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Abigail Ojemann earning her points as kicker at Concord-Carlisle

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Late last Friday night, Abigail Ojemann sat at home. Her ankle was wrapped in ice, numb from the cold and swollen, but she did not lament for an instant how she had spent the first few hours of her weekend.

Even before she joined the varsity football team at Concord-Carlisle Regional High School this season to be its place-kicker, Ojemann knew that bumps and bruises—in this case, an ankle sprain—might come with the territory. More importantly to her, though, the Patriots had just finished off an 8-7 win over rival Bedford to move their record to a perfect 3-0.

“No regrets,” said Ojemann, the first female football player in Concord-Carlisle school history who was the goalie on the girls’ soccer team last year.

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