Some unfamiliar with lacrosse mistake sticks for tennis racquets at first.
But there are plenty of others, especially youngsters, who have quickly taken to the sport.
“Nonprofit groups have been attracting a racially and economically diverse population to play a sport, created by Native Americans, that has long been associated with elite prep schools and colleges,” writes Liz Robbins in a story today in The New York Times examining the trend.
You can read the full story here.
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