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“Stick, Ball, Breakthrough” | New York Times

September 27, 2013
CityLax

“…across New York City, the image of lacrosse is shifting. 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.” New York Times

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“CityLax Holding the Door Open” | Lacrosse Magazine

February 28, 2012
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“It started with Levine sitting down with the Department of Education and then several principals and athletic directors at PSAL schools. The first institution to show interest in adding lacrosse to the curriculum was A. Phillip Randolph High School in Harlem.” Lacrosse Magazine

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“Wall Street’s Tremors Leave Harlem Shaken” | New York Times

October 7, 2008
CityLax

“Since 2005, the group, heavily supported by financial industry employees who grew up playing the game, has persuaded the city’s Department of Education to start lacrosse teams around the city, including in two Harlem public high schools, where most students had never heard of the sport.” New York Times

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“Carrying a Big Stick to Harlem” | New York Times

February 26, 2006
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“They stare at the stick and ask, ‘What sport is that?’ Drayton said. ‘I tell them it’s a game called lacrosse, and if they knew how to play it, they would probably enjoy it.’” New York Times

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