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from Carrboro wrote on October 24, 2015 at 10:05 pm:
How are east chapel hill, chapel hill, and carrboro supposed to look this spring??
wrote on October 24, 2015 at 12:26 pm:
Fall ball is fall ball

NCHSAA lax is a spring sport

Many teams were missing multiple key players for many reasons

I think Catholic knows true championships are won (or lost) on the field in May
wrote on October 23, 2015 at 2:42 pm:
After watching the Wilmington Lax Festival you should have seen Catholic be on top. Half of their team there and they made it to the championship with ease. They also dismantled MC with only 1 starting defenseman.
CHLC wrote on October 23, 2015 at 2:37 pm:
Adult Pick-up Leagues:

In Wake County:
Raleigh Lacrosse Club "The Bootleggers"
Website: www.RaleighLacrosseClub.com
Twitter: @RaleighLacrosse
Sundays 10am - 12pm

In Durham / Orange County:
Chapel Hill Lacrosse Club "The Thrillers"
Website: www.ChapelHillLacrosseClub.com
Twitter: @CHLCThrillers
Sundays 10:30am - 12:30pm

** BOTH require membership (paperwork) to participate - insurance purposes. **

** Advice: Be in touch with the Club, most first-timers have a complimentary period of play.
Adult Pickup Games wrote on October 23, 2015 at 1:59 pm:
Go to the Raleigh Lacrosse Club website for information about their pick up games.
wrote on October 23, 2015 at 2:27 am:
Does anyone know yet for the format in Confs 3 and 4 to play their games?
Laxaholic from RDU wrote on October 22, 2015 at 7:30 pm:
Anyone know of any Adult men's pick-up games in the RDU area?

Times and locations would be great.

wrote on October 21, 2015 at 6:03 pm:
Wilmington Lax Fall Festival was nice tournament this past weekend. Glad to see some local teams dust off the sticks and play some good lacrosse. From my vantage point, MC and Apex should be the top teams going into the spring season. Best of luck to all!
Joe Cinosky from Durham wrote on October 16, 2015 at 1:05 pm:
Great opportunity to get some reps in with Brendan Fowler. Theres still time to sign up before Sunday.


Where: Cary Academy

When: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Who: Open to players of all skill levels

Cost: $100
YLS Lacrosse from Raleigh wrote on October 16, 2015 at 10:56 am:

YLS Iron Man 3v3 Tournament
November 1st @ Womble Park
Grades K-8

Burn off all that candy from the night before! Players can enter as a free agent or teams of 3-5 players. No goalie needed.

Click here to register and get additional info.
wrote on October 15, 2015 at 1:07 am:
Congrats to former Western Guilford alum Taylor Mendoza '07 on being named an assistant coach at D-3 Amherst College. Nice to see a NC guy coaching and moving up the ranks! Your hard work doesn't go unnoticed, keep making the Carolina lacrosse community proud.
wrote on October 14, 2015 at 2:09 pm:
Providence HS Varsity lacrosse:
Assistant coach position available. Please contact Rob Horrigan for further information.
email: info@tblax.com
wrote on October 14, 2015 at 1:35 am:
Trying to get a handle on the All American Boys from the West Region. The list below is posted on LaxPower. LaxPower states that these are the "boys' players selected as 2015 US Lacrosse High School All-Americans" announced by US Lacrosse. Was this list, at one time, posted on US Lacrosse and then removed? Trying to understand where this list came from:
North Carolina-NCHSAA (West)
Benson, Logan โ€” LSM (Lake Norman, NC/Lake Norman Charter, NC) โ€” (junior)
Dickinson, Eric โ€” Attack (Charlotte, NC/Myers Park, NC) โ€” (junior)
Ha, Michael โ€” Defense (Greensboro, NC/NorthWest Guilford, NC) โ€” North Carolina State
Harris, Jackson โ€” Attack (Charlotte, NC/Charlotte Catholic, NC) โ€” (junior)
Miller, Trevor โ€” Midfield (Lake Norman, NC/Lake Norman, NC) โ€” (sophomore)
Portwood, Grant โ€” Goalie (Charlotte, NC/Charlotte Catholic, NC) โ€” (junior)
Vogel, Austin โ€” Defense (Lake Norman, NC/Lake Norman, NC) โ€” Mercer
Can anyone shed some light?
Jim from Apex wrote on October 9, 2015 at 2:36 pm:
Who are the goalies to look out for this year? I know Catholic, Leesville, and apex all have strong kids between the pipes.
wrote on October 9, 2015 at 2:49 am:
RE: PS vs NC

You are absolutely not correct about BC not having coaches there. I've attended this event for 3 years in a row, and while the age group being attended may be different, there are coaches there from just about every D1 school.

You have to remember that Schools are allowed to have 2 coaches on the road, so it's possible to be at two events at once, from an individual school's perspective.
wrote on October 7, 2015 at 5:34 pm:
Philly Showcase: My kid has been to both so I can speak with a little authority on this. Bothe are good showcase events but IMHO they are apples and oranges. There is no comparison between the talent and the number of D1 coaches at PS vs BC. PS is very hard to get accepted into while BC doesn't even fill all there spots (last year there were teams with only 4-5 middies and 15 total players). Philly had many D1 coaches lined up for most games. Many BC games have 1-2 D2-3 coaches and some games seemed to have no coaches. Just look at the list of 2018 kids last year that attended PFS - tons of early commits and the obvious best kids. BC is great because it is convenient for NC kids and it is 2 days. It is a nice way to go play against mostly good regional competition in front of some coaches. BUT PS is the premier fall event with the talent level being comparable to the top summer events like Maverick Showtime and Jake Reed (summer). Just going to PS is a good feather/ in the cap - resume builder for kids that want to play in college.
wrote on October 7, 2015 at 4:46 pm:
This year, Philly Showcase and Philly Freshmen Showcase are the same date at different location. They will compete with each other for coaches. Not sure why scheduling was done this way. They are also one day only individual events (3 games) followed by team events on Sunday. Blue Chip is in Charlotte the same weekend as Philly.

Coaches simply can't be in two different cities, three different fields all at the same time. If you are looking at southern schools, I am sure Blue Chip will have a solid mix of coaches on the sideline. For northern schools, the long trip up to Philly is probably the better bet.

You can't speak in absolutes about any event, it all depends on the perspective of the player and which schools he is targeting
Jeff Salvado from Raleigh wrote on October 7, 2015 at 3:13 pm:
Athen's Drive High School is currently seeking a Woman's Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach. Please contact me at athensdrivelax.headcoach@gmail.com with Athen's Women's Varsity HC in the subject line. Please include your resume and a summary of all past lacrosse experience. Thank you, Coach Salvado.
wrote on October 6, 2015 at 9:31 pm:
Philly Freshman showcase for Fr and Philly Showcase for soph and jrs. Is by far the most important fall showcase. Over 4000 applicants for 400 spots between the 2....It has by far surpassed Fall Blue Chip as the premier event
Fusion Lacrosse from Heart of Carolina wrote on October 6, 2015 at 8:16 pm:
Fusion/LB3 Pro Player Veteran's Day Clinic coming to Chapel Hill November 11, 2015. Click on link for more details! Best of luck to all of our area Club Teams this fall!
-Fusion Lacrosse
wrote on October 6, 2015 at 11:36 am:
How does the KOS pick which NC teams they invite?
Ken wrote on October 5, 2015 at 9:44 pm:
I can't be the only one that thinks lake Norman has a shot at the title. They played well at the play day without some of their best players
wrote on October 5, 2015 at 3:21 pm:
what are top recruiting showcases in the fall
David from Matthews wrote on October 5, 2015 at 1:53 pm:
A few words of advice on club lacrosse and college recruiting that a former college and club coach shared with me

1. Club lacrosse is a huge money maker of the organizations. If you think they are really in it to just improve your kids skills think again.
2. Colleges use sports to bring in male students aka "a head in a bed" Roster sizes in lacrosse are averaging 45 kids, they actually play 20 or so....
3. If the school you are interested in brings in a larger than normal (15 or so) recruiting class each year, that is a huge red flag, ask why?
4. Go watch a college game or two that has kids your son played with or against. Are they playing? Be honest in comparing your son skills against theirs.
5. The best thing about being recruited is the "help" in being admitted. But remember your son needs to be able to maintain his grades once he gets in.
6. College sports is a huge commitment in time. It is a year round effort to play at any level. Ask, does your son love practices? working out? is he willing to give up a large chunk of his free time to dedicate it to lacrosse?
7. Never ever choose a college based on lacrosse.
8. How will your son handle not playing as a freshman if he can't get playing time?
9. Talk and ask questions of kids/parents of players who have been recruited whether they played or or stopped playing at the college level. The advice you will get from people who have been through recruiting is invaluable.
Jay Goldsmith from Jamestown wrote on October 4, 2015 at 12:17 am:
Ragsdale Men's lacrosse located in Jamestown, NC is currently looking for a Head JV/ Varsity assistant coach for the upcoming spring season. If interested please contact Jay Goldsmith. Email address is John.Goldsmith@my.lr.edu