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Game Preview: No. 6 La Salle College High School Explorers at No. 4 Garden City Trojans

Some news and notes in advance of today’s big matchup as La Salle travels to Garden City. (photo courtesy of Craig Chase; see full gallery here) Both teams enter the game without a loss. La Salle is 1-0, defeating DeMatha (MD) by a 9-6 score last weekend. Meanwhile, Garden City is 2-0, coming off an 8-4 season-opening win against Syosset (NY) before taking down Loyola-Blakefield (MD) at M&T Bank Stadium last Saturday by a 6-5 count as part of the Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic. ...

Wesleyan Wins 2013 Little Three Title in Men’s Lacrosse

With their 7-6 victory over Amherst on Wednesday, March 27, Wesleyan claimed the outright Little Three men’s lacrosse title for 2013. Wesleyan had previously defeated Williams, also by a 7-6 tally, to open the season on March 9. The Little Three – an affiliation comprised of Division III institutions Amherst, Wesleyan and Williams – is believed to be the oldest continuous intercollegiate athletic “conference” without a member change in the United States (a refreshing – albeit unscientific – statistic amid today’s ubiquitous conference realignment). While the schools are officially part of the NESCAC (New England Small College Athletic Conference), the competition among the three rivals is steeped in tradition. Games between the Lord Jeffs, Cardinals and Ephs carry with them not only NESCAC implications (and odd mascots), but bragging rights that extend well beyond graduation. ...

Lunchtime Lacrosse Links

Last week girl’s high school action was highlighted by teams keeping their unbeaten seasons alive, beginning with McDonogh (MD), who capped off a perfect regular season with a win over Marriotts Ridge (MD) on Thursday. Meanwhile, Garden City (NY), Moorestown (NJ) and Shawnee (NJ) all kept their perfect records intact as well. This week features some huge games between national powers. ...

Video: Interview with Greenwich Head Coach Scott Bulkley

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After a thrilling scrimmage against Brunswick on Tuesday – a 7-6 overtime decision for the Cardinals – head coach Scott Bulkley was kind enough to join us to talk about the contest. Coach Bulkley hit on a variety of topics, including his team’s play against Brunswick, their preseason preparations and their mindset in advance of next week’s regular season opener against FCIAC rival Ridgefield. Click the video on the right to see the full interview, and read more below for a full transcript.
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Video: Interview with Brunswick Head Coach David Bruce

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After a competitive scrimmage with Greenwich on Tuesday – a 7-6 overtime defeat for the Bruins – head coach David Bruce was kind enough to join us to talk about the contest. Coach Bruce hit on a variety of topics, including his team’s play against Greenwich, their victory over Kent Denver (CO) last week in Florida and the team’s preparation for national power Deerfield this Saturday. Click the video on the right to see the full interview, and read more below for a full transcript.
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Scrimmage Recap Video: Brunswick School (CT) at Greenwich (CT)

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Following a late two-goal charge from Brunswick to tie the contest, Greenwich was able to get the final tally in a back-and-forth overtime as the Cardinals defeated the Bruins 7-6 on a chilly spring afternoon at Greenwich High School. Check out the video on the right for some great highlights of the action.
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Scrimmage Recap: Brunswick School (CT) at Greenwich (CT)

While normally scores in scrimmages are not nearly as important as the opportunity to get some reps against a different squad, both Brunswick and Greenwich definitely wanted the "W" in the matchup of Greenwich, Connecticut-based schools on Tuesday, March 26. Following a late two-goal charge from Brunswick to tie the contest, Greenwich was able to get the final tally in a back-and-forth overtime as the Cardinals defeated the Bruins 7-6 on a chilly spring afternoon at Greenwich High School. ...