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Pick'em: Suffolk boys lacrosse championships

Smithtown East's John Daniggelis is defended bt West

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The Suffolk Class C boys lacrosse championship will be decided Tuesday. The Suffolk championship games in Class A and Class B are Wednesday. Below is a quick look at each game. Below that, you can vote on who will win each game.

 

Class A

No. 3 Smithtown East vs. No. 5 West Islip

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., at Stony Brook University

About the Bulls (15-3): Goalie...

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Pick'em: Nassau boys lacrosse championships

Massapequa's Jim Byrns, left, scores as Syosset's EJ

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This season's Nassau county boys lacrosse champions will be decided Tuesday in each class. Below is a quick look at each game. Below that, you can vote on who will win each game.

Class A

No. 1 Massapequa vs. No. 2 Syosset

Tuesday, 3:30 p.m., at Hofstra

About the Chiefs (15-2): With offensive playmakers like Craig Berge, Ian Kirby and James Byrns, the defense on this...

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15 LI players named lacrosse All-Americans

Massapequa's Ian Kirby scores against Syosset in a

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Long Island will be well represented in the ninth annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic this summer, which features the nation’s best senior players.

Eight boys and seven girls from the Island were named Monday as 2014 Under Armour All-Americans.

The boys game, which will be broadcast live on ESPNU, is at 5 p.m. July 12 at Towson University’s Johnny Unitas Stadium. The girls...

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Boys lacrosse playoff live stream schedule

St. Anthony's Head Coach Keith Wieczorek rallies his

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Both the Long Island and state championship boys lacrosse will stream live on MSG Varsity's website and app this year. Several of the county championships will, too.

Games will also be available on Channel 614 as well after their completion. Replays of select games will air on Channel 414.

Tuesday, May 20 at 5:30 p.m. Nassau Class C semifinal #1

Tuesday, May 20 at 8 p.m. Nassau...

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Why Hicksville beat Oceanside

Hicksville goalkeeper Ryan Toomey (12) attempts to make

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Pat McCormick and the rest of the Hicksville boys lacrosse team can still hold the rope.

McCormick rattled off a few reasons why he thought his squad was able to beat Oceanside in a Class A quarterfinal Tuesday night.

They were tired of losing close games, he said after the sixth-seeded Comets edged No. 3 Oceanside, 12-11, at Hofstra. They finally played to their capability as a team,...

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Sean Cerrone scores winner as Chaminade edges St. Anthony's

Chaminade's Sean Cerrone runs past the Ward Melville

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It's Thursday and Chaminade had a lacrosse game. In other words, Sean Cerrone scored a game-winning goal.

For the second time in eight days, a shot from Cerrone won it for the Flyers. Cerrone nailed the winner with two seconds left in overtime from 8 yards as host Chaminade edged rival St. Anthony's, 8-7, in the first match between the two CHSAA powerhouses this season.

Owen Rodgers...

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Psst! His name is JJ Foley

Smithtown West's JJ Foley checks Garden City's Kieran

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JJ Foley is a defender for Smithtown West’s boys lacrosse team. He’s headed to Lehigh after he graduates in a couple of months. He’s really good at what he does.

It’s possible you didn’t know that, though. And that’s a shame.

Foley is often overlooked because of his own back-line teammates. Kyle Mathie is committed to North Carolina. Logan Greco, who is bound for Virginia, was a Newsday...

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Chaminade has goalie in Matt Isnardi

Chaminade goalkeeper Matthew Isnardi passes the ball forward

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Chaminade standout midfielder Sam Bonafede was asked Friday afternoon, the day before the season opener against Ward Melville, who the Flyers' starting goalie would be.

He didn’t know for sure.

“It could be one of four guys,” Bonafede said. “But that’s because they’re all pretty good.”

Matt Isnardi proved how good he is on Saturday. The senior goalie, who was behind Dan Fowler...

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Addition of Brian Lang boosts Hicksville lacrosse

Holy Trinity's Brian Lang moves in for the

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Pat McCormick likes to call Brian Lang the “X-factor.”

"That's the best way to describe him," McCormick said of his new Hicksville lacrosse teammate. "He could do a lot on the field. That's why he's going to Ohio State. He could be one of the best middies in the conference this season, if not the county."

Several coaches from top teams in Nassau have said the same.

And Lang didn’t...

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Brian Cannon's next goal? County title for Northport

Northport's Brian Cannon looks for the open man

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Brian Cannon wants to be remembered after this season as one of the best lacrosse players to graduate from Northport.

And there’s a specific way the senior attacker would like to achieve that.

“Northport has not won a county championship in a while,” Cannon said. “It’s all about helping the team get to that goal. And by doing well as a team, I think after that, my own individual success...

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