Comparison of differences in popular sports between Puerto
Rican and U.S. majority cultures
such as swimming, volleyball and soccer are more familiar
to Khmer children. They also play traditional games like
heoung (similar to baseball but played with two
sticks instead of a ball and bat), tress (like
“pick-up sticks”) and baycon (seeds placed in a
series of holes). (Ontario Council of Agencies Serving
Immigrants website, 2004).
in sports such as baseball, basketball and football, are
familiar to U.S. majority culture children.