In windy, unseasonably cold, and mostly rainy weather, the Boston Renegades mounted a stunning comeback in the fourth quarter and scored a touchdown in overtime to defeat the Chicago Force.
A few weeks after getting their rings for their third Super Bowl win, the players of the Boston Militia were told their owner was ceasing operations. But a determined group of players and alumni would not let a season go by without a women’s football team.
The Boston Renegades kicked off a new era of competition and camaraderie in Boston Women’s Football history with a resounding 57-0 victory in its franchise opener against the Central Maryland Seahawks at Somerville’s Dilboy Stadium.
Ernie Boch, Jr., announced the Boston Militia would be no more. Former linebacker Molly Goodwin called fellow alumni Mia Brickhouse and Erin Baumgartner and together, they vowed to resurrect the team.
Determined to play on, the disbanded Boston Militia decided to start a new women’s football organization from the ground up with a new name, a new logo, and a new mission.