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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Let The Women Score: Gender Dynamics At Play In Washington Flag Football League

It’s a blustery Saturday morning at a park in Burtonsville, Maryland when two coed flag football teams — the …

Sam Gordon at 4/25/19 NFL Draft. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Girls’ football lawsuit to gauge interest in school teams

SALT LAKE CITY – The question of how many girls would play football for an all-female high school team …

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REDBLACKS host first female tackle football game at TD Place

The Ottawa REDBLACKS welcomed St. Mark High School to TD Place on Monday for the venue’s first all-girls tackle …

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Inaugural Florida-New York HS girls’ flag football challenge proves to be a success

The girls from Amos P. Godby High School flew in from Tallahassee, Florida, for a pair of flag football …

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Bills co-owner Kim Pegula was among the speakers at the Women's Careers in Football Forum this week in Orlando.

Voices of the NFL’s Women’s Careers in Football Forum

ORLANDO, Fla. — The NFL kicked off its Women’s Careers in Football Forum on Thursday with panels featuring Bills co-owner Kim …

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Pro Bowl week helps shine light on roles for women in football

When he was the NFL’s head of officiating, Mike Pereira advised a marketing intern. The intern played football, and Pereira, …

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Women’s World Football Games 2017

USA Football is excited to announce that the 2017 Women’s World Football Games will be hosted in Orlando, FL …

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Cool! Saturday is Girl Scout Day at College Football Hall of Fame

Well, they both get to wear cool uniforms, right? News that Saturday is Girl Scout Day at Downtown’s sleek, sports-centric …

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mvp & rookies

Marjorie Herrera Lewis was taught how to throw a spiral by her mother, a rabid Notre Dame fan. (Photo by Hoyoung Lee)

How a Female Sportswriter Went From Covering to Coaching Football

Marjorie Herrera Lewis discovered the story of her sportswriting career in her allergist’s office. The former Star-Telegram and Dallas Morning News writer had …

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Seekonk High co-captain Garabian finds success on the football field

It will be on the soil at Robert T. Roy Field on the campus of Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School …

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Cheerleader turned defensive back hopes to play football at Franklin College

FRANKLIN, Ind. — She’s on the field throwing passes, helping the defensive backs run different routes. She’s carrying around …

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Kicking their way to history: West Branch duo making impact on football team

BELOIT, Ohio (WYTV) – It’s been a busy fall for two West Branch girls soccer players. Gillian Koneval and …

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