I very much doubt that the absence of football would have improved my life or the schools and communities I’ve been a part of. It’s a sport that needs our attention, not its extinction.
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The public is getting mixed messages about school-sponsored football. The problem of college and professional football is not the problem of school-sponsored football.
What I continue to encourage for most students is that they sample the broad buffet of opportunities that a full-service school offers.
We know that unless the rules address a specific problem and are written with clarity and enforced with certainty, rules do more harm than they do good.
Those who make rules ought to be students of rules. We mean this in at least the two ways this posting and the next will address.
Every problem we have (and many we had no idea we have) seems to have a technology solution. And, it seems every solution creates new problems . . .
The point he made was this: He prefers to learn about life from experiences, not stereotypes.
From the Director is the official MHSAA Blog which will touch on pertinent school sports topics periodically throughout the school year from various MHSAA Staff.