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Powder puff game lives up to towns’ rivalry

With police help, girls’ contest is all fun, no fights

The Needham offense (left) lined up against Wellesley during the girls’ powder puff football game yesterday. The Needham offense (left) lined up against Wellesley during the girls’ powder puff football game yesterday. (Jon Mahoney for The Boston Globe)
By Katrina Ballard
Globe Correspondent / November 25, 2010

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Clad in blue shirts, goldenrod shorts, and black leggings, the Needham girls powder puff football team stood along the sideline yesterday, hopping up and down, as much from adrenaline as from the chilly weather. (Full article: 646 words)

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