Handball promotes understanding between Lodi gang rivals
Ruben Y. Gaurdiola, a gang specialist for Point Break Adolescent Resources, supervises a game of handball at Lodi High School on Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Gaurdiola runs handball games at school during lunch to give at-risk students something positive to do.
Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 7:40 am, Thu Sep 6, 2012.
A simple game that was virtually unknown in Lodi a year ago has gained traction as a favored sport among teenagers.
Handball players can be found at lunchtime and after school at Lodi and Tokay high schools, and on the handball courts at Hutchins Street Square. All it takes is a small blue rubber ball, agile feet and strong hand-eye coordination.
Thursday, September 6, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 7:40 am.