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Re: A sportsmanship movement. This is wonderful. Let me share some good news with you.
My granddaughter is on the Lanier Soccer Association team the Jaguars. Recently, they were invited to a tournament in Stone Mountain and they took second place. But the great part is that they were awarded the Sportsmanship Award when they played in Columbus. We are so proud of these girls.
I doubt that any of these girls will ever play professional or even collegiate soccer. But the good sportsmanship lessons learned will stay with them all their lives.
Our girls have played a couple of teams that have the attitude that winning is all there is. If they have to play dirty to win, they will. These are not from Hall County. Their coaches are doing them a great disservice by training them this way.
Brenda Charlotte McDonald