Girls of the gridiron


Sophomore Kami Dumais darts past freshman defenders during this year’s powderpuff football game at Amherst Steele High School.


Freshman Alex Pember readies a pass.


Freshmen discuss strategy between plays.


Players came prepared for cold and windy conditions.


Band members help celebrate a touchdown.


Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Amherst News-Times

It was class warfare at Amherst Steele on Nov. 9 as freshmen, sophomore, junior, and senior girls hit the gridiron in this year’s powderpuff football game. The event was put on by the Steele News Live team in an effort to raise funds for a trip to New York City in January.

Sophomore Kami Dumais darts past freshman defenders during this year’s powderpuff football game at Amherst Steele High School.
http://www.theamherstnewstimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/11/web1_IMG_2368.jpgSophomore Kami Dumais darts past freshman defenders during this year’s powderpuff football game at Amherst Steele High School.

Freshman Alex Pember readies a pass.
http://www.theamherstnewstimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/11/web1_IMG_2390.jpgFreshman Alex Pember readies a pass.

Freshmen discuss strategy between plays.
http://www.theamherstnewstimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/11/web1_IMG_2391.jpgFreshmen discuss strategy between plays.

Players came prepared for cold and windy conditions.
http://www.theamherstnewstimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/11/web1_IMG_2381.jpgPlayers came prepared for cold and windy conditions.

Band members help celebrate a touchdown.
http://www.theamherstnewstimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/11/web1_IMG_2396.jpgBand members help celebrate a touchdown.