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Hall of Fame Dinner on November 1st

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On Friday, November 1st, the Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse will install its 27th class. The event will take place at the Burgundy Basin Inn on Marsh Road in Pittsford with a social hour beginning at 6:00 pm. Entering the Class of 2019 are John Natti (Geneva), Carley Ritchlin (Penfield), Jim Paris (Irondequoit), Ben Wineburg (Nazareth/Brockport) and the 1972 Hobart Lacrosse Team. Full Story

Le Moyne gets not 3 but FOUR more from Section Five

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Let's make that FOUR recruits for Le Moyne as Penfield goalie, Travis Wagner made his commitment a year ago! He joins ALex Russell, Jagger Kerr and Seth Benedict as freshmen next year. Full Story

Alumni Figure in on Indoor Worlds

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Section Five was well represented in the 2019 Men's Indoor World Championships in September. Penn Yan Head Coach, Brian Hobart, sent along an alumni snapshot taken after the USA team look the bronze medal. Full Story

Rochester Chapter Sponsors Level 1 Training

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The Greater Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse is, once again, offering Level I training. This time, the Level ONE Clinic will be held on December 8th at the Gates Chili High School (1 Spartan Way, Rochester, NY 14624) from 8:00 AM 11:00 AM. The cost is $50.00 and you must be a member of US Lacrosse to register. Full Story

Local Chapter Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2019

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The Greater Rochester Chapter of the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame will welcome new members with the induction of John Natti, Jim Paris, Carly Richlin, Ben Wineburg and the 1972 Hobart Mens Team as the class of 2019. The 26th Annual US Lacrosse, Greater Rochester Chapter, Hall of Fame Dinner will take place on Friday, November 1st at the Burgundy Basin Inn at 1361 Marsh Road in Pittsford. Full Story

New Developmental Program Offered

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Churchville-Chili Head Coach Cubby Chalmers, in partnership with Roberts Wesleyan is starting a new developmental lacrosse program for boys in divisions from third grade to Varsity.

The first session (September 22 to October 27 meets at the Roberts Wesleyan athletic fields on Sunday. For more details check out their flyer. Full Story

Thirty Five Teams in 2020

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There are currently thirty-five teams that play in the Section. They are divided among four classes that compete for Sectional championships and later, the New York State tournaments. Full Story

Catching Up: Sweetlax Summer Tournament

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The June Sweetlax Summer Invitational was their most successfu eventl to date as they hosted 83 teams represented by 31 different Clubs from the Northeast, Midwest, South, and even Canada. With over 140 College Coaches checking in over the weekend, there was no shortage of opportunities for exposure for the players that participated Full Story

West Irondequoit Need Head Coach

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The West Irondequoit School District is looking for a Head Varsity Coach. The Eagles are one of the most storied teams in the section with teams dating back to 1959. They have won 16 Sectional Championships, with the most recent in 2012. They have produced 37 All Americans inclduing the first from the Section when Andrew Gallina was selected in 1971. Full Story

Harvest and USMC Sponsor Leadership Program

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This fall, Harvest Lacrosse is collaborating with the United States Marine Corps Sports Leadership Academy.

On Saturday, September 14, 2019, the U.S. Marine Corps & Harvest Lacrosse will host a FREE clinic (for ages 14-19) that will build your physical strength, lacrosse expertise, and leadership skills. The event will be from 8:30am to 4:00pm at Total Sports Experience (880 Elmgrove Road, Rochester, NY 14623). You will receive instruction from elite coaches and learn leadership qualities from current U.S. Marines. Event flyer is available. Full Story

 

Other Stories of Interest

Rule Changes for 2019 Announced

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The NFHS Rules Committee has announced their list of rules changes for 2018 and have been approved by the FHHS Board of Directors.  Full Story

Lots of Coverage This Season

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As the scholastic lacrosse movement continues to grow, the opportunities for exposure also increase.
Varsity Media, a regional sports video production company, will be live streaming fifteen games this season (including three for the girls teams) on their YouTube Channel: Full Story

Canandaigua Debuts Braves Lacrosse Network

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It is hard to believe, as it seems like it was just yesterday that the Canandaigua Braves capped a Cinderella season with the winning of the New York State Championship in 2009. Full Story

SportsFive Adds a New Community Forum

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With the closing of the Laxpower.com web site by Active Sports Network last year, the lacrosse community lost another lax-oriented forum board. Full Story

2018 Season Wrap Up

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Section Five lacrosse saw some changes in teams as Greece combined four schools into the Greece Storm and Livonia joined with Avon to form the Lakers. The Rochester city schools combined to form East United. With the changes and combinations, there were thirty-five teams and 942 players. Fairport carried the largest roster with forty players and Batavia had the smallest with sixteen.  Full Story

2019 All-Americans Announced

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*+The Head Coaches of Section Five recently considered players who had been nominated for All-American and All-Academic awards. The awards, sponsored by US Lacrosse, identify some of the best players from each area around the country. Each of the Head Coaches in the section is allowed to vote on each of the awards. Full Story

 


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