| Sports |

If It's Dallas Desire You Want, Grand Prairie's Still Got It

Keep Dallas Observer Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Dallas and help keep the future of Dallas Observer free.

Funny, we'd just been thinking we hadn't heard from our local Lingerie Football League franchisees in a while -- especially with the ABA throwing its weight around Dallas last week -- when the Dallas Desire sent an invitation out to catch the team at scrimmage Friday morning.

Friday's media day -- the team's third, unless we missed a few -- also serves as a friendly reminder that the ladies of gridiron and lace will be opening their season at home against the Denver Dream September 25, and playing their final home game October 23. There are no home games in the middle.

Along with a quick photo op, the team worked out in pads Friday as league founder Mitchell Mortaza looked on. Players said the first string team was all set, and were waiting to hear news about final roster cuts later in the day.

You'll find many more shots of the action up here in our slide show.

Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.


Join the Observer community and help support independent local journalism in Dallas.