Training camp is right around the corner and helmets are piling up in Coach Brazill’s basement. He’s looking forward to getting these out of his house and onto the players.
Folks can now go on bostonlax.net and find out about our summer camps and programs.
Each team in the elite program will also have their own page as well. We’re excited to finally hook up with bostonlax!
While we’re sure that everyone knows Rob, HGR’s office manager, we thought it was high time that he was given some press.
Here’s Rob checking out our NCAA tournament brackets that we all filled out for Championship weekend is this weekend.
He was calculating the scores and figuring out who needs to beat who in order for each person to win the bracket. No small job!
Rob helps keep everything running smoothly around here!
Coach Bryan Brazill gave a shooting clinic to Andover youth last night. This is a small video (frame by frame) of the pics showing Coach Brazill demonstrating and talking about inside finishes. The goalie is Noah Colby. He is the goalie for the Andover Youth Lacrosse U-13 A team.
Ok, here’s what’s happening at HGR this week!
Here’s a link to the Jimmy Connolly clinic coming up this week. Jimmy is a HomeGrown alum, and current member of the Ohio Machine.
HomeGrown/Raptors alums Tim O’Teri, Greg Melaugh, Tim Towler, Andy Basler (Merrimack), and Eric Galanis and Pat Brothers (Le Moyne) are facing each other in the NE10 Men’s Lacrosse Semi Finals on 5/3/13. That’s 6 HG alums playing in one game!
Girl’s elite team tryouts have been moved to May 19th at 2pm here at HGR. More on the new girl’s coach next week.
HGR goalie (2013 team) Matt Comerford is currently ranked as the #10 player in MA according to Bostonlax.net!
Phil Russo, a former HGR Elite player who successfully went on to play at Babson (recruited by a coach who saw him at one of our events), has also recently been featured in the news.
Phil Russo has added 10 goals and is winning .667 of his face-offs. Russo is currently tied for 11th in the country in face-off percentage, having won 102-of-153 on the season.
At HGR, we couldn’t be more proud! Way to go, Phil!
Danvers, Mass. — Ben Alpern eyed the signal from ball-handler Jack Sharrio as he worked his way the opposite direction behind the goalpost. Catching a pass yards in front of Beverly keeper Kevin Lally, the St. John’s Prep midfielder faked left then quickly flicked the ball into the right side of the net.
As the Eagles sideline erupted, the senior embraced his teammates’ to celebrate their first lead of the game — a 12-11 advantage with 1:56 remaining. Playing catchup for 41:15 consecutive minutes, the Beverly native played a crucial role for the Prep boys’ lacrosse team (4-1) by scoring both the equalizer and winner in what was a 13-11 comeback against their 32-year-old rival and former Northeastern Conference opponent, Beverly (5-1).