Mostly female crew officiates game

Updated: October 25, 2013, 10:28 AM ET
Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The officials sprinted around the field keeping order, throwing flags and even telling the Miles College band to hush once.

It was a typical college football game Thursday night except that four of the seven people wearing the black-and-white stripes were women.

The Southern Intercollege Athletic Conference billed the Miles College game against visiting Lane College as the first majority-female officiating crew for an NCAA game.

The event -- Miles ...

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