High School Boys Lacrosse

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Watch these games live online

Chaminade's Ryan Lukacovic moves down field during the

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MSG Varsity will air these lacrosse games live online this Saturday:

11 a.m. - St. Anthony's at Garden City girls lacrosse

1 p.m. - Manhasset at Chaminade boys lacrosse

3 p.m. - Garden City at Shoreham-Wading River boys lacrosse*

*This game will also be live on MSG Varsity (Ch. 14)  ...

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Video: Garden City cruises by Long Beach

DEVIN DWYER Garden City Senior

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Watch highlights from Garden City's big win over Long Beach....

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Video: Preview of the 2012 boys lacrosse season

Smithtown West's Joseph Ryan (9) cuts around Ward

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MSG Varsity previews some of Long Island's top lacrosse teams and storylines to watch during the 2012 season. Click to watch the embedded video above....

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All Long Island boys lacrosse

As seen on MSG Varsity's SportsDesk last week, here are the 14 boys selected by Newsday to the 2011 All Long Island boys lacrosse first team.

Team photos, bios, and the announcement of the player of the year in each county will be in the special high school All Long Island selection, which comes out on Sunday, June 26.

Also in that issue will be a complete second team.


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Live blog: New York Class B final, Garden City vs. Jamesville-DeWitt

Garden City High School defenseman #39 Brian Fischer,

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**FINAL** Garden City lost in overtime, 8-7. Jordan Evans scored on an assist from Matt Kopp with three seconds remaining in the extra frame.

Garden City (19-3), which trailed throughout, had its 15-game winning streak snapped. Patric Berkery led the Trojans with three goals, while Tom Gordon scored two.

Jamesville-DeWitt (22-0) won back-to-back titles and has won a state best 44...

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Boys lacrosse state previews

Bayport-Blue Point's Brian Ward moves ball down field

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Farmingdale (16-4) vs. Ithaca (19-1)

State Class A final, 11 a.m. on Saturday at Cicero-North Syracuse High

The Dalers have been magnificent in the playoffs, especially on offense. Farmingdale’s run-and-gun attack, led by Sal Tuttle and Korey Hendrickson, is averaging 14 goals per game. They’ve been aggressive on ground balls and faceoffs, too, a key reason they ended West...

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A familiar foe for Garden City

Garden City's boys lacrosse team celebrates their victory

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Garden City (19-2) vs. Jamesville-DeWitt (21-0)State Class B final, 1:30 p.m. on Saturday at Cicero-North Syracuse High

With West Islip out of the mix, this game is between arguably the two best teams in the state.

The Trojans have won 15 in a row by a combined 178-46, including Wednesday night's 10-8 semifinal victory over Yorktown in the sweltering White Plains heat. They are 4-2 all-time...

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Blog: Garden City wins in Class B state semis

Garden City's Patic Berkery (26) puts on a

(Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan)

Garden City defeated Yorktown (Section I) 10-8 at White Plains High School in the boys lacrosse Class B state semifinals. Follow along with Chris Mascaro as he live blogs below, and watch the action with a livecast by clicking here.

<a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=34cf07d2ac" >Live...

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State semifinal preview

Garden City defender Stephen Jahelka and Manhasset's Joe

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Wednesday at White Plains High School are the East Regional semifinals (a.k.a. the state semifinals). Long Island champions Farmingdale (Class A), Garden City (Class B) and Bayport-Blue Point (Class C) will be representing the Island. 

Here is a quick breakdown of each game...

CLASS A: Farmingdale (15-4) vs. Shenendehowa (19-1), 3:30 p.m.

The biggest challenge for coach Bob...

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Nassau final preview

Farmingdale's Greg Catalano, left, celebrates after scoring a

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It's county final day in Nassau.

All three of last year's champions have the opportunity to defend, but only two will. Why?

Because Manhasset, which won the last two Class C crowns, moved up to Class B this season and will play Garden City in the middle game of today's tripleheader at Hofstra.

Here's the skinny on all three games, which all pit No. 1 seeds against No. 2 seeds...


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