Posts From the monthly archives: "May 2013"

By McNutty This is the last in a series of pre-championship game articles.  Come on out Saturday June 1 to see the best ref’s in the state! Photos by Michael Jardine. Today, let’s talk about lacrosse referees. Specifically, Washington lacrosse referees. Now, I’m going to warn you, this conversation may not…(Read More)

A day celebrating lacrosse looms ahead on Saturday, June 1st. The unofficial schedule looks like this: 10:30a.m. – 11:30a.m. Youth 5-6 Regional Honor Game 11:30a.m. –12:30p.m. Youth 7-8 Regional All-Star Game 1:00p.m. – 2:30p.m. HS All-Star Game 3:30p.m. Division…(Read More)

Semi Recaps Division Two Richland vs. Garfield In a battle of unbeatens, the Richland Coyotes came over to face the Garfield Bulldogs on their home field. Over three quarters, Richland outscored Garfiled 6-4. Unfortunately for them, a regulation game is four quarters. The Bulldogs rode an eight goal 2nd quarter to a 12-7…(Read More)

Photos by Michael Jardine: Some “lesser known” seniors who made it to the playoffs.  Order prints from our Playoff Galleries; proceeds go to charity. For a couple of years now, I’ve been trying to moneyball Washington High School lacrosse. You know, find some obscure statistic that determines success and point out how that’s…(Read More)

The quarterfinals for Division One were played on Thursday in Western Washington. The four games were all rematches from earlier in the season and the outcomes were the same in three of them. First up, the other one: Eastside Catholic 14, King’s Way 10 A rematch of last year’s semi-final where the…(Read More)

The quarterfinals for Division Two were played on Wednesday across Puget Sound. Conventional wisdom would say we had two upsets and two expected winners. First, on the expected outcome side:  Nathan Hale 14, Mt. Si 1 We knew it was going to be tough for Mt. Si to keep the intensity up after their emotional…(Read More)

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McNuttin’s v2    by McNutty More random thoughts: Do you recognize this Washington lacrosse referee? His name is Don Stoppenbach. He played high school lacrosse at Boy’s Latin, in Maryland, currently the #1 ranked High School program in the country. He then went on to play at UMBC, under famed coach Don Zimmerman, who…(Read More)



Finally. By McNutty. Photos by Molly Piper. This was a big weekend in Division one as Bellevue hosted Mercer Island and Bainbridge visited Issaquah. The “Big Four” hold every State Championship title for the past 19 years. These programs have produced 31 All-Americans over the years, and currently have 56 alumni playing college lacrosse…(Read More)