Skip to comments.High School Track Team Disqualified When Runner Gestures Thanks to God
Posted on 05/03/2013 4:53:15 PM PDT by Nachum
The Columbus High School Mighty Cardinals had won the 4x100-meter relay--by seven yards, no less--and had a shot at the state championship. That was until Junior sprinter Derrick Hayes pointed to the sky. Hayes´s father, K.C., said that his son made a gesture of thanks to God, but raising a hand to the sky is considered excessive celebration according to the state scholastic rules. And with that, the team was disqualified.
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Their antics are just speeding their demise.
He ran a race and got an education..................
And the statists wonder why they are so dis-respected? They’ve EARNED every bit of dis-respect they receive.
It’s human nature and the Golden rule too. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Wanna see an LSU or Auburn football game when this yank a touchdown....
The penalty for violating someone’s free speech rights is not, being “taken out and shot”.
When they stand before God and are judged by their own standards, it will not go well.
It isn’t now, but much of this and it will be.
For those so inclined here is the contact info from the UIL website:
Policy and Administration
Executive Director: Dr. Charles Breithaupt
Department email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Department fax: 512-471-5908
Evidently UIL is the governing entity of this school’s athletic programs.
Agree. Taking a flame thrower to their A$$ would be more approiate.
What the judges did here is just about the same as if they'd looked out over a race and seen a runner who'd just finished over in the infield barfing and then declared he was too exhuberant because, lo and behold, he was engaged in bowing as in a mosque, temple or church somewhere.
The Track Team member was merely exercising his RIGHT to free speech and freedom of religion. A half decent shyster should be able to get a very nice settlement.
I get your passion about this, but advocating taking people out and shooting them isn’t the way to go. There’s a problem with that approach and that advocacy on the web site, as well.
(Note your first advocacy of it was removed, but you’re going for a second?)
Communist Goals (1963) Congressional Record—Appendix, pp. A34-A35 January 10, 1963
#17. Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of teachers’ associations. Put the party line in textbooks.
Have we had ENOUGH yet?
I doubt anyone really wants someone shot (with a few exceptions), but we are all so frustrated with the direction of America and how bleak the future looks. I know I feel at a loss as how to turn back the liberal tide and our congress isn’t helping things. Just my 2 cents.
At the end of OUR RACE
. . .so that at the name of Jesus EVERY KNEE WILL BOW, of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth Philippians 2:10
This kid is practicing for the end of the FINAL RACE. . . He gets it! We should all do likewise!