NYTimes article on the decline of high school football. Down 10% or more even in States like Texa
Posted by ATL on November 8, 2019, 18:35:20
Not only are high school boys almost twice as likely to sustain a head injury in football during a game compared with the next closest sport, but they also are more likely to get a head injury in football than any other injury in any other sport recorded in the National High School Sports-Related Injury Surveillance Study.
This is how Caine Houser, the athletic director at Maiden High School in North Carolina, in the heart of a breeding ground for many top college programs, summed up the psyche that his staff has to battle: “Parents are scared of head injuries, and rightly so.”
are we now going to get into a semantic argument? If so, I’m out.