Pa. girl fights to keep playing Catholic league football; archbishop reviewing boys-only rule

The Women’s Sports Foundation believes there are instead good reasons to reverse the rule — and not just for the sake of girls.

“What the diocese is missing is all the wonderful things that come out of co-ed sports. The mutual respect that lasts a lifetime between girls and boys,” said lawyer Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a 1984 Olympic gold medalist in swimming who now is senior director of advocacy for the Women’s Sports Foundation.

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