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The Best of the Best 2017 NY Lizards Lacrosse Photos

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In game after game in 2017, NY Lizards lacrosse put on a show to remember. From high-flying shots to behind-the-back passes to over-the-head checks, we saw it all this year.

Unfortunately, the season has ended much too soon. Thankfully, the all the action is documented in stunning photography.

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Topics: Games

2017 Lizards Lacrosse Highlights Every Fan will Enjoy

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The Lizards’ 2017 season was a wild ride for Long Island lacrosse fans. From opening day to ‘80s night to “Beast’s” final home game, the ‘Zards delivered many epic lacrosse highlights you can now relive.

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Topics: Games

5 Paul Rabil Vlogs you Need to Watch Now

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 11, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Once a week, New York Lizards midfielder Paul Rabil drops a new lacrosse video on his YouTube channel. The lax legend’s short segments educate and entertain at the same time. Whether Rabil is throwing the ball further than humanly possible or demonstrating the simple task of taping a lax stick, his million dollar personality is worth seeing on camera.

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Topics: Player Profiles

New York Lizards to Host 2017 Hamptons Lacrosse Camp

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In your wildest lacrosse dreams, did you ever think you would have the chance to learn from a legend? This August 23 and 24, the New York Lizards’ Hamptons lacrosse camp will fulfill all those dreams and more.

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Topics: Camps

Who was the New York Lizards Best Lacrosse Player of 2017?

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 4, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The New York Lizards’ bench is so stacked with talent, it is always tough to tell who the best lacrosse player on the team is. ‘Zards, like Paul Rabil, Drew Adams and Greg “Beast” Gurenlian, have all had many impressive outings in 2017. But, if you were forced to choose one player to be this season’s MVP, who would it be?

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Topics: Games, Player Profiles

Why Will Manny is the Right Man to Steer the ‘Zards to Texas

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM

With only two games left in the 2017 season, the question on every fan’s mind is which ‘Zard will be the one to carry the team to the Major League Lacrosse Championship Game in Texas. There’s no reason it won’t be Paul Rabil or Rob Pannell again, but newcomer Will Manny may just be that missing piece of the playoff puzzle.

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Topics: Player Profiles

Farewell Greg Gurenlian! Thanks for the Memories, Beast!

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM

After more than 2,000 faceoff wins over 14 Major League Lacrosse seasons, the “Beast” is about to take his final bow before retirement. The New York Lizards’ Greg Gurenlian will bid farewell to his faithful fans at his last home game at Hofstra University on August 5.

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Topics: Games

How Paul and Gary Gait Changed Lacrosse Forever

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When you talk of lacrosse legends, there is Paul and Gary Gait, and then there is everyone else. More than any other two players, these identical twins are credited with helping lacrosse become one of the fastest-growing team sports in America.

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Topics: Player Profiles

5 Things Top Lax Recruits do Right on and Off-the-Field

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 19, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Top lax recruits earn the chance to play at America’s best colleges through a winning combination of smarts, dedication and tenacity. Whether it’s on-the-field leadership or off-the field work ethic, there are many important lessons you can learn from how these athletes approach the game of lacrosse.

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Topics: Player Development

Lizards to Host Boston Cannons in Old-School Lax Shootout

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Any time the New York Lizards and the Boston Cannons collide there is bound to be fireworks. With just three weeks left in the 2017 season, the squads’ second meeting of the year is more than a grudge match. The key July 20 contest at Hofstra University’s Shuart Stadium could determine who makes the playoffs and who goes on an early vacation.

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Topics: Games