Tag: girls who play football

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“She can hit just as hard:” Shorewood middle school girl breaks stereotype, plays football with the boys

Bring it on boys! That’s what one Shorewood Middle School girl is saying. She’s playing offense, defense and special …

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GIQ Chalk Talk with Noela Moreno

The GIQ Chalk Talk series is a living archive that highlights the accomplishments and struggles of women and girls who are …

Gold Hill Middle School football players from left, Lennox London, Hannah Casey and Emma Marchan. (Photo by Stephanie Marks Martell)

Tega Cay trio a sight on the gridiron

That football team you half recall, the one with a girl lost deep down the roster? The seventh string …

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GIQ Chalk Talk with Cammy Fields

The GIQ Chalk Talk series is a living archive that highlights the accomplishments and struggles of women and girls who are …

From left to right: Tokay's Samantha Patton, Franklin's Jelani Williford and Tatiana Ugale, Weston Ranch's Felicity Pitts, and Lodi's Piage Ward (Clifford OTO/The Record)

‘We can do this too:’ Five area girls take on varsity football

A law passed in 1973 would eventually change the lives of current high school girls born near the turn …

Elizia Garcia (center) walks back on to the practice field after getting some water and has a conversation with a teammate during practice.

Raytown middle school girl gets tough on the football field

The gender barrier is being broken at one school in the metro. One middle school football player is proving …

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GIQ Chalk Talk with Evonnie Ramos

The GIQ Chalk Talk series is a living archive that highlights the accomplishments and struggles of women and girls who are …

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Pennsylvania high school kicker proves girls can hit hard, too

Kelly Macnamara is the first girl to play for the North Penn High School football team, so she knows …

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GIQ Chalk Talk with Brooke Liebsch

The GIQ Chalk Talk series is a living archive that highlights the accomplishments and struggles of women and girls who are …

Charlotte Albright (7), a seventh-grade girl at Summit School, was denied a chance to play in a football game.

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 …

News-Times/Steve Moseley - York eighth grader Cara Carranza (89) hauls in a catch during a game Tuesday night at East Hill Stadium vs. Seward. Carranza is the only girl in York who plays football.

Football helps York eighth grader Cara Carranza find courage on and off the field

She’s 13 years-old and in eighth grade. She likes Thomas Rhett and Drake. She thinks her science teacher rocks …

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Football: Four middle school girls are kicking stereotypes

Cheerleading has been a tad different this year for South Forsyth Middle School’s Avery Wyckoff. That’s because at football …

The DeSotos/Amazons were at top-notch women's softball team in the 1930s that branched out into football.

‘Slam-bang’ women’s professional football has long history, with fiction taking it into future

“The first time I saw Jesse Smoke throw a football I knew she was going to be a miracle.” …

Olivia Perez, right, stands with teammate, Brady Blakely.

Texas varsity high school football team goes coed

The tiny northwest Texas school district in Harrold is known for its independent streak — it was the first …

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The First Female NFL Coach Is Proud To ‘Play Like A Girl’

The phrase “play like a girl” shouldn’t be seen as an insult, according to Jen Welter, who is the first …

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Girl power: Alcoa Peewee’s welcomes first female player

It’s almost football time in Tennessee, and in Blount County, a team to watch is coach Tyrone Haley’s Alcoa …

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Mount Vernon Local Thrives in Women’s Professional Football

Playing the game of football professionally is something not many people get the opportunity to do. However, one player …

Above, Amber Kimbrough, Janice Mitchell and Renee Fruean dominate the line on defense. Below, Janice Mitchell breaks loose with help from Rachel May and KeLanna Spiller.

Dallas Elite headed for the playoffs

Dallas Elite, DFW’s undefeated women’s professional football team in the Women’s Football Alliance, plays for the Western Division championship …

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Introducing the W Bowl!

The W Bowl Weekend experience is an event that will amaze even the novice football fan. Women athletes from …

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For the love of the game: Alumna to make NFL coaching debut

“Oh, wow, you play football?” the young woman asked Katie Sowers, who was waiting to have her photo taken …