“We need to move our focus from MHSAA tournaments to the regular season, to the 9- or 18-game regular season, and to the 100 to 200 practices that occur over three or four months of each season.”
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Without a policy prohibiting boys from displacing girls from teams and from the playing surface, athletic opportunities for girls would be in serious jeopardy . . .
We trail the nation's most progressive states with respect to requirements to coach and a few other most progressive states with respect to requirements to officiate.
Well-intentioned people have unrealistic expectations about this. They don't appreciate the amount of resources the MHSAA would have to put into making this thing fly.
These are real hardships that should embarrass those who suggest that sitting out school sports for a single contest or an entire career is a hardship.
It appears that correcting one thing adversely affected another thing; and the second problem is much more painful than the first one was.
No entity can do a good job at some things if it’s being asked to do everything.
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