MACON,GA(KBTV)- The Bibb County School District will have a girls flag football team for the 2022-2023 school year.
The girls flag football program will be funded thanks to generous donations by the Atlanta Falcons and the NFL by way of the Bibb County Education Foundation. The Atlanta Falcons hosted a girls flag football clinic and coaches seminar for those in the area who are interested in participating in girls flag football next season. More than 350 student athletes and coaches attended the clinic on April 23 at Southwest High School.
The District Director of Athletics, Kevin Grooms stated “This is a tremendous opportunity for our female student-athletes to compete in another competitive sport. Thank you to the Atlanta Falcons and the National Football Association for partnering with Bibb County School District to promote girls flag football.”
There’s a lot of excitement throughout the county for girls flag football team. “Thank you to the Atlanta Falcons and the National Football Association for partnering with Bibb County School District to promote girls flag football.” said Kevin Grooms. Amanda Dinkel, Atlanta Falcons Director of Community Relations, stated “We are thrilled to support Bibb County School District in bringing high school girls flag football to all of its high schools.”
Donations from the Atlanta Falcons will be distributed through the Bibb County Education Foundation. The foundation is made up of educators, community leaders, and school board members.
To view photos from the girls flag football clinic on April 23, visit http://www.facebook.com/bibbschools.