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jackie from garner wrote on August 14, 2017 at 11:23 pm:
I am looking for a team for my son to join- he is 10 (4th grade) and never .on a team. we live in johnston county, just over the johnston/wake line. Does anyone know of any teams in the area? I don't even think our HS has a lacrosse team
Mark Florio from WAKE FOREST wrote on August 13, 2017 at 8:15 pm:
Lacrosse Training opportunity!
I am so pleased to announce a new partnership between myself and Pro 3:5 Sports Academy to offer three sessions of lacrosse training this late summer to early fall.
Pro 3:5 is a state of the art indoor facility conveniently located off Capital Blvd. near 540 and Triangle Towne Center mall.

The sessions are offered
Aug-Sept
Sept-Oct
Oct-Nov
Sign up for one,two or all three!
Please see the info below and go to
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SFLC Eagles from Wake Forest wrote on August 10, 2017 at 9:30 pm:
Official Press Release

โ€‹To all the High School Coaches and Parents, there is going to be a new lacrosse organization based in the Wake Forest area. S.F. Lacrosse Club (SFLC) Eagles is a newly formed lacrosse club started by Coach Michael Smith, the current Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach at Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School and Coach John Fernandez, the current Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach at Wake Forest High School. Our Female Director will be Michelle Kline the current Varsity Lacrosse Coach for Heritage High School and her Husband Michael Kline.
โ€‹SFLC will be offering an opportunity for High School boys and girls of all levels that are interested in joining a travel club team and growing the game of lacrosse. Initially we will have NO TRYOUTS and plan to field an A-Alpha Team and B-Bravo Team pending participation numbers. We want to help all levels grow and appreciate the Creators Game.
โ€‹As we continue to grow we will begin to add youth and middle school lacrosse as we reach out to other areas of North Carolina. Our primary goal is as we grow we want to grow the game of lacrosse. This will be done through our Grow the Game Initiative N.C. Each year we will be giving a grant to a N.C. High School that is looking to add lacrosse as an athletic sport to offset some of the initial costs and we are hoping to offer our first grant this year. We also want to thank StringKing as they donated 50 complete lacrosse sticks!!
โ€‹Registration is now open but if still have questions you can email us at sflceagles@gmail.com for more information and our website is sflacrosseclub.org. The website is still a work in progress but has a lot of information already on it to include information about our SPC Dana Wilson Memorial Scholarship. A lot of the things we do will have a military theme to them. We are looking for support to make all this happen and we want to say thank you as well.
Kerri Bishop from Wilmington wrote on August 10, 2017 at 4:36 pm:
The 14th Annual Wilmington Fall Lacrosse Festival will be held Oct 14 &15, 2017 at Veterans Park. Please see the website at www.wilmingtonlacrossefestival.com for details on cost, divisions and for the registration form.
The tournament has been at capacity for the last several years so get your registrations in quickly to reserve your team's spot!!!
Great location at the beach and great competition every year!!
300 Lax from Raleigh wrote on August 10, 2017 at 4:43 am:
Sanderson High School is looking for an assistant varsity and/or a head JV coach for this upcoming season.

If interested, contact coach Lawrence Davis at lawdavis13@gmail.com
Upcoming Raleigh US Lacrosse Youth Officials' Clinic from Raleigh wrote on August 9, 2017 at 2:22 pm:
For anyone interested in becoming a youth lacrosse official, this is a reminder of the US Lacrosse Youth Officials Classroom session at Cardinal Gibbons HS, 1401 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27607. Cost of the clinic is $60 to cover the manual, Sat. lunch and the patches. You must be a member of US Lacrosse as an official to attend. The classroom sessions will be on Saturday, August 26 from 8:30-4:30 and Sunday, August 27 from 1:00-4:00.

If interested or planning to attend, please go to www.tmloa.org and click on the Contact link . In the message section, please write something along the lines of "I plan to attend the youth officials' clinic and am aware of the 5 steps necessary to complete the certification process."

Complete requirements for certicification are as follows:
1. At least 14 years old and also registered with US Lacrosse as an official; if already a member of USL as a player, just contact membership@uslacrosse.org and have USL add Official to your membership status.
2. Once registered with USL, take the online Rules and Penalty course. Here's the link to find the course: https://www.uslacrosse.org/coaches/coach-development-program/online-courses
3. Attend the classroom portion( this is the classroom clinic at Cardinal Gibbons)-
4. Take the on-line US Lacrosse Youth Rules test.
5. Pass the field test in September. (Uniform is required for this, will be covered in the clinic.)

For anyone who is interested in becoming a scholastic official( MS and HS), this will not meet the NCHSAA training requirement as those clinics begin in January. But if you want to attend this, feel free to attend.

If you have other questions, please contact me at rickwooten.tmloa@gmail.com.

Thank you.
Jeff Spear from Raleigh, NC wrote on August 9, 2017 at 4:22 am:
Yes - a bit late, but well worth the wait:

Fully narrated highlights from 2017 Men's Bull City All-Star Game

youtu.be/4Rdl-onm4Tg

Thanks Thompson Team Films
Maniacs LC from Raleigh wrote on August 7, 2017 at 4:12 pm:
MANIACS LACROSSE CLUB BOYS
SUMMER CAMP SEPTEMBER 5-7TH
LOCATION - MILLBROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
6-8TH GRADE - 6-7:30PM
โ€‹NEW AND EXPERIENCED PLAYERS WELCOME!
Equipment available for players who need it. No extra charge.
More information and registration @ MILLBROOKLC.CLUB
Way to early for predictions wrote on August 6, 2017 at 5:10 pm:
Don't forget to take into consideration the new realignment before making predictions. East Chapel Hill is now in the 3A bracket and in the same conference with Cedar Ridge and Chapel Hill. Cedar Ridge may very well repeat as the 3A rep from the east but they are not a sho0-in. I would still favor the 3A rep from the West to win it again though.
Raleigh LaxFest from Holly Springs wrote on August 2, 2017 at 3:12 pm:
Thompson Brothers Lacrosse is coming back to the Triangle! November 10, 2017 from 6:30 - 8:00 pm at North Main Athletic Complex in Holly Springs. Early bird pricing is $75 until September 1. Registration is at www.thompsonbrotherslacrosse.us/camps. The clinic is part of the Raleigh LaxFest festivities, but players do not need to be on a team registered for the Raleigh LaxFest. Come learn from some of the greatest lacrosse players of this generation!
lil Lax wrote on July 31, 2017 at 3:48 pm:
Hellow everyone,

I'm back to do my way too early predictions for State Championships. I will also rank my top teams from 3A, 4A, and Private.

State Championship
3A- Weddington vs Cedar Ridge (rematch)
4A- Lake Norman vs Middle Creek
(rematch)
Private- Christ School vs Providence Day

Top 10 Rankings
1. Middle Creek- last years 4A State champions, lost some key seniors but retain the Caputo brothers and there FOGO

2. Christ School- lost a lot of seniors but will rebound with young studs to contributed in last years stellar season

3. Lake Norman- A team who gains Drew Elder Hofstra commit, they finally have a FOGO. They also only lose 4 seniors, this could be a huge year for the wildcats.

4. Cardinal Gibbons- They lose guys like most teams but still retain a lot of studs, see them playing Middle Creek Semi finals again.

5. Weddington- Loss of leadership and coach bumped them down on my list. But they retain most of there defense and there FOGO. Look for another big year for the warriors

6. Northwest Guilford- Disappointing finish to their season last year. A young defense and stellar attack line. This team needs to finish games in the playoffs.

7. Charlotte Catholic- Don't lose much and retain a large chunk of there team should be a good, looking to see them play Weddington in the semis for 3A this year

8. Apex- Some what of a sleeper team they have talent all over but I'd be surprised if they make it passed MC or CG

9. Myers Park- they lose minimal seniors and regain most of there team. Myers Park will compete with Catholic for the conference championship.

10. Providence Day- They retain some great talent and should make a run deep into the private school play if there big guns can stay health and show up in the big time games.
919 Elite Lacrosse from MC Park wrote on July 29, 2017 at 1:50 am:
919 Monday Night Fall League

M.N.F.L.

High School Players 9-12th Grade.

Monday Nights, Middle Creek Park Turf Fields, Apex.

Game Times Range 5:30-7:30PM.

Players grouped by school, free agents added to teams to complete rosters.

Limited spots, $99 per player starts September 11th and 5 weeks of game play concluding on October 9th.

Great facility, fun lax fall ball, Monday nights to avoid weekend tournaments, limited spaces. Certified refs, reversible jersey for all players.

CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION

Spaces are limited. If interested in submitting a full team email Directors@919elite.com.
wrote on July 25, 2017 at 6:59 pm:
Anyone have news on the NC - West AA announcements? Some very nice players received All-State honors but would be nice to see the West AA counterparts to the East AA (US Lacrosse Website says "North Carolina - Western Pending"
Red Creek Lacrosse from Apex wrote on July 18, 2017 at 11:16 pm:
RED CREEK LACROSSE BOYS
SUMMER CAMP
AUGUST 28-31ST
LOCATION - WEST LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL
2-5TH GRADE - 6-7PM
6-8TH GRADE - 7-8PM
โ€‹NEW AND EXPERIENCED PLAYERS WELCOME!
Equipment available for players who need it. No extra charge.
More information and registration @ RedCreekLax.com
Team 91 Carolina Cannons wrote on July 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm:
Team 91 Carolina Cannons will hold their tryouts on August 5th, 6th, 12th, & 13th. For the $50 tryout fee you'll get a t shirt, shorts, reversible, and 2 days of tryouts (one each weekend). Please use the link and sign up.
Jack Shelton from Cary wrote on July 10, 2017 at 4:32 am:
Hi, my name is Jack Shelton and I was wondering if anyone was looking for someone to do private lessons. I graduated from Cardinal Gibbons in 2016 as a captain and currently play at The University of Tampa. I am a little bit of an attack/middie hybrid so I can offer any kind of offensive work or goalie work.
Mark Florio from Wake Forest wrote on July 7, 2017 at 5:08 am:
From Coach Florio ** SPECIAL OFFER! Train with Paul Rabil in Charlotte Sunday July 16 **
Just For Lax www.justforlax.com is pleased to announce that have been asked and authorized to release a special offer through Paul Rabil events! Take this rare opportunity to train with one of the world's best known lacrosse players on Sunday July 16th in Charlotte, NC starting at 3pm!
Paul and the NY Lizards will be playing the Charlotte Hounds Saturday night and then holding his clinic the next day.
Make it a LAX weekend!
Over 50% of the spots are already full so register ASAP!
Use the code JUST4LAX for $25 off registration!

Highlights from Rabil Events:
โ€ข The event is 3.5 hours of hands-on training with Paul Rabil - one of the best to ever play the game.
โ€ข 200 player max, all ages welcome, girls and boys
โ€ข Feedback has been phenomenal so far. Feel free to check out our highlights from NY and Boston!


Please see www.rabilevents.leagueapps.com
for additional details and share the code JUST4LAX to your players! Hope to see you there!
Regards, Mark A. Florio
Carolina Hilltoppers Lacrosse Camp wrote on June 27, 2017 at 3:07 pm:
The Carolina Hilltoppers are happy to announce our Summer Day Camp located at Neal Middle School in Durham. This is a developmental camp for all players from the ages of 8 to 16. Our camp will run for four days from Monday, July 10th through Thursday, July 13th. Players will receive coaching from Hilltopper coaches and will be able to keep the Hilltopper gear, which we'll give out to all players. Drop off for the camp is between 8:15am and 8:45 am, with pick up between 1:15 and 1:30 pm. We will also encourage players to bring their own lunch but will have pizza for $2 a slice and drinks for $1.

The cost of four days of instruction is only $225 per player with $100 discount for families bringing more than one child. We hope you will join us to improve your game and have a blast playing lacrosse during the summer! For registration please go to: https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/67076
Please contact Camp Director Chandler Zirkle at zirklecn@guilford.edu if you have any additional questions.
919 Elite LC from Triangle wrote on June 26, 2017 at 6:49 pm:
919 Elite Fall High School Tryouts will be July 29th at Womble Park in Holly Springs.

Tryouts are open to player from any school in graduation years 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018.

Information for program at www.919Elite.com or CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION

Tryouts are free and if unable to attend tryout date register online and email for alternative tryout date.
wrote on June 17, 2017 at 6:46 pm:
...and some will be filled by varsity assistants and JV coaches moving up
wrote on June 17, 2017 at 6:45 pm:
Coaching rumors:

Add Carborro too

I predict you will see some of these filled and other vacancies pop up, as current head coaches leave one school for another.
Coaching Rumors wrote on June 17, 2017 at 2:39 pm:
With so many openings this summer who do you will think will fill all of these positions? Is there enough coaches to fill all these openings? The coaching turnover is a lot this year.

Panther Creek?
Heritage?
Orange?
Chapel Hill?
JF Webb?
Northern Durham?
Also Northwood and Weddington a little outside of the triangle.
Westward expansion on the D1 level wrote on June 17, 2017 at 2:11 pm:
The University of Utah announced Friday that they would add Men's Lacrosse as a varsity sport starting with the 2019 season. Former UNC assistant coach and former Johns Hopkins goalkeeper Brian Holman took the job last summer as the club coach under the premise that Utah would go varsity in 2-3 years. Holman took the Utes to their first winning season since 2010, reversing the 2016 record of 5-9 to 10-7 this year, losing in the quarter-finals of the MCLA D1 National Tournament. Their tournament appearance as the #8 seed was the first time that the Utes had played in the MCLA tournament. Utah will now be the farthermost western D1 school, replacing Colorado teams Denver and the Air Force Academy.

Coach Holman is a quality coach and a quality person, I wish him a lot of luck growing the game in the west.
State Games Question from Greensboro wrote on June 15, 2017 at 10:01 pm:
Any word on when state games rosters will be released since game is next week. Don't see anything on the powerade state games website. Living in the triad was trying to catch the game if its still on.
Webb Coach Farabee is leaving... wrote on June 13, 2017 at 1:02 pm:
Coach Farebee is leaving Webb to teach at the new North Wake College and Career Academy in Wake Forest. Coach Farebee started the lacrosse program at Webb in 2010.