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PBS Documentary “True-Hearted Vixens” 2001 by Mylène Moreno

“True-Hearted Vixens” is fundamentally about cultural change, seen through the lens of sports. It illustrates with insight, compassion, and candor the challenges that women face when they venture into any male-dominated arena.

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2018

‘We Want To Play Football’: Minnesota Vixen Enters 20th Season by Sloane Martin, WCCO Radio, October 9, 2017

2017

Esko’s Donahue fights the 100-yard war by Jeff Papas,

Minnesota Vixen Come Up Short in Playoffs by Tom Moore, Pete Bercich‘s VikeFans.com, June 18, 2017

Minnesota Vixen (Women’s FB Team) in Playoffs – Hear the VikeFans Interview by Tom Moore, Pete Bercich‘s VikeFans.com, June 6, 2017

Meet Mary Frandson, St. Thomas English professor and would-be pro football player by Cory Zurowski, City Pages,

 2016

Kiersten Hansen ’10 Leads Minnesota Vixen to Women’s Football Midwest Conference Championship byWhitney Bak, Bethel Universty News, August 24, 2016

St. Cloud Woman 18-Year Veteran Of tackle Football by Jim Maurice, The Fan St.Cloud 1390AM, July 21, 2016

CL’s Lisa Schommer playing for champioship in women’s football by Chisago County Press, July 21, 2016

Paul Allen KFAN 100.3 with Kevin Gorg, July 19, 2016

Never in a million years by Jake Schultz, West Central Tribune,

Northwestern partnership helps Vixen reach championship game by Rob Karwath, Northwestern Health Sciences University, July 15, 2016. 

Minnesota Vixen to Play for League Championship by KSTP Eyewitness News, Created: 07/13/2016 9:03 PM

For the women of the Minnesota Vixen, the fun is in the tackling by Joel Badzinski, Special to the Pioneer Press, published

A football rematch 18 years in the making by Katelyn Best, Excelle Sports, July 8, 2016

Sports to the Max with Mike Max, July 1, 2016

Hastings resident heads to playoffs with Minnesota Vixen by Katrina Styx, Hastings Star Gazette,

Not the NFL, but it is professional football by Daniel Huss, Eden Prairie News, June 28, 2016.

Gridiron Girl by Jason Stormer, Clarion, May 20, 2016.

IWFL Top 10 Power Rankings Week 7 by Luis Sanchez, My W Sports, May 20, 2016

Who Says Women Can’t Tackle? by Lianna Matt, The Wake Magazine, May 18, 2016.

Minnesota Vixen Mid-season by Town Square Television, May 4, 2016

2015

Calling all ladies! Minnesota Vixen hold first tryout for their women’s football team by Mike Sullivan, KTTC-NBC Affiliate, September 26, 2015

Vixen All Stars by Toby Stanga, Town Square Television, July 2015

Sports Zone 2015 Recap by Toby Stanga and Blair Reynolds, Town Square Television, June 2015

Women’s football team settles in Inver Grove Heights by Jesse Poole, Lillie News, May 3 2015

Minnesota Vixen by Toby Stanga, Town Square Television, April 2015

Team Profile: Minnesota Vixen by Shane Lueck, Lavender Magazine, April 30, 2015.

Minnesota Vixen Team on the Rise by David Nelson, Minnesota Daily, Feb. 10, 2015.

 

2014

934th Reservist tackles challenges in a different uniform by Staff Sgt. Carla Fernandez, 934th Airlift Wing Public Affairs, 2014

Sixteen years of hits and counting: Women’s football team plays home games in Farmington by Jennifer Chick, Sun This Week, 2014

Braun a pioneer in women’s football by Stephen Wiblemo, Hutchinson Leader, 2014

 

2013

Minnesota Vixen players aren’t in it for glory Mpls Star Tribune,2013.

Vixen give grandma a chance to keep playing tackle football by Mark Craig, Start Tribune, 2013.

 

2012

Who says football is a man’s sport? The WPFL is full of Minx and Vixens – Women’s Pro Football by Erid Adelson, ESPN, 2012

Gridiron Girl by SHANE KITZMAN, Northfield News, 2012

 

2011

Are You Ready For Some Football? By Shawn Hogendorf, Burnsville Patch, 2011

Playing football a dream come true for E-G’s Sklors by Mike Hautamaki, Mesabi Daily News, 2011

 

2009

Women’s football gains ground By Mark Warner, Duluth News Tribune, 2009

 

2008

Minnesota’s Other Professional Football Team by Anthony Hall, Real Clear Sports, 2008

 

2007

Are you ready for some (women’s) football? Full-contact version of sport vies for credibility and profits by Karli Huus, msnbc, Today.com, 2007.

 

2000

Women’s Football League Forms  by Rose Palazzolo, ABC News, 2000

PBS Documentary “True-Hearted Vixens” 2001 by Mylène Moreno

“True-Hearted Vixens” is fundamentally about cultural change, seen through the lens of sports. It illustrates with insight, compassion, and candor the challenges that women face when they venture into any male-dominated arena.

Full Film Description

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