Skip to comments.Arizona high school forfeits championship game rather than face girl opponent
Posted on 05/10/2012 1:11:45 PM PDT by servo1969
A state championship high school baseball game is over before tonight's first pitch, after one Arizona team forfeited rather than play an opponent with a girl in the lineup.
Our Lady of Sorrows refused to play Mesa Preparatory Academy in Thursdays scheduled Arizona Charter Athletic Association state championship game, because that team has Paige Sultzbach at second base. The 15-year-old agreed to sit out a pair of regular season victories over Our Lady of Sorrows, which is run by the Society of St. Pius X, an traditionalist church that broke away from Roman Catholic Church over Vatican reforms in 1970. But with everything on the line tonight, Sultzbach wasn't willing to stay glued to the bench even if it means no game at all.
In a statement to FoxNews.com, an Our Lady of Sorrows official said the school had no choice but to forfeit because it has a strict policy prohibiting participation in co-ed athletics and believes in "forming and educating boys and girls" separately.
Teaching our boys to treat ladies with deference, we choose not to place them in an athletic competition where proper boundaries can only be respected with difficulty, the statement read. "Our school aims to instill in our boys a profound respect for women and girls."
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Wimps. Scared of a girl. My son had play against a girl playing wide receiver in football. He knocked her down on a play. He asked if he did anything wrong. I told him “That’s why she’s out there”.
What are they, Muzzies?
We had girls on my Little League, they were good, too.
In other news, every future opponent of Our Lady of Sorrows high has added a female to their rosters....
A wimp would be someone who compromised their moral beliefs to suit the needs of the moment. They stuck to their guns, even though it was costing them the championship. If that is ‘wimpy’, I can only hope that far more people will be wimpy in the future.
She’s more man than they are. Play the game.
I dunno, Appy. It sounds more like the school doesn’t want to compromise one of its core principles and would rather forfeit the game (ie, give the win to the other team) than do so.
Personally, I think it is silly to give up a championship over it but kudos to them for putting their money where their mouth is.
Yeah, what’s the issue here again? Baseball is only very occasionally a contact sport.
At least they stick to their principles, you have to give them that.
It’s not like football, where you have to make special accommodations for a girl, I mean we’re not talking about “Quarterback Princess” here.
If the girls are good enough to make the team on their own merits, what’s the problem.
“A wimp would be someone who compromised their moral beliefs to suit the needs of the moment. They stuck to their guns, even though it was costing them the championship. If that is wimpy, I can only hope that far more people will be wimpy in the future.”
I understand that line of thinking, I just think there are better hills to die on.
That’s what I thought. Now the girls that want to be high school wrestlers is another matter...
But, baseball? There is very, little, physical contact and it would almost never be awkward, much less inappropriate.
Do they allow the boys to play chess or golf against girls?
It's baseball you idiots. Have you never played a co-ed softball or kickball game?
My wife and I play in a co-ed social sports volleyball league, and it's a blast. There's probably more contact in that than in high school baseball.
These are people taking pride in artificial virtue.
If the school already knows there is a chance of facing a girl in competition, why then put the team's chance in jeopardy by playing in a boy/girl conference?
This has nothing to do with excellence in women athletes. it is all about radical egalitarianism—Marxist ideology that is trying to destroy the Laws of Nature and the Constitution which is based on Objective Truth—that males and females have different natures and need to be admired and respected for their very natures. it dehumanizes both men and women and destroys respect and dignity of the sexes.
Women, by nature, are nurturers—designed by God to have babies and make them emotionally healthy so they will flourish. Men were designed to protect the family and provide for the woman so she could care for the babies. For thousands of years, women and children did not make it if there was no man to champion them.
Marx hates patriarchy and needs to eliminate men who protect their families. It destroys children. Children who grow up with no caring father end up in prison or in gangs. 95% of all prisoners in the 1980’s had abusive or no fathers while growing up.
Marx knew to destroy the family they have to pit man against women—just like class and race warfare—there is a sexes one too—as well as parents against children-—classic socialist use to destroy all trust in a people.
Whittaker Chambers explains the lack of Trust in Communism—in families.
Having men compete against women conditions them to hurt women—which used to be unmanly and evil until this Marxist push to make women into men and force them into the workplace so children’s minds can be shaped by the State and strangers. (70’s is when this sick idea took root. Marxists renamed Daycare to “preschool” to think children would be smarter being around other two year olds to learn speech and good manners. It is a joke and was the beginning of mass dumbing down although the socialist Dewey actually started in the 30’s with destroying morality and traditions.
When you are hurting women in sports—it is conditioning into a mindset that makes it acceptable. Christian Ethics can never condone men hurting women even in sports, because of the extreme difference in strength.
Marxists want women in combat to destroy the protective nature of men and destroy the nurturing aspect in women. Marx denied Natural Law Theory which is the basis of our legal system.
Sticking to your guns is a really stupid thing to do if your guns are unloaded, or more appropriately, sticking to your principles makes no sense if your principles are stupid.