Here is Wells Dusenbury's article last night on the curious case of Samantha MacCurdy's termination yesterday from St. Thomas Aquinas. The picture was taken by Wells at the FHSAA Championships in April. Excerpt: Three months after leading St. Thomas Aquinas to its first girls lacrosse state final, Samantha MacCurdy is out as head coach. MacCurdy, 24, spent two seasons with the Raiders, accumulating a 32-6 overall record. St. Thomas finished this past season as state runner-up, falling to Orlando Bishop Moore 13-12 in the title game. MacCurdy said she was stunned by the school’s decision not to bring her back. “I was told it was a lack of communication with the athletic director,” said MacCurdy, who earned Sun Sentinel Coach of the Year honors twice. “I w
via Launch press release Author's Note: Looks like the game will be on LSN live tonight, game time 7:30pm. You can still sign up for LSN with the first month free to watch the last 3 games and see what other content they have available that will interest you. The Florida Launch have their eyes set on a franchise-record third sweep this season after taking the first of two regular season games against the Chesapeake Bayhawks. After beating the Bayhawks at home last Saturday, the Launch are traveling up to Maryland to close out their season series against Chesapeake. Thursday’s faceoff is set for 7:30 p.m. The game will be aired live on Lax Sports Network. Follow @florida_launch on Twitter for live updates. Coming off the 20-19 win, the Launch have significant mome
via US Lacrosse Magazine - Aimee Ford Foster Excerpt: HS Wrap 2017: Crowley Helps St. Thomas Aquinas (Fl) To Second Straight Title Tuesday 27 JUN 2017 Aimee Ford Foster | High School As the St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.) boys’ lacrosse team closed in on its second consecutive Florida High School Athletic Association state championship, Kevin Crowley knew something special was ending. Kevin Crowley, who was a key part of both those title runs, was playing for the last time with classmates who had surrounded him for years. He also was playing for the last time for his father, coach Terry Crowley. The younger Crowley made the most of it, totaling six goals and three assists in the state semifinals and finals. The final goal of his high school career came with 5:5
Congratulations to Michael for his college choice and good luck in the future! Club Affiliations: Palm Beach Revolution and Team Florida Michael wrote to us: "Forever thankful for everything my family did for me, most importantly my parents. My friends for being there for me everyday. Coach Shane Rye who has guided me on this process and I can't thank him enough."
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Florida lacrosse will be well represented in the Under Armour All American games to be held at the end of June at Towson University in Maryland. Congratulations to the following selected girls: Highlight Division for committed girls in the 2018 & 2019 classes: Erin Bakes- Ransom Everglades Allegra Catalano- American Heritage Delray Maddie Ellis- Vero Beach HS Diana Fendrich- Cardinal Newman HS Emma Johnson- Ponte Vedra Tara Schecter- Pine Crest HS Carly Steinlauf- St. Thomas Aquinas Sarah Thomasson- Ponte Vedra Ainsley Thurston- Lake Highland Prep. Command Division for girls in the 2020 & 2021 classes: Olivia Adamson - St. Petersburg Sandy Edwards- Jensen Beach HS Sara Palimisano- Winter Park HS Holly Pruit