The information yesterday that Minnesota had accepted a postseason for ladies wrestling was a welcoming signal for extra alternatives for feminine athletes.
This information comes on the heels of the announcement from North Dakota on a state match for ladies wrestling subsequent February.
These are two huge tales and will likely be landmark occasions when these tournaments come round subsequent 12 months.
The information would not drown out although the inequalities that also encompass girls’s sports activities. That was none extra obvious than on the NCAA girls’s basketball match the place a number of gamers posted the ridiculous weight room setup that was on show when the gamers arrived in San Antonio.
Only a couple weeks after that fiasco, the NCAA volleyball match in Omaha had groups taking part in on concrete and non permanent tents arrange as locker rooms.
The boys’s tournaments didn’t have any points with weight rooms or amenities.
Nonetheless in 2021 we’re coping with gender inequities in sports activities. Regardless of the shortage of a correct coaching room, the ladies’s basketball match was higher performed and extra thrilling than the boys’s tourney. The TV rankings have been indicative of this.
Let’s hope with this information of ladies wrestling tournaments in Minnesota and North Dakota, the hole in inequities is shrinking.
So, why then is girls’s sports activities handled like an afterthought?
We want a solution and we’d like it now.