Girls just want to have fun: Two girls tackle traditional boys’ game

Kaylee Harris, 8, left, enjoys a moment with her mom, Leah Harris, on Thursday night during a Junior Railers practice on the Chisholm Middle School grounds in Newton. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now On the professional football gridiron, there’s as much grunting on the field as there are sweaty men, as many tackles as there are good old-fashioned hot dogs, as many dreams as there are injuries. That’s in the big leagues, where players earn millions of dollars.

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