2018 Valley Lacrosse Tournament

June 22 - 24 / Valley Sports Complex / Syracuse NY
Valley Sports Complex at Clary Jr. High - 10 Amidon Drive, Syracuse NY 13025

Friday Evening, June 22nd - Grades K-2 - All games on Valley Stadium Turf - 3 cross field games - Coaches on the field - 2-3-2 Format with goalies

Saturday June 23rd: Boys Grades 3&4, 5&6, 7&8 (Current School Year) •3 Game guarantee plus Playoffs & Championship)

Sunday June 24th: Girls Grades 3&4, 5&6, 7&8 (Current School Year) •3 Game guarantee plus Playoffs & Championship)

This is a great tournament at a great price without high level club teams. It is a good opportunity for players to play against a higher level of competition and still have fun. It is a great setting for parents and players. We have a new one day format this year.

Tournament Info and Registration

2018 Webster Classic Boys Lacrosse Tournament

June 23 / Webster NY
Webster Schroeder High School, Webster NY

Boys Varsity, JV/Rising 9-10th, Mods/Rising 7-8th and 5-6th grades, 3-4th and K-2nd grades.

Tournament info here

2018 Sweetlax Summer Invitational

June 23 - 24 / Pittsford NY

2018 Show Down Laxfest

June 23 - 24 / Watertown NY
Boys and Girls

Tournament Information

2018 High Peaks Summit Classic

June 23 - 24 / Lake Placid NY
Men's Tournament

Tournament Home

2018 Northstar Capital City Classic

June 23 - 24 / SUNY Albany NY
Girls Tournament

Tournament Home

2018 Pinnacle Youth Games

June 23 - 24 / Victor NY
Main Site: Pinnacle Athletic Campus, Victor NY
Secondary Fields: Victor Central School

Boys and Girls Divisions: 14U Elite, 14U (A&B), 12U, & 10U

Tournament info here

2018 Lake Placid Summit Youth Lacrosse Classic

June 25 - 27 / Lake Placid NY

2018 Nike Cup Team Tournament

June 26 - 28 / Syracuse, NY

2018 Under Armour All America Tournaments

June 28 - July 1 / Towson University

2018 Saratoga Springs Lacrosse Shootout

June 29 - July 1 / Saratoga Springs NY

2018 CHE Golden Goals Lax Festival

June 29 - July 1 / Lake Placid, NY

2018 Baldwinsville Star Spangled Tournament

Saturday, June 30 - Sunday, July 1

2018 Girls Lake George Tournament

Saturday, June 30 - Sunday, July 1

2018 Pinnacle Elite Games

July 6-8 / Victor NY
Main Site: Pinnacle Athletic Campus, Victor NY
Secondary Fields: Victor Central School

Boys and Girls Divisions: 19U Elite, 18U Elite, HS Divison (18U-15U), HS Prep (16U - 15U)

Tournament Info here

2018 Lake George Invitational

July 7 - 8 / Golden Goal Sports Park. Lake George, NY
For 2026, 2025, 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, and 2019 classes.

2018 - 1812 Shootout Tournament - First Weekend

July 7 - 8 / Sackets Harbor NY
July 7 - Boys, Grades 5-6, 7-8
July 8 - Boys, Grades 1-2, 3-4, and JV

2018 Finger Lakes Lacrosse Girls Tournament

July 7 - 8 / Everest Park / Auburn NY
Tournament Website

Club/School/Town Teams: Grades: 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, JV, & Varsity

2018 NYS Youth Lax Championships

July 7 - 8 / Batavia Sports Park / Batavia NY
Tournament Website

K-8th Grades

A Divisions - Open to elite, club, and competitive scholastic teams. B Divisions - No Elite, club, travel teams allowed. Scholastic teams only.

2018Jamesville-DeWitt YAA King of the Hill

Saturday, July 14 / J-D High School
Tournament website

Boys and Girls: Grades 1-2, 3-4
Boys only: 5-6. 7-8

Please be advised that because of the large number of teams registering, we expect to have to limit the number of participating teams. Accordingly, teams registering will only have their spots reserved upon receipt of their payment (either by online payment or check) on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please also be aware that JDYAA reserves the right to decline any team’s registration for any reason, including travel team status, past team behavior or number of teams already registered in a particular division.

2018 Niagara Lacrosse Invitational

July 14 - 15 / Old Fort Niagara, Youngstown, NY
Tournament Homepage

BOYS DIVISIONS: 2019-2029 Graduation Years

2018 - 1812 Shootout Tournament - Second Weekend

July 14 - 15 / Sackets Harbor NY
July 14 - Girls Grades 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, JV
July 15 - Boys Varsity, Girls Varsity

2018 Albany Power - RPI Summer Shootout

July 20 - 22 / RPI Campus / Rensselaer NY
Tournament Homepage

Divisions - U13, U15, U18

2018 Finger Lakes Lacrosse Boys Tournament

July 21 / Everest Park / Auburn NY
Tournament Website

Club/School/Town Teams: Grades: 1/2, 3/4, 5/6, & 7/8

2018 Hamburg Lacrosse Annual Ed Van Tine Memorial Tournament

July 21 - 22 / Hamburg NY
Tournament page

More information coming soon. Please check the tournament page.

2018 Northstar Girls Invitational

July 23 - 26 / Lake Placid

2018 CNS Shooting Stars Tournament

July 26 - 27 / Michael Bragman Stadium – Cicero-North Syracuse High School Turf Field & Grass Fields
Tournament Homepage

K-8 all games are short-sided 7vs7 plus goalie. Boys play on Thursday night July 26th. Girls play on Friday night July 27th.

2018 Danny Barnes Memorial Tournament

July 28 / Marbletown Park, Marbletown NY

2018 Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Classic

July 30 - August 5 / Lake Placid, NY

2018 Lake Placid Summit Sevens Tournament

August 1 - 2 / Lake Placid, NY
Tournament Homepage

Divisions: Boys 2018-21, Girls 2018-21, Girls 2022-23

2018 Finger Lakes Lacrosse Girls Tournament

September 30 / Everest Park / Auburn NY
Tournament Website

Club/School/Town Teams: Grades: 3/4, 5/6, & 7/8

2018 Finger Lakes Lacrosse Boys Tournament

October 6 / Everest Park / Auburn NY
Tournament Website

Club/School/Town Teams: Grades: 1/2, 3/4, 5/6, & 7/8

2018 Pinnacle Columbus Day Clash

October 6-7 / Pinnacle Athletic Campus, Victor NY
Tournament Website

High School and Elite High School Teams

2018 Liverpool Laxtoberfest Tournament

October 7 / Liverpool HS / Liverpool NY

Girls Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Modified Divisions.

2018 Finger Lakes Lacrosse Girls Tournament

October 28 / Everest Park / Auburn NY
Tournament Website
( Club/School Teams - Grades: Varsity & JV Teams Only

from AuburnPub.com
It's no secret why Marguerite Cuddy was so vital to the Auburn girls lacrosse program.

For anyone who observes even a moment of Cuddy on the field, her strengths become obvious: speed, power and tenacity. And for any defender that tries to stand in her way ... good luck.

from 13WHAM.com
The day after he was at the center of one of the biggest national lacrosse stories of the year as he decided on Yale for his transfer destination, former Victor Senior High School and University at Albany All-American faceoff specialist TD Ierlan was coaching younger players at the Future Phenoms Combine.

Friday June 22, 2018 10:45AM
from US Lacrosse Magazine
TD Ierlan has a new home and Yale has even more reason to believe it can repeat as NCAA men’s lacrosse champion. Ierlan, the record-setting faceoff specialist who on June 6 received a full release to transfer from Albany, is transferring to Yale, he confirmed Thursday when reached by the Daily Messenger.

from MPNnow.com
It’s official: TD Ierlan is heading to Yale University to play lacrosse for the defending national champions. The 2016 Victor High graduate and 2015 Daily Messenger boys lacrosse Player of the Year confirmed the move on Thursday, bringing closure to one of the hottest off-season discussions of the lacrosse world.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – The University at Albany announced Thursday, June 21, that Katie Rowan (Delmar) will return to the Capital Region and the University at Albany to serve as the next women’s lacrosse head coach.

Rowan, a native of Delmar, N.Y., who was an assistant at UAlbany from 2011-2012, comes to the Great Danes from Wagner, where she had served as head coach for the past three years, guiding the Seahawks to two Northeast Conference championships and NCAA Tournament appearances, including a preliminary round victory this past season.

from Syracuse.com
Hennigan, who informed his players and athletics director Michael Burns of his decision today, said he just couldn't continue to fulfill the time commitment necessary to coach varsity lacrosse at a top program like West Genesee.

"Coaching at that school demands that you be all in," he said. "I couldn't guarantee that I could do that."

from Shootout for Soldiers
Shootout For Soldiers is a 24 hour lacrosse game benefiting wounded American military members. Canandaigua was chosen as the only Upstate site to hold this event, and they are looking to include as many teams as possible. If your team would like to participate in this extremely worthy fundraiser for wounded veterans, please register at the headline link.

Three bands will be performing at different times over the course of the 24 hour event, including Mikey Powell Saturday from 8-10PM. There will also be kids activities, fastest shot competition, and professionally run clinics, and there will be various food trucks there.

from the Buffalo Bandits
The Buffalo Bandits today announced that the team will offer an adaptive lacrosse clinic for children and adults with intellectual disabilities on Sunday, July 29 at KeyBank Center.

from Elmira Athletics
ELMIRA, N.Y. -- Pat Thompson, Elmira College's Vice President of Athletics, is pleased to announce the hiring of Rebecca Lampson as EC's new head women's lacrosse and assistant field hockey coach. Lampson joins the Soaring Eagles after serving a two-year stint as an assistant women's lacrosse coach with the nationally-ranked Mules of Colby College.

from Cornell Athletics
Farrell capped off an outstanding career for the Cornell women's lacrosse program by being named to the IWLCA/US Lacrosse All-America third team in 2008. Farrell, a Tewaaraton Trophy watch list selection and two-year member of the junior national team, led the Big Red in points (54), assists (26), game-winning goals (3) and ground balls (25) en route to first-team All-Ivy and IWLCA All-Northeast District honors in 2008.

from the Adirondack Daily Enterprise
LAKE PLACID — Summit Lacrosse Ventures will make its season return to Lake Placid with the High Peaks Summit Classic on Saturday and Sunday. This is the second year for the High Peaks tournament, born from the demand by the over 18 and over 25 age group teams that could not gain access to the August classic. There will be 10 teams, including two First Responders teams.

from RIT Athletics
ROCHESTER, NY – The 2018 RIT men's lacrosse team won a program record 21 games in 2018. The Tigers won their seventh straight Liberty League championship, and advanced to the NCAA Division III Tournament for the ninth straight season and 20th time in program history. RIT advanced to the NCAA Tournament semifinals for the second straight season and the sixth time in eight seasons.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
My phone keeps buzzing. My computer keeps dinging. Email is at capacity. Our social media accounts are ablaze. People keep dropping by my cubicle to pick up extra copies, holding them up and asking how we plan to keep the subject of race and racism in the spotlight.

Maybe the hubbub will subside. Then again, maybe it won’t. I hope it doesn’t. It can’t.

from Southwestern Athletics
GEORGETOWN, Texas – Director of Athletics Dr. Glada Munt announced Brice Queener (Penn Yan) as the second Head Women's Lacrosse Coach in program history at Southwestern.

Queener is returning to head coaching after two seasons as an assistant coach at Fresno State University. In those two seasons, Queener aided in guiding the Bulldogs to a pair of winning seasons, their first in program history. The Bulldogs also made their first appearance in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Championship.

from NLL.com
In conclusion of the 2017-18 season, the National Lacrosse League has released the nominees for the 2017-18 NLL Season Awards. Following the completion of the voting period, Ashley Docking and Tyson Geick will announce the winners of the awards via NLL TV over the course of a week.

from The Lacrosse Network
Colin and Samir share their history of filming lacrosse.

from MaxPreps.com
The Northwestern University verbal commit is well-deserving of the honor. She capped a phenomenal junior campaign by tallying 46 goals and 68 assists in 19 games.

Thursday June 21, 2018 10:20AM
from LocalSyr.com
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Our latest Athlete of the Week goes to the entire CBA girls lacrosse team. The Brothers won its fourth state title defeating Penfield, 10-5, on Saturday June 9th in the Class A title game. Its the second championship in three years and the fourth since 2011.

from Capital District Lax
Following a regional tryout and selection process, rosters have been announced for the Under Armour Underclass Tournament, and Uncommitted Showcase.

from Princeton Athletics
PRINCETON, N.J. (6/13/18) - In just her first year as a Princeton Tiger, freshman Kyla Sears (Skaneateles) has been awarded Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) second-team All-America honors, it was announced by the organization this afternoon. Sears is one of just three freshmen in the country that earned All-America honors.

from UConn Athletics
STORRS, Conn. - Seniors Cassie Ekstrom and Grace Nolan (Marcellus) of the UConn women's lacrosse team garnered All-American status as announced by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) on Thursday afternoon. This marks the first time the Huskies have garnered multiple All-America honors in a single season.

Nolan's senior season was nothing short of extraordinary. In addition to rewriting the UConn record book, the 2018 BIG EAST Attacked of the Year solidified herself as one of the nation's top scorers. Nolan set a pair of single season program records in points (102) and goals (72), while her 6.00 points per game and 4.24 goals per game rank fourth and fifth, respectively, across the NCAA.

from NunesMagician.com
You’ve had enough time to digest last year’s disappointing end. Now what’s next?

from Dr. Fred Opie
Live Interview today, Cortland State alum and Hall of Famer Pat Genovese.

Wednesday June 20, 2018 7:20PM
from Syracuse Athletics
The Orange will once again be well represented at the Under Armour High School All-America Game, with a trio of future pledges set to compete against the nation's best seniors. Griffin Cook (attack), Peter Fiorini (Midfield) and Matt Magnan (midfield) will represent 'Cuse in the event. Cook, a local standout from nearby Jamesville-Dewitt High School, capped off his career with a total of 242 goals and 137 assists, winning CNY Player of the Year for 2018. Fiorini, another local product of Baldwinsville High School, finished his career with a total of 80 goals and 148 assists, leading the Bees to a second place SCAC Metro Conference finish and Class A. Magnan, who spent his career at Fox Lane High School, in Bedford, N.Y., finished the season with a total of 52 points on the year, receiving his second All-American honor of his career after a breakout sophomore year with a total of 62 goals.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse has announced that 109 players have been invited to try out for the 2019 U.S. Women’s U19 National Team. Tryouts will be held Aug. 10-12, 2018 at US Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Md.

Eight Upstate players among those invited.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
The Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse Academy announced its Summer Lacrosse Skills Camp will take place from Monday, July 23 through Thursday, July 26 at Brighton Sports Zone (3195 Brighton Henrietta Town Line Rd.).

from Colgate Athletics
"We thank Mike for his hard work and service to our university and department," said Colgate Vice President and Director of Athletics Nicki Moore. "We wish him the very best moving forward."

from US Lacrosse Magazine
In his seven seasons at Colgate, Murphy put together a record of 57-51, including a 26-26 mark in Patriot League play. The highlights included five Patriot League tournaments and titles in 2012 and 2015.

He led a Colgate team that included Peter Baum in 2012 — a season, Murphy’s first with the Raiders, that ended in a Tewaaraton Award for Baum.

from NLL.com
The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announces the schedule for its 6th Annual Jr. NLL Tournament, a weekend-long competition featuring youth clubs representing NLL teams in both the U.S. and Canada. Teams from three divisions will compete at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre and Glen Abbey Community Centre in Oakville, Ontario from Friday, August 24 to Sunday August 26.

Junior clubs for the Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, New England Black Wolves, Rochester Knighthawks, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock and Vancouver Stealth, along with Junior Edmonton, will compete with players participating across Peewee, Bantam and Midget age levels.

from US Lacrosse Maazine
Before Friday night, the last time Tee Ladouceur (Bethlehem High School) had stepped on a lacrosse field with an organized team was 2011. But it wasn’t hard to feel right back at home.

Ladouceur made her professional lacrosse debut for the Philadelphia Force playing on an attack line that included two of her former Syracuse teammates, Alyssa Murray and Michelle Tumolo. They had chemistry, but seven years is still seven years.

from Capital District Lax
On Sunday, June 24th, the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League’s Upstate Pride will host their first ever home game, as they take on the New England Command. The Pride (1-0) and the Command (1-1) will face off for the first time, making for a truly historic finish.

from MyTwinTiers.com
ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - Several area talent will be bettering their game at an elite showcase later this month. The Corning lacrosse program needs no introduction. Their success has spanned decades and now the next era continues its strong legacy.

from BLaxfive.net
Section Five lacrosse saw some changes in teams as Greece combined four schools into the Greece Storm and Livonia joined with Avon to form the Lakers. The Rochester city schools combined to form East United. With the changes and combinations, there were thirty-five teams and 942 players. Fairport carried the largest roster with forty players and Batavia had the smallest with sixteen.

Tuesday June 19, 2018 10:45AM
from SUNY Albany Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – Ivy Santana, who will be a freshman with the University at Albany women’s lacrosse team this coming fall, is a recipient of the 2018 Tewaaraton Native American Scholarship, presented by US Lacrosse.

Santana, a citizen of the Seneca Nation and resident of Bucktown, N.Y., was honored during the Tewaaraton Awards ceremony earlier this month in Washington, D.C.

from CNYCentral.com
Think about a net and kicking tee on the sidelines of a football game. Everyone has seen the shot of the kicker warming up without anyone's help to prepare for a potential game-changing moment. For lacrosse, there's no chance like that for its version of a specialist. Until now.

from US Lcrosse Magazine
On Friday, Lax Sports Network tweeted that Fields was cleared to play by the medical staff and was activated by the Hounds. It was a game-time decision if he would play against the Lizards, but he did in fact make his MLL debut in the team’s 20-16 loss.

from the Albany Times Union
"The games that we played well in, he was the anchor of the team for sure," Niskayuna coach Mike Vorgang said of Sweeney. "Not only winning the faceoff, but winning it to himself and not having to utilize his wings. He could dominate the game on his own."

from Inside Lacrosse
It appears face-off star TD Ierlan’s next stop will be in the Ivy League, as his destination has been narrowed to Cornell and Yale. Ierlan, when reached via text Monday afternoon, said: “I’m still unsure of where I’m going as of right now.”

from Inside Lacrosse
I took my son Joe with me and had a warm home visit with Mike Powell and his family. I was encouraged when Mike told me that he “wanted to go to school in the south.” He remained a man of his word, Syracuse is south of Carthage, N.Y.

Monday June 18, 2018 10:55AM
from Dan Witmer / JustLacrosse Upstate
On the SUNY Oswego campus, once the 8,000 students go home for the summer, the hours of the business day change. The college switches over to “summer hours.” Instead of staying open till 5 o’clock, some offices close at 4:30. Instead of opening at 8 AM, during the summer they may not open until 9. Well, this is to announce that, starting next week, Road Trip Dad is switching over to summer hours, too.

from St. Bonaventure Athletics
"St. Bonaventure is well recognized for its academic and athletic excellence, and as the institution launches its men's lacrosse program the MAAC is excited to have them join the conference as an associate member," noted MAAC.

from the Buffalo News
Photos from the WNY Senior Girls game.

from the Buffalo News
The Buffalo News is honoring the top scholastic athletes and teams as part of the Prep Talk Awards. The Coach of the Year for 2017-18 is Peter Hudecki, who led both Park boys basketball and St. Joseph’s lacrosse.

Sunday June 17, 2018 11:15AM
from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. — High school athletes from across Central New York took a walk on the red carpet outside of Syracuse's Landmark Theatre Thursday in the inaugural All-CNY High School Sports Awards celebration.

Overall Male Athlete of the Year: Ben Dwyer (Baldwinsville) - Dwyer was a three-sport athlete -- playing football, hockey and lacrosse -- his entire high school career.

from the Watertown Daily Times
CARSON PICKERAL (FL MVP) - General Brown - Junior Goalie

from the Watertown Daily Times
It is obvious that athleticism and competitiveness come naturally to Cody Sipher. The Canton senior is a member of a huge extended sports family.

from the Watertown Daily Times
DEXTER — Carson Pickeral was thrust into the role of starting goalie for General Brown midway through his freshman season two years ago. Since then, the talented Pickeral hasn’t looked back, not only improving with each season, but helping to lead the Lions to new heights in boys lacrosse this spring.

from MontanaSports.com
BOZEMAN – The Bozeman Lacrosse Club has hundreds of kids in their organization. And this summer, they gave them a treat, bringing some of the best college players to Montana to coach them. And they went to the most storied lacrosse school in the nation to do it. Flying Lucas Quinn and Natalie Wallon in from Syracuse University.

NYS Final Brackets
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