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The teens will compete in about 14 sports, including soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, tennis, swimming, bowling, table tennis, golf, flag football, lacrosse and dance.
As a tiny, ponytailed 5-year-old, Moriarty played soccer on the town league, adding lacrosse and basketball the next year.
But though the NCAA Division I Council agreed in April to prohibit recruiting contact in men’s and women’s lacrosse until September 1 of a prospect’s junior year in high school, coaches in other sports are largely unconstrained.
The Fort Lauderdale delegation of 27 athletes and one artist going to the Alper JCC Miami Games will have teams in boys age 14 and under baseball, boys age 16 and under lacrosse, boys age 16 and under soccer and girls age 16 and under soccer.
The pure pleasure of hurling a 40-yard pass has driven her to attack her learning disability, improve her grades and win a verbal commitment to play lacrosse for the University of Oregon Ducks.
Summers were spent at camp, or playing football, lacrosse, and hockey.
Neuqua Valley's Griffin Harmer and Ethan Hojnacki bonded quickly through lacrosse.
The two practiced together routinely, played catch and, coincidentally enough, played together on Harmer's first lacrosse team in the area.
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Origin and Etymology of lacrosse
First Known Use: 1718See Words from the same year
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: an outdoor game in which players use long-handled sticks with nets for catching, throwing, and carrying the ball
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