BUCKHANNON - Sept. 15 - Karli Brentlinger, the Head Coach of the West
Virginia Wesleyan's Women's team is forming boys and girls travel teams to
give West Virginia players the opportunity for more playing opportunities
and exposure to college coaches. The teams will be playing under the name
Elite. The first meeting will be this Wednesday at Jackson Mill. Coach
Brentlinger hopes to do some tournaments this fall.
WHEELING - Sept. 18 - Wheeling Jesuit University has announced the
selection of Kevin Dugan as their new men's head lacrosse coach. Dugan, a
former midfielder on Notre Dame's 2001 NCAA Final Four squad, earned his MBA
at WJU while coaching as a graduate assistant.
GREENSBURG, PA - Sept. 22 - Seton Hill University Women's Lacrosse will be hosting a girl's clinic September 29 and a 5v5 tournament October 27. Click links below for more info:
BUCKHANNON - Sept. 23 - Wesleyan's Coach Brentlinger has provided a registration form and Fall and Winter schedules for the newly formed Mountain Ridge Elite travel teams. Events in pink are girls events, blue are boys, black are both boys & girls.
Facebook: MOUNTAIN RIDGE ELITE
BUCKHANNON - Sept. 30 - The West Virginia Wesleyan College Women's Lacrosse Team will be hosting the second Bobcat Lax Blast on Sunday, October 13. Please join the WVWC Lacrosse team for a 5v5 "Queen of the Turf" style tournament. An instructional clinic will precede the tournament from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm. Tournament games will be played 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm.
Additionally, Coach Brentlinger is
inviting high school athletes who come to the Bobcat Lax Blast to stay with
a current player on the team that evening for an overnight visit! Monday,
October 14, is Columbus Day, so the WVWC Admissions office will be putting
on a Discover Wesleyan Day which will include a campus tour, an admissions
presentation, the application process and financial aid. Prospective student
athletes will also be provided with opportunities to learn about the college
experiences of current Wesleyan students, academics and specific majors as
well and enjoy lunch on Monday in the dining center.
BUCKHANNON - Oct. 4 - Tomorrow is the first Mountain Ridge Elite
practice at West Virginia Wesleyan on the intramural field by the lumber
yard. Practice is from 4-6pm. If you haven't mailed in your registration or
waiver form please bring that with you along with the club fee of $200 to
the practice. A great turnout is expected and everyone is excited to
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Oct. 8 - The 15th Annual Big Shot 7v7 tournament is coming up November 3rd and will be held at Slippery Rock University again. Bear Davis, former RMU and Wheeling Jesuit Head Coach is the organizer. The tournament offers competition for high school teams and middle school teams. You can email Coach Davis at email@example.com
WHEELING - Oct. 20 - Eric Davis, Wheeling Park alumnus and current
member of the Alderson
Broaddus men's lacrosse team, was inducted into the Silverheels Lacrosse
Hall of Fame recently. Having been selected to four West Virginia All State
teams while at Park, Davis was also selected Player of the Year at the
Silverheels Fall Lacrosse League as an 8th grader. He was a camp counselor
at many of the lacrosse programs there and active in promoting the sport in
the Wheeling area.
MARTINSBURG - Oct. 23 - It was known that there was a high school
lacrosse team in Martinsburg in the 70's. We now have a couple pictures to
share with West Virginia's lacrosse community. We do not know how many years
the team existed or who they played, but if anyone can provide that
information, please email me at
firstname.lastname@example.org - Editor
SLIPPERY ROCK, PA - Nov. 3 - Members of the Preston High lacrosse team
participated in the
15th annual Big Shot 7v7 Lacrosse Tournament at Slippery Rock University
on Sunday. The Knights went 1-5 in the varsity division versus teams from
Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Washington, Pa.. Their lone victory was a 6-3
contest against Pittsburgh's North Hills. Preston had a nail biter with the
Trinity Hillers from Washington, Pa. The teams traded goals in the last
minute of the game with Trinity coming out on top 9-8.
The tournament was comprised of 10 teams in the Elite Division, 8 in the Varsity, 10 in the JV, and 7 in the Junior High Division. Western Pennsylvania teams made up most of the contestants, but Ohio and West Virginia were well represented. Wheeling Park and Morgantown were the other WVSLA teams. Wheeling Park competed in the JV Division, while Morgantown fielded 2 teams, one in the Varsity Division and one JV.
COLUMBUS, OHIO - Members of the George Washington team traveled to Columbus, Ohio last weekend to play in a 7v7 tournament held Ohio State's stadium. GW's Head Coach, Brad White, reported that the team held it's own with nearly 70 teams!
CHARLESTON - Sam Sutton, Charleston Y's youth lacrosse coach
has been working with Jeff Thompson, the West Virginia trainer of officials to
set up a referee training session in the Charleston area. The date was set
tentatively set for December 13 & 14. Now Jan. 24 weekend.
January 24 weekend, 2014
The Mountain Ridge Elite after their first game, a win!
VIRGINIA BEACH - The
newly formed Mountain Ridge Elite, a travel
team coached by West Virginia Wesleyan's
Karli Brentlinger, played in the Halloween
Havoc Tournament in Virginia Beach on
November 2nd. Girls from
Buckhannon-Upshur, George Washington,
Martinsburg, and University High Schools
participated in the event. Coach Brentlinger
was proud of how hard the girls worked and
how they improved throughout the day. "We
ended up with a winning record", said
Brentlinger. "The girls really surprised
themselves with how well they played".
Helping our friends to
MARTINSBURG, Dec. 4 -
Spring 2014 registration opens for new youth
players on December 1, 2013. Registration can
be completed in person, mail or online via
Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Rec.
Roster space may be limited so please
WHEELING - Kevin Dugan, Wheeling Jesuit's men's head lacrosse coach, is has announced that David Lisi will return to WJU as an assistant coach. Lisi, a 2004 Jesuit grad, played midfield and attack for the Cardinals. Read more on the WJU page
CHARLESTON - Dec. 22 -
A Capital High Girls team is organizing to
play this spring. A
clinic last spring sparked the girls'
interest and a successful student interest
meeting was held in November. They will now
be having a parent/player meeting on January
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