Entries for September 2010

Contradictions and Consensus

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
As I have prepared for October’s Update Meetings at seven sites across Michigan, I returned for guidance to the following words that were actually handed out at the 2007 meetings, titled “From Contradictions to Consensus”:
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Midwest Values

Friday, September 24, 2010
We appreciate that the soul of high school sports is in local communities and their cross-town or cross-county rivalries.
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New Year Observations

Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Tomorrow may be just the first day of autumn, but we are already far into the fall season of school sports in Michigan.  Here are some early observations:
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College Conference Has Sportsmanship Concerns

College Conference Has Sportsmanship Concerns
Friday, September 17, 2010
Here’s a piece from the Athletic Business Newswire (Aug. 19, 2010) that underscores the importance of our sportsmanship efforts.
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Accelerating Sportsmanship

Accelerating Sportsmanship
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
We need to put our foot back on the gas pedal of good sportsmanship in this decade. It’s not corny; it’s not trite; it’s not trivial.  It’s essential to educational athletics. 
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Life Without Rules

Friday, September 10, 2010
Realizing the goals of even higher participation and higher standards in school sports requires not only maintaining but actually promoting essential eligibility rules. 
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Continuing Education

Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Essential to promoting high participation with high standards in educational athletics is not only maintaining but expanding training for those who are in charge of and care for our programs.
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There Is No There

Friday, September 3, 2010
For me, electronic media are tools to be used.  For digital natives, these media just are, like the air they breathe.
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