From streets to scrums

November 10, 2017 Kayla Drake 0

Hawaiian Gardens, a 1-square-mile city in Los Angeles County, is known for gangs, drugs and violence, but it’s home for Lindenwood rugby player Cristian Rodriguez.
While Rodriguez worked this past year to make the All-American collegiate 7s and 15s teams and the U20 American team, four of his high school classmates died as a result of his hometown’s gang and drug culture. […]