High School Boys

News Archive: High School Boys' Lacrosse

September 1, 2015
Freshman 15: Impact Players Hitting Campuses
It's back to school time, and in college lacrosse, that means its a first chance to look at some of the players expected to make an instant impact in men's lacrosse. Who heads up our list?

August 30, 2015
Lacrosse Community Sticks Up for Openly Gay Youth
Three months after telling his friends and family he was gay, 12-year-old Braeden Lange starred in the Courage Game, the subject of an ESPN "SC Featured" segment Sunday.

August 11, 2015
New Faceoff Procedure Among Rules Changes in HS Boys Lax
Four significant changes for boys' lacrosse were approved by the National Federation of State HS Associations, including how faceoffs are managed.

August 10, 2015
30-Player Training Roster Announced for 2016 U.S. U19 Men’s Team
After a busy training weekend and Blue-White scrimmage in Baltimore, the 30 player training roster that will work towards next summer's U19 World Championship has been selected.

August 6, 2015
Scholastic Champions Crowned at Lake Placid Day 3
FCA, SweetLax and Baby Blues were among the clubs to take titles as Lake Placid crowned its Scholastic champions on Day 3 of the annual upstate NY event.

August 5, 2015
Harlem Lacrosse Featured in 'Sports Matter' Ad Campaign
Sports matter. We agree. And so do the folks at Harlem Lacrosse and Leadership, an organization that over the last week has been featured prominently in a new ad campaign for a Dick’s Sporting Goods initiative that is aimed, in its words, at “saving youth sports.”

August 4, 2015
Lake Placid Kicks Off With Scholastic Play

July 26, 2015
Medal Day Underway at US Lacrosse U15 Nationals
Medals will be decided in Richmond as the US Lacrosse U15 National Championships wrap up.

July 26, 2015
Gallery: USL U15 National Championship Medal Round
Yellow Jackets Blue (N.Y.) and FCA persevered through a tremendously tough field to capture titles at the US Lacrosse U15 National Championship in Richmond. Photos by Logan Whitton.

July 25, 2015
Action Continues on Day 2 of USL U15 Nationals
Seeds are set, and action is underway in Richmond on the second day of the US Lacrosse U15 National Tournament. Keep up with live updates throughout the day.

July 24, 2015
US Lacrosse National Championships - Day 1 Live from Richmond
Twenty-eight girls’ teams and 18 boys’ teams, including defending champions Yellow Jackets (N.Y.) and 3d Select National (Colo.), compete for the US Lacrosse National Championships.

July 24, 2015
Gallery: US Lacrosse U15 Nationals Day 1
Forty-six teams from 19 states converged on Richmond, Va., for the seventh annual US Lacrosse U15 National Championships. Action from opening day courtesy of Logan Whitton.

July 23, 2015
Gallery: Action Continues on Day Two of Nike's "The Ride"
The nation's top rising juniors took the field at Nike headquarters for elite training and competition including morning fitness with the Thompson Brothers and an evening 4-on-4 coed "SpeedLax" tournament.

July 22, 2015
Gallery: Setting the Scene at Nike's "The Ride" in Oregon
One hundred of the nation's top high school players at were treated to talks from lacrosse pros including Thompson Brothers and the unveiling of "The Crease" player lounge on day one of Nike's third annual "The Ride" event.

July 21, 2015
Nike's "The Ride" Event Set to Kick Off Third Year

July 14, 2015
US Lacrosse Announces High School Bob Scott Award Winners
Going above and beyond in service to one's school and community is the criteria for earning the Bob Scott Award - congratulations to this year's honorees!

July 9, 2015
Highlights: Under Armour All-America Classic (Boys')
Check out highlights from Friday's Under Armour All-America game in Baltimore, courtesy of East Coast Dyes!

July 7, 2015
Nike/LM HS Mid-Atlantic Rewind: Ament Key Cog in Haverford Machine
An integral part in Haverford's unbeaten run to the national No. 1 spot, Grant Ament is our choice for HS Boys' Lacrosse Player of the Year, both in the Mid-Atlantic and nationally.

July 6, 2015
Nike/LM HS Midwest Rewind: Walker's Efficiency Rules
Prolific scoring (109 goals) for the No. 1 team in the Midwest earned Culver's Ethan Walker the Midwest Boys' Player of the Year nod as the season closes out.

July 5, 2015
91 Crush Captures First-Ever World Series of Lax Crown
Long Island-Based Club Defeats Baltimore Lacrosse Club Crabs 19-8 in the Final, Live on ESPN2 from Sports Authority Field at Mile High

July 4, 2015
Semis Set at Inaugural World Series of Youth Lax
91 Crush (Long Island, N.Y.), 3d Select Colorado, Crabs (Baltimore, Md.) and Rising Sons (Philadelphia, Pa.) clash at the first WSYL event in Colorado, with the finals set to air at 1 p.m. on ESPN2.

July 4, 2015
Conrad, South Ride Huge Run to UA Classic Win
Down at the break, the South scored nine unanswered goals to rally to the win in the Under Armour Boys' All-America Classic on Friday at Towson.

July 3, 2015
Nike/LM HS Northeast Rewind: Ierlan Dominates for Victor
The only unbeaten team in New York relied on getting the ball back over 80% of the time - thanks to Northeast Player of the Year T.D. Ierlan.

July 2, 2015
#LMLive: Under Armour All-America Classic
The top high school seniors in the land converge on Towson University for the Under Armour All-America classic, with girls' action at 5:30 and the boys' game following at 8:00.

July 2, 2015
Gallery: Action Continues at US U19 Tryouts at Stevenson
Some of the best young players in the world battle for a chance to represent the United States next summer in Canada. Photos by John Strohsacker.

July 2, 2015
50 Selected for U.S. U19 Training Team After Tryout
After a three-day tryout featuring 105 of the top players in the country, 50 have been selected to continue through to August's second training camp and a shot at representing their country next summer in Canada.

July 1, 2015
US Lacrosse 2015 Boys' High School Academic All-Americans
Excellence both on the field and in the classroom marks those chosen as US Lacrosse Academic All-Americans.

July 1, 2015
US Lacrosse 2015 Boys' High School All-Americans
The best in the land have been honored as All-Americans by US Lacrosse for the 2015 high school season.

July 1, 2015
Grueling U.S. U19 Men's Tryouts Close to the Finish
Wouldn't you know it, the last of 12 scrimmages over three days came down to a one-possession game. About 50 of 105 players will advance to a next round of tryouts come August.

June 30, 2015
Nike/LM HS West Boys' Rewind: Morean Anchors Creek Crown
Leading Cherry Creek (Colo.) to its first title since 2010, Mike Morean combined natural talent and a huge work ethic to earn Player of the Year honors in the West.

June 29, 2015
Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse Opens Thursday
The Warrior World Series of Youth Lacrosse, a 10-team boys' U13 team tournament that concludes with a nationally-televised championship game, opens on Thursday in Denver.

June 29, 2015
Nike/LM South Boys' Rewind: Romano's Pressure Performance
Facing the best of every team on Episcopal (Tx.)'s schedule, Syracuse-bound Sam Romano still performed, earning Nike/LM HS Boys' South Region Player of the Year honors.

June 29, 2015
Journey Begins at 2016 U.S. U19 Men's Tryouts
Coach Nick Myers and staff will watch more than 100 of the nation's best players at Stevenson University this week in the first round of tryouts the 2016 U.S. Under-19 men's team that will compete in Canada.

June 28, 2015
His Space: Sizing Up Shriver's Legacy in Lacrosse
After more than 30 years and 500 wins in one of the toughest high school conferences in the land, is retiring legend Bob Shriver's career at Boys' Latin the best ever?

June 28, 2015
High School Gets Underway on Vail Shootout's Second Day
Five divisions are in full swing at Vail, with high school boys' and girls' action underway, joining Zenmasters, Grandmasters and Supermasters.

June 24, 2015
Autistic Lacrosse Player's Family Ponders Future
Lacrosse gave Austin Pietras a normal high school experience and contributed significantly to his development. But what's next for the 18-year-old? Right now, nobody knows.

June 24, 2015
Nike/LM HS Northeast Report: Longmeadow Flips Script
Longmeadow (Mass.) did its homework after its only loss of the season, rebounding for a state title win over Westwood - its first crown since 2004.

June 23, 2015
Nike/LM HS Boys' Top 25: Haverford Stands Tall
Unbeaten and with wins over several top programs, Haverford (Pa.) closes 2015 as unanimous choice for No. 1 in the Nike/LM HS Boys' National Top 25.

June 22, 2015
Lax.com Highlights: Darien Edges Ridgefield for Title (HSB)
Darien rallied from down by a pair to take a 6-5 win over Ridgefield and its ninth Connecticut title in the past 11 years. Highlights via Lax.com.

June 18, 2015
Nike/LM HS Midwest Report: Eden Prairie Completes Quest
The road may have been wilder than expected, but Eden Prairie (Minn.) finally ended a streak of falling short in the state championship race.

June 16, 2015
Nike/LM HS Boys' Top 25: Blue Wave Surges Again
On the heels of its ninth state title in 11 years, Darien (Conn.) made the biggest move in this week's Nike/Lacrosse Magazine Top 25. St. Ignatius (Calif.) sneaked into the Top 5.

June 11, 2015
Nike/LM HS Midwest Report: MICDS Continues Dominance
Despite three losses in a trip east, Missouri power MICDS is as tough as ever after its latest state title run.

June 10, 2015
Nike/LM HS Northeast Report: To Victor Go the Spoils
A big win over Manhasset for the New York Class B crown leaves Victor as the only undefeated team in the Empire State.

June 9, 2015
Nike/LM National High School Boys' Top 25
From unranked to No. 4 - Niskayuna's wins over Syosset and West Genessee for the N.Y. Class A title vault the Silver Warriors to the top tire in this week's rankings.

June 9, 2015
Nike/LM HS Mid-Atlantic Report: Saturday of Champions
Four championships in two states were crowned on Saturday, as New Jersey and Pennsylvania closed out its seasons with some fresh faces hoisting trophies.

June 7, 2015
Gallery: Niskayuna Takes NY Class A Crown over West Genny
Niskayuna earned its first-ever state title in New York's Class A final Saturday with a victory over West Genesee. Photos by Greg Wall.

June 7, 2015
Gallery: USL Southeast Championships Sunday
Medal Day at the US Lacrosse Southeast Championships saw Valley Select (Va.) boys, Integrity (Md.) girls and Virginia Superstars girls take home titles in Raleigh. Photos by Spencer Herlong.

June 6, 2015
Gallery: USL Southeast Championships Saturday
Action continued Saturday in Raleigh, N.C. as teams vied for regional bragging rights and bids for the national championships later this summer. Photos by Spencer Herlong.

June 5, 2015
Nike/LM HS West Report: Mercer Island Strikes Back
Mercer Island avenged its lone blemish with a Washington title win over Bellvue in front of over 2000 fans in Tukwilla.

June 4, 2015
Nike/LM HS Midwest Report: Ohio Makes it Official
By unanimous vote, Ohio became the 20th state to fully sanction high school boys' and girls' lacrosse as championships churn across the state and region.

June 3, 2015
Nike/LM HS Northeast Report: Syosset's Triumph
Syosset got back at Massapequa in a big way, earning the Nassau Class A crown with a rout powered by their defense (and earning a state semis birth tonight).

June 2, 2015
Nike/LM HS Mid-Atlantic Report: Bergen's Delayed Gratification
After 21 years between titles, a rain delay did little to dampen the spirits for Bergen Catholic (N.J.) in Wednesday's victory over Delbarton for the non-Public A championship.

June 2, 2015
Nike/LM National High School Boys' Top 25
A dominating win over then-No. 2 Massapequa has Syosset into the N.Y. Class A semifinals, and into the second spot in the Nike/LM Top 25 this week.

May 30, 2015
U.S. U-19 Men's 2016 Tryout Pool Announced
Just over 100 players will compete for a chance to represent the United States at the 2016 World Championship in Coquitlam, British Columbia.

May 26, 2015
Nike/LM National High School Boys' Top 25
After completing its perfect season at 26-0, Haverford (Pa.) is once again unanimous at No. 1 this week in the Nike/LM HS Boys' Top 25, with Massapequa remaining No. 2.

May 26, 2015
Nike/LM HS Mid-Atlantic Report: Perfection for Haverford
The Nike/LM national No. 1 team for much of the season, Haverford closed its year with a perfect 26-0 mark. Is it enough for the end-of-year national No. 1 spot?

May 26, 2015
Nike/LM HS Midwest Report: Viator Downs Loyola
Saint Viator (Ill.) earned a huge win over region royalty by knocking off Loyola (Ill.) in the state's playoffs, one of many going on in the region.

May 26, 2015
Nike/LM HS South Report: Westminster Finishes Run
The senior-laden Westminster (Ga.) team completed its first-ever 20-win season, capturing Georgia's 5A title for the second time in three years as champions are crowned all over the south.

May 26, 2015
Nike/LM HS Northeast Report: Wantagh Rising
A win over powerhouse Garden City is the latest for a Wantagh (N.Y.) team on the rise in Nassau County.

May 26, 2015
Nike/LM HS West Report: Novato's Exclaimation Point
Novato earned its first ever North Coast Section Division I title with a victory over defending champion Amador Valley, 14-11.

May 19, 2015
Nike/LM HS South Report: Blue Tornado Weathers the Storm
McCallie (Tenn.) probably should have won it all two years ago. After slipping again last year, the Blue Tornado seniors were not to be denied in 2015.

May 19, 2015
Nike/LM National High School Boys' Top 25
From unranked to the Top 10 - St. Mary's (Md.) had a big week, capturing the MIAA A Conference championship and vaulting into our Top 25.

May 19, 2015
Nike/LM High School Report: Mid-Atlantic Madness
It might not be like college basketball, but this past week on the Mid-Atlantic lacrosse scene rivals any championship week that ESPN promotes in March.

May 19, 2015
Nike/LM HS Midwest Report: Detroit Country Day Rising?
Is Brother Rice's dominance in Michigan under attack? Detroit Country Day - just a mile down the road from the mighty Warriors - hope so.

May 19, 2015
Nike/LM HS Northeast Report: Longmeadow's Growing Pains
The maddening and exhilarating sides of a new program both shone through for Longmeadow (Mass.) girls last week, with a win over powerhouse Darien but a route at the hands of New Caanan on a Connecticut swing.

May 19, 2015
Nike/LM HS West Report: Rallying in Support
Rival Eagle Valley and Durango (Colo.) teams recently came together in support of Eagle Valley player Kailyn Forsberg, injured in a skiing accident late in the winter.

May 19, 2015
Gallery: Haverford Tops Hun in IACC Challenge (HSB)
Haverford handed Hun its first loss of the year in the IACC challenge, staying perfect itself with a 15-8 victory. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker.

May 14, 2015
Gallery: Salesianum Dominates Caesar Rodney (HSB)
Wearing pink for its annual Savannah Strong game, Salesianum dominated Delaware foe Caesar Rodney 17-6, handing the Riders just their second loss of the season. The game honors Savannah Pauley, who died at age 10 from Ewing's Sarcoma disease. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker.

May 12, 2015
Nike/LM National High School Boys' Top 25
Haverford (Pa.) and Massapequa (N.Y.) continue to split the vote for No. 1. With both sporting great resumes and no losses, how do you vote?

May 12, 2015
Nike/LM HS Northeast Report: Rochester Thrillers
Western New York has seen more than its share of great lacrosse this spring, like Victor's recent one-goal victory over Pittsford in OT.

May 12, 2015
Nike/LM HS West Report: Bellevue Gunning for Another
A strong week has the Bellevue (Wash.) boys looking ready for a run at another state title as the season begins to wind down out west.

May 12, 2015
Nike/LM HS Mid-Atlantic Report: Cummings Lifts McDonogh
The IAAM A Conference championship game had a familiar feeling to it Sunday, with a familiar name pulling the latest rabbit out of a hat to keep the McDonogh (Md.) magic going.

May 12, 2015
Nike/LM HS Midwest Report: Marquee Win for EGR
After suffering its first loss of the year, East Grand Rapids (Mich.) rebounded with a huge victory over longtime Midwest kingpin, Loyola Academy (Ill.)

May 12, 2015
Nike/LM HS South Report: St. John's Best Ever?
With a third straight state title and unbeaten season, St. John's (Tx.) closed out a banner year this week. Was it their best ever for the program?

May 5, 2015
Nike/LM National High School Boys' Top 25
Collegiate (Va.), St. Stephen's and St. Agnes (Va.) and Lake Highland Prep (Fla.) all join the Top 25 this week, but Haverford (Pa.) and Massapequa (N.Y.) still rule the top spots.

May 5, 2015
Mid-Atlantic: Landon's Bordley Lands Win No. 600
Bordley’s 600th win came in a 9-3 win over The Heights (Md.) on April 25. Plus Jennifer Staines of Good Counsel is the girls' player of the week with 22 goals and 12 assists in three games.

May 5, 2015
HS Midwest Report: East Grand Rapids' Road Swing
Michigan's top team played three Ohio teams in 24 hours and got dinged by Medina, but also showed its offensive prowess in wins over Chagrin Falls and New Albany.

May 5, 2015
Nike/LM HS Northeast Report: Manhasset Vaults Ahead
After a de facto round-robin look at the Nassau Class B girls' lacrosse race, the Indians look strong after wins last week against Garden City and Wantaugh.

May 5, 2015
HS South Report: Vero Beach's Decade of Dominance
Despite better competition, Vero Beach defeated Ponte Vedra to win its 10th straight Florida girls' lacrosse state championship and stretch its in-state win streak to 144 games.

May 5, 2015
HS West Report: Roller Coaster for Amador Valley
The defending North Coast Section Division I champions have some huge victories and deflating losses. The Dons knocked off former No. 1 San Ramon Valley, 13-10, but then fell by three to Monte Vista-Danville, which has just one loss on the season.

April 28, 2015
Nike/LM HS West Report: Mountain Vista Seeks Shake-up
Looking to break into the traditional 'big four' in Colorado, Mountain Vista trained hard and seems on the precipice of doing just that.

April 28, 2015
Nike/LM National High School Boys' Top 25
It needed OT to get by a game Syosset (N.Y.) team, but No. 2 Massapequa (N.Y.) continues to breathe down the neck of top-ranked Haverford as the season continues.

April 28, 2015
Nike/LM HS Mid-Atlantic Report: SSSA Wins 4OT Thriller
Led by Player of the Week Sam Jones, St. Stephen's & St. Agnes (Va.) earned a huge win in 4OT against Landon, while McDonogh (Md.) upped its streak to 130 games straight.

April 28, 2015
Nike/LM HS Northeast Report: Nassau Reunion
Led by Player of the Week Ryan Tierney, Massapequa downed Syosset in a key region showdown which doubled as a reunion of sorts for two coaches involved on opposite sidelines.

April 28, 2015
Nike/LM HS South Report: Charlotte's Sweet Song
400-point man Carson Song and a 22-deep senior class have helped anchor Charlotte Latin (N.C.)'s hopes for success in the South Region.

April 28, 2015
Nike/LM HS Midwest Report: Hudson's Title Hopes
Hudson hadn't won an Ohio state championship since 2011, but with weapons a-plenty, they hope to remedy that this spring.

April 28, 2015
Gallery: Massapequa Edges Syosset in Top 10 Clash (HSB)
In a rematch of last year's Nassau championship game, Massapequa took a one-goal win over Syosset on Friday. Photos by Greg Shemitz.

April 24, 2015
Photo Gallery: Hill Academy (Ont.) vs. Salesianum (Del.)
The Hill Academy from Ontario, Canada, beat Salesianum 11-5 in Delaware. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker

April 21, 2015
Nike/LM National High School Boys' Top 25
For the first time since March 24th, a team besides Haverford (Pa.) got a vote for No. 1- but the Fords got seven to Massapequa's (N.Y.) one to stay comfortably atop the Nike/LM Top 25.

April 21, 2015
Nike/LM HS Midwest Report: The Illinois Food Chain
Grayslake North (Ill.) coach Brad Fish believes there is room for his team to move up in the discussion of the state’s top teams.

April 21, 2015
Nike/LM HS Northeast Report: Nassau Showdown Looms
Massapequa and Syosset faced off for the Nassau County crown last year and both look primed to be in the mix again as they prep for a Friday showdown.

April 21, 2015
Nike/LM HS Mid-Atlantic Report: BI's Big Weekend
Prom on Friday in Virginia, double-header in Georgia (including a Top 10 matchup) Saturday? Just another weekend for Bishop Ireton (Va.)

April 21, 2015
Nike/LM HS South Report: Kell Gaining Steam
Handing South Region power Hutchison (Tenn.) its first region loss since 2013, Kell (Ga.) is hitting its stride at just the right time.

April 21, 2015
Nike/LM HS West Report: West Lynn Seeks Next Step
West Lynn fell in the Oregon state finals to Lake Oswego a year ago, but have progressed nicely heading in to a rematch this week.

April 17, 2015
South Region HS Powers Collide at Legacy Cup
Some of the top high school boys' and girls lacrosse' teams from six different states will take part in the eighth-annual Legacy Lacrosse cup in Alpharetta, Ga., this weekend. This year's event features 15 games over two days, Friday and Saturday as teams come together to honor the legacy of former Milton (Ga.) High lacrosse player Parker Jackson, who tragically died in a car accident in 2006.

April 14, 2015
Nike/LM National High School Boys' Top 25
St. Ignatius (Calif.) had a big eastern trip, earning a win over then-No. 2 Landon (Md.) to help vault it into the Top 10. Haverford (Pa.) keeps its hold on No. 1.

April 14, 2015
Nike/LM HS Midwest Report: Depth Gauge in Ohio?
The midwest has never been known for deep races for titles - but schools like Worthington Kilborne (Ohio) are hoping to change that.

April 14, 2015
Nike/LM HS West Report: St. Ignatius' Successful Trip
Even with a loss to a Top 5 Gonzaga team, St. Ignatius (Calif.) earned a big jump in national profile with a win over Landon.

April 14, 2015
Nike/LM HS Mid-Atlantic Report: Milestones and McDonogh
Scoring records, visits from western powers and McDonogh's continued dominance - it was a busy week in the Mid-Atlantic region.

April 14, 2015
Nike/LM HS South Report: Georgia's First 300 Winner
Westminster's Jay Watts became the first 300-game winning coach in Georgia history while in-state rival Milton earned a top win over Georgetown Visitation.

April 14, 2015
Nike/LM HS Northeast Report: Garden City's Hot Hand
Garden City (N.Y.) continues to move up the charts, handing Darien (Conn.) its first loss of the season while improving to 7-0.

April 7, 2015
Nike/LM HS West Report: Thunder Continue to Roll
Defending Arizona champion Desert Vista has jumped out of the gate with a 7-0 start. Can they knock on the door of the region Top 10?

April 7, 2015
Nike/LM National High School Boys' Top 25
Haverford (Pa.) retains every first-place vote for another week, but Landon (Md.) is hot on their tails with a big week looming.

April 7, 2015
Nike/LM HS Mid-Atlantic Report: BL's Shriver Joins 500 Club
Wednesday will begin the 38th (and final) year of Bob Shriver's tenure as head coach at Boys' Latin (Md.), but he celebrated the anniversary early with his 500th career win last week.

April 7, 2015
Nike/LM HS Midwest Report: Rambling On
Loyola (Ill.) has looked scary good so far, including a recent lopsided win over Montini Catholic (Ill.), which had given the Ramblers a run in last year's state semifinals.

April 7, 2015
Nike/LM HS South Report: Hutchison Feels the Sting
Hutchison (Tenn.) have become accustomed to the feeling of winning as one of the most successful programs in their area. But a swing to the Mid-Atlantic brought a pair of losses.

April 7, 2015
Nike/LM HS Northeast Report: Manhasset Flexes Muscle
With a dominating victory over one of the top teams in Class C, Manhassett showed it means business as the season gets into full steam in New York.

April 7, 2015
Gallery: Top-Ranked Haverford Runs by Episcopal (HSB)
No. 1 Haverford (Pa.) ran away in a matchup with No. 8 Episcopal Academy (Pa.), leading 7-1 at the half in an eventual 12-5 victory. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker.

March 31, 2015
Nike/LM HS South Report: Episcopal Weathers Early Storm
After some rough going early, Episcopal (Tx.) has a monster week ahead of it, with Coppell and Highland Park coming up.

March 31, 2015
Nike/LM National High School Boys' Top 25
New York lacrosse is underway, and Syosset (N.Y.) is the big mover after a 5-0 start, while Chaminade takes a tumble.

March 31, 2015
Nike/LM HS Mid-Atlantic Report: Nostrant Notches Milestone
The day his team ascended to No. 1 in the Nike/LM Top 25 last week was also the day of his 400th career win. Hot bad for Haverford's John Nostrant.

March 31, 2015
Nike/LM HS Midwest Report: Early Challenges Key
Testing oneself early is a theme for several top squads, from Culver's bruising eastern swing to New Trier (Ill.) hitting the top squads in Michigan.

March 31, 2015
Nike/LM HS Northeast Report: Early N.Y. Classic
Behind six points from Ryan Tierney, Massapequa made an early statement on Long Island with a 13-11 win over Chaminade.

March 31, 2015
Nike/LM HS West Report: Big Week for St. Ignatius
St. Ignatius (Calif.) wethered the storm of a tough slate this week, earning two Top 10 region wins and falling to a nationally-ranked Virginia squad.

March 31, 2015
Gallery: Hun School Beats IMG in OT
The Hun School (N.J.) topped IMG National 14-13 in overtime on Monday to run its record to 3-0 for the season. Photos by Kevin Tucker

March 26, 2015
Gallery: Hill (Pa.) Downs Western Reserve (Ohio) - HSB
The Hill School (Pa.) took a 5-1 victory over visiting Ohio foe Western Reserve Academy in high school boys' action. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker.

March 24, 2015
Nike/LM National High School Boys' Top 25
With Gonzaga (D.C.) and Culver (Ind.) falling, Unbeaten Haverford (Pa.) ascends to the No. 1 spot in this week's update of the Nike/LM HS Boys' Top 25.

March 24, 2015
Nike/LM HS West Report: Corner Canyon Stakes Claim
In just its second season, Corner Canyon (Utah) has already made waves, moving into the Top 10 for the west at 7-0 this spring.

March 24, 2015
Nike/LM HS Mid-Atlantic Report: Home Sweet Home?
Preseason No. 1 Gonzaga (D.C.) may have top talent, but what they don't have for the moment is a home field. How are the vagabond Purple Eagles faring?

March 24, 2015
Nike/LM HS Midwest Report: Excellence Takes Work
After some down seasons, Guerin Catholic (Ind.) is back on track in 2015 due to the hard work of its core group of seniors.

March 24, 2015
Nike/LM HS South Report: Milton's Quick Rebound
No. 1 Milton didn't have much time between its first setback - a loss to national No. 1 McDonogh (Md.) - before a key region tilt against Vero Beach (Fla.), but they acquitted themselves well.

March 23, 2015
Gallery: Culver Downs Penn Charter on East Trip (HSB)
Culver is in the Nike/LM HS Boys' Top 5, and it showed in a visit to Penn Charter on Sunday, where they downed the hosts 13-2. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker

March 22, 2015
Gallery: Gilman Edges Malvern Prep, 11-10 (HSB)
Gilman opened its season with a key regional victory over Malvern Prep in Pennsylvania, 11-10. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker.

March 17, 2015
Nike/LM National High School Boys' Top 25
Early season surprises shuffled the Nike/LM National HS Boys' Top 25 deck - including Calvert Hall (Md.) going from unranked into the Top 10 - but Gonzaga (D.C.) stays on top.

March 17, 2015
Nike/LM HS Midwest Report: Familiar Face; New Place
After building Mason (Ohio) into a girls' powerhouse, Paul Limpert switches sidelines to the boys' team for the Comets.

March 17, 2015
Nike/LM HS South Report: Playing for a Cause
St. Thomas Aquinas moves to No. 1 in the boys' region Top 10 after some notable wins, and Pope (Ga.) gives back.

March 17, 2015
NIke/LM HS West Report: Spencer Back on Sideline
Former Fairfield head coach Ted Spencer is back on the sidelines, coaching his sons at Monte Vista-Danville (Calif.) and more from the West.

March 13, 2015
Gallery: Calvert Hall Sneaks Past Malvern Prep (HSB)
An OT strike from Tim Kelly helped Calvert Hall (Md.) edge Malvern Prep (Pa.) in Top 25 high school action outside Baltimore. Photos by John Strohsacker.

March 11, 2015
Gallery: Gonzaga Takes Down Boys' Latin (HSB)
This year's preseason No. 1 and last year's consensus No. 1 faced off to open 2015, with Gonzaga taking the victory on a rainy Tuesday. Photos by John Strohsacker.

March 10, 2015
Nike/LM HS South Notebook: Tragedy in South Carolina
A tragic accident in South Carolina bringing the lacrosse community together and more headlines from the south region as the season continues.

March 10, 2015
Nike/LM HS West Notebook: Starting Strong in Cali
With the season underway out west, how does one make a good, strong early impression? We check in with Acalanes (Calif.) and elsewhere in this week's notes.

March 3, 2015
Nike/LM HS South Region Report: Florida to Fall?
Will Florida teams fall out of national significance with rules against non-NFHS teams in place? That and more from the first region in action in boys' and girls' high school lacrosse.

March 3, 2015
Boyle Point: Early Recruiting Reality Check
Columnist Ryan Boyle sees more poaching, decision reversals in the future as long as players are committing to college processes so early in their high school careers.

February 25, 2015
Nike/LM HS Preview: Mid-Atlantic Top 10 and Players to Watch
Both national No. 1 teams — Gonzaga (D.C.) and McDonogh (Md.) — are in the Mid-Atlantic as the season begins. How does the rest of the landscape look?

February 25, 2015
Nike/LM HS Preview: South Top 10 and Players to Watch
Lake Highland Prep (Fla.) and Milton (Ga.) are the No. 1 squads in the South as the season gets underway. How does the rest of the region shape up?

February 25, 2015
Nike/LM HS Preview: Midwest Top 10 and Players to Watch
Culver (Ind.) and Loyola (Ill.) are the preseason No. 1 selections for the midwest region. Who else makes the Top 10 and top players from our Nike/LM High School Preview?

February 25, 2015
Nike/LM HS Preview: Northeast Top 10 and Players to Watch
Darien (Conn.) and Manhasset (N.Y.) headline the Northeast. Where do the other teams rank in the loaded region?

February 25, 2015
Nike/LM HS Preview: West Top 10 and Players to Watch
Foothill-Santa Ana (Calif.) and Amador Valley (Calif.) anchor the preseason West region Top 10, with players from all over the biggest region in the country landing on our watchlists.

February 24, 2015
Nike/LM High School Boys' Preseason Top 25
Gonzaga has a stacked roster returning to one of the country's toughest leagues, and Culver has proven to be the Midwest's best year-in and year-out. Who do you put on top?

February 13, 2015
Late Brendan Looney's Mother Dies of Cancer
Maureen Looney, the mother of the late Navy SEAL and men's lacrosse player Brendan Looney and a beloved figure within the DeMatha (Md.) lacrosse program, died Wednesday after battling cancer since 2007.

February 4, 2015
Ohio State's Myers Named U.S. U-19 Men's Coach for '16
The Buckeyes head man is the first collegiate coach to be named to lead a U-19 team for the United States - which consist of college freshmen and high school seniors at tournament time.

January 10, 2015
Rec-Less Abandon - The Club-Rec Divide
Club lacrosse has benefits. Local leagues do too. Must the sport make a choice between one or the other?

December 1, 2014
Brian Farrell Announced as Head Coach at Boys' Latin
A 2006 graduate and former All-American defenseman/LSM, Brian Farrell has been announced as the new head coach at Maryland's Boys' Latin school on the retirement Bob Shriver at the end of the 2015 season.

November 18, 2014
USL Sportsmanship Grants Issued to Several Programs
34 lacrosse organizations in 12 states have received US Lacrosse sportsmanship grants after making the commitment to make the game a positive, character-building experience for all participants.

November 7, 2014
Her Space: There's Still Some Sanity in Recruiting
Yes, the recruiting world seems to have spun out of control. But, if you're not already on a commit list, there's no need to panic, according to Kate Hickman.

November 7, 2014
A Soldier's Child: Christian Golczynski
Christian Golczynski, the kid in an iconic Iraq war photo, uses lacrosse to pay it forward as a student and goalie at DeMatha.

November 3, 2014
Gallery: Quaker Lax Fest (Pa.) Fall Tournament
The annual Quaker Lax Fest tournament saw some of the top clubs in the land descend on Pennsylvania for some cold-weather action. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker.

September 30, 2014
Austin Colvin Named USL's Bob Scott Award Winner
Marin Catholic (Calif.) star Austin Colvin has been named the national recipient of the US Lacrosse Bob Scott Award, given to the player who exemplifies going "above and beyond' for team, school and community.

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