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Laurel league crossing field hockey gender divide
Laurel league crossing field hockey gender divide

Laurel resident Jeremy Roberts grew up in Georgetown, the capital of Guyana and called the "Garden City of the Caribbean." Like many young boys there, he played soccer but also grew to love field hockey, a sport that is played by few American males when compared to football, basketball and baseball. "By starting early I had a little bit of an advantage and it was something I was pretty good at," said Roberts, 53, who began playing when he was 6. "I guess it suited my abilities." And it also suited his physical frame. Field hockey, played at the Division I level by many women's college teams, is a sport that doesn't require a male player to be...

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