By John Lanier

Board Struggles With 6th Grade Sports – Brevard NC


Last updated 9/26/2016 at 4:36pm

Transylvania County School board members continued to struggle with how to handle sixth grade interscholastic athletics at their regular meeting last Monday night.

Until this year, sixth graders were not allowed to participate in interscholastic athletics. However, a ruling at the state level now allows sixth graders to participate.

School Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaris said he and Alan Justice, athletic director for the county schools, have been trying to devise a plan for sixth grade athletes.

McDaris said they believe that this year it would be best to allow sixth graders to try out...

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