Pa. GOP House bill would ban transgender athletes from women’s interscholastic athletics
Exact language of the proposal is not yet available. But the legislation, sponsored primarily by Rep. Barbara Gleim, R-Cumberland, is titled the “Save Women’s Sports Act.”
Two dozen Democrats flip as House fails to override Wolf sports crowd veto
The final vote 130-71, short of the two-thirds majority needed to override Wolf’s veto. It marked the Republican-controlled chamber’s second failed override attempt in three weeks. Another attempt in May also failed.
In a match-up between politics and public health, bet on football every time | Fletcher McClellan
Last Friday, the PIAA executive board,gave the green light to its 1400 member schools to participate in fall varsity sports. It was an unsurprising outcome.
Against Wolf’s wishes, PIAA greenlights fall sports
The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, or PIAA, voted 25-5 to allow fall sports to begin on Monday, Aug. 24, as long as schools approve health and safety plans and submit them to the state first.
Athletes and parents rally for school sports in Harrisburg
Arguing that they’d suffer physical and emotional setbacks and jeopardize their scholarship and recruitment chances, more than 100 high school athletes and their supporters rallied on the state Capitol’s steps Thursday to deliver a simple message to Gov. Tom Wolf: “Let them play.” “I have been struggling with feelings of anxiety and powerlessness these past […]