Members of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team—which earned a record number of golds for women—from left: Missy Franklin, swimming; Gabby Douglas, gymnastics; Kayla Harrison, judo; Allyson Felix, track and field; Carli Lloyd, soccer.
These awesome women made gold more than an accessory at the Olympics.
Glamour magazine’s 2012 Women of the Year issue, photographed entirely by 114 women, hits newsstands and homes Nov. 6.
It’s a celebration of women — in sports and everywhere else.
Speaking of great and golden women, Gannon University and the Erie Insurance Arena will host the NCAA Division II Elite 8 women’s basketball championship tournament in March 2014.
WOOHOO and congrats to my tennis bud, Gannon University President Keith Taylor on one great achievement for Gannon University and Erie. Read all about it here. The Gannon women’s basketball team went to the Elite 8, a few years ago.
Read more about the current Gannon women’s team here.
If you remember — some other local women brought big crowds to Erie in 2011, when Mercyhurst and Erie hosted the NCAA Division I Women’s Hockey Championship tournament.
Golden girls are all around us! Go girls!
Pam Parker is the editor of Lake Erie LifeStyle, Her Times and House to Home at the Erie Times-News in Erie, Pa.