This morning Nebraska joined 32 different states by sanctioning women highschool wrestling. A 12 months in the past, the Nebraska College Athletic Affiliation (NSAA) voted so as to add women wrestling as an rising sport and it was on the state calendar as a winter sport. With sanctioning, the NSAA will host an official women state event for the primary time in 2021-22. For the previous 4 years, a women state event was held, nevertheless it was not formally sanctioned by the NSAA.
Wednesday’s vote tally turned out to be 8-0 in favor of sanctioning women highschool wrestling. Nebraska is the second state in lower than 10 days to approve the game. Minnesota jumped aboard on Might eleventh.
Whereas highschool sanctioning simply occurred, Nebraska already has a presence on the ladies’s collegiate degree. In 2020-21, Hastings turned the state’s third school to supply the game, becoming a member of Midland and York. All three of those establishments ought to reap the advantages of getting the ladies wrestling sanctioned at the highschool degree.