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Cover Story - February 22, 2013

Women wrestlers: strength, technique and attitude

Girls break into a formerly male-dominated sport

by Photos and text Veronica Weber

As the lights dimmed in the gymnasium at Oak Grove High School in San Jose on Feb. 2, 2013, 103-pound Gunn High School junior Cadence Lee stepped onto the spotlit wrestling mat and faced down her final opponent of the day.

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Staff Photographer Veronica Weber can be emailed at vweber@paweekly.com.


Posted by Elizabeth Claghorn, a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Feb 22, 2013 at 10:15 pm

This story is a great picture of how women can participate in sports. All of these athletes worked hard for their place in sports history. Veronica worked to accurately portray how these athletes train, compete, and place in the historical sport of wrestling. Thank you!