Tag: women in sports

Feb. 21, 2014 - Allen, TX, United States of America - Texas Revolution running back Jennifer Welter (47) in looks back from the bench area during an Indoor Football League game at the Allen Event Center Friday, February 21, 2014, in Allen, Texas. The 5-foot-2-inch, 130 pound Welter is the first woman to play professional football at a position other than kicker, she made the final roster of the Texas Revolution of the Indoor Football League, as a running back. (Cal Sport Media via AP Images)

Jen’s Moments of Change: The First Ripple

I still remember when I found out I would represent my country in the inaugural IFAF Women’s World Championship. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

Three girls are playing football for Zanesville Middle School.(Photo: Chris Crook/Times Recorder)

Zanesville’s female football players defying stereotypes

Society says girls aren’t supposed to play football. It’s too rough, they say. And besides, doesn’t the team need …

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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NFL tabs Sam Rapoport to help open job ‘pipeline’ for women at team level

The NFL has created a position to address the lack of women in coaching and scouting roles at the …

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.” …