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Fairport - 9 Fayetteville-M - 10 OT
Victor - 13 JD - 17
Penn Yan - 6 Cazenovia - 8
 
Fairport - 11 Orchard Park - 8
Victor - 10 Hamburg - 8
Penn Yan - 19 Akron - 4
 
Canandaigua - 8 Victor - 12
Pal-Mac - 5 Penn Yan - 17
Pittsford - 6 Fairport - 7
 
Thomas - 6 Fairport - 8
Penfield - 6 Pittsford - 9
Spencerport - 6 Victor - 19
Churchville - 12 Canandaigua - 14
 
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2014The 2014 is long-gone and summer "recruiting tournaments" have been concluded. Some players have made their commitments and more will make decisions as the fall progresses.

November will bring on the fall "Signing period" (November 12th to 19th) and some will sign their National Letter of Intent. Be sure to let us know if you are planning a ceremony and we will try to cover it.

During the summer, the National Federation Rules Committee held their annual meetings and came up with some new rule changes for the 2015 season. The New York State Lacrosse Committees will need to ratify the changes (and they normally do so) before we get to March 2015. It was a "quiet year" for the committee with the most "dramatic", perhaps relating to the string of sticks. That rule may be delayed for a while. Another rules change allows a restart in the defensive end to be inside the goals area instead of in the "ally" outside of the goal area.

For those still living the glory days of last season, a great deal of information can be found in the 2014 wrap up story.

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Waterloo Goalie Mark Campbell Selects OCC

- As he starts his senior year at Waterloo, Mark Campbell has recorded 1,372 minutes between the pipes for the Indians. Today he announced that after his graduation this spring he will continue his education and will play lacrosse at Onondaga Community College (Syracuse).

Mark has a 359s/252ga saves record in his two years on the Varsity. In his sophomore year he was named to the second team All Finger Lakes list and last year he was named to the first team as a goalie and was also named a Finger Lakes Player of the Year. Last year he served as a team Captain and was named Waterloo defensive MVP.

He has been busy during the off-season, playing for a number of club teams and attending quite a few other events. In the last year he attended the National Top 175 Invitational, played in the Tribe 7 Varsity Indoor Lacrosse program. He played for the Lionheart Lacrosse Club (Summer and Fall) and the Binghamton Summer Exposure All Star Game. In his sophomore year, among other activities, he received goalie training from Coaches Ryan Demorest and Ric Beardsley.

The OCC Lazers had a perfect 17-0 season last year and won their sixth NJCAA National Championship in a row (total of eight) when they defeated Nassau Community College for the third time in a row. The team is coached by Chuck Wilber (216-15).

  

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Schroeder Attackman Jared Griffin Selects Le Moyne

- Webster Schroeder attackman Jared Griffin announced today his decision to study and play lacrosse at Le Moyne College after his graduation in 2016.

A current junior, Jared started playing on the Varsity last year, scoring seventeen points while playing in eighteen games for the Warriors.

In the off-season he has played for the SweetLax Lacrosse club, playing in the Baltimore Kick Off, Long Island Lax Fest, Legacy and Sweetlax Invitation tournaments.

The Le Moyne College Dolphins play in the Northeast-10 Conference and are an NCAA Division II team. Last year they finished with a 13-3 record, losing to LIU Post in the first round of the tournament. They won the NCAA Championships in 2006 and 2007 with current Head Coach Dan Sheehan (2-8-23= .900) at the helm.

  

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Webster and Section Five Mourn the Loss of Don Bell

- It is with great sadness that Section Five learned of the recent death of long-time player, lacrosse coach and fan, Don Bell of Webster. Don coached the scholastic and collegiate arenas and after his retirement from the game, was a great fan and friend to anyone who loved the game as he did.

As a player at Penn State University in 1955 he was credited with 193 saves was a team captain in his senior year. After serving in the US Army in Korea he served as a teacher in Lyons and the the Rochester City schools. He then spent thirty-five years at Monroe Community College and after his retirement was named Professor Emeritus.

Don was the first coach for the Tribunes, staring with a club team in 1970. They took the field as a Varsity program in 1974 with four Webster players in starting roles. In attack was Bill Hartung, playing defense were Randy Hnyda and Dan May and in the midfield was Scott Steehler. Don was inducted into the MCC Hall of Fame in 2008.

In 2005 he was inducted into the Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse Hall of Fame. He was presented by his son, Peter. During his remarks Don spoke about his family, many of whom were in attendance and spoke at length about wonderful relationships with players and fellow coaches.

When his coaching days were over, Don remained a constant visitor to games, especially his beloved Webster teams. Rarely sitting in the stands, he was most often found "hanging on the fences", conversing with other fans and the many friends he had created over the years. Always quick to pick up on a technical aspect of the game, we would be among the first to notice small details that would make a difference. In recent years he took great delight in watching his grandchildren play the game. Don Bell

Mike Stacy recounted a story (on the Webster Lacrosse web site):

"As legends go, there is always a great story  that seems to get better every year it is told. One story is that Don was one of the few goalies to ever shut-out Jim Brown, the legendary Syracuse University lacrosse player who happened to also be “THE” FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME Jim Brown who went on to play for the Cleveland Browns. As the story goes, Mr. Brown was rather displeased with Don’s work between the pipes that day or maybe his demeanor after the game and as such, he committed an act of very unsportsmanlike conduct toward Don during the post game handshakes."

 He is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Faith, his children, Bridget, Mary, Matthew (Kimberly) and Peter (Deanna) Bell, his grandchildren, Zachary, Madison, Manny, Jack and Sloane and his sister, Elaine (Richard) Fuller.

This grand old gentleman of the game will be greatly missed.

  

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Eleven from Section Five Make "Top Lists"

- Ty Xanders, former Inside Lacrosse columnist, left the firm last summer and has since started a web site devoted to recruiting. He recently published his lists of the top Juniors and Seniors in the country and several Section Five players made his lists.

On the October 15th list of the Top 75 Seniors were:

#47. Willie Klan, G, Penfield – Ohio State
#65. Brandon Barker, M, Pittsford – Ohio State
#74. Kevin Hill, M, Webster Thomas – Penn State

On the October 15th list of the Top 75 Juniors were:

#12. Jamie Trimboli, FO/M, Victor – Syracuse
#16. Jared Conners, LSM, Pittsford – Virginia
#47. Travis Ford, M, Webster Thomas – Fairfield

Finding their way to the Junior Watchlist were:

T.D. Ierlan, F/O, Victor – Albany
Mitch Schaefer, M, Canandaigua – Penn State
Ryan Maloney, A, Victor - Cornell

On the October 17th list of the Top 75 Sophomores were:

#41. Dylan Sulzbach, G, Pittsford – Penn State
#67. Colby Barker, M, Pittsford – Ohio State

  

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Rob Cantabene Receives Scholarship

- Education is important to the members of the Genesee Valley Lacrosse Officials Association, the local group that provides services for boys lacrosse in Section Five.

Veteran GVLOA member, Rob Cantabene, has been selected to receive a 2015 US Lacrosse Education Convention scholarship. Chosen because of his commitment to officiating excellence, the current Board Member has served as an official for over ten years and has recently been involved in helping to train new members.

GVLOA members attend the convention annually to further GVLOA's Officials training and development program.

The Association is currently looking for new members to serve the ever increasing number of youth, scholastic and collegiate players.

  

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Pittsford Midfielder John Galbraith Picks Colgate

-Pittsford sophomore midfielder, John Galbraith has announced his commitment to study and play lacrosse at Colgate University after his graduation in 2017.

After scoring three goals in his freshman year on the Panther Varsity, Galbraith has a busy summer, playing with the SweetLax Lacrosse club in the Adrenaline Platinum Cup, the Big4, the Crabfest and SweetLax Invitational tournaments. He also played in the Maverick Showtime where he was named to the All Star Team.

Before selecting Colgate, Galbraith considered Bucknell, Hobart, Holy Cross and Boston College.

Colgate is an NCAA Division I team playing in the Patriot League. Last year the Raiders finished their season at 9-7 under Head Coach Mike Murphy.

  

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Max Paroda Selects John Carroll University

- Senior midfielder, Max Paroda has announced his decision to continue playing lacrosse while pursuing his college education at John Carroll University.

A three year varsity player for the McQuaid Jesuit Knights, the right-hander from Pittsford lost a great deal of playing time last year with a broken kneecap, but still managed to score 5g-1a for McQuaid. "We are looking forward to a successful senior season out of Max", said Head Coach Dan James.

Off season, he had played for both the Blaze Lacrosse Club and the Fellow of Christian Athletes teams.

John Carroll University, located in University Heights, Ohio is an NCAA Division III school that posted a 13-4 record last year under second year Head Coach Brian Small. There are currently five player from Section Five on their roster including Ryan Kelly (HF-L), Jackson Twomey (McQuaid Jesuit), Dan Biron (Fairport), Kyle Lake (Pittsford), Ryan Crater (Fairport).

  

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OfficialsGVLOA Looking for New Lacrosse Officials

- The Genesee Valley Lacrosse Officials Association is once again providing training for people who would like to learn how to help conduct the boys game and earn some money in the process. The new official’s orientation classes will start in January. It is great opportunity for someone who is thinking about staying involved in the game and wants to learn what it takes to be a “certified” NYS HS Lacrosse Official.

"With the continued growth of lacrosse in Section Five at all levels, officials are needed for the 2015 spring season. The Genesee Valley Lacrosse Officials Association services Section V High Schools Men's Lacrosse at the Modified, Junior Varsity and Varsity levels. There also has been a tremendous growth in Youth Lacrosse programs over the past 2-3 years which also requires trained officials. We are currently looking for Individuals who are interested in becoming officials for the upcoming season. Candidates need no prior experience in officiating any sport and need not have had to played lacrosse."

More information is available on their training flyer.

 

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Rochester Chapter Announces Hall of Fame 2014

- The Greater Rochester Chapter of the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame will welcome four Hall of Famenew members with the induction of Craig Chamberlain, Don Loughlin, David McNaney and Scott Schwind as the Class of 2014. The 21st Annual US Lacrosse, Greater Rochester Chapter, Hall of Fame Dinner will take place on Friday, November 7th at the Burgundy Basin Inn at 1361 Marsh Road in Pittsford.

The cost is $35 per person in advance or $45 at the door. The social hour begins at 6:00 p.m. with the welcome and dinner scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Introductions will begin promptly at 8:00 p.m.

To make reservations, please go to the registration page.

  

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Irondequoit Freshman, John Lombardi to Michigan

- Irondequoit freshman, John Lombardi recently announced his verbal commitment to study and play lacrosse at the University of Michigan after his expected graduation in 2018.

A starting midfielder for the Eagles last year, Lombardi was second in points, scoring 26g-17a while adding points in fourteen out of eighteen games.

Last summer, while playing for the SweetLax Lacrosse Club, he participated in the Adrenaline Platinum Cup, the Big4, Young Guns and the SweetLax Tournaments. He also was selected to play in the Brine National Lacrosse Classic Upstate Middle School team.

Before choosing Michigan, Lombardi considered Syracuse, Penn State, Ohio State, Johns Hopkins, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina.

  

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US LacrosseRochester Chapter To Sponsor Level 1 Coaching Clinic

- The Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse has announced that they will bring a Level 1 Coaching Clinic to Rochester on Sunday, December 7, 2014. The program, part of the Level 1 certification process, will be held at the Pittsford Sutherland High School from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and will include (if weather permits) both inside and outside activities.

The educational program, which has received high praise for both content and presentation, will be subsidized by the local Chapter. The normal price is $70 but the cost for this clinic will be $35.

All attendees must be US Lacrosse members and space is limited to 30 boy's coaches and 30 girl's coaches.

More information is available in this registration document and in this registering document. More information on the Level 1 certification program is available on the National US Lacrosse web site.

  

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Alexander MabbettVictor Freshman, Alexander Mabbett Commits to Hopkins

- After playing on the Junior Varsity team last year as an eighth grader, Alexander Mabbett has announced his commitment to study and play at the Johns Hopkins University after his graduation from Victor High School in 2018.

Alexander competed last summer for Victor in both the Webster and John Pepper tournaments. In addition, he attended the Big 4, Crab Fest, Adrenaline, and the SweetLax Invitational tournaments with the 2018 SweetLax team.

After his busy summer, Mabbett received interest from several colleges including Syracuse, Penn State and Ohio State and ultimately decided to become a future member of the Blue Jays program.

  

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WayneMore Coaches needed: Wayne Central

- The Wayne Central Athletic Department is looking for an Assistant Varsity Coach, a JV Coach and and Modified Coach for next season. Interested candidates should contact the Athletic Director, Chris Bourne at: CBourne@wayne.k12.ny.us

 

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BrockportBrockport Still Needs An Assistant Varsity Coach

- Updated  The Junior Varsity position was filled but the Blue Devils are still looking for a Varsity Assistant.

Interested candidates should contact the Varsity Head Coach, Scott Hopsicker at scott.hopsicker@bcs1.org.

  

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McQuaid Senior, Jarrett Cook to Hurst

- McQuaid Jesuit senior midfielder, Jarrett Cook, recently announced his decision to study and play lacrosse at Mercyhurst University after graduation next spring.

At the start of his third year on the Knight Varsity, Jarrett has accumulated fifty-five points (44g-11a) after a breakout junior year (32g-7a). For his effort he was named to the first midfield all-league list. He scored points in sixteen of eighteen games last season.

Mercyhurst University (Erie, Pennsylvania) has attracted many Section Five players for their nationally recognized NCAA D-II program. In the 2014 season there were sixteen Section Five players on the roster, playing for Head Coach Chris Ryan who is an Irondequoit alumnus and in his thirteen years with the Lakers is 153-34.

  

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Dowling College Gets Brad Schillinger

- Rush-Henrietta senior attackman Brad Schillinger has announced his decision to attend and play lacrosse at Dowling College (Oakdale, NY).

In his two years on the Royal Comet Varsity Brad has produced 40g-36a and last year earned second team honors in MC-d1.

Off-season he has played on the Nike Blue Chip 225, Nike Upstate Rising and FCA 2014 National Stowe teams.

The Golden Lions were 12-5 last year, and finished their season with a 8-7 loss in the NCAA DII quarterfinals. Dowling won the DII Championship in 2012.

 

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Penn Yan Tops Scholar Athlete HonorsPenn Yan

- At the end of each sport season, the NYSPHSAA honors those teams that excel in the classroom. For lacrosse, a team must have at least eleven players who have a 90% average or better during the spring season.

One hundred and forty-eight NYS lacrosse teams were named this spring, with Cold Spring Harbor HS (Section 11) taking the highest honors this year with a team average of 95.64. Penn Yan Academy took second place on the list with an average of 95.19. Fourteen other Section Five teams were award winners. The fifteen teams are as follows:
 

2014 Section Five Scholar Athlete Teams
Penn Yan 95.19 Pal-Mac 94.48
Victor 93.72 HF-L 93.51
Thomas 93.32 Penfield 93.29
Irondequoit 93.28 Geneva 92.52
McQuaid Jesuit 91.83 Canandaigua 91.60
Schroeder 91.38 Brockport 91.17
Spencerport 90.66 Livonia 90.54
Newark 90.11      
  

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July CommitsSummer College Commitments

- As usual, the post-summer tournament / campus visit period brings with it, numerous players who make their college commitments/decisions.

- Rising senior attackman Ryan Cosgrove recently announced his decision to study and play at Le Moyne College (Syracuse). continues...

- Hilton has a summer commit as rising senior midfielder Justin Goodrich announced that he will attend and play lacrosse at Seton Hill (Pennsylvania). continues...

- Another Victor junior recently made a college commitment. Blue Devil attackman, Max Lambert, has announced his commitment to the University of Massachusetts. continues...

- Victor rising junior long stick midfielder Jack Callahan has announced his commitment to Bryant University. continues...

- Victor rising junior defenseman Patrick Barrow has announced his commitment to the United States Military Academy (West Point). continues...

August 5, 2014 - Rising senior defenseman Ethan Parks recently announced his commitment to study and play lacrosse at SUNY Cortland after his senior year with the Penfield Patriots. continues...

- Rising sophomore midfielder Colby Barker will be be joining his older brother, Brandon as Ohio State University after his graduation from Pittsford in 2017. continues...

- The Victor to Albany connection continues as rising junior TD Ierlan announced his commitment to study and play lacrosse at the UNiversity at Albany. continues...

- Rising senior long stick midfielder Allen Thibodeau has announced his commitment to study and play lacrosse at the Rochester Institute of Rochester after his senior year with Fairport next spring. continues...

- Penfield junior midfielder James Stoler recently announced his verbal commitment to attend Bryant University. James finished his second varsity season at Penfield. continues...

- Rising senior midfielder Zac Cooley has announced his commitment to Hobart College after his senior year. After starting his career at Webster Schroeder Zac will play his senior year at Pittsford. continues...

- When the University of Indianapolis lacrosse team steps on the field for the first time in 2016, among their inaugural team members will be Hilton's Jarod and Shawn Kimble. continues...

- It will be a short drive for the family and friends of rising junior Coron Broomfield when they want to continue to watch him play in college. continues...

August Commits

  

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- Section V lacrosse lost a team (Bishop Kearney) to its roster which dropped to thirty-six teams with 979 players.

The top seeded teams won their Championships as Fairport (#1) beat Pittsford (#2) 7-6 in Class A. In Class B Victor (#1) beat Canandaigua (#2) 12-8 and in Class C, Penn Yan (#1) had a 17-5 win over Pal-Mac (#2).

The first games this year were played on March 22nd as Gananda defeated Bath 8-7 in overtime. The last regular season game was played on May 17th when the Greece Lightning beat the Greece Thunder 10-3. The 315 games played set up the league championships. In Monroe County it was Penfield (MC1) with a 4-1 record and a win over Fairport who also had a 4-1 record. Victor (MC2) was 4-0 and Churchville-Chili (MC3) was 9-0. Pal-Mac (13-1) took the Finger Lakes title and Aquinas (6-0) won the GRALL title. Penn Yan

At the end of the year, the Section Five Head Coaches met to select post-season awards. The coaches selected their All League players. Then, after selecting ten All Americans, three of them with excellent academic credentials were selected as Academic All-Americans. They were Eric Munn (Canandaigua), Nick Panara (Pittsford) and Ben Reeves (Pal-Mac).

The seven remaining All-American were Eddie Eddington (Geneva), Kevin Hill (junior, Webster Thomas), Trevor Hodgins (Churchville-Chili), Justin Kesselring (Fairport), Brandon Maciejewski (Penn Yan), Stephen Quinzi (Pittsford) and Bradley Voigt (Penn Yan).

The All Section lists were announced and the ten All-Americans were joined by six others on the first team and nineteen others were selected to the second team. "It's always difficult to choose from so many talented players," said Section Five Chairman, Mike Simon.

FairportThe Monroe County Players of the Year were Nick Panara, Eric Munn, and Harald Juergens.

Senior, Ben Reeves, for the third year in a row, was selected as Finger Lakes Player of the Year in attack. The Midfielder of the Year was Eddie Eddington from Geneva and the Defenseman of the Year was sophomore Dylan Joy from Gananda.

Senior attackman, Alex Bianchi from Aquinas was selected as GRALL Player of the Year.

Senior attackman Ryan Kelly from Honeoye Falls-Lima was selected as the Bob Scott Awards winner.

Penfield (Class A), Brockport (Class B) and Livonia (Class C) were awarded the Steve Morgan Sportsmanship Awards by the Genesee Valley Lacrosse Officials Association.

After the regular season, there are several championship opportunities for teams that qualify. Fairport (Class A), Victor (Class B) and Penn Yan (Class C) were the Sectional Champions in 2014.

All Tournament teams were selected for each Class. The MVPs for A, B and C were Justin Kesselring (Fairport), Mike DeMarco (Victor) and Rion Davison (Penn Yan).

The SportsFive Players of the Year were Bradley Voigt (Penn Yan) in offense and Nick Panara (Pittsford) in defense. The Sportsman of the Year was Rion Davison (Penn Yan).

The Western Regionals of the NYS tournament were hosted by Section Six at All High Stadium in Buffalo. Fairport beat Orchard Park 11-8, Victor defeated Hamburg 10-8 and Penn Yan defeated Akron 19-4. In the semi finals, held at Cicero- North Syracuse High School, Fairport lost to Fayetteville-Manlius in overtime (10-9). Victor lost to Jamesville-DeWitt (17-13). Penn Yan lost to Cazenovia (8-6).

Just as it was a clean sweep upstate, so it was a sweep for downstate vs the Section Three teams. In the championships at Hofstra, Massapequa (Section 8) defeated Fayetteville-Manlius 16-2 in Class A. In Class B, Yorktown (Section 1) defeated Jamesville-DeWitt 10-9 and in Class C, Bronxville (Section 1) beat Cazenovia 13-10.

  Fans in the Stands 2013

  

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Lacrosse Officials End Season with Awards

- The Genesee Valley Lacrosse Officials Association celebrated fifty years of service at their Year End Gathering last week. Organization President, Jim Malloy led the group as they held their business meeting and the presented a number of awards.

The Frank Mangione Award is given to the GVLOA Member who has demonstrated the high ideals of professionalism, leadership, passion and respect for the game. In order to be considered, a candidate must had been a member for at least ten years and must have, through their efforts both on and off the field, have worked to advance the game of lacrosse.

The 2014 award was presented to Craig Pratt. A charter member of the official`s organization, started in 1964, Craig officiated for thirty-four years. A member of the Western New York Hall of Fame, he held nearly all positions in the organization, including President, interpreter and Assignor. He was an official in the first Section Five Championship game in 1975, and worked numerous Upstate championships including seven State Championships. He worked a National Junior College Championship games and a North-South Junior College game.Jim Maloy and Mike Simon

Section Five Coordinator, Mike Simon was presented with the GLVOA Award, which recognizes individuals or organizations whose work educates people about the game of lacrosse. Recipients are to have demonstrated a commitment to leadership and Mike certainly has such a history in lacrosse. Through more that thirty-five years in education, Mike has been a Head Lacrosse Coach, Section Five Coordinator and Executive Director of the NYS Coaches Associations. He has been a Lacrosse Coach of the Year, and Lacrosse Man of the Year. Over his twenty years as the Boys Lacrosse Coordinator he has seen the growth of the sport from nine teams to thirty-six. In 2009 he was inducted into the US Lacrosse Rochester Chapter Hall of Fame.

Two officials were recognized for the many years of service to the Lacrosse community. John Price, who plans to retire this season, is the current rules interpreter and was recognized for twenty-eight years as an official which included twenty-six at the collegiate level. During his tenure he officiated twenty-two Section Five finals and six New York State finals. He officiated at seventeen NCAA tournament games including tow semifinal games and worked the 2002 World Championship bronze medal game.

Steve LaCrosse was also honored for his many years of service. He started in 1984 and did many college games in addition to the high school games.

LaCrosse recounted, "I had the honor of officiating at Syracuse University for Roy Simmons Jr. in the Dome with our friend Bruce Teague, officiating at Cornell for Coach Richie Moran and Hobart for Coach Dave Urick. All three are legends of the game now and were at the time. It was nerve racking, a little scary but a tremendous amount of fun. After a Cornell game Coach Richie Moran walked up to me, shook my hand and said “Nice job son. Welcome to the bigs.” It was a fantastic honor from one of the games’ greatest coaches."

Mangione, Price, LaCrosse

  

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New SportsFive Feature: Historical StatsGame History

- The programmer at SportsFive.NET has added a new feature for the study of team game results that maximizes the over ten years of data now available.

For each Section Five team, users can now look at the win/loss percentages for all opponents and then can drill down to look at performances against a single opponent over time.

The new feature is available from any team page and from the Game History central link.

SportsFive hopes to add specific links to game day scheduled this spring.

  

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NYS MapCollege Decisions

- Many lacrosse players have made the decision to combine their love of the game with post high school education and will be moving on to play at the college level. Some made verbal commitments long ago and some waited until the spring or summer to make their decision. Although some may sign contracts to play, many more simply enroll as students and play without scholarships.

Many of the players have made their decisions public and they have been published on SportsFive.NET. As the announcements move off this front page they are listed on the "Commitments Page" which are available from a button on the "Players Main Page".

  

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Twitter@SportsFive Ready for Twitter "Followers"

- Updated As many know, SportsFive.NET is always looking for new ways to serve the lacrosse fans of Section Five. Our Twitter page (@SportFive) features tweets of current lacrosse and web site news, scores and brief game highlights as well as story links to the multi-featured web site (SportsFive.net). Look for the Twitter link on the front page of the web site and "Follow" the 2014 season.

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- The general email newsletter that is usually published early each week during the season is now back up and available.

Sign up on from the "Features" page and you will receive in your email box each week, information on what`s happened.

A quick look at the weekly rankings, perhaps the "Games of the Week" or a quick look at some of the "hidden treasures on your favorite Section Five Boys Lacrosse site. It`s a great reminder of all things in Section Five Lacrosse. Sign up for your subscription here.
  

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