Posted April 4th, 2014
Northport boys’ lacrosse will hold its annual Lax4Vets game against Mahopac at Northport High School, Saturday, April 5 at 11:30 a.m. The game will honor all who have served in the United States armed forces and will feature a ceremony.
Among those honored will be Cpl. Christopher Scherer, an East Northport native, 2004 Northport High School graduate and former varsity lacrosse player, who was killed in action as a marine in 2007. The Scherer family will also make a special presentation at halftime of the varsity game.
The game will be attended by the Boys and Girl Scouts of America and also feature Northport Youth Lacrosse games and a performance by the Northport High School band. Also at halftime of the varsity game will be an exhbition lacrosse game featuring the second grade Tiger Cubs.
During the day, a limited supply of the same special shorts the varsity team will wear during the game will be available for purchase for $40. Shorts will be sold on a first come, first served basis and all profits will be donated to Team Chris, which honors veterans with the Cpl. Christopher G. Scherer Scholarship, the Cpl. Christopher F. Scherer Semper Fi Fund and the Leave No Marine Behind Project. For more information on Team Chris, visit its website, www.cplchris.com