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East Bay Boys Lacrosse Notebook

Just a few quick hits this week.
I want to touch on the Monte Vista lacrosse team first. I just got my first look at this team, and it’s no wonder they nearly beat De La Salle, losing 12-11 in overtime a couple of weeks ago.
After beating Amador Valley and then going 1-2 in a very competitive tournament in Portland, the Mustangs look like they are playing their best lacrosse.
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East Bay boys lacrosse notebook

The sun is finally starting to shine and soon it will be spring. Lacrosse season is just getting started in the North Coast Section and with the more sun we have, the more games there will be.

I took over the lacrosse beat last year, but got into it late so I couldn’t give the sport the coverage it deserved. This year will be different.

 

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Coaching series

We are running a three-part series on high school coaches. The series started Monday with stories on coaches who are starting out. Tuesday’s package will be on coaches and what they endure to stay at it, and Wednesday we will close with coaches who got out. What’s surprised me is the candor of which coaches spoke of their respective hardships, especially in dealing with parents. It used to be whenever a coach told a reporter about anything in that realm it was prefaced by “this is off the record.” These days dissatisfaction with a coach is much more out in the open and thus many coaches are more willing to talk about these instances. Just checking the Times discussion boards or any other such boards demonstrates that. Another example of how life has changed in the cyber-era.