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“WIAA Title IX at 50” Celebrates SGS 1973-75 Girls Track Team

For the 50th anniversary of the Title IX legislation that expanded women’s sports, the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) is recognizing individuals, groups, and teams that have paved the way for others or those who are currently being positively impacted by Title IX. One of their first honorees is the Saint George’s girls track and field team from 1973-75.

As the WIAA writes, for “overcoming unflinching attitudes and obstacles standing in the way of their participation and success in sports, the Saint George’s Girls Track & Field Team of the early ‘70s reflects the very best of athletic pioneers – of any gender, era, or level.”

Read the Full Article on the WIAA Website to learn about some of the challenges coach Ray Peterson and the girls faced just to be able to compete!