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Imagine being a college athletic director and logging on to FanLax. The headwhip must be incredible https://t.co/ZNEGV2QtMi— College Crosse (@College_Crosse) April 27, 2020
Following the announcement that Peter Milliman would be Cornell to take the head coaching job at Johns Hopkins; Cornell has moved quickly and announced current offensive coordinator Connor Buczek will serve as the team’s head coach for the 2021 season, after which a national search will take place. The news was first reported by John Johnson and Spectrum News in Central New York and later confirmed by a spokesman for the school.
#Breaking former #BigRed All-American and current assistant, Connor Buczek @cbucz33, will be named Cornell men’s lacrosse coach for the 2021 season. Assistant Jordan Stevens will remain on staff as associate HC. @SPECNewsCNY @CornellSports @CornellLacrosse #NCAA— JOHN JOHNSON II (@TheRealJKJ) April 27, 2020
A head coach vacancy for a historic program on April 14 prompted a chain reaction throughout college lacrosse — leading to Cornell’s head coach Peter Milliman’s leaving the Red for Johns Hopkins. Longtime coach Dave “Petro” Pietramala and the Johns Hopkins men’s lacrosse program mutually agreed to part ways, opening up the Blue Jays’ head coaching spot.
Joe Amplo never would have imagined his first season as Navy men’s lacrosse head coach would be so bizarre. One crazy, unexpected event during a season is unnerving enough. To have the natural order of things upended twice in the same spring is beyond comprehension.
Stephen Rehfuss became the fifth Syracuse lacrosse senior to announce that he’d make use of an NCAA exception and return in 2021 on Monday. But the Orange’s leading assist man through five games of a coronavirus-shortened season didn’t need to wait to make up his mind. He simply needed to sort out logistics surrounding his sixth year of school.
The man with the third-most assists per game in the nation this year is staying for one more go. pic.twitter.com/MP7uTFzj4n— Syracuse Lacrosse (@CuseMLAX) April 27, 2020
When Marquette men’s lacrosse senior defender Cole Froemming was being recruited, the “student” part of being a student-athlete was just as important as playing the sport he loves. “I wanted to be as close to home as possible at a good school with a strong academic rigor,” Froemming said.
News 12’s Kevin Maher talks to Hofstra lacrosse coach Seth Tierney about the NCAA’s ruling that senior athletes can return for another season, what the means for his son returning to play for him and why the ruling is not all good news.
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The Thunderbirds and the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, will honor those on the frontline of COVID-19 with a formation flight over New York City and New Jersey Tuesday.
The military has officially announced the first four cities where the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and U.S. Navy Blue Angels will perform flyovers as part of Operation America Strong. Flyovers start tomorrow (4/28) in NYC and NJ. https://t.co/6EwJAcibxa— Audi Stuart Air Show (@StuartAirShow) April 27, 2020
: via Air dot Show. pic.twitter.com/UOIUMME8zR
Now we know the route for Thunderbirds and Blue Angels tomorrow’s #AmericaStrong flyovers of New York City, Newark, Trenton and Philadelphia as tribute to frontline COVID-19 responders. More: https://t.co/2jTGWbLeoD pic.twitter.com/NgL0mX79kM— AIRLIVE (@airlivenet) April 27, 2020
Authorities announced the arrest of a man in connection with the drive-by shooting at the Louisiana estate of “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson. Daniel King Jr. was booked into a correctional center after two homes in West Monroe were struck by gunfire on Friday afternoon, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post. No one was injured in the shooting, authorities said.
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