July 27 - 28 / Town of Hamburg Revreational Facility / Hamburg NY
Grad Year: 2020 = Varsity
Grad Year: 2021/2022= JV
Grad Year 2023/2024 = Modified
Grad Year 2025/2026= 5 & 6 grades
Grad Year 2027/2028 - 3 & 4 grades
Grad Year 2029/2030 = 1 & 2 grades
Instructional/ Grad Year 2031 = Current Grade K & 1st year players through grade 2 (Grad Year 2029)
2019 Wildcat Pepper Tournament
July 27 - 28 / West Genesee High School / Camillus NY
. . . But the real story was that LaFayette/Onondaga was on the field at all. The Lancers went into the Section 3 playoffs with a 9-7 record, which may not sound impressive but isn't too shabby for a group that nearly didn't have a season and played for a guy who was coaching girls lacrosse a year ago.
VESTAL, N.Y. - Now to Vestal High School where earlier today, one of the area's top boy's lacrosse players made his college commitment official.
J.T.Stirpe signed his National Letter of Intent to play lacrosse and further his education at Syracuse University.
Carney was the Orange's third-leading scorer in 2019 with 32 goals. The McKinney, Texas native also ranked third in points (56) and second in assists (24). Carney, who is enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences, posted a season-high nine points in Syracuse's win against Virginia Tech on four goals and five assists. In addition, she recorded five points in each of the Orange's NCAA Tournament games.
This Saturday, June 22nd, Onondaga Jr. B Redhawks will host the Seneca War Chiefs at Tsha Hońnońyeńdakwha – Onondaga Nation Arena at 3pm. Come and watch as the Jr B Redhawks look to defeat the reigning FNLA League Champion.
FORT COVINGTON, N.Y. - Joryan Adams paced near the locker room and underneath the championship banners hanging inside Salmon River High, none of which included her girls’ lacrosse team.
At 14 years old, she was among the youngest of the 29 Mohawk girls about to play in a state playoff game, yet she carried herself with a veteran's maturity.
The U.S. U19 team had 24 players in for a training camp earlier this month at US Lacrosse headquarters and the staff made the final cuts to get the roster down to the maximum limit of 18 players allowed under World Lacrosse rules.
Since the conclusion of the season, we have worked to collect all the Post Season Awards to release at a single time. As we approach a week out from the State Finals, we have determined that we cannot wait any longer.
CHARLOTTESVILLE –– He turns 51 on Saturday, and Father's Day follows on Sunday. For University of Virginia men's lacrosse coach Lars Tiffany, this is no ordinary weekend, but for reasons that have little to do with his birthday.
In late January, Bradford Tiffany –– U.S. Marine, Korean War veteran, restaurateur and bison rancher –– died at the age of 85 in Albemarle County.
"My first Father's Day without my father," Tiffany said.
Walking into the Fulton Ice Arena this past Tuesday, I was overwhelmed by the memories of a time long ago. I’m not going to say that it was like I never left – it’s been some 35 years, believe it or not – but my senses returned to the 1980s, when I was one of four referees for the Fulton Box League.
GAFFNEY, S.C. — When Courtney Lafler graduated from Penn Yan Academy in 2015, she headed for Limestone College in South Carolina as one of several Mustangs to represent Penn Yan lacrosse at the collegiate level. Four years later, Lafler has dominated not only the Conference Carolinas, but Division II as a whole.
Johnson has been selected as the Times All-North Most Valuable Player for boys lacrosse. Johnson’s older brother, Cole, starred at General Brown in lacrosse as did their cousin, Bryanna Fazio, for the girls lacrosse team, with both graduating in 2015.
“Cobie [Cree] is an outstanding athlete and a great person. He’s a workhorse in all aspects of the game: defensively, transition, faceoffs and great scoring. We value him and he is a leader and asset to any team he is on.”
(WSYR-TV) -- The 25th season of the Upstate Lacrosse Association has grown to more than 150 teams, and this year a team from Harlem is in town to take part.
The team got into town on Friday ahead of their games this weekend and met with members of the Onondaga Nation to learn more about the history behind the growing sport.
Dozens of boys and girls lacrosse teams and thousands of spectators are gathering this weekend in Auburn to kick off Upstate Lacrosse season, with teams spanning from all over central New York, including Cayuga County-area teams such as Auburn, Jordan-Elbridge and Skaneateles.
ADAMS — Over four years of playing varsity lacrosse, Paige Crandall has emerged as one of the elite goalies in the region and beyond.
Crandall remains humble and would rather credit much of her success to her South Jefferson teammates.
Editor's Note: We could not find any free articles on this decision yet, but thought it important enough to post what we did find.
Pennsylvania interscholastic lacrosse referees are independent contractors, not employees who can form a union, the D.C. Circuit ruled June 14.
The court’s decision suggests that it’s reluctant to fully endorse the more stringent test for legal “employee” status that was recently established by the National Labor Relations Board. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is the primary forum for appeals of labor board rulings.
Fields had the lacrosse world buzzing after dropping two goals Sunday against Atlas . . . Since his days at the University of Albany, Fields has played with a style usually reserved for the backyard. While posting up players almost twice his size, Fields has the audacity to, with a flick of the wrist, throw the most jaw-dropping fakes and shoot from any angle or body orientation.
As the Western New York High School Boys Lacrosse community showcased and said goodbye to its best players of the Class of 2019, it also bid farewell to one of its best coaches.
Hamburg head coach and former longtime Orchard Park assistant Jerry Severino coached his final game Wednesday as the South team beat the North, 20-7, in the 2019 Exceptional Seniors Men’s Lacrosse Game at Williamsville North High School.
The second annual All-CNY High School Awards celebration was held Thursday night at the Landmark Theatre in downtown Syracuse.
Boys lacrosse: Spencer Wirtheim, Baldwinsville; Girls lacrosse: Kiera Shanley and Annie Steigerwald, Fayetteville-Manlius.
Team Black's Maggie Sardino of Syracuse levels Team Blue's Gabby Oswald of LaFayette in the Section 3 Girls Lacrosse Exceptional Senior Game at Henninger High School, Syracuse, NY, Wednesday June 12, 2019.
Oswego, N.Y. -- Since 2016, Oswego senior defenseman Derek Kohut has earned three all-league defensive team honors and, most recently, was named to U.S. Lacrosse’s 2019 Academic All-American team.
It’s only the second time an Oswego player has earned the honor.
Katie and Kiera Shanley, Fayetteville-Manlius
The Shanley twins played a big role in getting the Hornets to the state final four for a third straight year, although they ended up losing a close Class B final to Eastport-South Manor. Kiera finished the season with 78 goals and 12 assists, while Katie added 54 goals and 36 assists. Katie capped off her four-year varsity career with 294 points, while Kiera was just behind with 282 points in four seasons.
Also considered: Danielle Pavinelli, Northport (N.Y.); Olivia Carner, Northport (N.Y.); Erin Coykendall, Spencerport; Ellie Mooney, Pittsford.
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Scores of young lacrosse players will hit the fields in Auburn this weekend to take part in a celebration a quarter-century in the making.
The Upstate Lacrosse Association’s 25th anniversary will kick off with games on Friday and Saturday in the highly-anticipated annual opening weekend. Since its inception during the mid-1990s, the ULA has grown from just eight teams, all the way up to 175 current squads.
Taryn VanThof took a pass and was looking to dodge when she was thrown off by the sight of her defender. It was her younger sister, Taylor VanThof.
The season opener of the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League pitted the sisters from Livonia, N.Y., who both graduated from Loyola University, against each other for the first time in their careers as players.
(Rochester, NY) - The Rochester Knighthawks announced today the launch of their Jr. Knighthawks youth box lacrosse program. Establishing the junior teams serves as the first community initiative for the Knighthawks, who recently unveiled their logo and colors at their brand launch.
Two Pac-12 women’s lacrosse head coach openings were filled within a matter of hours on Wednesday, as former Dartmouth coach Danielle Spencer (Brighton) was hired at Stanford and former Northwestern assistant Tim McCormack accepted the position at Arizona State.
For Spencer, the news serves as a homecoming. She served as an assistant at Stanford in 2012 before taking the job at Dartmouth.
DENVER – The University of Denver women's lacrosse program has hired former Southwestern University head coach Brice Queener as an assistant coach to complete its 2020 staff, head coach Liza Kelly announced on Tuesday.
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Some of the area’s best girls lacrosse players will take the field one final time in their high school careers tonight at Henninger High School. The ‘Exceptional Senior’ game will begin at 7 p.m. on the turf, featuring 56 players from schools throughout Section III.
Section VI's annual Senior Girls Lacrosse All-Star Game was held at Sweet Home High School. The game itself is one pretty incomparable to other all-star showcases — the girls were spread out between three teams, where they all played each other for one 20-minute period each.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. – Following seven seasons as a member of the Union College coaching staff, Derek Witheford '11 has been elevated to the position of head men's lacrosse coach, Director of Athletics Jim McLaughlin '93 announced on Tuesday.
Committee members, who met last week in Indianapolis, discussed stick checks thoroughly before deciding to replace the pregame stick check procedure with a random selection and closer inspection of eight sticks and to reduce the number of in-game stick checks to two per team. Currently, teams can request three stick checks . . . Additionally, only a coach . . .
During season 2 all WPLL players will take the field representing a logo that highlights hard-work and determination. Our goal is to provide our players and fans with relatable, recognizable logos that reflect just how strong female athletes are, while paying tribute to female leaders from our past. Today’s female athletes are the hero’s of tomorrow.
As we approached the inaugural weekend in Boston, I was asked by numerous people if I was excited to coach and play a part in the first-ever PLL games.
I have six years of professional lacrosse coaching experience with three different teams and there were a few things that excited me, and honestly it was not the thought of playing our first game.
The LaFayette Lancers were staring at an ominous three-goal deficit early in the fourth quarter of their state Class D boys lacrosse title game against Briarcliff on Saturday at St. John Fisher.
In the stands, a very special LaFayette fan remained optimistic. Carl Weist said he turned to one of the many ex-Lancers players in the stands and predicted that the game would head into overtime.
This week’s group features 11 world championship veterans, nine additional post-collegiate players (primarily from the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League), six members of the collegiate class of 2019 and 10 players still active in the NCAA.
Tufts senior Dakota Adamec, a two-time New England Small College Athletic Conference Player of the Year and one of 11 finalists for the Honda Division III Athlete of the Year, headlines the 57-member Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Division III All-America team.
QUESTION: What was the best lacrosse game of the year?
A) Virginia over Yale in the national championship
B) Victor over John Jay
C) Lafayette over Briarcliff
D) Archers vs. Redwoods
E) None of the above
ANSWER: E) none of the above
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Kirk Ventiquattro has offered lacrosse camps for years as coach of the Carthage boys' team, but now is on his own offering camps as Team 24.
He and one of his camp attendees, Mattingly Dorcester, talked about the program on 7 News This Morning. (Video 4:09)
SPARKS, Md. — Just seconds into the game, it looked like a might be a long night for the U.S. Women’s U19 training team . . .
. . . But when it was all said and done, head coach Kelly Amonte Hiller’s young U19 squad weathered the storm and more than held its own, rallying for a 12-11 win in the scrimmage at US Lacrosse headquarters.
The Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse recently announced the 2019 Herb Fitch Lacrosse All Star Game player selections. This year's contest, featuring some of the best of the graduating seniors will be held on Thursday, June 13th at Victor High School. The boys' game will start at 6:00 PM and the girls' play at 8:00 PM.
Reid Jackowski, one of the captains who preached to his teammates, scored 37 seconds into overtime Saturday to cap an improbable run and give the Lancers a 9-8 win over Section I’s Briarcliff on Saturday at St. John Fisher College.
#NYSPHSAA BLAX Class D: LaFayette/Onondaga (Section 3) defeats Briarcliff (Section 1) in overtime. Final goal was scored by #16 Reid Jackowski (Senior) and assisted by #33 Dylan Lyons (Junior). pic.twitter.com/jzq643svY3
LaFayette/Onondaga’s #16 Reid Jackowski (Senior) scored the game winning goal in today’s BLAX Class D Championship game. Listen in as he talks about what winning the #NYSPHSAA championship means for their community. pic.twitter.com/eYMl3HddAf
East Rochester, N.Y. -- The Jamesville-DeWitt boys lacrosse team couldn’t overcome a slow start Saturday, which cost them the Class C state title in a 12-7 decision against Shoreham-Wading River (18-3) at St. John Fisher College.
Cortland, N.Y. -- A slow start might have cost the Fayetteville-Manlius girls lacrosse team a state championship. The Hornets fell behind the Eastport-South Manor Sharks by three goals in the opening five minutes of today’s Class B state title match-up at SUNY-Cortland.
From the time it ascended to the top of the state rankings in mid-April, the Baldwinsville girls lacrosse team knew that such a lofty status meant little until the end. And when that conclusion arrived on Saturday afternoon at SUNY-Cortland, and the Bees were tough and resilient – but Northport, the champions of Long Island, proved a bit better, prevailing 10-8.
For the second straight season, the Honeoye Falls-Lima girls lacrosse team had its season end at the hands of Cold Spring Harbor of Section VIII.
The Cougars suffered a 15-5 defeat to the defending Class C state champion Seahawks in the state semifinals at SUNY Cortland on Friday.
The Palmyra-Macedon girls lacrosse team had its season come to an end after falling to defending Class D state champion Mattituck/Southold of Section XI, 9-5, in the state semifinals at SUNY Cortland on Friday.
Trailing by three goals at halftime in the Class B state semifinal game against the No. 1 team in the state, Eastport-South Manor of Long Island, the Canandaigua girls lacrosse team could've easily folded.
Instead, the Braves (17-4) staged a daring comeback to tie the game early in the second half. Despite their valiant effort, it wouldn't be enough as Eastport (18-1) held on for a 7-4 victory to advance to the state championship game.
CORTLAND — The Lakers rushed out to a five-goal lead, but the tide turned.
Section I champion Bronxville went on a seven-goal run near the end of the first half and netted the first four goals of the second to top Section III champion Skaneateles 15-11 in the NYSPHSAA Class D girls lacrosse semifinals at SUNY Cortland Friday.
A year’s worth of work for the Jamesville-DeWitt girls lacrosse team had boiled down to the two minutes remaining in Friday’s state Class C semifinal at SUNY-Cortland against John Jay.
Hang on to the lead it had earned with a five-goal run after trailing the entire afternoon, and the Red Rams would earn a chance to dethrone Cold Spring Harbor a day later and earn the program’s first-ever state championship.
Six boys players from Section 4 have earned US Lacrosse All-America honors for the 2019 season.
Scholastic All-Americans are Corning midfielder Collin Neally, Whitney Point attack Andy Davis and Vestal midfielder J.T. Stirpe. All three are seniors. Davis became Section 4's career scoring leader this season while Neally and Stirpe helped their teams capture Section 4 titles.
Alfred State Director of Athletics Jason Doviak has announced that Gabe Kuhn will lead both the men's soccer and lacrosse programs. Kuhn has already hit the ground running in preparation for the 2019-20 school year.
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Springfield, Mass. – Le Moyne College women's lacrosse senior Bryanna Fazio (General Brown) has been named the 2019 Northeast-10 Conference Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year, as announced at the conference's annual end-of-the-year banquet on Monday night at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Matt Palumb, a three-time All-American lacrosse player at Syracuse University and a member of the Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame, is now a full-time referee. In this episode of 'Game Faces,' he tells Brent Axe about the job no one seems to want but everyone thinks they can do.
The debut of the Premier Lacrosse League went down at the house of champions Gillette Stadium last weekend and the action did not disappoint. The Archers, Whipsnakes, and Redwoods collected their first victories in spectacular fashion. Overtime was needed to decide two of the three contests as fans were treated to the fastest brand of lacrosse ever played on a field with six-by-six nets. Which players stood out in those games? Glad you asked because this is the PLL team of the week for week one of the PLL season.
Fairport tied the game with 0:17 left in regulation to force overtime and then defeat Baldwinsville 8-7 in the first overtime period. The Red Raiders had a two goal lead going into the final quarter before the Bees scored three unanswered goals within two minutes to get back in the lead.
SKANEATELES — Skaneateles girls lacrosse certainly doesn't have a lack of experience. The Lakers, who have played in the section finals all 18 years under coach Bridget Marquardt, boast 11 trips to the state final four, including six of the last seven years.
CARTHAGE, N.Y. (WWNY) - There’s a couple of lacrosse camps coming up this summer with a man who knows the game. Kirk Ventiquattro was Carthage's boys' lacrosse coach for many years and he'll be back in the north country to teach the sport. You can hear more about it in the video.
Lars Tiffany’s lacrosse journey reached its peak on Memorial Day, when his Virginia team won its first national championship since 2011. The title was a culmination of three years of building for Tiffany and the Cavaliers, who went from the ACC cellar to the pinnacle of college lacrosse. During his press conference, Tiffany was quick to pay homage to the roots of the game.
To think, a little more than a week ago, Victor was less than a minute away from seeing its dominance in Section V boys lacrosse interrupted for the first time since 2013.
Now, thanks to a surprisingly easy 12-6 Class B state semifinal victory over Vestal Wednesday night on a miserably rainy night at St. John Fisher College, the dynastic Blue Devils are headed to a state championship game for the fifth consecutive year.
Cicero, N.Y. -- On the strength of a game-high seven points from Dylan Lyons, the LaFayette boys lacrosse team defeated Section V Penn Yan 13-6 in the Class D state semifinals Wednesday night at Cicero-North Syracuse High School.
Fairport’s #33 Klay Stuver scored 5 of Fairport’s 8 goals in today’s #NYSPHSAA BLAX Class A semifinal matchup against Baldwinsville. He shares with us some of his thoughts after today’s OT victory. #NYSPHSAApic.twitter.com/CnEvSABX2x
The National Lacrosse League has announced the 2019 Expansion Draft. The New York Riptide and Rochester Knighthawks will make their picks on Tuesday, July 9th. Ahead of the Expansion Draft, each team will designate 11 protected players before the June 25 deadline. Expansion teams are then allowed to select eligible players who are not on the protected list.
Graph-Tex, Northstar’s exclusive screen printer, is responsible for making the Nike product come to life as Northstar Nike apparel. A longtime partner of both Lake Placid Summit and Nike, Graph-tex is known nationwide for their best-in-class, high-quality work.
Lars Tiffany is a free spirit. He admits he gets it from his mom. His name, though, is derived from a friend of his father's — a Swedish architect who traveled with the elder Tiffany.
Tiffany grew up in Upstate New York, helping his father on a Buffalo farm and eventually falling in love with the game of lacrosse, which was played at the nearby Onondaga reservation. That love for lacrosse took him to Lafayette High School, and then to Brown, where he played under legendary coach Dom Starsia.
?Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach and Two Time NCAA Division III National Champion Goaltender, Nick Fiorentino, provides you with the opportunity to be a part of a lacrosse club that uses the most current teaching curriculum in UPSTATE NEW YORK to play like a champion.
Vestal, N.Y. - After arguably the best win in Vestal boys lacrosse program history on Saturday, the No. 8 Golden Bears are back in the same spot they were in back in 2017. The team prepares for the Class B state semifinal game against No. 4 ranked power house, Victor High School.
This is a training event developed by PLL athletes specifically for athletes that emphasizes fundamentals, while giving valuable feedback for growth, all in a fun, fast-paced environment. PLL Academy lacrosse training sessions focus on shooting, passing, dodging, communication, basic concepts, developing hand-eye coordination, footwork, body control, communication, and lacrosse IQ development.
The National Lacrosse League has announced its nominees for the 2018-19 Season Awards. Following the completion of the voting period, Devan Kaney will announce the winners of the awards over the course of a week.
I don't know where to pick back up. Calgary's Rhys Duch found a lane and zipped a shot past Matt Vinc for the game-winning overtime goal in overtime to give the Roughnecks the 2019 NLL Cup last Saturday night at Scotiabank Saddledome.
The deafening noise of the 17,038 fans cheering in every octave encapsulated in the venue. As we called the game for radio, that 52 seconds of noise was the only translation needed.