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]
University of Florida football players Jordan Scarlett and Rick Wells have been suspended from team activities, bringing the total who will not be allowed to play during the Saturday's season opener against Michigan to 10.