Utah girls demand girls’ football teams | Joanne

If high schools fund a boys’ football team, they should fund a girls’ football team, claims a Title IX lawsuit by parents of six Utah girls, reports the Salt Lake Tribune. The Jordan, Canyons and Granite school districts discriminated against female students by not providing a tackle football team, the lawsuit alleges.

Sam Gordon, who was a star player on a boys’ recreational football team when she was nine, is starting high school, according to Bleacher Report. Her father is a lawyer.

“Girls can do anything the boys can do,” Sam says. “We can hit just as hard, we can run just as fast,…

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