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Transgender Wrestler Sparks Controversy with Championship Win

Victoria Phan, Reporter

April 13, 2017


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Mack Beggs raised his arms in a gesture of triumph as he emerged as the first transgender boy to win the University Interscholastic League (UIL) state girl’s wrestling championship in Texas. Following his victory, a cacophony of both applause and disapproval erupted as the junior from Trinity High...

Female Wrestling at Claremont

Female Wrestling at Claremont

February 3, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Wrestling

Although wrestling has primarily been recognized as a male-dominant sport, the number of female wrestlers has gradually increased across the nation. Today, girls’ wrestling is an Olympic sport, creating opportunities for more girls to become recognized for their hard work and for more colleges to be...

Olympics Welcome Back Wrestling for 2020 Year

Adam Ernst, Reporter

April 1, 2015


Filed under Archives, Sports, Wrestling

Fans around the world rejoiced as wrestling was reinstated for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) originally dropped the sport because members of the organization believed that it did not appeal to a wide-enough audience. Seven months later, however, the decision...

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