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28 Knockouts to take field in pink

Home season starts next weekend for new women's football team

Chezelle Juarez, of Schenectady, attempts to dodge a teammate while running with the ball during the NY Knockout Women's Football team practice at Schenectady High School on Saturday, April 20 2013.
Photographer: Kayla Galway
Chezelle Juarez, of Schenectady, attempts to dodge a teammate while running with the ball during the NY Knockout Women's Football team practice at Schenectady High School on Saturday, April 20 2013.
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Rotterdam resident Melissa Messemer proudly shows off her pink camouflage jersey. She’ll wear it for the first time Saturday, when the women’s football team she owns and plays for has its home opener at Schenectady High School. The team will face off against the Maine Rebels at 6 p.m. This is the team’s inaugural season. Called the NY Knockout, the 28-member team plays in the Texas-based Independent Women’s Football League, created in 2000. Most team ...

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