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Out & About: Middletown Area High School Powder Puff Football Game


High school football season is not over until the student body reverses roles in the annual powder puff football game. The girls slap mouth guards into their mouths, the boys pull tights over their legs, and cultural standards are shattered for fun and camaraderie.


Middletown Area High School’s senior class and junior class girls took to War Memorial Field on Wednesday, Nov. 5 for a football game where winning isn’t the most important thing – though it is nice to own bragging rights in the school hallways and cafeteria the next day. The boys, taking glamour in a decidedly different direction, rooted from the sidelines, with pom-poms and feather boas.


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