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Lacrosse increases in popularity in Gainesville

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There’s evidence that stickball, the Native American precursor to lacrosse, orginated in the 17th century. A little bit closer to the present, the Gator lacrosse team plays in the NCAA tournament tomorrow afternoon. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jillian Baach reports on how one of the oldest team sports in North America has recently had a positive impact on the Gainesville community and the local economy.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/BaachProjectLacrosse.mp3]

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