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Transgender Athletes High School FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2019 file photo, Bloomfield High School transgender athlete Terry Miller, second from left, wins the final of the 55-meter dash over transgender athlete Andraya Yearwood, far left, and other runners in the Connecticut girls Class S indoor track meet at Hillhouse High School in New Haven, Conn. The U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights has found a Connecticut policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls sports is illegal. The office says the policy violates Title IX, the federal civil rights law that guarantees equal education opportunities for women, including in athletics. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb, File) (Pat Eaton-Robb
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Connecticut transgender policy found to violate Title IX

A Connecticut policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls sports violates the civil rights of female athletes, the U.S.

May 28, 2020 12:00 pm

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Mark Dely, center, signs a commitment letter to the U.S. Naval Academy at The X Count on Wednesday.

Local pair sign to continue competitive shooting

Homestead senior Mark Dely played football and rugby, plenty of tough, physical sports.

May 28, 2020 1:00 am

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Northrop senior Destiny Jackson has decided she will play college basketball for the San Jose State Spartans.

Northrop star Jackson opts to play in San Jose

Destiny Jackson is relieved to know where she's headed next year, even if she's never been there before. 

May 28, 2020 1:00 am

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Concordia senior Elle Fritcha, who along with playing basketball and tennis for the Cadets is also painting a mural on the wall outside the principal's office. Her athletic career and painting were put on pause because of  the coronavirus pandemic.

Virus interrupts work of Cadets athlete, artist

Elle Fritcha didn't get to play her senior tennis season, but she hasn't finished leaving her mark at...

May 27, 2020 1:00 am

West Noble replaces girls basketball, volleyball coaches

West Noble has hired volleyball and head girls basketball coaches for the upcoming school year.

May 26, 2020 8:30 pm