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Cheated Out Of A Championship? Parents Protest High School Sports Ruling

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Host Naimah Latif

Host Naimah Latif


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If student athletes meet academic requirements, display good sportsmanship, and in a season of fair matchups manage to score more points than the other teams and win games, shouldn't they be properly recognized for their achievements? Parents of the Homewood Flossmore Girls Basketball team members are demanding to know why their daughters were suddenl declared in eligible to compete, right before the championship finals. Is this a national trend, to deny talented, college bound athletes the chance to receive the honors they earned, due to some bureaucratic errors within the publicschool system? Parents discuss their plans to organize and protest in order to prevent other students from experiencing the heartbreak of a stolen Championship opportunity.