

from the Buffalo Bandits
The National Lacrosse League has announced three finalists for the 2016 NLL Defensive Player of the Year award. Saskatchewan Rush defensemen Chris Corbeil and Ryan Dilks join Buffalo Bandits defender Steve Priolo, marking Priolo's fourth-consecutive nod on the finalist ballot, Corbeil's third-straight appointment and Dilks' first-ever appearance.

from Gaffer Elite Lacrosse
The Gaffer Elite 2020 Team had an excellent day at the Capital Clash in Albany on Father’s Day. They swept their Division by outscoring their opponents 38-7, but suffered a tough one goal loss in Overtime after an outstanding second half comeback.
Tuesday June 21, 2016 9:45AM
from the Albany Times Union
Niskayuna junior Lucas Quinn recalled his mother decorating he and his older brother's room with Syracuse men's lacrosse gear, including posters and pillows, when he was in fifth grade. A few years later, Quinn made his oral commitment to play for the Orange before the start of his freshman season, his first year on varsity.

from Brine All-American Lacrosse Classic
Zoe Mahon, daughter of Chris Mahon and Lori Asquith, a Freshman at Owego Free Academy has been named as a 2016 Brine National All-American and has been selected to represent Upstate New York at the 2016 Brine National Lacrosse Classic to be held in Richmond, Virginia July 19-22, 2016.

from CapitalDistrictLax.com
Shenendehowa Lacrosse Coach Jason Gifford brings a wealth of lax experience to the position. A 1992 graduate of Shaker High School, Gifford won two sectional championships with the Blue Bison. At the college level, Gifford earned JUCO All American honors at HVCC as a midfielder in 1994, and would go on to become a two time All-Conference selection midfielder at the University of Hartford in 1995-1996.

from The Lacrosse Network

from The Art of Lax
Watch this merger of art and MLL as Lax is Art takes on New York Lizards attackman, Rob Pannell.

from LaxAllStars.com
US Lacrosse just launched a new app called ‘USL Wall Ball’ that counts your reps and empowers you to help fundraise for the First Stick Program. This new mobile app is available now in both the iPhone and Android app stores.

The app’s ability to count wallball repetitions is made possible by the proprietary algorithmic technology developed at SNYPR, a startup company in San Francisco recently launched by the former founders of Talon Lacrosse (acquired by Easton in 2010).

from the Buffalo News
This year marks the eighth year of the Borrelli Award, an honor that goes to the top senior boys and girls lacrosse players in Western New York. And it marks the third year that we will hold a banquet to honor the all of the best in Western New York lacrosse: The Borrelli Awards presented by the Buffalo Bandits, June 27 at Ilio DiPaolo's.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
The Knighthawks Under Armour© Lacrosse Camp will kick off on Monday, June 27th at Total Sports Experience in Gates. The four-day boys’ camp will feature field and box lacrosse instruction at TSE’s Elmgrove Road location.

Monday June 20, 2016 2:30PM
from Dan Witmer / JustLacrosse Upstate
Coaches, whether your team just won a state championship, got knocked off in the first round of playoffs, or went “oh-fer,” you probably had – or are going to have – some sort of end-of-the-year get-together. Some will have a pretty formal banquet, with a sit-down dinner, guest speakers, decorations, table centerpieces, and printed programs. On the other end of the spectrum. others might have a simple team picnic, a barbeque, or a classroom party.

I don’t know if I’ve got a “go-to” formula. Sometimes we go big, and sometimes we don’t. Right or wrong, I think it depends largely on the players’ parents’ expectations and involvement.

from Syracuse Univeraity Athletics
Senior Kayla Treanor's (Niskayuna) list of accolades continues to grow. She was named the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Women's Lacrosse Scholar Athlete of the Year on Monday, June 20. In addition, Treanor was one of a league-best seven members of the Orange to earn a spot on the ACC All-Academic Team.

from Brine All-America Lacrosse Classic
Carha Williams, Daughter of Fran and Jamie Williams a current 9 th grader at Lafayette Jr/Sr High School has been named as a 2016 Brine National All-American and has been selected to represent Upstate NY at the 2016 Brine National Lacrosse Classic to be held in Richmond, Virginia July 19-22, 2016.

from The IMLCA
The NCAA Board of Directors, during its April meeting, approved Legislative Proposal 13.17.5 to amend the Division I Recruiting Calendar as follows:

Annual Penn Yan Lacrosse Alumni Game Information
from Penn Yan Lacrosse
The annual Penn Yan Lacrosse Alumni Game will be held Saturday July 2nd at the turf field at PYA. The game will begin at 12 noon and there will be a post-game reception following. All former Varsity lacrosse players, fans of the program and families are invited to attend. For more information please email Pennyanmustanglacrosse@gmail.com . The game sponsors the annual Alumni Lacrosse Award given to a PYA student each year and supports the program in summer activities.

from The Daily Orange
Johns Hopkins attack/midfielder Henry Grass will transfer to Syracuse, a source confirmed to The Daily Orange. Ty Xanders of Recruiting Rundown first reported the news.

from Marauders Lacrosse / Hudl
Highlights for St. Joseph's 2018 LSM/DEF CJ Goss.

from abc7chicago.com
There are concerns about drug testing at local schools after a teenager tested positive for cocaine even though he said he's never used the drug. Now the student and three classmates are taking their case to court.

from LaxLessons.com
It's a scenario that couldn't be any more uncommon. The coach who led his team to two state championships and is coming off an appearance in this month's state finals will be sidelined for the 2017 season and perhaps longer.

Rumors have been circulating almost since the moment Jamesville-DeWitt wrapped up a 9-6 win against Yorktown in the New Class B state final last Saturday at Middletown High School. Jamesville-DeWitt was called for just one penalty in the game, in the final seconds, and Yorktown coach Dave Marr wasn't happy about it. To say the least.

from the Rochester Rattlers
How well do you know the Rochester Rattlers players? We will feature an article each week with one of our #Ratz players. This week we asked our starting midfielder, Donny Moss some questions:

from Lacrosse Magazine
Halle Majorana had three goals to lead Long Island, which also saw multiple-point outings from Taryn Van Thof (2G) and Katrina Dowd (1G, 1A). Six other players scored a goal for the Sound in a well-balanced offensive effort in the victory. Goalie and No. 1 draft pick Devon Wills earned the win in cage for Long Island.

from NYS Sportswriters
Yorktown boys lacrosse coach Dave Marr reportedly will be suspended from running the program for a full season in the fallout from his tantrum late in the Huskers' state-final loss last weekend.
Sunday June 19, 2016 10:45AM
from Monster Girls Lacrosse
The Monster Girls Elite teams traveled to Maryland on June 11th and 12th to play in The Summer Classic. Five Monster teams attended and two of them, the 2023 and 2021 teams, won Championships in their respective divisions. Both teams were dominant against some great Maryland teams.

from Syracuse.com
Two hundred teams played two games to kick off the ULA's six-week summer developmental league. Parents brought their umbrellas and lounge chairs to enjoy the perfect summer weather and watch kids improve their lacrosse skills.

from Finger Lakes Online Radio
. . . Victor Boys Lacrosse Head Coach Jim Andre

from the Watertown Daily Times
Being the son of a former Clarkson University hockey player, Josh Huiatt naturally took up the popular north country sport as a young boy. Though he went on to experience great success in hockey, as well as in soccer, his first love turned out to be lacrosse.

from the Watertown Daily Times
One Frontier League lacrosse coach describes Kyle O’Connor as “a tough and tenacious” competitor. This is high praise for O’Connor, a senior midfielder from General Brown, particularly since the compliment came from a rival coach.

from the Rochester Rattlers
The Rochester Rattler traveled to Denver for a showdown with the Outlaws on Saturday night. The Rattlers came away with their fourth straight victory, winning 19 to 11. Jordan Wolf had a huge game with six goals and four assists. Jeremy Boltus and Jordan MacIntosh each tallied four goals for the Rattlers. Goalie John Galloway had another game with over ten saves last night (13 against the Outlaws).

from Dr. Fred Opie
Host Fred Opie talks with lacrosse Hall of Famer Mike Waldvogel who has coached at Cornell, Yale, and Fairfield. He has been a US Men’s National Team player (1974 & 76) and coach (1990). A Levittown, New York native, Waldvogel talks about developing players at Cortland, the Vietnam war, and the game’s Native American roots.

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