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Women who love to HIT



By Charles Hallman
Staff Writer


Women have been playing full-contact football in Minnesota for over a decade. They practice twice a week, often after a full-time day job, and then play on Saturdays during the spring and early summer. They play because they love the game and to prove a point: Women can do anything. “A lot of people don’t know that [women’s football] started right here in Minneapolis,” says Cynthia “Red” Bryant of the Minnesota Vixen, which opened its 2012 season last weekend. They play their home games at Burnsville High School. Continue Reading →

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