SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Roy Simmons III announced Tuesday that he's retiring after more than three decades with the Syracuse men's lacrosse team.
“For me, this job was always about my involvement with young people and the opportunity to mentor as well as coach them,” Simmons, the team’s longtime director of operations, said in a statement.
Once Tina Sloan Green took over the lacrosse program at Temple University in the years after the passage of Title IX, the landmark gender-equity law, she never stopped thinking about the girls who weren't playing.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Paul Rabil had a dream that went beyond the Premier Lacrosse League he founded with brother Mike four years ago. His passion was to bring the Native American sport to new heights with an eye toward getting it back in the Olympics for the first time in more than seven decades.
Cailin Bracken arrived at Vanderbilt to play lacrosse already well aware of the importance of athlete mental health. She knew of at least two female college athletes, including one from near where she grew up, who had taken their own lives.
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Anthony DeMaio scored four first-half goals for his fifth hat trick in his last six games, Logan McNaney made 17 saves to be named the NCAA Tournament's most outstanding player and top-seeded Maryland completed a perfect season by holding off Cornell 9-7 on Monday to win the men’s lacrosse title.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Sam Geiersbach scored three times — including the go-ahead goal with about 5 minutes to play — and North Carolina beat defending-champion Boston College 12-11 Sunday to win the NCAA women's lacrosse title.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Shwayder and Breyon Jackson's battles to overcome adversity throughout their college careers and the examples they set for others are being recognized.
Shwayder, a lacrosse player at Occidental College in Los Angeles, and Jackson, a basketball player at San Francisco State, are the recipients of the first CalHOPE Courage Awards.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The president of a historically Black college accused sheriff's deputies in Georgia of intimidating and humiliating the school women's lacrosse team when deputies pulled over the athletes' bus and searched it for drugs.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former University of Virginia lacrosse player is liable for fatally beating his girlfriend in 2010 and must pay $15 million in damages in a wrongful death lawsuit, a jury found Monday.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The mother of a former women's lacrosse player at the University of Virginia broke into tears during her testimony Thursday as she described the moment when she learned her daughter was dead.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A former University of Virginia lacrosse player serving time for the murder of his ex-girlfriend testified Wednesday in a wrongful death lawsuit that the only mental image he has of her death was of blood coming out of her nose, and that he doesn't remember breaking into her room and leaving her fatally injured.
Athletes Unlimited and ESPN have reached a new rights agreement for women's pro softball and lacrosse.
At least 90 Athletes Unlimited events will be televised on linear networks over the two years of the deal, including 34 on ESPN or ESPN2 and 56 on ESPNU.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — In her 9th-grade essay, Yeardley Love wrote about what she wanted to do with her life: to attend the University of Virginia, to play lacrosse there, to become a lawyer and to maintain her close relationship with her family.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A jury was selected Monday in the civil trial of a man who was convicted of second-degree murder in the 2010 death of University of Virginia lacrosse player Yeardley Love.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A decade ago, University of Virginia lacrosse player George Huguely V was convicted of second-degree murder after a sensational criminal trial in the killing of his on-again, off-again girlfriend, Yeardley Love, a member of the UVA women's lacrosse team.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse’s Carrier Dome has a new look and now will get a new name.
The university announced Wednesday that Carrier Global Corp. has agreed to end Carrier's hold on naming rights to the venue, which is home to the school's basketball, football and lacrosse teams, effective May 1.
SYRACUCE, N.Y. (AP) — It's safe to say that Gary Gait's first year as lacrosse coach at Syracuse has been a challenge.
With three games left in the regular season, the Orange (4-7, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) are the only team with a losing overall record in the five-team ACC.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jerry York, the Hockey Hall of Famer who won five NCAA championships and the most games in college hockey history, said Wednesday that he is retiring.
York, 76, told his coaches and players that it seemed to be the right time after 28 years in Chestnut Hill and 50 in coaching overall.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Trevor Zegras scored another lacrosse-style goal, Isac Lundestrom had two goals and an assist, Anthony Stolarz made 22 saves for his third shutout of the season and the Anaheim Ducks snapped an 11-game losing streak with a 5-0 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury has convicted the former captain of the St. John's University lacrosse team of stabbing and nearly disemboweling his roommate in a dispute over a loud party at their apartment in 2019.
Jessica Berman looks to rebuild trust with National Women's Soccer League players and fans after a series of scandals rocked the league last year.
Berman, a former executive for the NHL and the National Lacrosse League, was named the NWSL's new commissioner Wednesday.
MONTREAL (AP) — Anaheim scored three first-period goals, Trevor Zegras scored twice in the second period, and then the Ducks held off the Montreal Canadiens for a 5-4 win on Thursday night.
Zegras' first goal was the fourth lacrosse-style goal in NHL history.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — After more than 50 years without a football program, the game is returning to Centenary College.
“We haven’t played football here for quite some time, but the wait is over.
COLCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — Two Western Connecticut State University men's lacrosse players were killed and a teammate was injured in a car crash in Colchester, state police and the university said.
The wreck Friday afternoon killed Jacob Chapman and Tyler Graham, both 18 and from Colchester.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former University of Virginia lacrosse player’s efforts to get released early from his 25-year sentence in the 2010 slaying of his ex-girlfriend have been denied, again, by a federal appellate court.
BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of the mistaken-identity killing of a teenager who was captain of a high school lacrosse team.
The Baltimore Sun reports that the Court of Special Appeals ordered a new trial for Shawn Little in the 2018 killing after it came to light that the judge had undisclosed communication with a juror.
LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A Catholic school in suburban Chicago reversed course Tuesday, offering a job to a girls lacrosse coach that had been rescinded when school officials learned the woman is in a same-sex marriage.
LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A Catholic school in suburban Chicago rescinded a job offer to a coach after learning that she was in a same-sex marriage, the woman's supporters claim.
About 40 alumni, parents and students met outside Benet Academy in Lisle on Monday to support the woman who was to become coach of the girls lacrosse team.
Victoria Hayward will be back on the field this weekend as a player — and as an owner.
After hitting .300 at the Tokyo Olympics, the Canadian outfielder heads one of four teams that start play Saturday at Athletes Unlimited in Rosemont, Illinois.
The former head coach of Amherst College's men's lacrosse team is suing the college because of claims that school officials discriminated against him, and ultimately fired him, on the basis of his race.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Former Syracuse All-American lacrosse player Kayla Treanor has a job she's coveted since she graduated.
The 27-year-old Treanor was named the third women's lacrosse coach in Syracuse program history on Wednesday, succeeding Gary Gait, who also starred as a player at Syracuse and is now head coach of the men.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The National Lacrosse League announced Monday that it's expanding to Las Vegas and hockey great Wayne Gretzky, Brooklyn Nets coach Steve Nash and team owner Joe Tsai and PGA star Dustin Johnson are co-owners of the new franchise.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson is adding two women’s sports to its varsity roster.
The school announced in a news release Thursday that it would add women’s lacrosse and women’s gymnastics in the next two years.
Seth Tierney got chills hearing Islanders fans at a jam-packed Nassau Coliseum chant, “New York Saints! New York Saints!”
By then, Tierney had figured out it wasn't about the now-defunct indoor lacrosse team by the same name he played three seasons for.
Fraught with emotion at the start of his final news conference at Syracuse, retiring men's lacrosse coach John Desko exuded confidence that the program he's helped build over the past 46 years as a player and coach will be in good hands.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse men's lacrosse coach John Desko, who built a Hall of Fame career as both a player and coach, announced his retirement on Monday in the wake of a disappointing season.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Workers have broken ground on a giant artificial turf sports complex in Sioux Falls.
The Sanford Sports Complex issued a statement Monday saying it will add 18 outdoor fields that include nearly 1.7 million square feet of turf.
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Matt Moore and Connor Shellenberger scored four goals apiece and goalie Alex Rode made a huge save in the final seconds, and Virginia held off previously unbeaten Maryland 17-16 Monday to win its second straight NCAA men's lacrosse championship.
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Charlotte North broke the single season NCAA goals record and No. 4 seed Boston College won its first women’s lacrosse national championship with a 16-10 win over No. 3 seed Syracuse in the NCAA championship game on Sunday.
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jared Bernhardt had five goals and two assists, goalie Logan McNaney made a career-high 17 saves, and third-seeded Maryland beat second-seeded Duke 14-5 on Saturday in the Division I men's lacrosse semifinals at cold and rainy Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field.
Championship weekend in both men's and women's Division I lacrosse has a uniform feel — three Atlantic Coast Conference teams and one from the Big Ten in each tournament.
Each also features the top four seeds, which means North Carolina, the top seed in both, remains in the hunt for a sweep for the second time in five years.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children announced Wednesday that it is partnering with former University of Michigan and Ohio State University athletes who claim they were abused by team doctors, to help children avoid being survivors of sexual abuse.
After a one-year break because of the pandemic, college lacrosse is ready to decide its national champions, and North Carolina starts in a very good place: The Tar Heels are the top seed for both the men's and women's Division I tournaments.
Imagine the disappointment of the women's lacrosse team at Le Moyne College.
Ranked No. 3 in Division II, zero losses in a 12-game regular season, victories over seven top 20 teams by a cumulative 104-44, the only blemish on the record a 9-8 loss to nine-time and reigning national champion Adelphi in the semifinals of the Northeast-10 conference...
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an appeal from a former University of Virginia lacrosse player that his 2012 murder conviction should be tossed out because of a claim the jury improperly consulted a dictionary...
More than 170 years ago, a U.S. tribe did Ireland a solid. The European country has not forgotten it.
The Ireland Lacrosse team recently bowed out of the sport’s top international tournament to open up a spot for the Iroquois Nationals.
Owen Estee and Zach Appel found a way to both teach the sport that they love and help feed people in need when their lacrosse season was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton right-hander Ben Dotzler was supposed to be in the bullpen at TD Ameritrade Park this weekend, readying himself to pitch against Northern Colorado...
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.
They were eager to rejoin their teammates for a celebration eight years in the making.