Girls of the gridiron


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

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

Freshmen discuss strategy between plays.
https://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.
https://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.
https://www.theamherstnewstimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/11/web1_IMG_2396.jpgBand members help celebrate a touchdown.

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