Thanks to The State’s sports department for its non-coverage of S.C. and Charleston native Shelby Rogers at the U.S. Open.
I love football too, but here we have a wonderful young lady who has worked so hard to overcome a recent injury to make it to the tournament as a qualifier. That in itself deserves some coverage. Zero mention of that.
Wins a solid first round. Zero coverage.
Wins a solid second round, which advances her to play the world’s No. 2 ranked player. Again, zero coverage.
You do the same disservice to the LPGA.
Title IX has been around a long time now. Maybe one day a State sports staffer will finally recognize that. Yes, I’m a season ticket holder to USC women’s basketball and have been for many years. But there are other women’s sports (college and professional) that deserve coverage too.
Cheryl D. Patrick