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08 :12 10/30/2014

Winter United Raleigh Lacrosse High School League - Reg Open | |
Registration for the 2015 Winter UR Lacrosse League is now open. League play will be on Tuesday nights starting January 6th and going for 6 weeks. Games will go from 6-9PM and each team will play a 1 hour game each night under the lights. The league will be held at the new Womble Park turf facility in Holly Springs, a great venue for lacrosse.

For more information and registration visit Spaces are limited, and players will be placed on teams balanced by position and grade/experience.

Questions email
06 :35 10/30/2014 - UR Lacrosse

Very good Triangle players
Sr. CJ Carpenter - Attack - Riverside
Sr. Maclean Voelkel - Attack - Ravenscroft
Sr. Cole Cutter - Goalie - Ravenscroft
Sr. Alex Basil - Goalie - Durham Academy
Jr. Nick Arcuri - Goalie - Middle Creek
Jr. Christopher Cox - Midfield - East Chapel Hill
Jr. Ford Easley - Defense - Durham Academy

19 :55 10/29/2014

Re Girls Lacrosse Clayton |
The North Carolina Lacrosse Academy offers girls lacrosse programs in the Spring Summer and Fall

Go to
17 :36 10/29/2014

Box lacrosse in Chapel Hill! |
Hiogh school to post college players- if you haven't been to the Monday night open box league in Southern Village you need to. Great way to get ready for the season. How often do you have the chance to play with former UNC players and star of the Charlotte Hounds - Davey Emela?!? Check out for more details. Its FREE!
13 :52 10/29/2014 - umwlax

Triangle Travel Lax Programs
I saw the CG coaches started a Bucktown travel program, which has done pretty well in recent weeks. I'm sure it's a great program, but curious what existing teams did they draw kids from?

Saw that Wake has a new "Blue Frogs" program. Same question.

Hard to sort through these different programs. Thanks in advance for any thoughts and I'm certainly not asking for BOTC-type negative posts.
08 :44 10/29/2014

South Wake Snowball Shootout -Early Registration Ends Nov 1 | |
For any teams looking for a fun way to wrap up their fall/winter season consider the South Wake Snowball Shootout which will be held this year on the new turf facility at Womble Park located in Holly Springs. This is a full field 10v10 event for high school and youth boys, and we have added a high school girls date this year which will be full field as well!

December 7th - High School Boys - A & B Divisions - Limited spaces remaining.

December 13th - High School Girls - Full field girls event!

December 14th - Boys youth - U9 through U15

Visit for additional details or email with any questions.

05 :39 10/29/2014 - South Wake Sports

Top Players in the Triangle?
Any Ideas of the top players in the triangle? Out of conference 6(Gibbons, Chapel Hill, Webb, Vance, Northwood, Orange, Cedar ridge)? Who are the players to look out for in this conference? Heard there were some other good players outside of the Gibbons force, wanted to know who they were?
16 :46 10/28/2014

Re: Ghoulish Games
Was there for the Championship Game on Sunday (Jordan vs. Leesville). Jordan lead for most of the game led by strong defense and goalie play. Leesville, undefeated for the tournament, tied the game late in the second half to put the game into overtime. Jordan's defense held strong to allow them win the late in overtime. Both teams looked very good to start Fall LAX play.
12 :29 10/28/2014 - LAXfan

Charlotte Fall Classic
I missed the Charlotte Fall Classic this year. I see Team Carolina beat Tar Heel Select in the finals. Any reports on the tournament?
09 :44 10/28/2014

Girls Lacrosse, Clayton, NC
We are thinking of relocating to Clayton, NC. Looking for information on Girls Lacrosse programs for daughter, 12 years old.
15 :24 10/27/2014 - Tripdad02

Velocity Frostylax | |
Velocity lacrosse of Durham has opened registration for our full field, 10 v. 10 winter league leading up to tryouts for the High School Season.

Once again, all games will be played on a full turf field, so games will not be canceled (we will play in the snow!)

Get your whole team together to get ready for the season or register as an individual to brush up on your skills before tryouts.

Dates are as follows:

Sunday, January 4
Sunday, January 11
Sunday, January 18
Sunday, January 25
Sunday, February 1
Sunday, February 8

Games will be played at 2,3,4, and 5pm each Sunday.

Register at today!
07 :41 10/27/2014 - V.L.A

Durham Youth Lacrosse |
First, my son has played as a Durham Public School student in Rival since 1st grade. He is currently in middle school at Githens. We have always been pleased with the calibre of coaching and organization of the program. Rival separates teams by which school they attend, which I get, but some of the Chapel Hill teams separate by ability in each age group which I feel works better. Then you can have kids playing with kids on the same level and playing against kids on the same level. I don't feel we need another recreational league in Durham. IMHO

Secondly, Githens Middle School is not dropping their lacrosse program for boys or girls. The school has had teams for numerous years for both. We DO need a coach however AND a field to play games. The football field is being redone this spring which leaves both teams without a home field. There is a strong group of parents working on all of these issues. We have a new AD as of last month. We have had some leads on coaches but are still working through that process. Feel free to contact me if you have any leads on field space or coaches.
18 :24 10/26/2014 - goodstuff

Ghoulish Games
8 Triangle teams at the Ghoulish Games in Durham this weekend, how'd they look?
15 :50 10/26/2014

Lacrosse postponed in Cumberland County
Lacrosse, which was approved for Cumberland County schools in the spring, has been delayed for the time being. Both Jack Britt and Terry Sanford were supposed to play as club teams this spring and then go varsity in 2016. Limited county funding was given as the reason for delaying the start of the two new programs. Here's the link;

If the players and parents were to cover the expenses of the start ups, I wonder if the schools would consider starting the programs on their own.
13 :14 10/22/2014

2018 Commits
"anyone know what's going on with this? where do I go to get looks as an 8th grader?"
3dbc to get into JR, brine (as individual)
Team events in NY and MD only - go where Crabs, Express, 91, Dukes are playing there will be coaches there.

This is only if you really view yourself as an Early Commitment type of player (top 100 in country and not Ivy)

If not as an 8th grader palying southern tournaments is fine this fall.

This spring as a rising 9th your clube better be going north. Fall Frosh and Rising Soph are key.

If you think you are a lower tier D1, or a D2/D3 type player you still have plenty of time
06 :55 10/22/2014

Middle School Coach - St David's - Raleigh, NC | |
Position at a private Christian school. Non-faculty position. Begins mid February. Must be available for practice weekdays as early as 3:30 and concluding as late as 6:30. Must do background check, pass drug test, and provide statement of faith. CPR certificate required prior to start. Email resume for consideration and include experience relevant to position.
11 :02 10/21/2014 - Duke Whelan

Run and Shoot Lacrosse Clinic in Wilmington
The Run and Shoot Lacrosse organization is holding a Skills and Drills clinic in Wilmington on December 13-14, 2014. Please use the above website to register. The camp will be run by;
Tim McIntee (Mount Saint Marys), Daryl Delia (Albertus Magnus), Tommy Mariano (Pace University/Ohio Machine)
08 :49 10/21/2014 - Coach Treman

Wilmington Fall tourney
Hilltoppers were actually 4-2 with the 2 losses by one goal. Some really well played lacrosse for the Fall. Particularly, impressed with Marvin Ridge and Charlotte Catholic. The quality of play for 2 high school teams and their JV was eye-opening
17 :28 10/20/2014 - Avid Lax Fan

2018's Commit!!!!!
anyone know what's going on with this? where do I go to get looks as an 8th grader?
10 :56 10/20/2014 - Young$$$

Beach Tourney
Great weather for the beach tournament! Stampede (Marvin Ridge) took the varsity bracket. They were pretty good across the board. Face off guy did a nice job and was an all around player. They also have one very good attackman who dominated the three games I watched him play in. I would have the top four teams in this order Stampede (5-0), Shamrocks (4-1) loss to Stampede, Hilltoppers (3-2) loss to Stampede and Shamrocks, Red Balloons (4-1) loss to Hilltoppers. All four teams were relatively close in talent. It was a fun tournament and nice to see some college coaches walking around.
18 :37 10/19/2014

Wilmington Tournament
So what happened in Wilmington this weekend??

Can someone please provide a recap or highlights of varsity & JV divisions
22 :31 10/18/2014

IL Article
It is nice to get some love from IL. It doesn't matter if the best talent in the state was there or not. The kids that received some ink should be excited to be mentioned in a national format. I have read on here about kids being on the Brine teams and nobody says anything. My son played in the Brine event last year and I can assure you most of the best players in the state were not there either. He still got to play lacrosse and meet players from all over the country.
14 :32 10/16/2014

Hate is a strong word
don't think I really hated on the event. I simply said I didn't see what the big deal was. Medwar stands out is by no means a surprise, and more than Sampere. They are already knowns, that's my point.

And OF COURSE IL wrote something about the event, I mean it was an IL event. A little dose of reality is a far cry from hating.

Careful you don't fall off that high horse, champ
19 :13 10/15/2014

Inside Lacrosse Hater
You must be 1 of those people who celebrates people's failures instead of being happy for other's success. That is a really awful personality trait. You should read some Stephen Covey. Regarding the IL event, everyone knows this was not a premier showcase event with D1 coaches and prospects. However, there were a lot of top players from out area and 7 other states. There were also many kids who are committed and many others that will play college lacrosse. Furthermore, there were top players from many of the top travel teams (Team Carolina, Cannons, Hilltopper Elite, LB3, RDU, etc.). So, we should congratlate any local player who stood out against other top players enough to be recognized by Inside Lacrosse. The kids that were mentioned are very good players who I am sure work very hard at their game and I assure you they were proud of getting recognized and we should be happy for them. I don't see any comment on this site that attempted to over state what being recognized in that article was really all about. instead, some decent folks who support lacrosse and lacrosse players in our state attempted to congratulate some of our kids. Then you chose to try and make these kids feel bad by denegrating the event. I hope you are not a parent and if you are a kid, work hard to lose that habit hating on other's success - it is a really bad charavter trait.
20 :49 10/14/2014

High School Officiating in Raleigh - Durham
Frank -

Contact this guy....he's the Area Assigner:

Rick Wooten - Triangle
1608 Virgil Road
Durham, NC 27703-8659
(c) 919/672-8500
(h) 919/598-3252
18 :25 10/14/2014

Wilmington Tournament
It sounds like this tournament in Wilmington has been a tournament for a lot of school teams to play together in the fall. From what I've heard there's teams such as Charlotte Catholic, Middle Creek, Athens Drive, and other Raleigh area schools. Could possibly be a first (but very early) look at possible state title contenders
18 :02 10/14/2014

How to become an official in the Traingle |
Hey All,

I am moving into the area next month and was looking to Officiate HS Lacrosse in the Raleigh/Durham area. Is there a contact that anyone could recommend to lead me in the right direction? Thank you and hope to see all on the field soon.

Frank Reynolds
16 :03 10/13/2014 - Frank

D1 talk
You missed David Meyer. Two time All American from Northern. Playing in the goal at Marist.
20 :06 10/11/2014

IL Event
I don't see what the big deal is about kids doing well at the IL regional event. For the most part it was just proving how well you compete against local talent (Much of which wasn't even participating in the event)
11 :28 10/8/2014

Inside Lacrosse Showcase
Congrats to the kid from Middle Creek Jared Medwar. Clearly he stood out. Also congrats to all the other local kids who got mentioned. Looks like all the local clubs and most HS teams were represented in the "who stood out" article.
06 :11 10/8/2014

Triangle boys who
Congrats to the kids that were recognized at last weekends IL Invitational (see article). Kids from Middle Creek, Gibbons, Apex, Holly Springs, CHHS, Heritage, etc all got mentioned.
08 :16 10/7/2014

Durham Youth Lacrosse
he Rival youth program caters to both private and public sector 100% and has for many years.
It is a shame that Githens and Brogden struggle to field teams...but it is the same issue as to why there are fewer public school kids playing this wonderful sport. Unfortunately, the real issue is that up until this Fall there has not been a Durham Public school varsity coach who has been involved with their feeder system which is Rival Lacrosse. The program feeds Jordan, Riverside and in some cases Northern, as well as DA.
The league practices and plays at DA because their coach works hard at obtaining the fields and runs programming here in Durham, even during the Spring when his HS team practice and plays. For 8 years Rival has serviced the Durham area with both clinic like skills and fundamental offerings as well as a “house league” where kids get their first chance of playing in real lacrosse games against other Rival teams from Cary, Chapel Hill, N.Raleigh and Wake Forest.
The program or where they practice isn't the issue...its getting the head and assistant coaches of the High Schools to get involved with Rival youth lax and organically help grow the sport in their own community and feed their middle schools and high schools.
I too have children who play in Rival lacrosse and look forward to them one day playing at Jordan HS with the many other players who are also public schoolers.
14 :21 10/6/2014 - DurhamRivalParent

IL Recruiting Series - Carolina
Any reports on the Inside Lacrosse Regional Recruiting showcase this weekend? The Inside Lacrosse website posted positive reports? who attended? Did football season cut into quality of the players? What schools or club teams were well represented?
07 :11 10/6/2014

Dear Kilbourne in Asheville
While your email about lacrosse in Asheville area is very encouraging and good news for lacrosse in North Carolina, you did have one bit of incorrect information. Northside in Jacksonville has had a varsity team for the last 4 years, 2015 will be their 5th year of varsity lacrosse.
16 :22 10/4/2014

South Wake Snowball Shootout
Registration is now open for the South Wake Snowball Shootout which will be held on the turf fields of Womble Park located in Holly Springs just south of Raleigh. This is an affordable full field event that is a fun opportunity for area teams to get some lax in before the December holiday!

Boys High School(A&B Teams) Event - Dec. 7th
Boys Youth Event - U9, U11, U13, U15 - Dec. 14th

Space is limited for all age groups.

Visit to register or email with any questions. This is the 4th year of the South Wake Snowball shootout which has become a great December event for the area and one of the only which allow for field field play. Early Registration ends Nov. 1!
13 :48 10/4/2014 - South Wake Sports

SE Raleigh will not field a team
Just had it confirmed by their AD, Keith Broddie, and SE Raleigh will not field a team this spring. Still up to 94 teams, a plus 6 from last year's 88.
13 :20 10/3/2014 - Rick Wooten

New Lax growing from club teams | |
The game is growing all over the state. One of the key methods to grow high school lacrosse is by building a club team to get a footprint in a location. Once there are enough boys (or girls) the parents and students push the program to varsity.
Just this year:

Carteret LC = Crotan HS + West Carteret HS
Onslow LC = Northside-Jax HS
Robinson (Cabarrus LC) = Robinson HS
West Stokes Club = West Stokes HS
(only Atkins HS started without a club)

We are building through club lacrosse in the Asheville area. We will have a varsity club team in Asheville and a JV club team in Hendersonville. In 4-5 years we hope to plant 3-4 new varsity programs in the Mountains as our youth come up through the ranks.

Please remember this when a club team calls you asking for games. There are only 7 club teams left in the state and the closest club to us is almost 2 hours away. If our kids don't get to play enough games, they will never catch the passion of lacrosse.
06 :52 10/3/2014 - Kilbourne-Asheville Empire Match Secretary

Ghoulish Games - One Spot Left!!! | |
We have one spot remaining in the first Annual Ghoulish Games Tournament sponsored by Velocity Lacrosse of Durham. If you would like the spot, please email us asap!

Northern High School in Durham will be hosting the first annual "Ghoulish Games," Halloween themed lacrosse tournament (Halloween music pumping, neon orange lines, Halloween decorations and clothing, etc) this year! We hope to make it an annual tradition. Please see the information below:

Date: Saturday, October 25 and 26th!
Location: Northern High School, Durham, NC.
Cost: $600 Per team (only $30 a player if a team has 20)

- 10 vs. 10 Boys HS Lacrosse Tournament
- 5 guaranteed games (3 seeding games Saturday, playoff format Sunday)
- 3 field locations within walking distance from each other (with stands!).
- Certified trainers at each field.
- Water provided at each field.
- Balls provided at each field.
- Game officials at each field.
- Full concession stands at each field.
- Scores updated at each field throughout the day as well as online.

*ALL proceeds will be donated to the Northern High School lacrosse program*

We will take a maximum of 12 teams this year, so secure your spot today!

Registration will close on October 1st! Please contact us at the following email to secure a spot!

06 :48 10/2/2014 - V.L.A

Durham Youth Lacrosse |
I am gauging interest in starting a new youth lacrosse program in Durham. The Rival program already exist, which is a great program. They just seem to cater to private schools. They fielded two U9 team last year and my son was the only one in public school. I also think there is enough room for an additional program. I have heard that Githens middle is dropping their program which is the only middle school program left in Durham. This leaves no feeder programs for Jordan, Northern , and Riverside. I know Voyager has started a team and I think Kestrel Heights is starting one also. As a concerned parent my fear is that these programs will die without a youth development program. If anyone is interested in discussing this further, feel free to contact me. I have a great passion for the game and want to see it thrive in Durham.
20 :19 10/1/2014 - Durhamlax1869

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