Above photo - St. Thomas celebrates perfect ending to a perfect season - All photos by Ted Swoboda photography This is from our good friends at LaxRecords.com Over the next few weeks, LaxRecords will look back at the 2016 season with notes on what happened in championship games, notable milestones and any surprises or fun facts that occurred. July will kick off our first-ever Looking Ahead features with an in-depth look at underclassmen to watch, what milestones could be reached and the teams to watch in 2017. Today, we start with a look back at the 2016 boys’ lacrosse season in Florida.St. Thomas Aquinas (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) and Ponte Vedra (Ponte Vedra, Fla.) met in the FHSAA championship game on Saturday. The Raiders became the first team not named St. Andrew’s (Boca Raton
One of the best things about being involved with FloridaLacrosseNews.com is getting to know so many new people. For instance, you get to hang with former MLL and NLL great Kevin Finneran and talk about his upcoming (three weeks from now) tournament to be held over Father's Day weekend in Delray Beach. Set at the beautiful natural turf fields the city built a few years ago, the event has the support of the Palm Beach Sports Commission. Coach Finn (as he known by most) has partnered with an experienced soccer tournament organizer whose sons have - is anyone surprised? - decided they would like to play lacrosse. The result will be a first rate event, one which will bring you back next year. Here are a few features, some which you may have not seen before: Each player and coach re
PERRY, N.Y. (CentreColonels.com) - Earlier this week the United State Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association announced its selections for the 75th USILA/Nike Division III All-Star Game at Cabrini College and Centre senior Matt Hughes (Vero Beach, Fla.) was named to the South roster. Hughes is the first representative of Centre College on the North-South All-Star roster in the six-year history of the Centre men's lacrosse program. Hughes is also the only player from any Southern Athletic Association team to earn the invite to the game this season. The 2015-16 Centre Male Student-Athlete of the Year, Hughes will officially cap off his college lacrosse career after earning First Team All-SAA honors in 2015 and 2016. As a senior, Hughes ranked second on the team with 39 points and finis...
Congratulations to Eastside Varsity Captain Jose Cuevas on his decision to sign a Letter of Intent for Tusculum College in Greenville,TN. Jose is the first Eastside lacrosse athlete to sign to a DII college. He was highly recruited by several colleges based on film. The coaches were impressed with his speed, agility and his ability to cause and recover ground balls. In the off-season Jose played for LCO. He is also a member of Heat Wave – Drum Corps International, Unity Percussion and Winter Guard International traveling to Bell, Inverness and Dayton Ohio for competitions. An active member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and the 352 Youth Group, Jose is looking forward to playing in the SAC and getting his workout regimen from his new coach. Best of luck to Jose at Tusculum Col