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Green Hope Lacrosse wrote on January 19, 2017 at 6:26 pm:
Green Hope Lacrosse is looking for two part time or full time assistant coaches. One will work with the varsity team and the other will work with the JV team.

Our practice times vary depending on the team.

These are paid positions.

If you are interested please contact Chase Kaznowski or John Larkin at ghlaxcoach@att.net.
Spicy Boi wrote on January 19, 2017 at 5:24 pm:
Attack: Brad Thompson (CC), great player that can easily go both hands. Will reek havoc on the West this year and has great compliments with him in Matt Bohmer and Ian Baker.

Midfield: Matt Elder (LKN), probably the best offensive player in the state. Can beat anyone in front of him and will rack up points against any defenseman.
Its a new season wrote on January 19, 2017 at 3:37 am:
reply too Its a new season
3A
Attack- Cameron Renner,
Midfield- Weddingtons whole line equally great Alex Helms, Austin Leonard James Shipley
Defense- Coby Kurtz
TriadLax wrote on January 18, 2017 at 7:22 pm:
Would love hear from some input from some of the Charlotte lax observers about why Weddington is expected to be so strong this year. I know they were very good last year, but I've heard some suggest they could be best in the state this year. What parts of their are particularly strong? Also would like to hear some thoughts about how CC and LKN compare to their respective teams of last year.
Mark Hofmeister from Williamsburg wrote on January 18, 2017 at 6:16 pm:
We are hosting a US Lacrosse Pilot Sanctioned girls lacrosse tournament in Williamsburg, VA on June 3, 2017. Rising juniors and seniors have a chance to win a $500 scholarship. All players will receive 3 games (possibility of 4) and a t-shirt. Champs will receive a trophy cup and will be able to play in next years tournament at no charge.
It's a new season wrote on January 18, 2017 at 1:09 pm:
Ok. Let's get this discussion going...Give me your top player at each position coming into the season, from the West. Go.
Jeff Meese from Kennesaw, GA wrote on January 17, 2017 at 5:54 pm:
Harrison High School (Kennesaw, GA) boy's lacrosse is looking for 2 games in Charlotte area on 4/21 & 4/22.

If you have any opening and interested in picking up a game please contact.
jeffrey.meese@cobbk12.org
Mark Florio from Wake Forest wrote on January 16, 2017 at 8:37 pm:
A huge THANK YOU to Duke Whelan and his team from the Eastern NC chapter of US Lacrosse for a well organized and informative coach's clinic this past Sat. at NC State.
The first class facilities combined with informative sessions for coaches of all knowledge levels was a huge success in my opinion.
The NC State club lax teams provided numerous volunteers who were there from early AM until the events conclusion and provided indispensable time in contributing to the event's success.
Thanks to all the presenters who shared their knowledge with the 100+ attendees.
Also thanks to all the sponsors who contributed to the event.
Don't miss your next opportunity to grow your knowledge of the game at the level I coaches certification March 5 at Durham Academy.
Great job to all!!
mr wrote on January 13, 2017 at 5:15 pm:
I agree weddington wins
Southeast Raleigh Lacrosse from Raleigh wrote on January 12, 2017 at 7:06 pm:
Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School is looking for 2 Assistant Lacrosse Coaches for the upcoming year.

One of those positions could turn into the JV Head Coach the following year.

Contact Coach Smith if interested at Michael.john.smith125@gmail.com or 919-514-9092
wrote on January 12, 2017 at 1:17 pm:
In 3A I believe it really comes down to the Weddington v Marvin game. Weddington comes out with a much stronger team this year than that of Marvin Ridge. I predict that Weddington easily wins the 3A title. Your thoughts?
Enloe Lacrosse from Raleigh wrote on January 10, 2017 at 3:31 pm:
Enloe High School is currently looking for an assistant coach/defensive coordinator ASAP.

This is a paid position.

If you are interested or know anyone that would be, please contact Coach Arthur Kyner.

akyner@gmail.com

Cell: 919-604-5593
Hilltopper Staff wrote on January 9, 2017 at 4:47 pm:
The Carolina Hilltoppers High School Lacrosse Program will be holding our summer lacrosse tryouts this friday night at 6:30 pm, January 13th at North Carolina Central University. For more information, and registration please visit hilltopperlax.com
Coaches Clinic from Raleigh wrote on January 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm:
The coaches clinic scheduled for January 7th at NC State has been rescheduled for January 14th. All event details, times, and locations will remain the same from the 7th.
wrote on January 4, 2017 at 6:03 pm:
Nice to see some NC representation on the medal stand at the recent Dick's Tournament of Champions in Florida. Team Carolina won the 13U Championship and Red Devil took third in the 15U Division (won by FCA National).
http://www.ndplacrosse.com/Default.aspx?tabid=914131
Mark Florio from Wake Forest, NC wrote on December 30, 2016 at 8:24 pm:
**Friday Night LAX in Wake Forest**
GET READY FOR SPRING
For players 6-12 years of age with 0-4 years experience
Join our Jan/Feb 2017 clinics now
The past four clinics were a huge success!
MVP Sports Factory is excited to continue our partnership in 2017 with Just For Lax Moms to hold a series of clinics and skill building sessions for boys interested in learning the game of lacrosse. This class is ideal for 6-12 years old with zero to four years experience.
Coach Mark Florio has more than 18 years’ experience coaching boys all over the Triangle from beginners to high- level high school travel teams. He is a dedicated coach who enjoys instilling a passion for the game while focusing on fundamentals and building great character and sportsmanship.
**Play indoors&parents can go relax at the many restaurants in the Factory**
The sessions will include 4 Friday night clinics . Friday curriculum will focus on passing, catching, shooting, ground balls, and basic offensive & defensive concepts and game play.


Winter 2017
Session 1: January $165
Fridays: 1/6, 1/13, 1/20, 1/27
7:30pm-9:00pm



Session 2: February $165
Fridays: 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24
7:30pm-9:00pm

**REGISTER FOR BOTH SESSIONS**
Special price $300

Register online at www.mvpsportsfactory.com
or by calling 919-453-1503
wrote on December 30, 2016 at 6:57 pm:
Won't disclose where my preference and loyalty lies among Mr Lax's Top Ten, but his words sure have me motivated

Let's get it all started real soon!!!
Mr. Lax wrote on December 29, 2016 at 4:00 pm:
Hello, I'm back with my post fall ball rankings.

Post Fall Ball Rankings

1. Cardinal Gibbons- These guys are gonna be #1 forever, turf field, hardest out of conference schedule, having players from other counties, etc. With that being said, a great team, multiple d1 commits on defense, returning their whole D. Not many people will be scoring many goals on these guys. Offense will be good as well.
2. Middle Creek- Offense is going to be incredible, would love to see them go against the Gibbons D, return just about everybody from last year.
3. Hoggard- Great attack, probably the second best behind Middle Creeks. Returning multiple D1 commits, should be one of the best teams ever from Wilmington.
4. Apex- Some teams rebuild, Apex reloads. Lost huge senior class last year but have one of the best goalies in the State returning. Some good young players returning as well.
5. Broughton- Had a fantastic regular season and then lost in the first round. Returning some very good young offensive players, returning a now veteran defense. Expect them to run through the Cap 8 untouched.
6. Holly Springs- Had a great season last year, returning a lot. I expect them to finish third in Conference 3.
7. Green Hope- return some good players all around, as well as a very good goalie. Could surprise some teams.
8. Wakefield- returns just about everybody from a very talented offense. I expect them to be the second best team in the Cap 8.
9. Heritage- My surprise team, they were very young last year and had a very good season.
10. Leesville- They’ve really improved the past two seasons, making it to the quarterfinals in back to back years. Unfortunately for them all of their talent graduated.
North Carolina Lacrosse Academy wrote on December 21, 2016 at 11:35 pm:
The NCLA has opened registration for our winter programs for boy's grade 1-12 go to nclaxacademy.com to register and for further information
SE Raleigh Lacrosse Games from Raleigh wrote on December 17, 2016 at 3:19 pm:
As most of you know, finally SE Raleigh Lacrosse has re-turned. We are currently trying to fill out our schedule.

These are the days that we currently trying to fill:
3/3/17
3/14/17
3/17/17
3/31/17
4/11/17
4/14/17
4/21/17
4/28/17

If interested contact Coach Smith @ Michael.john.smith125@gmail.com
or
SE Raleigh AD Keith Boddie @ kboddie@wcpss.net

Also if you know of anyone looking to add games feel free to reach out to us as well.
Coach Lantzy from Durham, NC wrote on December 14, 2016 at 4:47 pm:
Final KOS Match-ups - Times and sites and still being worked out!

Thursday March 9, 2017 Match-ups
Norfolk Academy (VA) v. Hill Academy II (CN)
Chapel Hill HS (NC) v. Woodberry Forest (VA)

Friday March 10, 2017 Match-ups
Cardinal Gibbons (NC) v. Lambert HS (GA)
McCallie School (TN) v. Woodberry Forest (VA)
Memphis University School (TN) v. Norfolk Academy
Cape Henry Colliegiate (VA) v. Highland Park (TX)
Charlotte Latin (NC) v. Ravenscroft (NC)
Durham Academy (NC) v. Charlotte Christian (NC)
Wando (SC) v. STAB (VA)
Hill Academy II (CN) v. Providence Day School (NC)
Kiski School (PA) v. Lake Norman (NC)


Saturday March 11, 2017 Match-ups
Northwest Gulford HS (NC) v. Highland Park HS (TX)
Charlotte Christian (NC) v. Ravenscroft (NC)
McDonogh School (MD) v. Durham Academy (NC)
Norfolk Academy (VA) v. Paul VI (VA)
Charlotte Country Day (NC) v. Hill Academy II
McCallie School (TN) v. Kiski School (PA)
Memphis University School (TN) v. Woodberry Forest (VA)
STAB (VA) v. St. Marks (TX)
Lambert HS (GA) v. Calvert Hall (MD)
Cape Henry Colliegiate (VA) v. Charlotte Latin (NC)
Providence Day School (NC) v. Wando (SC)
Lake Norman HS (NC) v. East Chapel Hill (NC)

Duke University v. Loyola University
University of North Carolina v. Hofstra University

Sunday March 12, 2017 Match-ups
Boy's Games
St. Marks School (TX) v. Paul VI (VA)
Calvert Hall HS (MD) v. Grennsboro Day School (NC)
Hill Acedemy II (CN) v. Memphis University School (TN)
STAB (VA) v. Kiski School (PA)

Monday March 13, 2017
Highland Park (TX) v. McDonogh School (MD)
St. Mark's School (TX) v. Hill Academy II (CN)

Tuesday March 14, 2017
Cardinal Gibbons (NC) v. McDonogh School (MD)
US Lacrosse Coaches Clinic from Raleigh wrote on December 14, 2016 at 3:47 pm:
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

US Lacrosse will again be hosting their annual coaches clinic at NC State on January 7th. Speaker list is below, and registration is closing soon and can be found at the link above.

Girls’ Speakers Include-
· Lauren Scott, Meredith College, “Practice Planning and Unconventional Ideas for Success” and “Drills with Meredith College Players"
· Sarah Lamphier, Guilford College, “Defense for the High School Game”
· Kristina Llanes, Mars Hill University “Transition Game”
· Rashelle McLellan, Newberry College “Goalie Fundamentals”
· Neal Camak, North Carolina Lacrosse Academy, “Youth Draw Techniques and Transition”
· Jen Yoder, Broughton High “Youth Defense”
· Lottie Meadows, North Carolina Lacrosse Academy, “Youth Offense”
· Michelle Hood, official, “Girls Rules Interpretation and Changes”

Boys’ Speakers Include-
· Ron Ateshian, Red Devil United, “Progressive Drills for Youth”
· Andrew Allison, East Forsyth High, “Youth Team Offense”
· Matt Peterson, Carolina Cannons and Rival Lacrosse, “Using Stick Skills Ground Balls and Warm-Up Drills to Also Teach Youth Offense and Defense”
· Rick Wooten, Triangle Men’s Lacrosse Officials, “Youth Rules Interpretation”
· Lou Corsetti, US Lacrosse, “Defensive Strategies”
· Chris Hawley, All-America Goalkeeper at Lynchburg, “Goalie Fundamentals”
· Nick Holota, Middle Creek High, “Rides and Clears”
· Mark Goldsmith, NW Guilford High, “Transition Offense”
· John Hayden, Apex High, “Situational Lacrosse”
· Mark Bronzino, Ascension Academy, “Defensive Footwork and Approaches”
· Alex Buckley, Cardinal Gibbons & Joe Cinosky, Cary Academy “Offensive and Defensive Strategy and Tactics for Dodging”

JacksonFarris wrote on December 14, 2016 at 2:36 pm:
You can see the teams who will be playoff ready, top competitors (NWG,CC,LKN,CG) that have crazy hard non-conference schedule. Teams may take their lumps but will be ready for each other later in the season. Some nice match up are NWG-Highland Park TX, CC-Severn, GC-Mcdonough, and LKN-Kiski Prep. There are a lot more I just choose some intriguing matchups.
wrote on December 14, 2016 at 11:09 am:
Anyone know the "King of Spring" team matchups & locations yet?
wrote on December 14, 2016 at 11:05 am:
Regular 2017 tabs on LaxPower now active. Coaches are starting to upload schedules