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 with a Hall of Fame executive advising teams to give her a tryout. The footage of Lloyd, a two-time Fifa player of the year, booting 55-yard field goals reignited the discussion of whether a woman will […]

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 Olivia McLean are both senior captains on the pitch. They’ve combined for 25 goals this season, on a team that’s undefeated through 12 games. Plus, the duo made history on the football field this season. “[Soccer […]

Female kicker makes college football history with scholarship

Becca Longo isn’t the first woman to play football. But the senior at Basha High School in Chandler, Arizona, made history when she signed a letter of intent to play football at Adams State University, an NCAA Division II school in Alamosa, Colorado. It’s believed that Longo, 18, is the first female to earn a […]

Terrell’s Cuff first female named GISA All-State football

Terrell Academy’s 2016 football season is one that won’t soon be forgotten. The Eagles reached the state semifinals, and just had five players named to the all-state team, including one who is making history. Sophomore kicker Jenna Cuff has been named to the GISA Class AA All-State team. She is the first female to ever […]

Star black female kicker mocked in racist Instagram post

A star placekicker for a Michigan high school football team was mocked on social media for her race, though the troubling Instagram post has since been removed. Ashton Brooks is a senior placekicker for the Dow football team in Midland, Mich. The Chargers have surged to an 8-1 start thanks in no small part to […]

Female kicker denied chance to play in football game because she’s a gir

Charlotte Albright was in uniform ready to go, but she had nowhere to play last week. Albright, a backup kicker for the Summit middle school football team, was denied entry into a game between Summit and North Raleigh Christian Academy because she’s a girl. Her mother, Carolyn Albright, took to social media by posting on […]

History maker: Hannah Baughman breaks barrier for Louisville football

At the 30-minute mark of a recent soccer game against Marlington, Louisville junior Hannah Baughman got a clear look at the goal, took a shot and … airmailed it through the uprights She knew immediately what was coming. “They were like, ‘wrong sport’ and ‘this isn’t football,’” she said. “I get it all the time.” […]