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Breana Bacon | | September 11, 2017

High Point's Mick Horrocks remembers late father and 9/11, uses sport as an 'escape'

As part of a team building exercise, High Point men’s lacrosse coach Jon Torpey took his team on the 2016 Tunnel to Towers 5k Run & Walk New York City. The event honors Stephen Siller, a New York City firefighter who gave his life while saving others as he ran through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to join other first responders at Ground Zero on Sept. 11, 2001.

The run has a tie to the High Point program. Senior captain Mick Horrocks’ father, Michael Robert Horrocks, was first officer on United Flight 175, the second plane to hit the World Trade Center.

Here's the story of what family means to Mick Horrocks.

Watch the complete documentary "From Tunnel to the Tower" at

3 can’t-miss DI women’s lacrosse games in the first round of the NCAA tournament

Games get underway this week in the Division I women's lacrosse tournament, and there are several intriguing first round match-ups featuring high-powered offenses, ferocious defenses and the sport’s biggest stars.

These 3 men's lacrosse teams have surprised this season

Neither Army, High Point or Towson were ranked in the preseason media poll from Inside Lacrosse, but nine weeks in, all three are inside the top 20. How did they get here? We take a closer look.

13 notable teams who fell short in their NCAA conference tournaments

Loyola Chicago and South Dakota State were two of the notable teams who lost in their conference tournaments and fell short of an automatic bid to the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

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