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“CityLax Gala 2016 Recap: Growing The Game in NYC” | Lacrosse All Stars

April 27, 2016 | Comments Off on “CityLax Gala 2016 Recap: Growing The Game in NYC” | Lacrosse All Stars

“It was a huge night of lacrosse, and hardly anything but the sport was discussed. For anyone in NYC who loves lacrosse and has never been to a CityLax Gala, you are really missing out!”…

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“CityLax Donates 625 Helmets To NYC Public Schools” | Lacrosse All Stars

January 5, 2016 | Comments Off on “CityLax Donates 625 Helmets To NYC Public Schools” | Lacrosse All Stars

“…CityLax stepped up its efforts yet again and donated over 625 brand new Cascade Lacrosse helmets to New York City’s Public School Athletics League…”  Lacrosse All Stars

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“John Adams High School Student Earns Division 1 Athletic Scholarship” | Queens Chronicle

December 18, 2015 | Comments Off on “John Adams High School Student Earns Division 1 Athletic Scholarship” | Queens Chronicle

“…This marks a historical accomplishment, as Joanna becomes the first female student-athlete from John Adams High School to attain a Division I athletic scholarship…”  Queens Chronicle

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“RKA lacrosse’s first season ends on a high note” | The Riverdale Press

May 14, 2015 | Comments Off on “RKA lacrosse’s first season ends on a high note” | The Riverdale Press

“…Hirsh was quick to credit RKA Principal Lori Omara, CityLax, an organization that funds fledgling lacrosse programs, and the PSAL for helping create and fund the Tigers’ program…”  The Riverdale Press

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“RKA lacrosse overcomes hurdles in first season” | The Riverdale Press

May 7, 2015 | Comments Off on “RKA lacrosse overcomes hurdles in first season” | The Riverdale Press

“…An organization called CityLax that funds new teams was willing to give some funding to the PSAL to try and pay for the coaching hours and things of that nature. They were also willing to…

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“McAnaney: Lacrosse’s New York State of Mind?” | Lax Magazine

April 24, 2015 | Comments Off on “McAnaney: Lacrosse’s New York State of Mind?” | Lax Magazine

“…When Mat Levine started CityLax 10 years ago there were six varsity lacrosse teams in the public school system. This spring there are 24 boys teams and 26 girls teams…” Lax Magazine

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“CityLax, Israel Lacrosse Spread Warm Messages On A Cold Saturday” | NY Sports Day

March 31, 2015 | Comments Off on “CityLax, Israel Lacrosse Spread Warm Messages On A Cold Saturday” | NY Sports Day

“…’Many of these kids on the field didn’t even know about lacrosse a few years ago, so being able to put them together to learn from some of these guys who have excelled is pretty…

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CITYLAX FOUNDER, MAT LEVINE, RECEIVES INNAUGURAL US LACROSSE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

February 19, 2015 | Comments Off on CITYLAX FOUNDER, MAT LEVINE, RECEIVES INNAUGURAL US LACROSSE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

US Lacrosse has named Jacquelin ‘Jackie’ Pitts and Mat Levine as its inaugural recipients of the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Awards, recognizing outstanding career contributions and impact to the sport of lacrosse.

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“Balls to the Wall: Inside New York City’s Thriving Lacrosse Culture” | Gawker

August 12, 2014 | Comments Off on “Balls to the Wall: Inside New York City’s Thriving Lacrosse Culture” | Gawker

“…’You’re walking through Bushwick and you see a kid who doesn’t look like a prep school kid or a banker, and he’s carrying around a lacrosse stick,’…” Gawker

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“Stick, Ball, Breakthrough” | New York Times

September 27, 2013 | Comments Off on “Stick, Ball, Breakthrough” | New York Times

“…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…

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