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Bill Hodge, holding the football, rallies 95 elementary-aged kids Saturday morning at flag football practice. The league started this year. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Park Rapids starts flag football program for kids

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For the past four Saturday mornings, Park Rapids area kids have been up and out of the house getting some physical activity.

A flag football league for kids in kindergarten through fourth grade was offered for the first time this fall in Park Rapids.


"Isn't this great?" Bill Hodge asked as he looked across the gymnasium at the 95 kids signed up for the league. He was instrumental in starting the football league.

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