The Emphasis on School Sports
In Today's High School we are afforded the opportunity to not only expand or minds but or bodies as well. We are free to join a wide variety of groups out side our required class studies. Weather it be math, seince, band, language, or a variety of sports we are free to choose. However there are those who are determined to take those choices a way from us. These poor miss guided soles believe their way is the only way. More often then not when these type of people talk of taking away certain choices they tend to target sports, considering them to be barbaric and uneducational. When it is in fact they who are turning back the wheels of intellectual enlightenment with the narrow-minded view that we ...view middle of the document...
There is no if and or butts. To this program it holds one of the highest standards of them all and that is all of as in every member of every sport including sprit squad and that is Colorado High School Athletic Association . This is the panel that makes the rules and enforces them upon anyone and everyone with no exceptions.
Also athletes are proven over and over again that they are better at school than their counter parts
at school that are not in school and that is the athletes have a higher GPA and miss three less days at
school in the year. Out of the about 1500 plus students about 500 of them are athletes and they all do the same things at school they have no special exception to the school rules and they can not get away with anything that a normal student would. Most of the students here at school are all not doing any worse than the athletes there are still those who are doing less than of normal students and vise versa for the other students.
Parents of those who are opponents of extra school sports are miss guided and do not like them for they have not seen the real numbers and the true results that athletes do and that is they all learn what sportsmanship is and what it is to work as a team member and that is something that is very useful in the working world today.
So athletes may be the ones that get separated from a crowd and pointed out at assemblies and talked about by some people but they made that choice by becoming an athlete and becoming one of the best in his or his field or particular sport that he or she is in. Remember that there are less scholarships to colleges in sports than there is in academics.