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.@UAlbanyMLax head coach Scott Marr has taken himself out of the running for the opening at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins. Marr, whose contract runs through 2023, informed Albany administrators he does not intend to pursue the Hopkins job. See video below: pic.twitter.com/W4KtTNOwOY— College Crosse (@College_Crosse) April 21, 2020
There were plenty of candidates that were contacted by Ventura Partners, who is running the search. But there were 6 that received interviews via video call, all of them current head coaches.— Chris Jastrzembski (@Chris_Jast) April 20, 2020
The goal from the start of this process was to have a coach picked by May 1. All signs point to that happening, and it could happen by the end of this week.— Chris Jastrzembski (@Chris_Jast) April 20, 2020
Johns Hopkins and its search firm are moving quickly in efforts to replace Dave Pietramala, with a handful of coaches already contacted and a target to hire within roughly 10 days, several sources have told Inside Lacrosse.
Legendary Johns Hopkins men’s lacrosse coach Dave Pietramala says it was a privilege to lead his alma mater for 20 years but thought it was best for him and the school to move on since they didn’t share the same vision for how to move the program forward.
Jack Allard, a 26-year-old standout lacrosse player from Ridgewood, has recovered from the coronavirus after being in a medically-induced coma and left a hospital last week to the thunderous applause of the staff, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday. Allard’s story, from healthy former college athlete to critical COVID-19 patient, was cited by Murphy at his Monday briefing to show that no one is immune from the virus.
We got a captain coming back. pic.twitter.com/4TgWjOEJ3m— Syracuse Lacrosse (@CuseMLAX) April 20, 2020
In this installment of a series looking at how Orange student-athletes are doing in these challenging times, we chat with men’s lacrosse goalie Drake Porter. Porter and Brian Higgins discuss a number of topics including potential border-crossing challenges for the Canadian citizen, how the top-ranked Orange’s season ended, what he’s been doing to stay active, and his decision to come back for the 2021 season.
As one of the country’s best faceoff/getoff men, Syracuse’s Danny Varello thrives at being in the heart of the action. The fear of missing out on that left him no choice when it came to deciding where to spend 2021: back playing lacrosse with Syracuse.
In 2019, the boys and girls Bronx Lacrosse teams at Highbridge Green won the Middle School Athletic City Lacrosse Championships. Sadly, their season was cut short due to COVID-19. However, Bronx Lacrosse is doing its part in giving back to the community. It set up a food security initiative, in which it has raised $50,000, with match contributions.
What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?
Only during a global health emergency might New Jerseyans finally start handling a gasoline pump. A group of gas station owners believe Gov. Phil Murphy should combat what they call a budding safety and financial crisis at the pumps by suspending a singular, seven-decade old Garden State tradition: the ban on drivers fueling their own vehicles.
The NFL’s virtual mock draft couldn’t even last 30 minutes without hitting a snag ... “Mock draft today already technical glitch [with] Cincinnatis 1st pick!!! Brutal,” a person involved texted to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, who tweeted the complaint by 1:24 p.m.
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