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  • Wisconsin homeschoolers now can play on public school teams

    08/04/2015 1:17:36 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 131 replies
    One News Now ^ | August 4, 2016 | Bob Kellogg
    Homeschoolers in Wisconsin will soon be able to participate in public school sports, thanks to a new measure recently signed into law by Governor Scott Walker. Previously, homeschooled students in Wisconsin were not allowed to play on public school sports teams. But Scott Woodruff of the Home School Legal Defense Association says the new law allows them to try out for teams at public schools. “I think for many folks who were initially opposed to it, it was almost kind of a turf issue,” he says. “People thought, Okay, homeschool students might be part of our community, but they don’t...
  • Parsippany NJ cops: Dad threatened H.S. coach, 'I'm going tokill you'for benching my son,

    09/19/2005 6:08:28 PM PDT · by Coleus · 2 replies · 294+ views
    WINS ^ | 09.19.05 | STEVE TOBER
    Sep 19, 2005 10:57 am US/Eastern (1010 WINS) (PARSIPPANY, N.J.) A high school football game was postponed this weekend after a parent allegedly threatened a coach for benching his son. Parsippany police have charged 44-year-old Robert Stanel with making terroristic threats toward coach Gerry Moore. Moore benched Stanel's son for arriving five minutes late on Saturday, when the team was scheduled to visit rival West Essex. According to police, Stanel threatened to kill Moore. Stanel denied that, saying he told Moore he would -- quoting here -- ``come looking for him later.'' There was no physical contact between the men....
  • Crossing the line: A tainted record [Male coaches & sex with pubescent girl players]

    01/13/2005 5:28:51 PM PST · by ppaul · 20 replies · 1,892+ views
    The Albuquerque Tribune ^ | 1/13/05 | Jeremy Fowler
      Charlotte HillTribuneTribune reporter Jeremy Fowler's three-part series will explore how Albuquerque high schools are working to provide tougher checks for male coaches, how female players are being protected, and what exactly is appropriate between coaches and players. Dan Simmons will win you a basketball game. Hire him and he produces - just as he did with the Rio Grande High School girls program, which he molded from a 1-23 squad in 1991-92 to a state champion by 1998. "He was the type of coach who built rapport with his players," said Pete Pino, now Rio Grande's athletics director...
  • Retaliation, Bias Are Alleged in Ala. Case - Court Weighs Suit Of School Coach

    11/30/2004 11:47:54 PM PST · by Former Military Chick · 265+ views
    Washington Post ^ | December 1, 2004 | Charles Lane
    As head coach of girls' basketball at Ensley High School in Birmingham, Roderick Jackson felt that his squad had less access to the gym and training equipment than the boys' team did. He thought that might violate Title IX, the landmark 1972 federal law barring gender discrimination at federally funded educational institutions, and he told school administrators. In May 2001, he was informed that his services as coach were no longer required. Now, the question before the Supreme Court is whether that alleged retaliation makes Jackson a victim of illegal gender discrimination under Title IX, with the same right to...
  • Staph infections linked to 'manscaping' (body shaving) [The latest homosexual disease]

    11/19/2004 6:32:42 AM PST · by TaxRelief · 95 replies · 7,676+ views
    Southern Voice Online ^ | November 19, 2004 | Ryan Lee
    ...Medical experts are observing the emergence of a relatively new strain [of Staph infections], known as community-acquired MRSA, among gay and bisexual men, athletes, prisoners and Native Americans. Since a staph outbreak among gay men in Los Angeles in early 2003, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention identified five major factors that facilitate the transmission of the infection: close contact, crowding, cleanliness, contaminated items and surfaces, and compromised skin integrity, said Nicole Coffin, a CDC spokesperson. The compromised skin integrity category includes tiny abrasions that may occur during "manscaping" -- the cosmetic shaving of body parts popular with some...
  • UnPin This Silliness

    04/07/2002 8:03:08 AM PDT · by yankeedame · 3 replies · 182+ views
    Forbes Magazine, 04/15/02 issue ^ | April 15, 2002 | Steve Forbes
    A coalition led by wrestling advocates has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education charging that its enforcement of Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination in educational institutions receiving federal funding, discriminates against male athletes. The National Wrestling Coaches Association ( which is financing this legal offensive) and others rightly claimed that the way the feds have administered Title IX has led schools to cut back men's athletic teams and scholarships. Rhetoric to the contrary, Washington applies a rigid formula: If 51% of a studet body is male, then 51% of the institution's athletes must be men. Equal...