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High School Sports Should End
High School Sports Should End

AIR DATE: May 25, 2012

Former UNR basketball coach Len Stevens thinks that school sports programs detract from the real reason kids go to school - to get an education.  He will describe his plan to eliminate high school sports programs and replace them with extra-curricular clubs.
Len Stevens, Exec Dir,  Reno/Sparks C of C and former men's Basketball coach, UNR

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I agree with the guest for two reasons: Kids must try out for school sports and many do not make the team so our tax dollars are paying for a select few to play. In recereational sports, there are teams for players of all skill levels. Also, I prefer my tax dollars be spent on education including PE classes that promote health and well-being for all.
NancyMay 24, 2012 10:43:35 AM
Sports participation in schools is an important element of the health and wellness of this nation. Mr. Stevens argument is unidimensional and one-sided. I am disappointed that you allowed him to ramble on about his extremest point of view without someone to present the other side.
Sue RightMay 24, 2012 10:06:16 AM
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