Jackrabbits Host Volga Eighth Graders
BROOKINGS, S.D. — Twenty-eight eighth-grade students from the Sioux Valley School District in Volga will attend South Dakota State University’s celebration of the 28th Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) Wednesday at Frost Arena.
From 10 a.m. to noon, the students will participate in camp games in Frost Arena, visit a SDSU residence hall, the campus Wellness Center and the Larson Commons Dining Hall.The 2014 National Girls and Women in Sports Day is held to celebrate women’s and girl’s participation and excellence in sports. While NGWSD started in 1987 as a single event in our nation’s capital to honor Olympic volleyball star Flo Hyman, the day has since grown into a nationwide commemoration spanning all 50 states.