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imageA season that started in March with an opening round of games ended on Saturday when the National Flag Football League of Atlanta crowned its champions.

The gay league wrapped up its season with two games on the athletic fields of Grant Park. The Blake’s Broncos (black) beat the Woof’s Wildcats (red) 12-6 to win the championship, while the Hawks (gray) dropped the Rams (blue) 26-6 in the consolation game.

The playoffs opened with games June 12 and continued June 19 before taking a two-week break.

imageThe league turns to its awards party and social on Sunday at Blake’s before assembling a team to take part in Gay Bowl X. The event, set for Phoenix on Oct. 6-11, is a national gay flag football tournament.

In late June, the league sent two teams to the Chicago Pride Bowl III where the Flames and Avengers ended group play with identical 1-2 records before being knocked out in the playoffs.

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