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Lacrosse - America's Fastest Growing High School Sport

12/09/2014, 12:15am EST
By Mark Tognetti

In the past decade, participation in high-school lacrosse has exploded. Maybe it’s really America’s sport of the future.

From an article by John Templeton of Buzzfeed...

Among sports with at least 10,000 high schoolers, lacrosse has had the highest growth rate since 2009. 

Between the 2008-09 and 2012-13 school years, participation in high-school lacrosse grew 19 percent among girls (to more than 77,000 players) and 15 percent among boys (to nearly 102,000 players), according to data from the National Federation of State High School Associations analyzed by BuzzFeed. Over the past decade, the trend is even stronger, with participation more than doubling over that time.

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