The AHSAA just approved its 27th high school sport and it’ll give girls across the state the chance to hit the gridiron.
Girls flag football continues to grow across the country, with teams like the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers showing young women that they can achieve in the sports world.
INDIALANTIC, Fla. — Xen Waddy, is in Mr. Bailey’s 3rd grade class at Indialantic Elementary. His favorite subject is Science. He participates in the Satellite Beach Seahawks flag football program on the Bills team with Zach Reynolds and Angelo Waddy, his dad, as coaches. Two of his cousins are also on his team. “I like playing on […]
The Point Pleasant Challenger Flag Football program allows players with special needs to experience the camaraderie and benefits of football in a unique way. While most programs limit players to the age of 21 or younger, Challenger has 32 members ranging from 7 to 34.
When the NFL and NAIA announced an agreement to launch women’s flag football programs in league schools, Milligan University was one of the first to sign on. Being at the forefront of the launch, Milligan hopes the sport will bring more interest from its female students.
After getting its start with funding from the Atlanta Falcons in 2018, girls flag football has joined the varsity ranks in the GHSA for fall 2020.