High school field hockey captain speaks out against rule allowing boys on girls teams after horrific injury

Posted on AllSides November 7th, 2023
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A high school field hockey player called on the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) to make a change after an incident during a match last week.

During a playoff game on Thursday night between Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School and Swampscott High School, a girl on the Dighton-Rehoboth team suffered "significant facial and dental injuries" that "required hospitalization" after she took a shot to the face from a male from Swampscott.

The play caused significant outrage on social media. But the MIAA allows males and females to participate in the other...

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