This opinion piece by Molly Goodwin originally appeared in the Boston Globe on August 3, 2015.
BOSTON – July 9, 2015 – The Boston Renegades welcome the Chicago Force to Dilboy Stadium in Somerville, Mass., on Saturday, July 11 at 6 PM in a rematch of one of the most exciting games in women’s tackle football history.
By Tyler Maheu, New England High School Journalism Collaborative. Boston’s all-women tackle football team are part of a league that has broken the stereotype that football is just for men. But now, the Renegades, who lost their owner weeks before the season started, have to figure out a way to keep playing the game they […]
BOSTON – June 26, 2015 – The Boston Renegades will host a playoff game against the West Michigan Mayhem on Saturday, June 27 at Dilboy Stadium in Somerville, Mass. This match marks the first time any Boston Women’s Football team has faced the Mayhem.
BOSTON – June 23, 2015 – Twelve players from the Boston Renegades have been recognized as “All-Americans” by the Women’s Football Alliance (WFA). The Renegades top the league with the most selections of any team in 2015.
EVANSTON, Illinois — Saturday, May 30, 2015 — In windy, unseasonably cold, and mostly rainy weather conditions, the Boston Renegades mounted a stunning comeback, tying the game with under a minute left in the fourth quarter and then scoring a touchdown in overtime to defeat the favored Chicago Force.
By Sam Goresh, Wicked Local staff. As the members of the Boston Renegades practice for their next game, some watch from the sidelines, waiting for their wounds to heal so they can play ball.
BOSTON – June 1, 2015 – The Boston Renegades announced last Friday that Patrick Pass will join their staff as the defensive backs coach.
MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio — Saturday, May 16, 2015 — In a highly anticipated rematch of last season’s National Conference quarterfinals matchup, the Boston Renegades foiled a fourth quarter rally by Cleveland to fend off the Fusion 24-20.
By Sam Goresh, Wicked Local staff. A few weeks after getting their rings for their third Super Bowl win, the players of the Boston Militia were told their owner was ceasing operations. But a determined group of players and alumni would not let a season go by without a women’s football team.
SOMERVILLE, Mass. — Saturday April 18, 2015 — The Boston Renegades kicked off a new era of competition and camaraderie in Boston Women’s Football history with a resounding 57-0 victory in its franchise opener against the Central Maryland Seahawks at Somerville’s Dilboy Stadium.
By Braden Campbell, Boston.com staff. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Just weeks earlier, the Boston Militia — the most successful franchise in the history of the Women’s Football Alliance — had celebrated its league title at the White House. Now, seven-year owner Ernie Boch, Jr., billionaire Boston-area car dealer, announced the reigning champs […]
By Shira Springer, Boston Globe staff. Determined to play on, the disbanded Boston Militia decided to start a new women’s football organization from the ground up with a new name, a new logo, and a new mission. They show how far women will go to stay in the game, to compete.