Lacrosse

May 30, 2019 - 10:42 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Loyola of Maryland's high-scoring attackman Pat Spencer and Maryland goalie Megan Taylor have won the Tewaaraton Award, given annually to the top male and top female player in college lacrosse. Spencer, a four-time All-American and the first player in Patriot League history...
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Virginia's Jack Simmons (12) congratulates Matt Moore after scoring in the fourth quarter of a game against Yale in the NCAA college lacrosse championship in Philadelphia on Monday, May 27, 2019. Virginia beat defending champion Yale, 13-9, in the national title game Monday. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
May 27, 2019 - 5:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Moore scored four goals and Virginia won its sixth NCAA lacrosse championship, beating defending champion Yale 13-9 in the national title game Monday. Michael Kraus added three goals and Alex Rode made 13 saves for the Cavaliers (17-3), who stifled Yale's high-powered...
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March 20, 2019 - 8:14 am
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A high school lacrosse player in Delaware can't play in games because his head is too big. The News Journal of Wilmington reports that 15-year-old Billy Boyd's head measures 25 inches around. An average grown man's head is about 21 to 23 inches in circumference. Regulation...
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January 14, 2019 - 6:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A public address announcer has lost his job over a remark about a Native American player during a lacrosse game that he and the Philadelphia team called "insensitive." The Philadelphia Wings said announcer Shawny Hill had been "permanently removed" from his role with the team...
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January 13, 2019 - 6:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A public address announcer has apologized for a remark about a Native American player during a lacrosse game that he and the team called "insensitive," with both team and league vowing disciplinary action. Georgia Swarm forward Lyle Thompson said on social media that...
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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 1995, file photo, the Atlanta Braves celebrate after Game 6 of the baseball World Series in Atlanta. The Braves defeated the Cleveland Indians 1-0 to win the series. When Atlanta United reached Saturday's MLS Cup final, the soccer team moved to the cusp of a truly rare accomplishment. There hasn't been a big league champion in this city since the Braves' title. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke, File)
December 08, 2018 - 3:22 am
ATLANTA (AP) — When Atlanta United reached Saturday's MLS Cup final, the 2-year-old soccer team moved to the cusp of a truly rare accomplishment. The last big league championship in this city was captured on Oct. 28, 1995 , when the Atlanta Braves defeated the Cleveland Indians 1-0 in Game 6 of the...
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October 06, 2018 - 4:16 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Quinnipaic has extended the suspension of its men's lacrosse team through the end of the year and says its coach is "no longer with the university." The team was suspended last month amid allegations of hazing and alcohol use. The school said in a statement Saturday the...
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Yale's Brian Ward celebrates with the trophy after his team defeated Duke in the NCAA college Division I championship final lacrosse game, Monday, May 28, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 28, 2018 - 6:18 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — No need for Yale to continue referring to its last "national championship" in lacrosse. The Bulldogs claimed an undisputed title with a 13-11 win over Duke in the NCAA lacrosse championship game on Monday, scoring 36 seconds in and fighting off every rally the Blue Devils...
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In this 2017 photo provided by Franky Jackson, members of the Lightning Stick Society lacrosse team pose with their 2017 Dakota Premier Lacrosse League championship trophy. The team is one of three that was kicked out of the youth league this year amid concerns about racial abuse. (Franky Jackson via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 2:47 am
Travis Brave Heart was planning to spend his senior season this spring and summer tuning up to play college lacrosse in the fall. Instead, the 17-year-old standout from Aberdeen, South Dakota, is faced with the prospect of not playing at all. His Lightning Stick Society team was one of three Native...
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May 11, 2018 - 5:12 pm
HADDONFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Officials in a New Jersey school district canceled the remainder of the boys' lacrosse season Friday after allegations that a white team member used a racial slur against a black female athlete from another school. Interim Haddonfield School District Superintendent David T...
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