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Female football player tackles stereotypes


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Lamis Alnatagfi, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief
September 16, 2019

Normally when most people think of football they think of a tough, buff, and sweaty guy, what may come as a surprise for many of us is that there is a girl on Central’s football team. People often have the stereotype that football is a guys’ sport, however junior Chiara Gregor proves otherwise.

Gregor’s dad played football when he was 19 and ever since then Gregor knew about football and how to play it. As a freshman, Gregor was too scared to play but when sophomore year rolled around, she tried out for the sophomore team.

“When I joined football, I was very nervous, but the reason I would always come back was that the guys made me love this game so much,” Gregor said. “My teammates always cheered me on, helped me out, and most importantly, they believed in me.” READ FULL STORY
https://hcdevilsadvocate.com/features/2019/09/16/football-player-breaks-stereotypes/
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