Index: 2016 Lacrosse Review

Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 7:00 am

Sports Town will review the 2015-16 school year during July. Today we will review the boys & girls lacrosse season. WPIAL Boys Champs - North Allegheny (Division 1), Mars (Division 2). PIAA Boys Champ ...

Boys Lacrosse: 2016 North Season Recap

Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 7:00 am

Three things motivated North Allegheny High's boys lacrosse team as it prepared to play Mt. Lebanon in the WPIAL Division 1 boys lacrosse championship on May 27 at Highmark Stadium. Point No. 1 was that ...

Boys Lacrosse: 2016 South Season Recap

Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 7:00 am

Mt. Lebanon High's boys lacrosse team has had an interesting history in WPIAL Division 1 championship games. Beginning in 2009 when the WPIAL first sanctioned championships in the sport, the Blue Devils ...

Boys Lacrosse: 2016 East Season Recap

Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 7:00 am

Latrobe High's boys lacrosse team edged Gateway, 13-9, in a first-round WPIAL Division 2 boys lacrosse game. But the Wildcats' trip to the postseason was a short one as the Wildcats fell to eventual Division ...

Boys Lacrosse: 2016 West Season Recap

Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 7:00 am

The Moon boys lacrosse team is one of the younger programs in the WPIAL, but the Planets did themselves proud by advancing to the semifinals of the WPIAL Division 2 tournament this season. The Planets ...

Girls Lacrosse: 2016 North Season Recap

Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 7:00 am

Mars coach Lindsay Burns had no doubt that her team would rally from a five-goal deficit with an early flurry in the second half of the Planets' 7-5 loss to Blackhawk in the WPIAL Division 2 girls lacrosse ...

Girls Lacrosse: 2016 South Season Recap

Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 7:00 am

There may come a time when Chartiers Valley will get the best of Mt. Lebanon in a high school girls lacrosse game. It didn't happen in the recently completed 2016 season. But no one could fault the Colts' ...

Girls Lacrosse: 2016 East Season Recap

Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 7:00 am

Franklin Regional's girls lacrosse team found itself in a highly-competitive section in Division 1, Section 2, and the Panthers had a pretty solid season with an overall record of 9-7 and a section standard ...

Girls Lacrosse: 2016 West Season Recap

Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 7:00 am

After coming so close last year, the Blackhawk High girls lacrosse team made plenty of history with a 7-5 victory over Mars in the final WPIAL Division 2 girls championship game on May 26 at Highmark Stadium. ...

Boys Lacrosse: 2016 Photo Recap

Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 7:00 am

The following photos feature WPIAL boys lacrosse teams. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016 season. (Photo: Mt Lebanon's Brian Ward looks to score against North Allegheny Monday night at Mt ...

Girls Lacrosse: 2016 Photo Recap

Published on Saturday, 23 July 2016 7:00 am

The following photos feature WPIAL girls lacrosse teams. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2016 season. (Photo: Mt. Lebanon attacker Megan Gibbons, seen here in the WPIAL championship game, had ...

Lacrosse: Changes in lacrosse open door to PIAA titles

Published on Friday, 01 July 2016 5:00 am

Joe Koch takes a look at how the WPIAL's new realignment will affect boys and girls lacrosse next year. (Photo: Mars' Andrew Moyer is hoping he and his Planet teammates can make a run at a PIAA title ...

Lacrosse: Mt. Lebanon boys ousted in PIAA quarterfinals

Published on Saturday, 11 June 2016 8:50 am

Mt. Lebanon High's boys lacrosse team has enjoyed a considerable amount of success since WPIAL began sponsoring District 7 championships in 2009. The Blue Devils won WPIAL titles in 2009, 2011, 2013 and ...

Lacrosse: North Allegheny has plenty of talent returning

Published on Saturday, 11 June 2016 8:40 am

North Allegheny would very much have liked a long playoff run following the Tigers' 9-7 victory over Mt. Lebanon in the WPIAL Division 1 championship game at Highmark Stadium on May 27. But those dreams ...

Lacrosse: Mt. Lebanon girls finish one step short of goal

Published on Saturday, 11 June 2016 8:20 am

For the past two seasons, a WPIAL girls lacrosse team advanced to the PIAA semifinals only to find its season ended by a team that ended up winning the state championship. In 2014, Garnet Valley rolled ...

Lacrosse: Two Eastern Pa. teams meet for boys lacrosse title

Published on Saturday, 11 June 2016 7:50 am

When LaSalle College High School meets Springfield-Delco for the PIAA boys lacrosse championship at 2:30 p.m. today at West Chester East High School, it will feature two teams that are less than 30 miles ...

Lacrosse: Two District 1 teams meet for girls title

Published on Saturday, 11 June 2016 7:40 am

District 1 has been a reliable stronghold in girls lacrosse since 2009 when the PIAA introduced statewide playoffs to the sport. Radnor won the first two titles in 2009 and 2010, and fell in 2013 to Harriton. ...