Gender in School Sports
By: Olivia Tabash
It affects athletes by...
It affects athletes by boys having more sports opportunities than girls do. Boys are offered 43 options and girl are only offered 32 sports to play. So it would be unfair for boys to play on girls sports team because the have fewer athletic options. Therefore boys shouldn't have the pleasure of playing on a girls team.
It's a girls and boys sport, but they do not mix genders in a team when playing at a competitive level.
It is supposed to only be a girls sport, but now boys are wanting to play.
It's a boys and girls sport, but they do not mix genders in a team.
Approximately 50,000 men and less than 80 women received athletic scholarships to colleges and universities.
Separate teams for boys and girls must be provided, but students of both genders must be allowed to try out for the same team.