Author Archive | Jim Loftus

Tim Penix, Newbury Park

Newbury Park makes late coaching change; Tim Penix out

0 - Published October 2, 2014 by in High School

Roughly four months after finishing the school’s most successful lacrosse season in five years as a full-fledged CIF program, Newbury Park informed coach Tim Penix he would not be retained and has posted the job opening seeking candidates. “It took me by surprise, though not entirely,” Penix said in a phone interview. “I really think […]

Chris Malone, Arizona State

Malone brings 3d Lacrosse hybrid methods to L.A.

0 - Published July 10, 2014 by in Club

The influence of box lacrosse on the field game is getting easier and easier to find. If you watched any of the NCAA Tournament last spring, you surely heard plenty of talk about the influence of Canadian players and their box background on the field game in the U.S. For further proof, check out Thursday’s […]

Adrenaline All-American Game

South dominates second half to win Adrenaline All-American Game

0 - Published June 8, 2014 by in Events, High School

The Adrenaline All-American Game, played Saturday night in Mission Viejo, had everything you’d expect from an all-star game — highlight-reel finishes, slick stickwork, tremendous athletic ability and plenty of determination. In the end, the balance tipped in favor of the South squad, which surged ahead late in the third period and held off a North […]

Palos Verdes, David McCann and Jarrett Jones

Palos Verdes duo among five L.A.-area All-Americans

0 - Published June 6, 2014 by in High School

Palos Verdes juniors Stanton Gilbertson and David McCann added to their list of postseason accolades this week. when they were named U.S. Lacrosse All-Americans for the L.A. area. The duo join three other players, two of them fellow Bay League competitors in earning the honor.

Roman Holthouse, Harvard Westlake

Juniors Holthouse, Dixon share top honors in Mission League

0 - Published May 22, 2014 by in High School

Junior attacks Roman Holthouse of league-champion Harvard Westlake and Alex Dixon of third-place Crespi Carmelite, which upset Harvard Westlake in the playoffs, were named co-players of the year in the Mission League for 2014. The league’s coaches honored 24 players, with 11-player lists for first- and second-team all-league accompanying the two players of the year. […]

Los Alamitos girls lacrosse

Los Alamitos wins girls section title after Agoura backs out

0 - Published May 21, 2014 by in High School

Last Saturday, the Los Alamitos girls won their sixth consecutive U.S. Lacrosse Southern Section championship, beating Oak Park 20-6 at Huntington Beach HS. Los Alamitos was scheduled to face North bracket champion Agoura, but the Chargers chose their senior prom over playing in the championship game.

Foothill, Nate Marano

Marano powers Foothill past Palos Verdes in section title game

0 - Published May 17, 2014 by in High School

The Foothill Knights once again took their place atop the Southern Section boys lacrosse pedestal, beating Palos Verdes 15-10 Saturday at Huntington Beach HS in the U.S. Lacrosse Southern Section championship game. The Knights outscored PV 7-1 in the second quarter to take control, mostly on the strength of dominant faceoff play, crisp ball movement […]