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Prince George’s Women’s Lacrosse Association Brings Diversity To The Sport

There’s an effort underway in Prince George’s County, Md to help more young ladies understand and excel at lacrosse. Ashley Russell, University of Delaware grad and Founder of Prince George’s Women’s Lacrosse Association, is spearheading the initiative. Read More…


There’s an effort underway in Prince George’s County, Md to help more young ladies understand and excel at lacrosse. Ashley Russell, University of Delaware grad and Founder of Prince George’s Women’s Lacrosse Association, is spearheading the initiative. Prince George’s Women’s Lacrosse Association (PGWLA) is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization created to promote women’s lacrosse in Prince George’s County, MD as well as bring diversity to the sport. PGWLA has programs to promote the importance of healthy lifestyles, nutrition, and the steps necessary to gain college acceptance. Russell was recently interviewed by Fox 5 News about the growing trend of lacrosse in a predominantly African American community. View the video below. For more information, visit Pgwla.org.
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[…] of lacrosse and teach it as part of the physical education curriculum thanks to a grant from the Prince George’s Women’s Lacrosse Association (PGWLA).PGWLA was awarded a PE Workshop Grant for PGCPS teachers from US Lacrosse. The workshops […]

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