School Athletics By: Brayan navas

Did you know students in middle school have a better chance getting into scholarships than high school and college students ? Schools in Montgomery County need their athletic programs better funded.Students can learn social relationships and leading skills by participating in sports¨Another study published in the Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise in August, 2007 found that students who were active in sports like soccer, football and even skateboarding performed 10 percent better in core subjects like math, science, social studies and language arts” (Chen).. ¨Students who participate in sports often forge close friendships with others on the team. These relationships are essential for mental, emotional and physical health throughout the high school years.¨ (Chen).On the other hand ¨The Atlantic¨ has written otherwise. ¨ Matthew’s Grammar School of Dallas in football, winning 5–0. The event was a milestone in Texas history: the first recorded football game between two high-school teams. Until then, most American boys had played sports in the haphazard way of boys the world over: ambling onto fields and into alleys for pickup games or challenging other loosely affiliated groups of students to a match. Cheating was rampant, and games looked more like brawls than organized contests.¨ (Ripley).


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