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 doctoral student Anne Elise Creamer is set to run in her fourth Boston Marathon and, through her participation, is raising money for the PACE Center for Girls Alachua, a nonprofit that provides education and counseling for young women and advocates for them.