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Trinity’s transgender wrestler credits teammates for his state title

Trinity’s transgender wrestler credits teammates for his state title

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Mack Beggs came here to wrestle. And wrestle he did, manhandling four opponents over two days as he captured a Class 6A girls state championship Saturday.

The 110-pound gold medalist also captured something else: The attention of a nation increasingly polarized by transgender issues.

Beggs, a 17-year-old transgender boy from Euless Trinity High School, didn’t come to the state tournament seeking to carry the transgender torch, or to become a lightning rod, or to be the target of a lawsuit that could end his high school wrestling career. Continue To Post...

Kuznetsova opens Sydney defense with win, seeds withdraw

Kuznetsova opens Sydney defense with win, seeds withdraw

Svetlana Kuznetsova opened the resistance of her Sydney International title with an agreeable 6-1 6-4 triumph over Irina-Camelia Begu on Sunday as the Australian Open warm-up occasion endured a couple of enormous name withdrawals.

The Russian fifth seed began emphatically by winning 10 of the initial 11 diversions and after her Romanian rival aroused in the second set to tie it up at 4-4, Kuznetsova softened again up the ninth amusement and served out the triumph in 77 minutes. Continue To Post...