Make Athletics Competitive
Last updated 12/16/2020 at 7:45pm
For many high school students, athletics is an integral part of their lives. Playing on an athletic team is often the highlight of their day. The benefits of athletics, if done correctly, are multiple. With the exception of extremely serious injuries, athletics promotes both physical and mental health. Student-athletes learn the value of teamwork, hard work, discipline, sacrifice and perseverance. Many gain self-confidence and make lifelong friendships.
If students are to benefit from athletics, however, the competition must be fair. Students must believe they have a chance to be competiti...