Girls sports teams don't need an 'ette'
I was thrilled to read and encouraged by the editorial (“A championship season for Santa Fe,” March 18). As a varsity soccer player in upstate New York in the early days after Title IX (a “Cougar”), and the mother of a female high school basketball player in Santa Fe (a “Griffin”) and a male sprinter and soccer player (also a “Griffin”), I have been puzzled by the feminization of sports teams’ names, particularly here in New Mexico. The Demons are athletes first, then young women.
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