Weekly Mashup

Posted on December 25, 2009 by

Categories: Economy/Lax Business, Lifestyle, Music, Pop Culture, Style, Tech

Each Friday the Weekly Mashup brings you links to some of the articles you may not have seen that involve lacrosse or lacrosse players. Here are some of the newsmakers from this week after the jump.

The Future Leaders Institute Charter School team is the only lacrosse program at a middle school in the city and believed to be the only team in Harlem. The kids are coached by lacrosse expert and longtime organizer of the sport, Bob Turco. More…

As a three-year quarterback for the East Hampton football team, Austin Heneveld’s statistics certainly jumped off the page, and the figures he put up in the classroom were just as impressive. Excellence in both forums stood out as the Bonac senior was honored earlier this month with the Suffolk County Top Scholar Athlete of the Year at the annual National Football Foundation Banquet. More…

Thiel College will add four new athletics programs to its offerings for the 2010-2011 school term. Thiel’s new sports will include men’s and women’s tennis and men’s and women’s lacrosse. All four programs will compete at the NCAA Division III level and bring the Tomcats’ total number of athletic teams to 24. More…

Taylor Matt was 11 years old when she was first diagnosed with leukemia. In August, the 17-year-old learned the cancer was back as she was about to begin her senior year at Cazenovia High School. She has spent the last four months at Upstate University Hospital receiving aggressive chemotherapy and waiting for a bone marrow transplant. More…

College lacrosse will feature more of the same in 2010, as 10 of the 11 teams that won national championships in 2009 have been picked to repeat as title-winners in 2010 in Lacrosse Magazine‚Äôs annual preseason college rankings, released today. The magazine also named its Preseason Player of the Year in each division of play. More…

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