Minneapolis Aquatennial honors women in sports at Torchlight Parade

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis Aquatennial's annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade will honor the 50th anniversary of Title IX this year with ...

July 21, 2022
4:22 PM

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis Aquatennial's annual CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade will honor the 50th anniversary of Title IX this year with its selection of Grand Marshals. According to a news release, six "local and legendary female athletes" have been chosen as co-Grand Marshals in 2022: Peg Brenden: One of the first girls in Minnesota to earn a varsity letter, Brenden fought for the right to play high school tennis in the 1970s.Tasha Feigh: A five-time gymnastics medalist at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, Feigh also played several years in the Osseo district's adapted sports program.

Jeremiah Jacobsen