Middle school GA girl kicked off football team - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

Middle school GA girl kicked off football team

(WTVM) -

A private Georgia middle school is being accused of discriminating against a student.

Last year, 11 year old Maddy Paige started at defensive end for the Strong Rock Christian School football team in Locust Grove.

Now, administrators are kicking her off the team because she's a girl.

"The coaches told me I did really well and that my teammates supported me and then all of a sudden them just taking that away from me...it really just sort of ... it's like taking my dream and throwing it in the trash," said Paige.

The athletic director says it's the school's policy that girls play girl sports and boys play boy sports.

But now, Paige's mom told 11alive that the school kicked her off because the boys will lust after her and think impure thoughts. She is trying to get the school to reconsider.

Copyright 2013 WTVM. All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Visit to WH grounds by Intel chairman clouds investigation

    Visit to WH grounds by Intel chairman clouds investigation

    Monday, March 27 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-03-27 21:33:06 GMT
    Monday, March 27 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-03-27 21:33:50 GMT

    House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes' spokesman says the congressman met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump's associates were caught up...

    More >>

    House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes' spokesman says the congressman met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump's associates were caught up in "incidental" surveillance.

    More >>
  • Michigan, Flint to replace 18,000 lead-tainted water lines

    Michigan, Flint to replace 18,000 lead-tainted water lines

    Monday, March 27 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-03-27 21:22:53 GMT
    Monday, March 27 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-03-27 21:22:53 GMT
    In this March 21, 2016 file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich.  (Source: AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)In this March 21, 2016 file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich. (Source: AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

    Michigan and Flint have agreed to replace thousands of home water lines under a sweeping deal to settle a lawsuit over lead-contaminated water in the city.

    More >>

    Michigan and Flint have agreed to replace thousands of home water lines under a sweeping deal to settle a lawsuit over lead-contaminated water in the city.

    More >>
  • Suspect sought in Warren St. stabbing

    Suspect sought in Warren St. stabbing

    Monday, March 27 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-03-27 21:18:32 GMT
    Abbi Broome (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)Abbi Broome (source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)

    According to investigators, twenty-three-year-old Abbi Nicole Broome was involved in an altercation on the 1900 block of Warren Street in Augusta at around 10:50 a.m. Monday morning. A preliminary investigation found that Broome stabbed another individual at least once in the chest.

    More >>

    According to investigators, twenty-three-year-old Abbi Nicole Broome was involved in an altercation on the 1900 block of Warren Street in Augusta at around 10:50 a.m. Monday morning. A preliminary investigation found that Broome stabbed another individual at least once in the chest.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly