Ely woman cherishes varsity letter earned before Title IX

In the late 1950s, long before Title IX solidified women’s rights to play sports, Virginia Shepherd received a varsity letter for synchronized swimming — a letter she was almost forced to give back after someone complained to the school board about women being honored for athletics.

Title IX spotlight: Hall of fame ref June Courteau

As the celebration of Title IX continues with the upcoming NCAA Women's Final Four basketball tournament, FOX 9 spotlights St. Paul native June Courteau – one of the most respected officials in the history of women’s basketball.