Girls hockey season begins for boy, 14

Southampton field hockey player Keeling Pilaro looks to

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Southampton field hockey player Keeling Pilaro looks to make a move in a game against Whitman. (Sept. 10, 2012) (Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Keeling Pilaro, 4-feet-10 and 85 pounds, won his fight to play field hockey with girls and said he simply wants to enjoy himself on the athletic field.

"It's a great feeling, a big relief, to be playing again and have things back to normal," said Pilaro, 14, a freshman playing for Southampton High School.

Pilaro was at the center of a debate in the spring when he and his family fought...

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