We Are Teaching Kids

In the month since I last blogged (yikes…it’s been a month!), I’ve had a chance to talk to several people who regularly read what I write.  One theme that has been brought up to me several times is my frequent use of the word “kids” as opposed to saying adolescents, young adults, students, or something…
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Protect Kids…from Themselves

I recently had a blog post sent to me addressing an MLB player’s view of dealing with his own concussion.  It’s a pretty good read that can be found here. Reading this reminded me of another blog post that had been sent to me quite a while ago.  Fair warning before you read this one…
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No More Fans

For the past couple weeks, I’ve been mentioning to anyone who will listen to me that I really need to get a new blog post up.  I realized today that I’m getting close to six weeks from my last post, so it’s time to put fingers on the keyboard today!  I apologize for the delay,…
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Legal “Rights” To High School Athletics

I’ll apologize at the start for the length of this post… I’ve been sent this news story (found here) multiple times over the past couple weeks from people either sending it as an FYI or curious to know my opinion on it.  Before I comment on it, I feel like I need to place a…
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The Ninety-Seven Percenters

Last week, I listed some of my favorite numbers to share with our “over-active” parents and coaches as they relate to high school athletics.  To briefly summarize: 6.7% of high school athletes compete in their sport in college (at any level) 2.3% of high school athletes earn college athletic scholarships (most of those are only…
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