Tag Archives: women’s sports

A League of Our Own in Chase County

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. Chase County, Kansas, home to a population of just under 3000 people, isn’t a big place. But as any Kansan knows, small doesn’t … Read full article »

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Bloomers and Beyond: The Evolution of Women’s Basketball in Perry

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. We often talk about sports like they’re unchanging, but the truth is that they’re constantly evolving. New sports grow. Old sports fade. Even … Read full article »

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High Heels at High Altitudes

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. Ginger Rogers, cartoonist Bob Thaves once said, did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels. Although her name isn’t particularly … Read full article »

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For the Love of the Game

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. Professional sports are often thought of as a young person’s game. There’s a lot of truth to that idea: the average age of … Read full article »

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Athleticism with an Attitude: Women’s Roller Derby in Kansas

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, opening in Ellinwood on January 31st. Salina Sirens. Capital City Crushers. Wichita ICT Roller Girls. Emporia Veteran City Rollers. If these Kansas roller derby team names … Read full article »

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