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Carolina Nationals wrote on January 5, 2018 at 2:10 pm:
Congratulations to Scott Olive (Red Devils) & Mark Goldsmith (ONS) for finishing 2nd at the Dick's Sporting Goods National Tournament of Champions this past weekend. These men pulled together about 17 kids from Gibbons, Panther Creek, Apex, Apex Friendship, Broughton, Southern Alamance, Greensboro Page & Northwest Guilford to form the Carolina Nationals.

After a rough start first game at the tournament these boys starting "clicking" and won their next 6 games advancing to the championship. They became the talk of the tournament since a bunch of random boys from NC knocked off teams such as FCA, Green River, & Nations United.
Shootout For Soldiers NC from Raleigh wrote on January 3, 2018 at 2:58 pm:
Triangle area lacrosse NC was selected for Shootout for Soldiers for 2018.

Mark your calendars and set the date. June 2/3 NC will be hosting an awesome event that supports are nations Veterans.

Registration opens Jan 15. You can find out more information at https://shootoutforsoldiers.com/portfolio/raleigh-2018/

You can also email SFS NC at Raleigh@shootoutforsoldiers.com
Neal Camak from Raleigh wrote on December 30, 2017 at 4:58 pm:
NC Lacrosse Academy Girls Spring Rec teams are forming fast. Registration open online at www.nclaxacademy.com!
Neal Camak from Raleigh wrote on December 30, 2017 at 4:55 pm:
Girls High Intensity Lacrosse Camp, sponsored by NC Lax Academy, starts January 7th, 2018! Registration open at www.nclaxacademy.com
Patrick Reed from Chapel Hill wrote on December 26, 2017 at 8:40 pm:
The 2nd Annual Carolina Lacrosse Classic to benefit The Michael Breschi Foundation will be held at UNC on June 1st,2nd and 3rd. The tourney is from U-9 to Rising 8th grade. On Friday evening Coach Breschi and current UNC players will host a 2 hour skills clinic. On Saturday and Sunday we will have a rd robin tourney. We currently have 9 programs with a total of 27 teams signed up. Please call or email Patrick Reed if interested in participating. (203)613-2420 pwreed9@gmail.com To check out website go www.campsonthefly.com and go to Carolina Lacrosse Classic tab.
TriFogoXI from Chapel hill wrote on December 21, 2017 at 11:18 pm:
Calling out to all Triangle High School Fogo's. We're organizing the Triangle Fogo Winter Draw Days. Great opportunity to get dialed in for the upcoming season working out with other local Faceoff Specialists.

We will be scheduling the Fogo Draw Days every Saturday from 10am - 11am, starting Jan 6th until Feb 24th.

8 Draw Days total: 1/6, 1/13. 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24

10 Minutes of Warmups
20 Minutes of Drills
30 Minutes of Lives followed by a "Best of 5" Tournament style elimination round.

Will post photos, video and results/power rankings from each Draw Day on Instagram with $100 gift certificate to Lax.com going to the overall winner from the 8 Draw Days.

First Winter Draw Day will be held at Chapel Hill High School Smith Practice Fields. See link below for directions.

Follow signs for Student Parking and proceed to bottom of the hill to the Smith Practice Field.

If you have any questions or need additional info, reach out to me at brettjreynolds11@gmail.com
919 Elite from Raleigh wrote on December 19, 2017 at 3:18 pm:
919 Elite Boys Travel Tryouts:
January 6th at Middle Creek Park.
Grades 1-11th summer team tryouts will be held on January 6th for the 919 Elite summer travel teams.

Visit 919Elite.com for info and registration.

Tryouts are free and open to players from any school.
SFLC Eagles from Wake Forest wrote on December 12, 2017 at 3:27 pm:
Registration is now open for youth lacrosse with SFLC. We are hoping to have a great spring. When you register you will be the first ones to here about our next announcement. Register today at sflacrosseclub.org
US Lacrosse NC wrote on December 12, 2017 at 12:25 pm:
Now Accepting Hall of Fame Nominations

The North Carolina Lacrosse Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the Class of 2018 through December 31, 2017. Anyone may nominate deserving players, coaches, officials or contributors.

The 2018 North Carolina Lacrosse Hall of Fame Induction (hosted by the Eastern and Western Chapters of US Lacrosse) will be held at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC on Saturday, June 9, 2018.

Submit a Nomination
North Carolina Lacrosse Hall of Fame wrote on December 8, 2017 at 3:58 am:
Know a Potential Hall of Famer?

The NC Chapters (Eastern & Western) are accepting nominations for
deserving individuals/teams to be enshrined in the
North Carolina Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Do you know someone in the lacrosse community who practices positive sportsmanship on and off the field? Who has positive relations with peers, opponents, subordinates and supervisors within the game? Who excels at service within lacrosse development initiatives and service and honors within civic, community and military community? Nominate them for this year's NC Chapter Hall of Fame!

The NC Chapter is accepting nominations now until December 31, 2017.

Candidates must have demonstrated a wide vision of lacrosse that extends beyond an individual program or league or level, including touch points with multiple levels of play (ex. youth and HS) as well as multiple modalities of the sport (coaches, players, officials and parents/fans)

If you know a person or team who meets these criteria, consider nominating them today. The qualification form is available online through our website at http://www.uslacrossechapters.org/northcarolina/HallofFame/NominationForm.aspx. The qualification form can be completed online and emailed to or mailed to The North Carolina Chapter of US Lacrosse Hall of Fame, Nomination Submission Committee at PO Box 2254, Jamestown, NC. 27282. Forms are due by December 31, 2017; qualification forms received after that date will be considered for the next Hall of Fame class.

For more information about the nomination process, the timeline, and preferred candidate qualifications, visit the Nomination Form page of the NC Chapter website at http://www.uslacrossechapters.org/northcarolina/HallofFame/NominationForm.aspx.

If you have questions about Hall of Fame nominations, please email NCHOFLacrosse2018@gmail.com
Caleb Terry from Camden, NJ wrote on December 4, 2017 at 1:13 am:
Camden Catholic HS is going to be in the Triangle area the weekend of April 13th and is looking for a game on Saturday April 14th. If interested contact Caleb Terry at caleb.terry@camdencatholic.org.
Lax god wrote on December 3, 2017 at 8:32 pm:
No way cedar ridge sees 3A finals East Chapel Hill is my prediction cedar ridge lost too many players and East is a very talented squad in the 3A bracket East
Coach McDaniel from Pittsboro wrote on December 1, 2017 at 4:37 pm:
Northwood High School in Pittsboro, NC is looking for a few more JV/Varsity games this season. Email Coach McDaniel if you would like to try and fit a game in.

We also have three open JV dates during our Varsity only home games. If any JV would like to travel and fill those dates let me know (3/6, 3/19, 3/29)

Good Luck to everyone this upcoming season.
Shootout for Soldiers from Raleigh/Durham wrote on November 30, 2017 at 7:53 pm:
NC Lacrosse Teams of all ages, we are once again trying to bring Shootout for Soldiers to NC.

If are selected we would try hosting at Duke as one of the charities they support was started because of a Duke Alumni killed in Iraq.

We will need the support of the triangle and NC to make this event a huge success. This is a charity event that raises money for military veterans.

If you have questions feel free to email me at Michael.john.smith125@gmail.com for more information and if selected you would want to be part of the committee.

I am hoping that this will be our year and we can make this a huge success.
JF Webb Lacrosse from Oxford wrote on November 30, 2017 at 7:47 pm:
JF Webb is currently looking to add 2 more games to the upcoming lacrosse season.
Following dates are available:
2/28/18 = Would need to be an away game
3/23/18 = Would perform a home game
Could also do a non-traditional day in April if possible.
2018 NC Coaches Clinic wrote on November 27, 2017 at 2:18 pm:
2018 - 11th North Carolina Lacrosse Coaching Clinic

Sponsored by NC State Menโ€™s and Womenโ€™s Club Lacrosse Teams
and the NC Chapters of US Lacrosse
Saturday, January 6, 2018 @ NC State University, Carmichael Gymnasium โ€“ Cost - $35 per person โ€“ lunch included!

Registration and Morning Snacks 7:45 โ€“ 8:25
Welcome and Introduction to the Clinic 8:25 โ€“ 8:45
Sessions 1 โ€“ 3 from 9:00 โ€“ 11:50
Lunch & Speaker 11:50 โ€“ 12:50
Sessions 4 โ€“ 6 from 1:00 โ€“ 3:50
Clinic Attendance Certificate Pick Up 3:50 โ€“ 4:15
Current Speakers & Topics

Matt Peterson, US Lacrosse CEP Trainer Michael Raskevitz, Broughton HS Scott Olive, Red Devil Lacrosse

Coaching Team Defense and Concepts Dodging to Shoot to Score Unsettled Offense

Bradley Dunn, Lees-McRae College Neal Camak, NC Lax Academy Mike McLaughlin, Lacrosse Official

Lacrosse IQ Team Management New US Lacrosse Rules for Youth Boys Lax

Nick Holota, Middle Creek HS Mark Goldsmith, NW Guilford HS David Balogh, Supervisor of Officials

Practice Planning โ€“ Energize with Efficiency Riding Your Way to Victory HS Girlโ€™s Rules Review

Lou Corsetti, SE Regional Manager US Lacrosse Bridget Walker, NC Wesleyan College Ron Ateshian, Red Devil Lacrosse

Fun, Fundamentals, Sportsmanship, Honor Defense and Proper Contact Motion in Youth Lacrosse

Andrew Allison, East Forsyth HS/ Gene Vigue, Apex HS Lottie Meadows, NC Wesleyan College Brit Kadlowec, Barton College

Goalie Training and Development Must Have Skills Before HS Go to Drills

Grant Kelam, University of Mount Olive John Hayden, Apex HS Lauren Scott, Meredith College

Evolution of Transition: Utilizing Roster Talent Developing a Defense โ€“ Individual The Basics, What We Are Saying

Bryce Sneed, North Greenville University and Team and Not Teaching
Faceoffs, Wing, and Transition Merridith Cho, Salem College Jessie Burt, Bogue Elite Lacrosse
Nikki Schwob, AC Sandhills Priorities, Issues, Practice Planning FUNdamentals and Drills

Using LADM in Girls Lacrosse In Youth Girls Lacrosse

Upon completing registration and payment, attendee(s) will receive an email receipt, along with maps to the parking, registration information and clinic rooms. Emails will be sent if there are any further announcements.

Clinic will have both Classroom Lectures and Gymnasium Demonstrations.

Cameron from Carrboro wrote on November 21, 2017 at 3:34 am:
Carrboro High School is looking for games. We would be willing to travel. We have openings throughout the season and especially Th/F the last two weeks of the regular season. Please contact Coach Cameron Ferguson if interested at cferguson@chccs.k12.nc.us.
Shawn Cioffi from Statesville, NC wrote on November 19, 2017 at 5:43 pm:
South Iredell High School located in Statesville, NC is starting a Lacrosse team this spring and I am looking for a womenโ€™s head coach. If you are interested please contact me.
Rival Lacrosse from Triangle, NC wrote on November 19, 2017 at 5:34 pm:
We are excited to open 2018 Spring registration for Rival Lacrosse. Rival Lacrosse is the largest recreational lacrosse program in the southeast and we are proud to begin our 17th year in February of 2018. The Rival Lacrosse Spring Play League consists of boys grades 1-6, girls grades 1-8 with teams practicing and competing across the Triangle area in the Heart of North Carolina! The 2018 Rival Spring Play League will run from February 24-May 5, 2017. 1-2 practices a week and games on Saturdayโ€™s beginning in late March.
Jeff Spear from Raleigh, NC wrote on November 19, 2017 at 7:04 am:
Yes, Leesville Road Middle School has a very successful boys lacrosse team; however, you wonโ€™t find info on school website because lacrosse is not an officially sanctioned sport by the school

Pleas feel free to email me, and I will provide contact info for current LRMS lax coach

Jeff Spear
Asst Coach, Menโ€™s Varsity Lacrosse
Leesville Road HS

Response to CLT wrote on November 17, 2017 at 4:28 pm:
Focus on the individual coaching and the overall teams success. If your kids goal is to play in college you want to be on the best team playing in the best tournaments. This helps get exposure for your kid. If your kid is younger you want to place him with great coaches as well as a great team that is competitive with one another to help develop their skills. Being from the Charlotte area Team Carolina does a great job of coaching and exposing your kids to college coaches and developing player.
Green Hope Men's Lacrosse wrote on November 17, 2017 at 2:08 am:
We are still looking for a Men's JV coach. This is a paid position. Please e-mail coachkaznowski@gmail.com if you are interested in the position.
Raleigh LaxFest from Raleigh wrote on November 15, 2017 at 3:54 pm:
2018 US Lacrosse National Qualifying descended on Raleigh, North Carolina this past weekend as 98 teams from North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Missouri participated in the 3rd Annual Raleigh LaxFest hosted by South Wake Sports.
216 games were played across 16 divisions with over 1500 student-athletes participating. 32 Teams participated in US Lacrosse National Qualifier Divisions.

10U: Sidewinders Black defeated NC Thunderhawks
11U\2025: 757 Select defeated Sidewinders
12UB: Winston Salem defeated Carolina Blue Frogs
12UA\2024: Carolina Extreme defeated V3 Select
13U\2023: Bucktown Blue defeated Shamrocks
14U: Team 24\7 defeated Project Missouri
2022: C2C Richmond defeated Bucktown
15U\2021: Triad Elite defeated 919 Elite
16U\2020: Shamrocks defeated 919 Elite
HSB: Shamrocks defeated Bucktown
HSA: Shamrocks defeated 919 Elite

12U: Flight Futures defeated Cavaliers
14U: Flight 2022/23 defeated SOVA
16UB: SOVA 2021 defeated Flight
16UA: Jets Black 20/21 defeated Flight
18U: Jets Pink 2019 defeated Peak Lax

Full Results can be found at
Michelle Ford from Raleigh wrote on November 10, 2017 at 11:54 am:
Hey, looking for info on Leesville Middle School club lacrosse, canโ€™t find anything on the middle school website or through Google, although Iโ€™ve heard they have a club team.
wrote on November 8, 2017 at 4:39 pm:
JF Webb in Granville County is still looking to hire a permanent head Varsity lacrosse coach. Their interim head coach is a dedicated parent who is leading the 20+ guys in workouts and meetings until a new coach is hired.

Please contact AD Mike Carroll at carrollm@gcs.k12.nc.us or interim head coach Rob Rivers at robrivers1@gmail.com for information.