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Fall McNuttins

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So, after a long restful summer off, not watching any lacrosse (except the World Champion Denver Outlaws) I find myself eagerly awaiting the 2015 season.  The McNuttins file is brimming over with errata, so lets get right to it. Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a Board of Director meeting for the WHSBLA. These…(Read More)

Championship game photos available here – all proceeds benefit local lacrosse charities. By McNutty If I told you Saturday morning that in the D1 Championship, Issaquah would win 75% of the faceoffs and save 62% of the shots, while Bellevue would only stop 6 shots the whole game, who would you have predicted to be the…(Read More)

By McNutty Championship game photos available here all proceeds benefit local lacrosse charities. There was plenty of great action in this game, and we’ll get to it shortly. But there’s one big story staring us in the face that just can’t be ignored. Seattle Academy’s All-Conference goalie, Andrew McCall, was…(Read More)

By McNutty If you didn’t watch any lacrosse over the weekend, it’s just because you didn’t want to, not because there wasn’t any to be had. Championship Saturday – sponsored and run by the WA Chapter of US Lacrosse – featured six games, two youth Honor games, two High School All Star games…(Read More)

D2 Finals Preview

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And it comes down to this. In the finals of the Division 2 Championship, King’s Way (9-1), on the basis of a comfortable win against Overlake, will face-off against Seattle Academy (8-3), who handled Vashon easily as well. There are some common themes in these programs; Both were affected deeply by…(Read More)

by McNutty Last night was a tough one for the SoundLacrosse crew. We had four D1 playoff games to cover, three of which seemed to be coin-tossers and they were spread out all over Puget Sound. Sehome-Bellingham hosted Emerald Ridge-Puyallup, Auburn Riverside hosted Lake Washington in Enumclaw, and, in the only game…(Read More)

by McNutty If you were paying attention this weekend to the NCAA Division 1 quarterfinals, you noticed that Denver University, with two Washington State players on the roster, (Bellevue’s Cole Nordstrom and Skyline’s Jack Pruitt) beat up on Drexel and advanced to next weekend’s semifinals. Legendary Denver coach Bill Tierney is trying…(Read More)

19.8 faces 15.4

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By McNutty It was gorgeous warm night, a spectacular pink Mt. Rainer was out and a brilliant moon was on the rise, as over 300 people showed up at Tahoma High School to witness something beautiful they’d never seen this year. A good game. The Titans of Auburn-Riverside (formerly Lake Tapps) brought 10…(Read More)

by McNutty “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle (crease attack, Hofstra – class of ’77)                                                            …(Read More)

Undercurrents

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by McNutty If there was ever any doubt what the tone would be in Friday night’s Bellevue vs. Mercer Island game, it was laid to rest very early on. The Wolverines senior goalie, Cole Cansler cleared a pass and then got rocked by Mercer Island’s Peter Mahony.  A few minutes later, Bellevue’s…(Read More)