Willmar Notebook: 40 years ago, female athletes caught a break
Occasionally, it is well to remember that the playing field was not always level and give thanks that it got righted -- one free-throw at a time.
Carol Gilbertson would have been a heckuva athlete in high school but she never got the chance. She graduated from Milan High School in 1965.
She participated on the Vikettes pom-pom squad and relished that one day a year at the equivalent of a Play Day for high school girls.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at email@example.com and we can help you.