News

Coaches impressed by talent at Lingerie Football League tryout

There weren't just a bunch of pretty faces who turned out Friday night at Sportstown for the first tryout for the B.C. Angels of the Lingerie Football League.

The coaches were impressed at the athleticism that was on display during a two-hour tryout in which the athletes showed their offensive and defensive skills.

Richmond's Alessa Garcia was among those who made it past the first round of cuts, but the coaches encouraged those who didn't make it this time around to come back in three weeks when another round of tryouts is taking place.

The coaches from the league's American counterpart walked the gridiron hopefuls through a series of drills intended to gauge their offensive and defensive skills.

From a one-on-one tackling drill, to throwing and catching, to running routes, to trying to sack the quarterback, it was an exhausting tryout that left many of the women with souvenirs in the form of scrapes and bruises. And smiles.

After the tryouts were done, and before the coaches announced who they'd like to continue to work with, many of the football hopefulls said they had fun, and enjoyed the camaraderie and workout.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Protestors claim immigration is reason for traffic gridlock
 
Ethel Tibbits Awards raise a record amount
 
Hundreds evacuated after London hotel explosion
Surrey RCMP seek help finding Halloween hit-and-run driver
 
Two survive fiery Surrey crash
 
Hand over the driving reins to Operation Red Nose
Abbotsford Police report 27 vehicles damaged so far in November
 
Man sentenced for three bank robberies
 
House fire draws big response

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.