BY ALANA LAFLORE via https://fox4kc.com
Neveah Spillman loves sports. Her current position at Maple Park Middle School isn’t typical of girls her age. Neveah is the football team’s starting quarterback.
“I was nervous in the beginning because I had never played for a school. I’ve always played in leagues,” the 13-year-old said.
Neveah’s talent overtook her nerves when she joined Maple Park’s football team as the starting quarterback.
“She does have a good arm,” said Daivion Allen, Neveah’s teammate.
She’s played football since she was 4 years old. Now 13, Naveah is a leader and the only girl on the field.
“You have to take charge because you run the offense. You have to tell people their positions, what they need to work on to get better,” Neveah said.
Nevaeh’s response from her classmates and teammates is positive.
“It doesn’t matter whether you are a girl or boy quarterback. It matters what you do on …