Schools, Students Taking Necessary Steps to Participate in Sports, Performing Arts
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Zara Rutherford, 19, left Belgium last week and plans to complete her journey by early November. Bad weather may be the biggest obstacle.
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Ms. Hochul sat down with The New York Times for her first one-on-one interview after becoming New York’s first female governor.
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Only 6 percent of board seats at Japanese companies are held by women. After years of unkept promises, these businesses are now facing pressure both at home and abroad to diversify.
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OnBoard K.K. utilizes its extensive professional network to place female Board candidates in the right companies, while also offering training to both candidates and sitting female directors and statutory auditors. OnBoard K.K. recognizes that diverse corporate boards make for profitable companies and a stronger Japan.
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Mo’ne Davis, a star pitcher at the 2014 Little League World Series, is working as an analyst for ESPN’s KidsCast.
— Read on www.freep.com/story/sports/2021/08/22/llws-star-mone-davis-cheering-ella-bruning-abilene-texas-team/8236046002/
The all-girls San Diego Mustangs under-12 baseball team recently returned from a tournament in Aberdeen, Maryland, after finishing second place in a tournament held by Baseball for All.
— Read on www.delmartimes.net/sports/story/2021-08-24/all-girls-youth-baseball-team-finishes-second-in-national-tournament
Bruning became the third girl to rack up a pair of hits in a single game to help Texas win against Washington earlier in the Little League World Series.
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The strike three pitch bounced in the dirt and started rolling away. The Abilene, Texas catcher shot out of her position like a jack in the box and sprinted tow
— Read on www.sungazette.com/sports/2021/08/ella-bruning-is-an-outstanding-baseball-player-for-texas/
Barrier-breaking former A’s coach Justine Siegal is trying to level the playing field for girls who want to play baseball. Her next goal: making women’s baseball an NCAA sport.
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We need to talk about women in baseball.
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FLORENCE, S.C. − Late July, to celebrate National Women in Baseball Week, rising West Florence senior Anya Bergfeld pitched to Florence’s Coastal Plain League baseball team (then the RedWolves, now
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When she takes the field at the Little League World Series with her team from Abilene, Ella Bruning will be the 20th girl to play in the tournament.
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Baseball game for our women team in Louisville | Paris Saint-Germain
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Fifteen-year-old Olivia Moultrie scored her first professional goal on a free kick and Portland went on to defeat Houston in the WICC semi-finals
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Amplifying the voices of Afghan girls and women
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Planning for the proposed Rockford Peaches museum at Beyer Stadium has hit a delay after claims that its location will infringe on the park’s athletic past, besides baseball. Two groups presented their case to the city’s Zoning Board of Appeals on Wednesday. The International Women’s Baseball Center wants to build a […]
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According to Gates, for young African American boys in Seattle, baseball, unlike other sports, was not readily available nor was the opportunity to grow as a baseball player. Most baseball opportunities were relegated to mostly White neighborhoods leaving Black talent looking and searching for quality teams because teams within their own neighborhoods were very limited. Gates remembers his own experiences leaving friends to venture to the Eastside of Puget Sound to play and perfect his game.
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Torrey Pines High School graduate Brielle Carré, who learned recently that she received a $500 Solana Beach Little League scholarship, is headed to Roosevelt University in Chicago to play softball.
— Read on www.delmartimes.net/sports/story/2021-08-18/former-solana-beach-little-leaguer-receives-scholarship
While both sides want a museum, they aren’t seeing eye to eye on exactly where it should go
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A conversation with the tennis pioneer about sexism, progress, mental health, and getting things done.
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Baseball player Jaida Lee, 15, can play just about any position on the diamond, but says there’s nothing like the thrill of staring down batters on the pitcher’s mound.
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Tyler Gilbert became the fourth pitcher to throw a no-hitter in his first big league start, lifting Arizona over the San Diego Padres 7-0 with the record-tying eighth no-hitter in the majors this season.
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The Oakland A’s have entrusted their rotation to Samantha Schultz, a 26-year-old front-office phenom and pitching analyst with a degree in astrophysics from nearby St. Mary’s College.
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Davis, a softball player and communications major at Hampton University, in 2014 gained national fame as a pitcher for her Pennsylvania team. She became the first girl to toss a shutout in a Little League World Series game.
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Centenary Will Host First Women’s College Baseball Tourney – Hackettstown, NJ – This weekend’s invitational, sponsored by Baseball For All, will be the first all-female college baseball tournament in history.
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Topps is betting on pop-culture celebrities to bring casual fans and collectors to its 2021 Allen and Ginter Baseball release.
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Basketball may be the first love for Hoosiers, but baseball has been an important piece of life in central Indiana for more than a century. Throughout that history, though, a group of hidden trailblazers has helped make the sport more accessible and open to all people, both in Indiana and throughout the U.S. From the
— Read on www.dailyjournal.net/2021/08/12/new_childrens_museum_exhibit_looks_at_baseball_trailblazers-2/
On New York City baseball fields, girls in the five boroughs can be found honing their skills in a league of their own.
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Baseball Girl Gets a Revamp
Little League catcher Ella Bruning is set to take over Williamsport after impressing some MLB players.
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Homewood girl leads team to baseball national championship | HF Chronicle
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Practice will begin Aug. 19 and all of the games will happen in September.
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Assigning sex at birth, the authors wrote, “fails to recognize the medical spectrum of gender identity.”
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Ranked No. 1 in the world, Korda became the first golfer—woman or man—to win a major and Olympic gold in the same year.
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A Record Number of Women Now Playing College Baseball with Even More to Come with Groundbreaking Initiative – Digital Journal
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A 15-year-old girl from St. John’s pitched the only win for the Under-17 boys provincial baseball team this pa…
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A system ‘built for men’ exposes women to chemicals that have been linked to miscarriage, birth defects and slowed fetal growth
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Precautions Should Be in Place to Prevent Heat-related Deaths in High School Sports and Other Activities
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Coaches charged with murder over US teenage player’s heatstroke death
The N.C.A.A.’s decision came more than five years after Baylor’s efforts to cover up sexual assaults became public.
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