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...
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.
SCRANTON — It hit like a tidal wave. Crestwood peppered Scranton Prep with a flurry of attacks on goal and found the back of the cage 10 times Wednesday during a clinching run in a matchup of two top lacrosse teams in the Wyoming Valley Conference.
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...
Sewickley Academy graduate Maggie McClain did something she never thought possible as a member of the Gettysburg women's lacrosse team.
McClain, a 5-foot-6 senior attacker, helped the Bullets to their second consecutive NCAA Division III title.
NORWALK—Interviewing a teary-eyed coach following a state playoff game is no rare occurrence in high school sports.That coach being on the winning side however, isn’t something seen every day.According to New Canaan coach Kristin Woods, it’s the first time she’s welled up following a win, but after defeating top-ranked Darien 12-11 Tuesday night at Brien McMahon, she was just too overcome with emotion to hold back.“I’m fantastic, how else could I be right now?” Woods laughed.
DIVISION 1 NORTH
1. Chelmsford (18-2); 2. Marblehead (14-4); 3. Boston Latin School (16-2); 4. Woburn (15-3; 5. Central Catholic (14-4); 6. Reading (14-4); 7. Masconomet (12-6); 8. Andover (13-7); 9.
DARIEN — Coming off a hellacious one-goal victory in the FCIAC championship game last week, and without its top two leading scorers in Logan McGovern and Brian Minicus, it would be easy to understand if Darien hit a bit of a lull in its Class LL opener on Wednesday.
WYOMING — The execution was perfect.
Dominic DeLuca drove around two defenders and found Jake Switzer for an open shot on the right side. The Wyoming Area sophomore drilled the ball across his body and toward the lower side of the net, but it missed the goal by a razor-thin margin.
NEW CANAAN—The New Canaan High School boys lacrosse program lives for the postseason.
And the Rams let everybody know exactly what time it was Monday as they rolled to a 13-3 triumph over No. 7 seed St...
Saint Vincent lacrosse always seems to be on the offensive.
Records are falling, teams are winning and conference honors keep pouring in for the Bearcats' programs.
Senior midfielder Maggie Nelson on Monday was named Ohio River Lacrosse Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the fourth consecutive time...
Wyoming Seminary 12, Crestwood 5 At Crestwood, Emily Sims scored four goals and Christina Kilyanek added three more to lead the Blue Knights. Nicole Joanlanne and Julia Gabriel scored two goals each, while Grace Parsons rounded out Sem’s scoring with one goal.
RIDGEFIELD—All they do is win.
For the last five-plus years against in-state teams, at least.
The Darien girls lacrosse team ran its win streak to 93 in a row against teams from Connecticut in another rout, getting goals from a host of different players in a 21-6 win over FCIAC Ridgefield Tuesday.
DARIEN — After finishing last season ranked No. 1 in the Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse rankings, the Blue Wave came into the season ranked outside the Top 10.
Yes, Darien lost a lot of talent to graduation, but the Blue Wave still felt a twinge of disrespect.
At Scranton Prep, Christina Kilyanek and Emily Sims scored four goals apiece to lead Wyoming Seminary to a 16-4 victory in its WVC girls lacrosse opener.
Nicole Joanlanne, Julia Gabriel and Grace Parsons all scored twice for Sem, the defending District 2 Class 2A champions.
Despite graduating 15 players from last season’s team, which advanced to FCIAC Tournament semifinals and Class L Tournament quarterfinals, there is certainly no shortage of talent and skill on this spring’s Greenwich High School boys lacrosse team...
Competing in the FCIAC — one of the premier high school girls lacrosse conferences in the state — isn’t easy, but Greenwich High School has done just fine while playing some of the top teams in the region each year.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Senior attackman Matt Balter (Albany, N.Y.) scored four goals and junior Austin Lane (Aurora, Ont.) had a hat trick to lead the UMass Lowell men's lacrosse team to a 12-11 victory at Providence on Tuesday afternoon at Chapey Field.
Elena Gallo scored a career-high seven goals to lift the University of Scranton to a 12-10 win over Misericordia University in a women’s lacrosse match Tuesday.
The Royals (2-0) led, 4-3, at halftime and scored six of the first seven goals of the second half.
5 Syracuse women's lacrosse players earn preseason honors
Syracuse, N.Y. — Five Syracuse women's lacrosse players have been named to Inside Lacrosse's preseason All-American squad.
Senior Riley Donahue and sophomore Morgan Widner earned spots on the third team, while juniors Alexa Radziewicz and Natalie Wallon and sophomore Emily Hawryschuk received honorable mention honors...
This last year, it seems that the actions of professional athletes off of the field have been scrutinized as much, or more, as on the field, specifically, the pre-game protests on the football field have brought to question the integrity and character of the players...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The fact that Josh Williamson hadn't stepped on ice until about a month ago hardly makes him an ideal candidate to become an Olympic bobsledder...
Kevin Lindley, Darien
Senior attack holds school records for most goals in a season (106), goals in a career (219) and points in a season (134) … Three-year starter led the Blue Wave to the Class L and FCIAC championships during senior season … US Lacrosse Connecticut All-American, CHSCA Player of the Year, CHSCA Class L All-State first team, All-FCIAC first team … Committed to Loyola.
NEW CANAAN — The last thing opponents needed in the Class M tournament was a New Canaan team with a chip on its shoulder.
But that’s exactly what they have.
Falling in the regular-season finale to Ridgefield, and then in the FCIAC playoffs to Wilton lit a fire under the back-to-back defending champion Rams, who took down No...
FAIRFIELD — Andrew Calabrese made 16 saves in Wilton’s 12-5 win over Fairfield Prep at Rafferty Stadium on Saturday in the CIAC Class L boys lacrosse quarterfinals.
The Warriors (15-5) await the winner of New Milford and Cheshire.
GREENWICH—There is no great secret to the first step to success in girls lacrosse.
Win more draws than your opponent and more than likely you are going to win the game.
Greenwich realizes this, and the Cardinals have created a contest for players in practice with one player taking the draw and two players outside the circle fighting for the ball...
DARIEN — While Darien may not need many more advantages to be successful, that’s exactly what it’s gotten in the last two games in the faceoff circle.
Katie Ramsay in the circle and Logan Book on the wing combined to control virtually every draw as No.
RIDGEFIELD — Between the bizarre way that lacrosse teams in the state tournament are seeded and the tough schedules of both, the Staples and Ridgefield girls teams — likely two of the top six teams in Class L — were pitted against one another in the first round Tuesday.
NEWTOWN — With the fate of an entire season hanging in the balance and the weight of a championship weighing on his broad shoulders, goalie Gabe Stein made two tremendous saves on fast breaks in sudden-death overtime to keep the New Fairfield High School boys lacrosse team’s hopes of a South-West Conference title alive.
Two weeks ago, Hingham boys lacrosse coach John Todd and his staff approached sophomore William Kenney, asking him to take a crack at a position he had never played before. Somewhere in a loss to Duxbury, assistant coach Pat McCavanaugh noticed something that could change the Harbormen’s attacking fortunes.
The Wooster School boys lacrosse team defeated Harvey 20-9 on Monday to clinch the top seed in both the HVAL and the Western New England Division III tournaments. The Generals, the reigning Western New England champs, are set to host Storm King in the Western New England Division III semifinals at 4 p.m.