Oak Hall joined Broward County and St. Edward's in shutting down for now and I'm sure there will be plenty more today as school boards will decide that's it. As I am typing this CNBC is reporting there will be a national state of emergency declared today along the lines of The Stafford Act, which could be used by state and local authorities to go further. I've also heard New York City will shut down this weekend as a precaution.
The point of all this is that if tonight is the swan song for the season, this will be your last chance to show the kids, coaches, refs and the entire community your appreciation for all the hard work and commitment it took to entertain us so much in such a competitive milieu.
And I only ask one favor. When the game enters the last 30 seconds, re
FHSAA CORONAVIRUS Update – March 12, 2020
GAINESVILLE, FL – The FHSAA continues to monitor developments regarding the CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) and its
impact on Florida and local communities.
Schools and school districts should continue to follow state and local health department advisories regarding extracurricular
activities and athletic contests.
Following CDC recommendations regarding limiting unnecessary travel, the FHSAA meetings listed below will be held via
teleconference. Specific directions to follow.
March 18 – Winter Sports Officials Advisory Committee
March 23 – Basketball Advisory Committee
April 1 – Section 2 Appeals Hearing
April 2 – Section 3 Appeals Hearing
April 3 – Section 4 Appeals Hearing
April 7 – Section 1 Appeals Hearing
April 8 – Athletic
Just waiting on Orlando!
Congratulations to the winners!
North Florida US Lacrosse Awards
Emily Grober St Augustine
Danielle Kelley Bartram Trail
Ella Madson Ponte Vedra
Karli Vockell Bartram Trail
Abby Watson Ponte Vedra
Sammy Accola Seacoast
Sofia Marquez Creekside
Samantha Myers Ponte Vedra
MacKenzie Phillips Fleming Island
Angela Ramsey Pedro Menendez
Coach Of The Year
Shannon Content St Augustine
Jackie Pitts Award
Caroline O'Neil Ponte Vedra
First, the American Heritage-Delray game versus St. Thomas Aquinas, in Ft. Lauderdale, was postponed to today at 4:00pm due to the weather last night. That result will be tweeted out after the game.
In the completed games:
Benjamin handles Naples on the road 15-5
Hagerty with the comfortable 18-4 win at home over Gulf Breeze
Lake Highland Prep also comfortably over Plant at home 16-5
The updated bracket looks like this:
Gulf Breeze with the 18-13 win over Episcopal School of Jacksonville
Hagerty defeats Ponte Vedra 11-9
Naples gets by Out-of-Door Academy 8-5
Plant over Newsome 10-7
Lake Highland takes out Bishop Moore 14-4 (the same game on the Boys' side tonight!)
Benjamin cruises past Vero Beach 15-6
American Heritage-Delray clocks Pine Crest 19-2
St. Thomas Aquinas squeezes by Ransom Everglades 8-6
The update Girls bracket looks like this:
The Berkeley Sports Institute and Major Force Events present the first annual spring season lacrosse tune up camp!
Any Girl age 11-18 years of age
January 20th, 2019
Berkeley Preparatory School
4811 Kelly Road
Tampa, FL 33615
How Much: $175.00 includes a box lunch and reversible pinnie
Team price: $3,000
Goalie specific training will also be available
Coaches can attend for free to learn more from the college professionals
University of Tampa (Confirmed)
Rollins College (Confirmed)
St Leo’s (Confirmed)
University of Florida (Pending)
Author's Note: This article appeared in the latest US Lacrosse Magazine and we had to wait for it to post online before we could link to it. It's a great read!
Why Pensacola Could Become A Lacrosse Hotbed
by Matt Hamilton
Football and baseball reign supreme on Florida’s Gulf Coast, especially in and around the Pensacola area.
But starting about six years ago, Cassandra Waller, who oversees the physical education curriculum for Escambia County Public Schools, started to hear rumblings of another sport in her community — lacrosse.
More and more youth programs, like the Pensacola Knights and Gulf Breeze, popped up and children were increasingly becoming interested in the stick-and-ball game.
“I started to notice an upward trend in lacrosse