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

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Laurie-Ange Clément takes a water break during spring training at Hormisdas-Gamelin High School in Buckingham, QC.

Full contact: Gatineau high school embraces coed football

Girls and boys have joined forces on a Gatineau high school football field, the first in the region to …

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East Bay sets record

Michael Cooper, head coach for East Bay High School Girls’ Flag Football team. The Indians accomplished this with their …

Quarterback Cheyenne Pearson takes off with the ball (Staten Island Advance/Stephen Hart)

New Dorp girls’ flag football team defeats Susan Wagner, 12-6, in four overtimes

Quarterback Cheyenne Pearson ran in the winning touchdown to send New Dorp to a 12-6 PSAL flag football victory …

SMOOTH SAILING: Lauderdale Lakes Vikings eighth-grader Alexis Glasco breaks outside for a big gain. (Gary Curreri / Courtesy)

Lauderdale Lakes Vikings girls chart middle school championship flag football course

When it comes to girls flag football at the middle school level, Lauderdale Lakes has been very tough to …

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Jen Welter takes part in the NFL Play 60 program in Montreal on Thursday June 9, 2016. Allen McInnis / Montreal Gazette

‘There are no limits for girls,’ NFL’s first female coach says

Dr. Jen Welter is only 5-foot-2, but she stands very tall as a force for women. Last year, Welter …

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