IHSAA Student-Athlete Tip of the Week (10-13-14)
Promoting education-based athletics in Indiana
This past week a high school in New Jersey suspended its football season after evidence of harassment, intimidation, and bullying by players on the team. The school had to make a strong statement to these student-athletes that their behavior would not be tolerated.
This is evidence of how sports can be short term in a negative light. It's understandable if you were to get injured or you were cut from the team, but to end a season on this note is sad and inexcusable for those involved.
Sports is a privilege and should be treated as such. Don't do or say things that put you or your team at risk.
Be a leader and stand up for other students if you seem them being harassed. You can make a difference within the walls of your school, as well as on the playing field.
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