This background on the lawsuit that has been the catalyst for the push for sanctioning.

“The district is also trying to add freshman softball in the spring, and it is considering promoting girls lacrosse from a club sport to full varsity status. Budget constraints and Title IX implications prevent the district from restoring freshman boys teams or bringing boys club teams into the fold.

“We will only be focusing on increasing the participation and opportunities for the underrepresented gender,” Stuart said.

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