The History of Women’s Sports at Orono

This broadcast reveals the history behind the widespread opportunity for all to participate in activities and sports funded by the federal government (Title 9) and who took part in pioneering female athletics at Orono High School.

Bev, a cheerful 81-year-old, started volleyball, basketball, and softball at OHS and to this day supports them. The opportunity to play high school sports for women athletes at Orono has had lasting effects on their character, experiences, and work ethic.