Girls Sports Month 2013

USA TODAY High School Sports devotes May to female athletics

USA TODAY High School Sports is devoting May to Girls Sports Month. Among the features will be regular Q&As with top female athletes, advice from elite college athletes to current high school stars, training tips unique to female athletes, photo galleries and regular top 10 lists. 

We're also offering female athletes – high school juniors and younger – a chance to become a featured guest columnist for the 2013-14 school year. Athletes need to submit a column (roughly 400 words) on the topic of the most challenging and/or rewarding experience of their athletic careers. We'll run the top submissions throughout the month and the top column will become a regular guest writer for next school year. Please email your columns to Suzanne Schwerer at

Please check out all of our Girls Sports Month content here:

High school soccer player Katie Hibbeler is helping other athletes learn about knee injury prevention.

Some of the nation's top female college athletes share some advice on recruiting.

This is just one of the 10 empowering songs for girls selected by our own Sarah Gearhart.

New Hampshire leads the way when it comes to bridging the gap in participation between boys and girls in high school sports.

Q&A with Milford (N.H.) soccer star Morgan Andrews

This FIFA Soccer showdown between Hope Solo and Steve Nash was classic. See where it ranks in our list of the Top 10 Motivational Girls Sports Commercials.

Girls Sports Month 2013
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