There’s one girl playing tackle football in Oregon City, and she’s good

At the start of every football season, Sarah Clasen has the same conversation with parents in the stands. “Is that your daughter playing?” “Yes.” “I didn’t know girls could play.” They can — and her daughter, Sophia, does. Quite well, in fact. Sophia, 12, just finished her fifth year of tackle football. For all five years, she’s been the only girl playing tackle in the Oregon City Youth Football Association, and one of only a few dozen girls among the roughly

teams & leagues

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Buccaneers amp up support of girls flag football

TAMPA — Girls flag football has emerged from its humble beginnings since it started more than 15 years ago …

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This Football League Was Built For Girls Who Love To Hit

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH — Laura Goetz is really good. Not good for a sophomore good; or good for her size good; or good for …

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National treasure Betty White, 97, is ready for some football in new NFL promo

Hey, quiet, everybody! B-dog is talking now. Betty White, that is. And in a new promo celebrating the kickoff …

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European Flag Football Tournament kicks off in Israel Thursday

Preparations for the ninth edition of the Flag Football European Championships are set and ready to light up Jerusalem for the …

programs & training

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The Future of Football is Female

On Saturday, September 28th, nearly 200 girls from all over New York attended the Jen Welter Girls Flag Football …

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Women’s football combine a success for Team Ontario

Women’s football’s Team Ontario hosted a combine at Guelph University late last month. A total of 39 football players …

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adidas Announces Multi-year Partnership with Football Coach Dr. Jen Welter

adidas announced a multi-year partnership with Dr. Jen Welter, the first female NFL coach and newly named Defensive Specialist Coach …

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The Scott Pioli & Family Fund for Women Football Coaches and Scouts

Thanks to the gracious generosity of spirit and financial support of Scott Pioli, the Women’s Sports Foundation has established …

health & safety

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Casio’s OmniSync STB1000 an Ideal Sports Watch!

To make exercising more comfortable and enjoyable, the STB1000 allows wearers to operate their iPhone’s music player without having …

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Women May Have Harder Concussion Recovery than Men

After a concussion, women tend to have worse symptoms than men. That’s the case even when athletes were injured …

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Sociologist Examines the Challenges of Women in Professional Football

Women playing full-contact tackle football face challenges beyond the playing field — yet there’s little research about this niche …

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Why Birth Control Pills Help a Concussion + Why You Should Care

The recently published study, ‘Menstrual Phase as Predictor of Outcome After mTBI in Women’ is so exciting because this study goes …

mvp & rookies

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There’s one girl playing tackle football in Oregon City, and she’s good

At the start of every football season, Sarah Clasen has the same conversation with parents in the stands. “Is …

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‘Just go do it’: Alicia Dickerson hopes to encourage other girls through football

POWHATAN, Va. (WWBT) – Many teams in the region are looking to make history and win their first championship …

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Will Carli Lloyd open the door for the NFL’s first female player?

Carli Lloyd’s well-publicized visit with the Philadelphia Eagles wasn’t her first appearance at an NFL training camp, but this one ended …

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Girls just want to have fun

Another young lady will be on the gridiron this year in DeKalb County. Seventh grader Katie Retzlaff will suit …

videos

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Inside the world of women’s tackle football

About 4,000 women in the U.S. play competitive tackle football — but unlike men, there’s no paid professional league. …

shop

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BLITZ CHAMPZ: a football card game for jocks & nerds.

We have just launched the Kickstarter campaign for BLITZ CHAMPZ, a fun and competitive card game based on the sport …

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5 Football Books You Should Read

The Games That Changed the Game: The Evolution of the NFL in Seven Sundays: NFL strategy is a living …

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Livestream Adrienne Smith and the Boston Militia

“Heading off to Boston for practice. We have a big game Saturday against the 2013 defending champs, the Chicago …