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She Just Made History In A Dallas High School Football Game

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Tackle football has always been a man's game. Not because women aren't capable of also playing it, but because by and large, most people believe it to be too physically demanding and violent for women to actually take part in it.


In recent years, women have been breaking down boundaries and crushing stereotypes when it comes to all levels and types of sports, and football is no different. K-Lani Nava is one such woman, and she recently kicked herself into the record books after University Interscholastic League (UIL) Class 1A Six-Man Division II state championship game.

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Nava became the first woman to scores points in a University Interscholastic League (UIL) state title game. She ended up kicking 9 extra points during her school's victory. Strawn ended up beating Balmorhea 78-42 at their game played on the Dallas Cowboy's field at AT&T Stadium.

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