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Dec. 7 2009 - 6:19 pm | 299 views | 0 recommendations | 1 comment

Girl beats up boys in high school hockey fight

As a father of daughters, I’m conflicted as to how I feel about this. Fighting is bad. But I couldn’t help but be filled with pride if No. 07 were my daughter whomping the crud out of a male hockey player who tried to push her around.

A scene from Exeter Township vs. Governor Mifflin, Pennsylvania high school hockey, posted to YouTube Nov. 26.

Is this the same sort of mixed signal like how guns are bad, but a gun in the hand of a woman is empowering?


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