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La Feria ECHS Seniors Win Traditional Powderpuff Game

By Mike Villarreal

The seniors concluded the year with a thrilling victory in last night’s 2024 Powderpuff Game, which went into overtime. The unwavering team spirit and resilience displayed by everyone involved were truly inspiring. The Junior Girls wearing purple and Senior girls wearing pink had it out on the field playing the traditional flag football while the boys cheered them on from the sidelines. Congratulations to all the participants who took part in this traditional game! The Powderpuff game, a flag football variant, places emphasis on skill, speed, ability, and sportsmanship. It also challenges traditional gender roles in football, featuring an all-female team of players and an all-male squad of cheerleaders. The game is not just a celebration of fun and empowerment but also a testament to our strong community connection. It often serves as a platform to support important causes. Powderpuff football has become a cherished tradition in La Feria, and its popularity and significance continue to grow.
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