Teen activist Greta Thunberg takes her youth climate campaign to Washington – The Washington Post

“Hope is something you need to deserve,” the 16-year-old from Sweden said in an interview with The Washington Post, as she continues her push for global leaders to take more aggressive action.
— Read on beta.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2019/09/13/teen-activist-greta-thunberg-takes-her-youth-climate-campaign-washington/

Karl Lindholm: Like father, like son | Addison County Independent

A quick look at any recent Toronto Blue Jays box score has “Bichette” leading off, followed by “Biggio,” and then “Guerrero?”
— Read on www.addisonindependent.com/sports/karl-lindholm-father-son

Good Things: Rhea Butcher on softball history and comedy | Student Life

Rhea Butcher is a Los Angeles-based comedian from outside Cleveland, Ohio. They have appeared on Adam Ruins Everything, Comedy Central, Conan and more. I spoke
— Read on www.studlife.com/sports/2019/09/12/good-things-rhea-butcher-on-softball-history-and-comedy/

Yankee exec says Red Sox step to plate for women in baseball

NEW YORK – Yankees assistant general manager Jean Afterman thinks the inclusion of Raquel Ferreira as part of a quartet running baseball operations for the Boston Red Sox is a step forward for women in the sport.Red Sox president of baseball…
— Read on www.concordmonitor.com/

Boy Scouts: Lawsuits, possible bankruptcy, declining members threaten organization’s future – The Washington Post

As the new school year begins, Scout leaders on the ground are vying for the future of an organization facing threats from all sides.
— Read on beta.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/lawsuits-possible-bankruptcy-declining-members-is-there-a-future-for-the-boy-scouts/2019/09/11/54699d6a-ce53-11e9-8c1c-7c8ee785b855_story.html

Savvy Senior: Remembering the Fort Wayne Daisies – News – Times Reporter – New Philadelphia, OH

Recently, Lois Youngen threw out the first pitch at a game in Eugene, Oregon. She was 55 feet from home plate at a Class A baseball game.It was a strike.Youngen, who will be 86 in October, was being honored that night with her own bobble head doll.Reams have already been written about this local woman, born in Ragersville, raised in LeRoy, Ohio, a professional baseball player for 12 years. In 1951, at the age of 17, she made her debut with the Fort Wayne Daisies of the All-American Girls
— Read on www.timesreporter.com/news/20190911/savvy-senior-remembering-fort-wayne-daisies

Green Army Women | Green Army Men Will Now Include Women

The iconic green army men are getting an all-female platoon.
— Read on www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a28941840/plastic-army-women/

California Lawmakers Vote to Undo N.C.A.A. Amateurism – The New York Times

A bill passed by the State Assembly would allow college athletes to make endorsement deals. It is expected to reach the desk of Gov. Gavin Newsom.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/09/09/sports/college-athlete-pay-california.html

Boston Slammers Girls Baseball Teams Shine at National Championships | Jamaica Plain News

The Boston Slammers, an all-girls baseball travel team made up of girls from across Boston neighborhoods, put up a strong showing at the recent Baseball for All (BFA) National Girls Baseball Tournament in Illinois. Held Aug. 1-4, winning the 13 and Under Championship and placing 3rd and 4th in other age groups. The Slammers sent […]
— Read on www.jamaicaplainnews.com/2019/09/09/boston-slammers-girls-baseball-teams-shine-at-national-championships

Red Sox promote four-person group after firing Dombrowski; Raquel Ferreira becomes highest-ranking woman in MLB [front ofice] – CBSSports.com

Ferreira is in her 21st season with the franchise
— Read on www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/red-sox-promote-four-person-group-after-firing-dombrowski-raquel-ferreira-becomes-highest-ranking-woman-in-mlb/

Do We Even Need Minor League Baseball? | FiveThirtyEight

Since the 1970s, Major League Baseball clubs have generally added more and more minor league affiliates. In 1979, there were an average of 4.7 affiliates per ma…
— Read on fivethirtyeight.com/features/do-we-even-need-minor-league-baseball/

Sac State hosts art gallery showcasing Mexican American baseball history – The State Hornet

“Campo de Sueños,” an art exhibit in Sacramento State’s University Union, is showcasing the Mexican American history of baseball and softball in Sacramento until Sept. 19. The exhibit held its opening reception on Thursday, complete with a panel discussion featuring members of the Mexican American baseball community. Mark Ocegueda, current assistant professor of history at…
— Read on statehornet.com/2019/09/sac-state-mexican-american-baseball-art-gallery/

Mastercard is betting on middle school girls to detect cyberthreats

Mastercard is pushing hard to solve America’s STEM crisis — and boost their own workforce — by showing 1 million middle school girls they have what it takes to play a pivotal role in the technology landscape of the future, particularly in encryption, fraud detection, biometrics and data analysis.
— Read on www.cnbc.com/2019/09/07/mastercard-is-betting-on-middle-school-girls-to-detect-cyberthreats.html

Penny Marshall showed us baseball matters to women – Opinion – Rockford Register Star – Rockford, IL

“On July 4, 1992 the movie, “A League of Their Own” made its debut and the world of women’s sports was changed forever. The world was introduced to professional women’s baseball, the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, and to Rockford and your Peaches. For that we owe a great deal to Penny Marshall, director and driving force behind the movie…”
— Read on www.rrstar.com/opinion/20190907/penny-marshall-showed-us-baseball-matters-to-women

Maria Barrett and Paula Lodi are the first sisters to become U.S. Army generals – The Washington Post

Maj. Gen. Maria Barrett and Brig. Gen. Paula Lodi grew up in a home that valued public service and followed different paths within the military.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2019/09/07/first-sisters-become-army-generals-say-it-was-not-game-chance-it-is-hard-work/

‘I just want to play baseball’: ESPN and Whitby honour Ashlynn Jolicoeur – Durham | Globalnews.ca

After garnering international attention with her viral video, ESPN is recognizing her in a network wide segment and that has led to a celebration in her home town.

— Read on globalnews.ca/news/5866787/espn-whitby-ashlynn-jolicoeur/

Stephen Curry surprises hundreds of Bay Area girls at Chase Center event | abc7news.com

At the newly opened Chase Center, hundreds of young women were treated to a celebrity guest, at a special “Sweatworking” event with the theme: ‘Girls’ Equity & Equality + Financial Health’.
— Read on abc7news.com/society/stephen-curry-surprises-hundreds-of-bay-area-girls-at-chase-center-event/5517152/

Team Ontario player savours victory in her hometown, but says 21U nationals in Ottawa was a win for all of women’s baseball | SportsOttawa.com / Ottawa Sportspage

Team Ontario came away victorious in Baseball Canada’s 21U Women’s Invitational Championship, but Ottawa pitcher Elizabeth Plamondon said the real winner of the weekend is the sport of women’s baseball.
— Read on sportsottawa.com/2019/08/27/team-ontario-player-savours-victory-in-her-hometown-but-says-21u-nationals-in-ottawa-was-a-win-for-all-of-womens-baseball/

Join a New ‘League of Their Own’ on Amazon

Amazon’s “A League of Their Own” is currently casting, along with other projects.
— Read on www.backstage.com/magazine/article/whats-casting-a-league-of-their-own-amazon-68917/

High School Participation Survey Archive – NFHS


Participation in High School Sports Registers First Decline in 30 Years

Participation in High School Sports Registers First Decline in 30 Years – NFHS


Everything You Need to Play Baseball Is Made in China — and Getting Hit by Trump’s Tariffs — ProPublica

Baseball is America’s pastime, but prices on its China-made gear are about to rise as the trade war escalates. Golf, lacrosse, basketball and other sports will feel the pinch, too.
— Read on www.propublica.org/article/baseball-tariffs-everything-you-need-to-play-is-made-in-china

Why I became a women’s cricket umpire: Afia Amin’s story | – geosuper.tv

Why I became a women’s cricket umpire: Afia Amin’s story | – geosuper.tv
— Read on www.geosuper.tv/latest/2574-why-i-became-a-womens-cricket-umpire-afia-amins-story

Harvard Baseball’s Complex Racial History: William Clarence Matthews and the Southern Road Trips | Sports | The Harvard Crimson

Harvard Baseball’s Complex Racial History: William Clarence Matthews and the Southern Road Trips | Sports | The Harvard Crimson
— Read on www.thecrimson.com/article/2019/9/3/wcm-feature/

‘Believe in Yourself and Just Do It’ – Advice from Female Entrepreneurs | Alizila.com

Women entrepreneurship continues to be on the rise globally, despite existing gender-related cultural biases that can be roadblocks impeding women from
— Read on www.alizila.com/believe-in-yourself-and-just-do-it-advice-from-female-entrepreneurs/

Super Young Females Take Skateboarding by Storm | The Huddle | OZY

As countries around the world prep for skateboarding’s Olympic debut, these tweens and teens are reaping the benefits.
— Read on www.ozy.com/acumen/whats-behind-the-global-rise-of-young-female-skateboarders/96264

You searched for Baseball – Sportscasting | Pure Sports

Source: You searched for Baseball – Sportscasting | Pure Sports

4 Facts About New UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Zhang Weili

Zhang Weili’s victory in 42 seconds to win the UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion has elevated the Chinese prospect to stardom.
— Read on www.sportscasting.com/

All female crew sailing around the world makes stop in San Francisco | abc7news.com

Maiden, a yacht powered by an all-female crew that is making its way around the world, pulled out of San Francisco this morning and is making its way to Los Angeles.
— Read on abc7news.com/5503241/

Harlem Little League is still going strong after 30 years

It’s a tense game between Harlem and Washington Heights in August at Marcus Garvey Park. Two on, two outs, bottom of fifth with Harlem up at bat. The winner get…
— Read on theundefeated.com/features/harlem-little-league-is-still-going-strong-after-30-years/

Julia Morales lives up to inspiring, dynamic roots – La Vida Baseball

Julia Morales lives up to inspiring, dynamic roots – La Vida Baseball
— Read on www.lavidabaseball.com/la-vida-voices-julia-morales/

Rockford, IL PLAY BALL Event with the International Women’s Baseball Center : PLAY BALL 2019

Rockford, IL PLAY BALL Event with the International Women’s Baseball Center in PLAY BALL 2019
— Read on mlbplayball.leagueapps.com/events/1128646-rockford-il-play-ball-event-with-the-international-womens-baseball-center

Penny Marshall Celebration/”Play Ball for Penny” VIP Reception Tickets, Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 6:00 PM | Eventbrite

Eventbrite – IWBC and the Penny Marshall Celebration Committee presents Penny Marshall Celebration/”Play Ball for Penny” VIP Reception – Friday, September 13, 2019 at Indoor City Market, Rockford, IL. Find event and ticket information.
— Read on www.eventbrite.com/e/penny-marshall-celebrationplay-ball-for-penny-vip-reception-tickets-66981006995

#WomenFunded2019 » Leadership for a Changing World

Leadership for a Changing World
— Read on www.womensfundingnetwork.org/women-funded-2019/

3rd Annual Women In Baseball Night With The Charlotte Knights – CN2 News

3rd Annual Women In Baseball Night With The Charlotte Knights – CN2 News
— Read on www.cn2.com/3rd-annual-women-in-baseball-night-with-the-charlotte-knights/

Alicia Napoleon – Wikipedia

Alicia Napoleon – Wikipedia
— Read on en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alicia_Napoleon

Alicia Napoleon Very Motivated By The Fight For Equality – Boxing News

If things start going south for Schemelle Baldwin sometime during her title bout against WBA super middleweight champion Alicia Napoleon tonight, the challenger from Delaware may wish that Napoleon was allowed to play baseball for a living. Yes, baseball.
— Read on www.boxingscene.com/alicia-napoleon-very-motivated-by-fight-equality–142091

Greta Thunberg arrives in U.S. for United Nations climate summit in zero-emissions boat – The Washington Post

Greta Thunberg refused to fly across the Atlantic to attend United Nations climate summits.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2019/08/28/teen-climate-activist-refused-take-gas-guzzling-plane-un-summit-she-just-arrived-by-boat/

Jessi Combs Killed in Land-Speed Record Crash

She was 36.
— Read on www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/a28843412/jessi-combs-killed-in-land-speed-record-crash/

Jessi Combs – Wikipedia

Jessi Combs – Wikipedia
— Read on en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessi_Combs

USWNT Star Carli Lloyd Considering NFL Career – August 28, 2019 | OZY

“If she’s going to do this, she’ll do it.” That’s what trainer James Galanis said about Lloyd’s interest in kicking for an NFL team next season. Galanis…
— Read on www.ozy.com/presidential-daily-brief/pdb-96421/goal-96439

Baseball to Hold Open Tryouts Sept. 3 – Notre Dame Fighting Irish – Official Athletics Website

The University of Notre Dame baseball team will be conducting open tryouts ahead of the 2019-20 season. The tryouts will be held at Frank Eck Stadium on Tuesday, September 3rd at 5:30 pm.
— Read on und.com/baseball-to-hold-open-tryouts-on-sept-3/

Antigonish hosts provincial girls’ baseball tournament | Community | Lifestyles | The Chronicle Herald

After losing their first matchup 13-5, the Oxford Wildcats came back to beat the LWF Mystic 11-10 and 13-9, in the title games of the U-12 girls’ provincial championships, held in Antigonish Aug. 16 to 18.

The host North Nova Highlanders
— Read on www.thechronicleherald.ca/lifestyles/community/antigonish-hosts-provincial-girls-baseball-tournament-345285/

Richland baseball player sets her goals high | WOODTV.com

“I like having the bat in my hands,” said Taylor Wheat, age 9. “I like being behind the plate.”
— Read on www.woodtv.com/news/kzoo-and-bc/richland-baseball-player-sets-her-goals-high/

New Carroll AD Bianca Smith has MLB experience and aspires for more

New Carroll assistant AD Bianca Smith has a goal to coach baseball at the highest possible level, and she’s already got on-field MLB experience.
— Read on www.jsonline.com/story/sports/2019/08/26/new-carroll-ad-bianca-smith-has-mlb-experience-and-aspires-more/2085925001/

HARTLEY’S SPORT SHORTS: Saturday, August 24th – My Prince George Now

HARTLEY’S SPORT SHORTS: Saturday, August 24th – My Prince George Now
— Read on www.myprincegeorgenow.com/106335/hartleys-sport-shorts-saturday-august-24th/

Hope springs eternal as a sports collection is shed

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — He ambles through the sprawling house, through the trove of treasures from a most interesting life, taking one last look at the autographed baseballs and signed jerseys, boxing gloves and football helmets, Olympic pins and an oil painting of Hank Aaron. Every memento comes with a story. Like Herschel Walker’s framed No. 34 jersey from his final season with the Philadelphia Eagles.
— Read on abc3340.com/sports/more-sports/column-hope-springs-eternal-as-a-sports-collection-is-shed

Canadian women’s baseball team qualifies for 2020 World Cup | Times Colonist

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico — Canada’s women’s baseball team has qualified for next year’s World Cup.The Canadians could have booked their ticket with a win on Saturday over Mexico at a qualifier . . .
— Read on www.timescolonist.com/sports/canadian-women-s-baseball-team-qualifies-for-2020-world-cup-1.23926490

Reno Aces GM Emily Jaenson On Female Leadership And Season Highlights | KUNR

As the Reno Aces wrap up their season, KUNR’s Stephanie Serrano sat down with Emily Jaenson, the team’s general manager and the only female GM in Triple-A
— Read on www.kunr.org/post/reno-aces-gm-emily-jaenson-female-leadership-and-season-highlights

Minor League G M Haugh Loves Coming to Work | WVTF

For the majority of her life, Betsy Haugh has been around sports. Growing up, she says most family vacations were spent at tournaments instead of the beach
— Read on www.wvtf.org/post/minor-league-g-m-haugh-loves-coming-work