Posts From the monthly archives: "March 2012"

Well, okay. That one lived up to the hype. Issaquah swaggered into Bellevue Stadium Friday night fresh off a big win against Mercer Island. Bellevue was burstin’ its britches after knocking off Guilderland of New York,  as well as Bainbridge Island. Fans crowed, smack was talked and Comcast Sports showed up to cover the game…(Read More)

Ah..now that was a night. Capping what was easily the most entertaining two days in this young lacrosse season we had thee overtime games, five one-goal games and a streak-ending upset. Rather than dive into a game of the week, we thought we’d give some highlight coverage to big moments from…(Read More)

We have a winner for the first weekly SOUND LACROSSE / WASHINGTON PREP LACROSSE photo contest: Now, go to the Week Two gallery and vote for best photo of Week 2!  The team or player in the top photo will receive an 11 x 14, professionally mounted photo as a prize. Here’s the link: http…(Read More)

Morning breaks on Day Three of the Northwest Invitational and there’s a lot of good things happening. Mainly, the Roanoke is closed.  But Mercer Island’s cadre of tireless volunteers are sweeping , cleaning, setting up and getting ready for a last push. Teams are warming up at the two island fields and there’s…(Read More)

Northwest Invitational – Day Two And with Day Two the Northwest Invitational got into full swing. The Seattle Chamber of Commerce provided the weather again on Saturday, which led to happiness and much cheer along all the sidelines. There were 11 varsity games on the docket and 75 lbs of ribs on Dave’s BBQ, the…(Read More)

Day one of the 2012 Northwest Invitational was one to remember. The lacrosse was fine but the weather was spectacular and the out-of-state fans were having a good time. Ten teams and their entourages were bustling around the fields on Friday, buzzing about the city, the mountains, and the lacrosse. Henderson Lacrosse Club…(Read More)

SoundLacrosse recently sat with the coaches of Puget Sound’s top programs and discussed the state of Washington lacrosse. What resulted was a spirited discussion about how to grow the game, WIAA sanctioning, club teams, and Washington’s national standing. In attendance were Ian O’Hearn, Mercer Island, John Baumann, Bellevue, Brandon Fortier, Issaquah and…(Read More)

Fri 3/23/2012 4:00p (Exh) Henderson at Sunset Islander Middle School 4:00p (NL) Palo Verde at Skyline Mercer Island HS 6:00p (Exh) Timberline at Jesuit Islander Middle School 6:00p (Exh) Guilderland at Lincoln Mercer Island HS 8:00p (NL) Lakeridge at Bellevue Islander Middle School 8:00p (NL) Lake Oswego…(Read More)

We’ve just started a photo contest hosted by Washington High School Lacrosse, the Washington chapter of USL.  Go to their site each week between Monday and Saturday to vote on the best photos of the week.  The player or team in the winning photo will receive a framed  photo from Sound Lacrosse. Check it…(Read More)

D1/D2 Double Header

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Games of the Week, by McNutty   Blanchet at  Garfield Monday night saw a  nice doubleheader for die-hard Puget Sound lacrosse fans. The opening game was held at the Genesse Park field , as the Garfield Bulldogs, favored by some as this year’s D2 champions, finally open league play against the Blanchet  Braves. Blanchet…(Read More)