Florida high school has girl quaterback

The Boys of Fall is also the Girls of Fall for South Plantation High School in Plantation, Fla, as 17-year old Erin DiMeglio earned her spot as the third-string quarterback. After impressing head coach Doug Gatewood as quarterback of the girls’ flag football team, DiMeglio was invited to practice in off-season workouts.

DiMeglio earned a roster position after summer workouts and the confidence of her teammates. In an article in the New York Times, Paladins’ starting quarterback, John Franklin, said. “We’d be warming up, and people would stop over and wait for her to throw to see if she could play, and then they’d walk away like, ‘Oh, they have a girl, and she’s for real.’ ”

While throwing came naturally to DiMeglio, she had to learn to tackle from the junior varsity team.

“Everybody says, ‘What happens when she gets hit?’ ” Gatewood said. “This isn’t a knock on Erin, but she’s bigger than 10 kids on my team. I have a wide receiver that weighs 25 pounds less than her. And the pads she wears are the same as the pads he wears.”

Now that’s a true jersey chaser…

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Ryan Lochte gets reality show on clothing line

Sorry jersey chasers… Ryan Lochte will not be the next Bachelor, but you can still see him on TV only in his own reality show. The Olympic swimmer confirmed he is getting his own reality show, “They follow me on my normal day, just training, doing my own fashion line…It’s gonna be me, me being myself. And I’m pretty much going to show the world that and my new fashion line.”

In case anyone was confused, the show will be about Lochte and his clothing line. The 28-year old will join the E! family- who is apart of the NBC Network and home to the Olympics. It is unclear if Prince Harry will be making any cameos…

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Javelin kills German track official at youth meet

A German track official was killed at a youth meet when he was struck by a javelin. 74-year old Dieter Strack was accidentally speared in the throat by a 15-year old competitor while officiating the youth track meet. Despite being rushed to the hospital, he was pronounced dead on arrival due to loss of blood.

In the United State high school students javelin is not a track and field event. In 2007,  a French long jumper was injured at a track meet in Rome but survived.

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Video: Ryan Lochte and Prince Harry race in a pool

The Olympics maybe over but Ryan Lochte never stops training. This time racing Prince Harry at Wynn hotel’s XS Nightclub in Vegas at 3am. Earlier this year, Prince Harry raced Usain Bolt when he visited Jamaica.

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