Author Archives: Devin Votta

Going Pro

Two standout FLG Alumni, John Crawley (2013) and Tyler Warner (2014), are taking on the real world by storm. Check out their note worthy answers to some tough questions and get the insight on how their journey with the game of lacrosse not only prepared them for game day on the field, but also prepared […]

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Ways to Get Better This Off Season Without Breaking the Bank:

Buying expensive and specialized training equipment does not always make you a better athlete. Being apart of a high-end training facility/ gym is not always needed to see results. The United States Marine Corps have a saying, “I am the gym.” It’s that simple. Whatever sport you play, athletes in general can do so much […]

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Thoughts from Coach Wink

Had a Conversation with an FLG Alum Parent today: Here is the story: Back in 7th grade this FLG Player decided to leave the program and follow his friends from his town to another travel lacrosse program. After 3 years and not enjoying his experience at the other program he returned in his Junior Year. […]

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An Off-season Reflection – How Champions Train

With the summer lacrosse season ending, it is time to reflect on the past year. All the hard work, blood sweat and tears, the time and effort put into the game we all love. Did you get better? There’s an old saying that “champions are made when no one is watching,” however with the way […]

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Honoring Welles Crowther “The Man in the Red Bandana” at the NYSRC

“Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends (John 15:13).” The Red Bandana, a symbol of the purist form of love and compassion. Welles Crowther was a true example of this. Native of Nyack NY, Welles grew up playing sports and hanging out with his friends. Whether […]

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New York State Regional Championships – The Preliminary Tryout Round

 The New York State Regional Championships is a new event that is and will be a great opportunity for New York State High School lacrosse players to represent their region, Nassau, Suffolk, Parochial, NYC, Hudson Valley, Adirondack, Central or Western, and compete for a State Championship to see what region has the best lacrosse players […]

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Middle Country v. West Islip ‘Tension in Newfield’ PREVIEW

With similar records on the year as well as similar successes, the Lioness’s over as West Islip (8-3)  will travel to Middle Country (8-3), for a 7:00 pm night game on May 9th. Emotions will be running high as this is the Wolverines Senior Day. It’s tough to say who will win this game based […]

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Cold Spring Harbor vs. North Shore PREVIEW

On May 7th, the Seahawks over at Cold Spring Harbor High School will travel to North Shore to battle the Lady Vikings. This game will prove to be a thriller as both teams are strong competitors in Nassau Power Conference 1. Picking up yet another victory against Port Washington, the lady laxers of Cold Spring […]

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Smithtown West vs. Smithtown East “East v. West” PREVIEW

A crosstown rival, the lady laxers over at Smithtown East will travel to Smithtown West on May 2nd to battle for bragging rights in the streets. Sitting at LI Lax Journal preseason poll seeds #8 and #11, with West at the forefront and the better record at 7-3. Going into this game, West may have […]

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The Setauket Squabble – Ward Melville v. Northport PREVIEW

Two Storied Girls Lacrosse Programs will battle it out next Tuesday, April 24th @ Ward Melville High School.  The Northport Tigers head east to Setauket to take on the  Ward Melville Patriots. Both Class A teams come into the contest undefeated with 7 -0 records. When interviewing the coaches; Coach Carol Rose of Northport & […]

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