PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has chosen Penn assistant coach Melissa Lehman to take over the women's lacrosse program.
Athletic director Pat Hobbs announced the hiring Monday. Lehman...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Loyola of Maryland's high-scoring attackman Pat Spencer and Maryland goalie Megan Taylor have won the Tewaaraton Award, given annually to the top male and top female player...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sitting at the podium for the postgame press conference, Matt Moore and Michael Kraus bobbed their head along as music blared down the hall.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland women's lacrosse team has set a high bar and continued to distance itself from the rest of the field this weekend en route to another title.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Brindi Griffin and Grace Griffin each scored three goals and Maryland won its 14th national championship in women's lacrosse with a 12-10 victory over Boston College on Sunday at...
1910 — Cy Young, the career leader in major league victories, wins No. 500 as the Cleveland Indians defeat Washington 5-4 in 11 innings.
Lions sign wide receivers Kennedy, Smallwood
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed free agent wide receivers Tom Kennedy and Jordan Smallwood.
The Lions announced the moves Sunday. They also waived tight ends Nate Becker and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Junior attackman Grant Ament of Penn State and Boston College star Sam Apuzzo are among the men's and women's finalists for the Tewaaraton Award, given annually to the top...
Penn State lacrosse coach Jeff Tambroni has his Nittany Lions in rarefied air on the eve of the NCAA Tournament but in uncharted waters for a rising program.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Puyallup woman is accused of raping an 11-year-old boy who was on her husband's lacrosse team.
News outlets report 44-year-old Su Hyon Dillon pleaded not guilty to...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A 22-year-old University of Georgia student has been hospitalized in critical but stable condition after being shot at a bus stop near campus. Police say they are searching for...
DETROIT (AP) — Drew Harm is still playing lacrosse at Albion College. Heck yes, he is.
He's going to keep playing until they pull him off the field and wheel him into an operating room and...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A Notre Dame University graduate and his wife have donated $20 million to the school for a men's residence hall.
The South Bend Tribune reports Wednesday the money...
University of Providence to cut academic, athletic programs
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Administrators at the University of Providence say several academic and athletic programs soon will be gone.
The Great Falls Tribune reports the university announced Wednesday that 19 programs (12 majors, six minors, and one graduate program) could be cut.
Announcer loses job after talk about Native American player
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A public address announcer has lost his job over a remark about a Native American player during a lacrosse game that he and the Philadelphia team called "insensitive."
The Philadelphia Wings said announcer Shawny Hill had been "permanently removed" from his role with the team and suspended from assignments at the Wells Fargo Center.
Announcer apologizes for remark; team, league vow discipline
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A public address announcer has apologized for a remark about a Native American player during a lacrosse game that he and the team called "insensitive," with both team and league vowing disciplinary action.
Parents of college student sue classmate, others over death
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — The parents of a 19-year-old college freshman who died of head injuries in a fall suffered after a day of drinking are seeking to hold his roommate and other students liable.
Lafayette College lacrosse recruit McCrae Williams died on Sept. 11, 2017, two days after he fell in his dorm room and likely hit his head on the concrete.
Family of slain UVa student refiles $30M lawsuit against ex
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The family of a slain University of Virginia student has refiled a $30 million wrongful death lawsuit against her ex-boyfriend, who was convicted of killing her.
Quinnipiac lacrosse coach out after hazing allegations
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Quinnipaic has extended the suspension of its men's lacrosse team through the end of the year and says its coach is "no longer with the university."
The team was suspended last month amid allegations of hazing and alcohol use.
The school said in a statement Saturday the suspension was extended through Dec. 31. Spokeswoman Lynn Bushnell adds that individual players have been disciplined. She did not identify the players or specify the punishment.
LIU to unify campuses into 1 Division I sports program
NEW YORK (AP) — Long Island University will unify its Brooklyn and Post campuses into one Division I sports program beginning next year.
Effective in the fall of 2019, the university will elevate seven current Post programs to Division I, including expanding its membership in the Northeast Conference with men's cross country, men's lacrosse and football, which will make the transition to the Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS).
Quinnipiac University men’s lacrosse team suspended
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Quinnipiac University officials have confirmed that the school's men's lacrosse team has been suspended, effectively immediately.
In a statement issued Sunday by Lynn Bushnell, the school's vice president for public affairs, the suspension "prohibits all team activity, including practicing and representing the university in competitions."
With 2 Netflix rom-coms, Noah Centineo is having a moment
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you have a Netflix account, chances are you recognize actor Noah Centineo. Although, like the best teen heartthrobs of generations past, you'd be forgiven if you only know him by his character's name: Peter Kavinsky, the high school lacrosse-playing romantic from "To All the Boys I've Loved Before." And yes, like Jake Ryan ("Sixteen Candles") and Jordan Catalano ("My So-Called Life") before him, both names are required.
Prosecutor who helped clear Duke lacrosse players has died
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A state prosecutor who helped exonerate three former Duke lacrosse players after they were accused of sexual assault has died.
James Coman died Thursday from heart disease at a hospice in Raleigh, North Carolina. He was 75. His daughter Kimberly Coman Hunter confirmed the death.
Coman and Mary Winstead were special prosecutors appointed by then-North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper to investigate claims by an escort service dancer. She said the players raped her in 2006.
Judge dismisses lawsuits filed by Duke lacrosse accuser
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judge has dismissed lawsuits filed by the woman who gained attention for accusing a group of Duke University lacrosse players of raping her at a party.
Board member of lacrosse team admits to sexual misconduct
PLATTE CITY, Mo. (AP) — A board member of a Kansas City-area lacrosse team who offered to be a "sex coach" for a female player has pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct.
Platte County prosecutors say 61-year-old James McEnerney, 61, of Overland Park, Kansas, pleaded guilty to second-degree sexual misconduct, a misdemeanor.
UNH to break ground on new soccer, lacrosse facility
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — The University of New Hampshire plans to break ground on a new soccer and lacrosse facility in August.
The new facility, funded completely by private money, will be built adjacent to Wildcat Stadium on the site of Lewis Field and will be used by university athletic teams and the Oyster River Youth Association. The first phase of construction includes the building of a state-of-the-art synthetic field, perimeter fencing and team benches.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Faceoff ace TD Ierlan of the Albany Great Danes has been granted his release from the lacrosse program.
Coach Scott Marr says Thursday the program appreciates all the positive contributions Ierlan made the last two years, but "unfortunately, it just didn't turn out to be the right fit."
SAUGUS, Mass. (AP) — Seven athletes at a Massachusetts high school have been suspended from postseason for smoking a cigar after graduation.
The Daily Item reports six members of the Saugus High School boys' lacrosse team and one member of the baseball team were suspended from the playoffs after smoking a cigar after Friday's graduation ceremony.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Yale captain Ben Reeves and junior attack Sam Apuzzo of Boston College have won the Tewaaraton Award, given annually to the most outstanding male and female college lacrosse players in the nation.
Reeves closed his college career with one goal and three assists in a 13-11 victory over Duke on Monday for the national championship. He finished the season with 62 goals and 53 assists for 115 points and owns the school's career records for goals (174) and points (316).
LITTLETON, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts are investigating a physical altercation between an assistant high school lacrosse coach and a player.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Albany attackman Connor Fields was the epitome of selflessness during his four-year lacrosse career with the Great Danes, willing to sacrifice anything for the good of the team — even his athletic future.
Fields, of East Amherst, New York, sprained the MCL in his right knee in a win at UMass-Lowell in late March, then hurt it again a month later in a lopsided loss at eventual national champion Yale.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — No need for Yale to continue referring to its last "national championship" in lacrosse.
The Bulldogs claimed an undisputed title with a 13-11 win over Duke in the NCAA lacrosse championship game on Monday, scoring 36 seconds in and fighting off every rally the Blue Devils could put together.
"It's just an incredible, incredible experience," said Yale captain Ben Reeves, who closed out his college career with a goal and three assists.
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Despite drawing the No. 3 seed and boasting a veteran senior class that won three CAA Championships and made its fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance, James Madison entered the Final Four as a major underdog.
It's a role the Dukes not only embrace, but one coach Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe has used as motivation countless times.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — It's been nearly a decade since Albany men's lacrosse coach Scott Marr made a pivotal decision — to venture into territory historically dominated by perennial power Syracuse University and try to recruit Native American high school stars from upstate New York to play for his Great Danes.
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The mother of a 14-year-old New Jersey boy who collapsed and died during gym class at his high school earlier this month says her son died of a heart attack.
Tracy Warren says her son, Dyllan Burrell, had showed no signs of being ill before he collapsed May 8. She says "I guess God was ready for him, but I was not ready for him to go."
Man found guilty of stabbing teen girl
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been found guilty of murder in the fatal stabbing of his teenage girlfriend.
Prosecutors say Nickolas Lacrosse, of Springfield, stabbed 17-year-old high school senior Kathryn Mauke 32 times in her own home in February 2015 because he was angry she had broken up with him. A jury found Lacrosse guilty on Wednesday.
The Hampden County District Attorney says jurors deliberated Tuesday after hearing closing statements.
Travis Brave Heart was planning to spend his senior season this spring and summer tuning up to play college lacrosse in the fall. Instead, the 17-year-old standout from Aberdeen, South Dakota, is faced with the prospect of not playing at all.
Albany, Yale advance to NCAA lacrosse semifinals
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Freshman Tehoka Nanticoke scored three goals, including a critical one as time expired in the first half, faceoff specialist TD Ierlan held his own at the X, and second-seeded Albany beat Denver 15-13 on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the men's NCAA lacrosse tournament.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Albany attackman Connor Fields is out of the running for college lacrosse's highest individual honor, and that's OK. He's after something else, something that will leave a much more lasting impression.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former lacrosse coach at George Fox University has filed a federal lawsuit against the school, alleging it promoted male coaches over female coaches, even when the women were more experienced and successful.
The Mohawks who made Maryland’s lacrosse sticks
BALTIMORE (AP) — Marylanders think of their state as the spiritual homeland of lacrosse. But without the Mohawk Indians, the sport might never have come here.
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — The Stony Brook women's lacrosse team and Albany's men's team made history this year — both programs achieved the No. 1 spot in the national rankings on the same day in late February.
It marked a first for the State University of New York system, which had never had a Division I team ranked as the best in the nation.
HADDONFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Officials in a New Jersey school district canceled the remainder of the boys' lacrosse season Friday after allegations that a white team member used a racial slur against a black female athlete from another school.
Here are the latest WPIAL girls lacrosse standings through April 22. The top four teams in each section qualify for the 2018 WPIAL girls lacrosse playoffs, which begin the week of May 14. Only section records are shown.
Here are the latest WPIAL boys lacrosse standings through April 22. The top four teams in each section qualify for the 2018 WPIAL boys lacrosse playoffs, which begin the week of May 14. Only section records are shown.
Natasha Koslop has been one of the top scorers in WVC girls lacrosse for a couple of seasons.
On Monday, the Crestwood senior reached a major milestone.
Koslop scored in the first half of the Comets’ match against Wyoming Seminary, giving her 200 goals for her high school career. She also scored five times on Thursday in a 7-1 victory over Abington Heights.
For her efforts, the 17-year-old was selected as The Citizens’ Voice Athlete of the Week, presented by Surgical Specialists of Wyoming Valley.
COLLEGE PARK Being the defending national champions and the No. 1 team in the country according to both major polls doesn't make you impervious.
The Maryland men's lacrosse team hosted Ohio State on Sunday at Capital One Field, looking for its sixth straight win in a rematch of last year's national title game. Instead, Ohio State avenged its loss by upsetting the Terrapins, 12-10.