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The USA Triathlon Foundation highlights how Kids that Tri Cleveland has transformed triathlons into a vehicle for lasting impact on the lives of local youth participants.

This piece from 10 WBNS out of Columbus shows how the OSU women's basketball is inspiring young, local players. This article features quotes from NOWSA co-founder, Barb Anthony, and Leslie Masterpaul, Assistant Athletic Director of Marketing & Engagement at Cleveland State University.

10 WBNS in Columbus talks about the growth of women's hockey leading to the Ohio State University's National Championship win, featuring interviews with the Cleveland Baron's own, Lisa Wynn, and NOWSA's co-founder, Elise Bigley.

Mahoning Matters discusses the intersection of mental health and economics with adult women's sports participation, sharing how the Youngstown Steel Valley Rugby Football Club has seen these challenges first hand with their athletes.

This Spectrum News 1 video follows NOWSA co-founder and Executive Director, Barbara Anthony, as she recounts her sports background and the mission of the organization.

News 5 Cleveland spotlighted NOWSA and several of our partner teams in this October 2021 video and article about the increase of women's sports throughout Northeast Ohio.

In the August/September edition of the Cleveland Women's Journal, NOWSA is highlighted on page 15 discussing how to support the women you know who play community sports.

News 5 Cleveland covers Simone Biles's decision to withdraw from the gymnastics team final and the mental health challenges faced by athletes of all levels. Featuring interview footage from NOWSA Executive Director, Barb Anthony.

Cleveland’s Major League Quidditch (MLQ) team is joining a new Northeast Ohio organization dedicated to promoting opportunities for women in sports. Read more here.

Cleveland.com covers the creation of NOWSA, our partner organizations, and the launch of our founding donor campaign.

Voices for Change: Mental health and sports

Listen to co-founder, Barb Anthony, on the Channel 5 News "Voices for Change" podcast, discussing the intersection of mental health sports.

Deep dive sports: nowsa spotlight

Deep Dive Sports interviewed Elise Bigley and Barb Anthony, and the group discussed the history, present and future of women's sports in Northeast Ohio.