42th Annual DCIAA Championship Football Game: Coolidge vs Dunbar @ Eastern High School
Dunbar beats Coolidge in the DCIAA’s Turkey Bowl - WashingtonPost.com
“This is one of the biggest wins in Dunbar’s history because everyone counted us out,” said Bennett, dripping from the water bath and clutching a ball in his right arm, awarded to him by the team. Read more »
Dunbar Defeats Coolidge 33-21 In DCIAA Turkey Bowl - WUSA9.com
Football teams aren't supposed to rise up and win championships with the adversity the Crimson Tide has faced this season. A mid-season coaching change, the starting quarterback missing a significant portion of the season and several players placed on suspension for grades are normally signals a team is on the verge of collapsing.
Credit is due to interim coach Bennett, and his players weren't shy with showering their praises.
"He's a great coach because he keeps us ready each day, whether it's our stamina or our minds," said Jackson. "I respect and thank him for leading us to a championship." Read more »
Female coach, no longer a novelty, has team in title game - USA Today
"Everybody had that demeanor of 'She's a girl coach, she's a female,' " said senior receiver Dayon Pratt, an East Carolina recruit. "Now this year, it's a 'dedicated coach' and we're going to the Turkey Bowl." Read more »
Randolph has done her homework - Boston.com
Twenty months ago, the national media swarmed into a classroom at Coolidge High School to observe a curiosity - a press conference to announce the hiring of a female high school varsity head football coach, believed to be the only one in the country. Read more »
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