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From bake sales to chartered buses: How Title IX changed sports at WWU and in Whatcom County

Local culture includes early history of women’s recreation, sports teams and ‘kickass athletes’

Terri McMahan holds a brick.
Terri McMahan holds a brick honoring Title IX outside of Carver Gym at Western Washington University on Sept. 26. McMahan played on Western's volleyball team in the 1970s and is in the university's athletics hall of fame. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Cassidy Hettesheimer Staff Reporter
Editor’s note: Title IX at 50 is a three-part series exploring and reporting on how the federal la

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