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My Life in Sports

The Season of Sports continues… By Doug Elwell No one noticed it at first, but when Ollie Baker planted his corn that spring he left a fair sized corner of the field fallow. It was the field that sat on … Continue reading

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What Does a Gal Have to Do to See Professional Women’s Soccer?

The Season of Sports continues… By Rita Nygren When I was 13 years old and following my big brothers around everywhere, it was a no brainer to continue playing soccer.  I’d been playing co-ed recreational leagues since I was 8, … Continue reading

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Sports and “the Whoosh-Up”: Can We Trust What We Feel?

The “Season of Sports” continues… By Sarah White Laura Bassett flattened on the grass after her left foot got in the way of a ball and sent it into the opposing team’s net in the Women’s World Cup Semifinal, 2015. … Continue reading

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Football and Feminism, 1972

The “Season of Sports” continues… By Leslie Howard, reprinted with permission from What She Said Like many women, I didn’t recognize my foray into the women’s movement for what it was until years later. I attended Lafayette College beginning in … Continue reading

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“I Just Came to Watch”

The “Season of Sports” continues…today, with a story from my own past. – Sarah White I can feel its grip now, the cord tightly wound around the narrow metal handle. I can feel the spring of its blade as the … Continue reading

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To Watch or to Participate?

The “Season of Sports” continues… By Marjorie Turner Hollman I spent many of my early school years being a spectator. I was always the one to wait, to let others go first, to see what might happen before I jumped … Continue reading

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The Gift of Sports

We interrupt this blog post to encourage you to visit my Upcoming Workshops page to see my exciting new summer offerings! Now back to “The Season of Sports.”  By Dawn Crim As told to Sarah White at a story capture event … Continue reading

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