A girls hockey team for Presque Isle High School isnít a Tit

Posted by: MBR on Fri Apr 8th, 2011 6:13 am
A girls hockey team for Presque Isle High School isnít a Title IX issueBy Ernie Clark, BDN Staff There are sacrifices to be made by anyone based on where they choose to live.Hillary Albert lives in Presque Isle, where her dad teaches at Northern Maine Community College and sheís a high school junior.A three-sport athlete, Hillary would like to represent her school on a girlsí ice hockey team, but Presque Isle High School doesnít offer girls-only hockey and she did not make the existing team comprised predominantly of boys when she tried out as a freshman and a sophomore.When her dad asked school officials what was needed to establish a girls-only hockey team, Dennis Albert was told $150,000 was required to start and sustain such a program for the first few years ó a prerequisite similar to that given the existing team 20 years earlier.for full storyhttp://new.bangordailynews.com/2011/04/ ... -ix-issue/