High School Girls

January 20, 2010
Cape Lacrosse Team Chosen Team of Year

August 28, 2009
Power Play at T.C. Williams Over (WaPo)

July 29, 2009
USL Heralds Breschi Scholarship Recipients
Penn-bound Madison Poplawski of Springfield (Pa.) High School and Penn State-bound Emily Evans of Greensburg (Pa.) Central Catholic High School are recipients of the 2009 Michael Breschi Scholarship.

July 29, 2009
Photos: Indian Prarie Showdown (HS Girls)
Check out photos of the third-annual Indian Prarie Showdown, which drew 24 teams from 12 states. Photos by TD Paulius.

July 22, 2009
HSG: Hillier, Farmingdale Stick to No. 1
Janine Hillier's timely touch typified a magical season for Farmingdale, the No. 1 team in LM's season-end rankings.

July 22, 2009
HSG: No. 2 Eagles Soar to First IAAM Crown
After a series of near-misses, McDonogh stood alone atop the nation's toughest conference -- and at No. 2 in LM's rankings.

July 22, 2009
H.S. Girls' Rankings Countdown: Nos. 1-5
No. 1 Farmingdale -- followed by McDonogh, West Genny, St. Stephen's & St. Agnes and Guilderland -- headlines LM's rankings.

July 21, 2009
H.S. Girls' Rankings Countdown: Nos. 6-10
The Moorestown machine keeps humming in Jersey, where the No. 7 Quakers have racked up 210 straight in-state wins.

July 20, 2009
H.S. Girls' Rankings Countdown: Nos. 11-15
Shoreham-Wading River, once thought a one-hit wonder, has turned into a New York Class C dynasty. Our countdown continues.

July 17, 2009
H.S. Girls' Rankings Countdown: Nos. 16-20
Whip Mount Hebron for the Maryland state title? OK, Fallston. Now you've got our attention. The Cougars debut at No. 16.

July 16, 2009
H.S. Girls' Rankings Countdown: Nos. 21-25
With the August issue around the corner, LM kicks off its countdown of the top 25-ranked teams in high school girls' lacrosse.

July 13, 2009
Colleges Seeking Early Commitments (NSL)

July 13, 2009
Nashua (N.H.) Telgraph Girl's All-Stars (NT)

July 13, 2009
Photos: USL U-15 Championship (Girls)
Thirty-two teams collided in the inaugural USL U-15 National Championship, won by CheckHers. Photos: Steve DeMeo.

July 10, 2009
Fredicksburg League About Camaraderie (F)

July 9, 2009
Woodberry's Split Decision in August (WB)

July 8, 2009
Canandaigua Midfielder Earns Honor (D&C)

July 8, 2009
Connecticut Girls Storylines of Season (HC)

July 8, 2009
M&D Black Continue Vail Dominance (EH)

July 8, 2009
Check-Hers Checks Out with U-15 Title
Top-seeded Check-Hers cruised to a 19-12 win over Stars Gold to claim the inaugural USL U-15 Girls National Championship.

July 7, 2009
Six Represent Forsyth (Ga.) in Tourney (FN)

July 7, 2009
Successful Debut for Rocky (CT) Point (RHP)

July 7, 2009
Semifinals Set in U-15 Girls Championship
Teams from Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia are the final four standing in the inaugural USL U-15 championship.

July 6, 2009
M'lonskee's Tinsman Named Maine POY (MS)

July 6, 2009
CheckHers 2012 Earns No. 1 Seed
Day one of the 2009 US Lacrosse U-15 National Championship is completed and CheckHers 2012 earned the top seed.

July 4, 2009
7 Questions: USL U-15 Championships
The inaugural US Lacrosse U-15 Championships open on Monday, July 6 in the Baltimore suburb of Bel Air.

June 29, 2009
USL Tabs 2009 H.S. Girls' All-Americans
US Lacrosse announced its All-Americans for the 2009 high school girls' lacrosse season Monday. Check 'em out for yourself.

June 28, 2009
South Boy's All-Stars Win; Girl's Lose (BM)

June 28, 2009
Dumont Learned Her Craft Quickly (PPH)

June 28, 2009
Maksym Is L.I. Player of Year (Newsday)

June 25, 2009
Youth Lacrosse Program a Success (TJ)

June 25, 2009
Lacrosse Moms Play for a Cure (TC)

June 24, 2009
Weston (Conn.) Girl's Optimistic (WN)

June 23, 2009
Garrity Named DelCo Player of Year (DCT)

June 22, 2009
High School Notebook: Jersey Boys
How Summit usurped perennial New Jersey power Delbarton for the state title. Plus, New York and Idaho wraps.

June 22, 2009
Big Shots: Janine Hillier, Farmingdale (N.Y.)
Florida-bound Janine Hillier was as clutch as she was productive in leading the Dalers to New York state title.

June 12, 2009
HS Notes: SSSA Reigns; NY Boys in Stretch
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes' dominance unveiled some staggering stats by season's end. Plus, New York playoff updates.

June 10, 2009
South Hadley, L-meadow Rule W. Mass (TR)

June 10, 2009
Norwell Girls Tops in Massachusetts (PL)

June 8, 2009
Northwestern A-Mass-ing Recruits (BG)

June 7, 2009
Eden Prairie, Minnetonka Tops in Minn. (ST)
Eden Prairie won the Minnesota girl's title while Minnetonka was tops on the boy's side.

June 7, 2009
Birmingham United Wins Michigan Title (ML)
Birmingham United held off Birmingham Marian to win the Michigan girl's D-I title on Saturday.

June 7, 2009
Radnor Wins First Pa. State Girl's Title (PE)
Radnor beat Strath Haven to win its first Pennsylvania State Girl's championship on Saturday.

June 4, 2009
High School Notes: Controversy in California
Some Southern California girls' lacrosse players were recently faced with a difficult decision due to CIF stipulations.

June 2, 2009
Big Shots: Nicole Perrone, Brookfield (Conn.)
Nicole Perrone's playoff heroics have vaulted Brookfield back into Connecticut's Southwest Conference finals.

June 2, 2009
Photos: L.C. Canyon-Torrey Pines (HSG)
La Costa Canyon held off Torrey Pines, 6-5, for its third straight CIF San Diego section title. Photos by Dirk Dewachter.

May 27, 2009
Big Shots: Tess Collett, Alta (Utah)
Goalie Tess Collett came up big to lead Alta High to Utah's Division I girls lacrosse state championship.

May 27, 2009
HS Notes: Oregon City Gets Its Title
Oregon City completed a near-perfect season with an impressive 23-7 win over Lake Oswego in the Oregon Girls Lacrosse Association state title game.

May 24, 2009
Trimble Sparks Philly to WDNT Title
Taylor Trimble helped Philly win the Val Walchak Trophy and then brought home more hardware as the Heather Leigh Albert Award winner.

May 23, 2009
Bragging Rights on the Line at WDNT
Long Island and Philly were among the regions that fared well on the opening day of the US Lacrosse Women's Division National Tournament.

May 23, 2009
2009 US Lacrosse WDNT Results

May 22, 2009
New-Look WDNT Opens Saturday
More than 1,500 players participate in the USL Women's Division National Tournament starting Saturday in Bel Air, Md.

May 19, 2009
Big Shots: Erin Laschinger, ND Prep (Md.)
Virginia-bound Erin Laschinger, a rare three-sport standout, helped NDP reach the MIAA championship game.

May 19, 2009
CNY Showdown Benefits Cancer Research

May 15, 2009
HS Notes: Texas, Pa. Inter-Ac Titles on Tap
Texas and Pennsylvania will have some changes in lacrosse championships starting this weekend.

May 12, 2009
Photos: Strath Haven at Radnor (HSG)
Radnor held off Strath Haven, 19-18, to claim Pennsylvania's Central League title. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker.

May 11, 2009
Big Shots: Erin Fowler, Hoggard (N.C.)
Look out for this junior out of Carolina, whose exploits for a surging program has her stock rising in the recruiting ranks.

May 8, 2009
HS: Loyola Wins in La.; Buffalo Heats Up
Loyola-Shreveport won the first-ever LHSLL tournament in Louisiana, and Orchard Park (N.Y) meets Corning East among unbeatens.

May 6, 2009
Photos: Moorsetown at Mt. Hebron (Girls)
Florida-bound Ashley Bruns scored eight goals to lead Hebron to a 12-11 OT win. Photos by Keith Maynard.

May 6, 2009
Photos: Westminster at Century (Girls)
Century downed Westminster 14-10 in a battle of then-unbeaten Carroll County (Md.) powers on April 28. Photos by Keith Maynard.

May 4, 2009
Big Shots: Carmen Taplin, Hillsboro (Ore.)
Pacific-bound Carmen Taplin has led Hillsboro from the cellar of Oregon lacrosse to a team worth reckoning.

April 30, 2009
USL Survey: Participation Up 9.1 Percent
Lacrosse participation increased 9.1 percent in 2008, according to research conducted by US Lacrosse.

April 27, 2009
Big Shots: Katie Schwarzmann, Century
Maryland-bound Katie Schwarzmann is already Carroll County's all-time leading scorer. She has bigger plans for her senior year.

April 27, 2009
Vero Beach (Fla.) Goes to Court, Wins Title
Vero Beach needed a court injunction to get there, but the Indians polished off a fourth straight Florida state championship.

April 27, 2009
Photos: Katie Samson Festival (HSB/HSG)
The Katie Samson Festival at Radnor (Pa.) High School included several high-profile programs in action. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker.

April 27, 2009
Photos: Vero Beach-Lake Brantley (HSG)
Vero Beach needed a court injunction to get there, but beat LB convincingly for the Florida title. Photos by Scott McCall.

April 21, 2009
Kendall McBrearty: The SSSA Years
From April's LM, Team USA goalie Kendall McBrearty reflects on the aura -- and hysteria -- of her high school lacrosse years.

April 18, 2009
HS Update: Vero Beach Back in the Game
The Vero Beach girls' lacrosse team fought its disqualification and won. The Indians will play for another Florida title.

April 16, 2009
Big Shots: Maura Maher, Greensburg Central
The Centurians, a legitimate force in Western Pennsylvania in just their first varsity season, can thank Maura Maher.

April 13, 2009
Photos: Hinsdale at Lake Forest (Girls)
Lake Forest doubled up Hinsdale Central 14-7 in a battle of Illinois high school girls' powers. Photos by Ed Purcell.

April 10, 2009
HS Notes: NDP's Laschinger Goes Distance
Erin Laschinger was one of the best distance runners in the Baltimore metro area this past winter. But track isn’t her sport—lacrosse is.

April 9, 2009
Big Shots: Lauren Natale, Harrison (Ga.)
Fresno State-bound Lauren Natale supplied plenty of offense, as she tries to direct Harrison back to state playoffs.

April 7, 2009
Give and Go: McKenzie Brown, Cherry Creek
Let's hope there's Cold Stone somewhere in South Bend, because Notre Dame-bound McKenzie Brown can't live without it.

April 3, 2009
HS Notes: Politics Block Bid to Honor Legend
Politics as usual have impeded efforts to have West Genesee's athletic field named for lacrosse legend Mike Messere.

April 3, 2009
HS Notes: Playoff Time in Florida
While seasons elsewhere have yet to get off the ground, Florida's high school juggernauts are ready for playoffs.

April 2, 2009
Big Shots: Haley Sheehan, Great Valley (Pa.)
LMO's new series turns a spotlight on Temple-bound Haley Sheehan, who broke out in a big way with 13 goals in two games.

March 26, 2009
Big Shots: Jordyn Cook, Cy-Fair (Texas)
The standout goalie from Texas got our attention when she took it a top team from Georgia at the Dogwood Classic.

March 26, 2009
Photos: Penncrest at WC Rustin (Girls)
LMO's high school coverage heats up with this southeastern Pennsylvania rivalry, a 12-5 Rustin victory. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker.

March 17, 2009
Recruiting U: Choose the Right Camp
Camps and club teams can help with recruiting, but do your homework first, as camp directors and college coaches advise.

March 17, 2009
Stephen Decatur Duo Signs D-I (DT)

March 4, 2009
OC Program Petitions to Save Lacrosse

February 9, 2009
Whoa, Preppy! HS Season Arrives
High school lax in February? You bet. LM looks to the South, including the latest example of Alabama rising in the ranks.