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  1. Muda, from the high school forum to the college forum. I predict next you will post about CTE on the NFL forum and finally will hit it on OOB. A+ for extreme perseverance and passion......F for being a broken record. Judge Wapner is on at 4pm.
  2. Hunter Johnson leaving Clemson

    IU in the hunt? https://www.landof10.com/indiana/indiana-football-pursuing-quarterback-hunter-johnson-clemson-transfer Chicago Tribune article about Northwestern making a push for Hunter http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/college/ct-spt-northwestern-recruiting-hunter-johnson-20180521-story.html
  3. 6A Football

    You sure about golf? Have you seen a decline in enrollments in MIC schools?
  4. you weren't simply posting/sharing information...you were sharing your personal beliefs (which is ok) I believe it an attempt to drive discussion. Well done. The troll comment was tongue in cheek when you attempted to deflect and represent my views that had nothing to do with your own thread. But kudos to you....some excellent discussion.
  5. That is one way to avoid answering questions I posed to you about risk....try to deflect and turn the table. In a way, you are being a troll to your own thread.......nice work!!
  6. I do want to be clear. I like Muda...his heart is in the right place. And he's absolutely entitled to his belief on what's best for his children. I just don't think it makes another parent less caring/concerned for their children because they allow their child to play football. We all accept risk for our children, as its not a risk free world. We know youth concussions is not just a football issue. Should we ban a number of youth sports? https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/08/24/concussions-can-occur-in-all-youth-sports/ Looking forward to getting out the Clackers with my youngest this weekend, while we play Jarts!!
  7. Can't we say the say about fast food to include over eating about long terms impacts leading to health care needs? https://www.healthline.com/health/fast-food-effects-on-body Use of sugar? https://avocadu.com/sugar-destroys-childs-long-term-health/ Where does it stop?
  8. 1. It's not apples to oranges...risk is risk and I am curious how you process it. How do you get comfortable allowing your children to be exposed to a much great risk of operating a motor vehicle, or being in a vehicle operated by another, yet are so passionate about not allowing them to be exposed to the game of football? 2. You are not reading...I was clear that my question was not about minors using drugs. My question was about you being ok with the legalization of drugs, even though we know it brings inherent risk...to both the user, and to non-users (which include minors). E.g., auto accidents, crime, etc. Why is the risk acceptable to you in both above scenario's, yet its unacceptable to you with parents making their own calls about their children participating in football? I am just seeking to understand your position. No judgement...its ok if we believe differently.
  9. Let me try asking you a question again how you assess risk, and please don't head down the path that I encourage our children to drink and drive..... 1) Do you allow your children to drive or ride in cars with other people. (no booze involved) If so, why would you allow this? Wouldn't you agree that the probability and severity of an incident is far greater occurring to someone operating a 2000lb mass at varying speeds than a child sustaining a concussion playing football? 2) You have long been an advocate of legalizing what is currently illegal drugs. (not for minors...please don't head down that path) Wouldn't data tell us there are more harmful effects of drug use than children playing football? (I'm operating under the premise of legalizing drugs would make it easier for a minor to have access to drugs...much like alcohol today or weed in certain states) So back to my original question....how are you getting comfortable with 2 much more significant risks to children, but having so much difficulty with a child playing football? Not saying you are wrong...just trying to learn how you process risk.
  10. How in the world did your brain allow you to come to this conclusion????
  11. No I didn't stop my children when of age to drive automobiles. I think its important they become as proficient as they can with driving, arguably the riskiest thing that 2 of the 3 of our children will ever do. We also allowed them to play football, soccer, basketball, baseball, ride bicycles, etc.
  12. You have advocated for legal, unrestricted use of drugs for a long time....you've never stipulated age of unrestricted use (that I can remember), but that isn't the point here. In both cases, adults are making the decision...whether to use drugs or to allow their children to play youth football. They assess risk and decide...as you say, it's called freedom. What you didn't address is that parents make choices about youth driving a vehicle, well before the age of 18. Or even younger, parents allow their children to ride in cars driven by other youth drivers. The potential for them to be hurt is orders of magnitude greater (probability and severity) in a car than it is playing youth football. So, have or did you prevent your children from either driving or riding in automobiles? If not, why is a much greater risk acceptable to you, than a far less risk? Just trying to understand your logic when it comes to risk assessment and risk tolerance.
  13. Significantly higher risk of serious injury and fatality from driving a car and especially in combination with a mobile communication device. Have you stopped your children from driving and riding in vehicles? Have you taken away their mobile devices? Drugs, especially opioids/narcotics will take in orders of magnitude more lives than a sport. Yet you have been on this forum time and time again yelling for drugs to be legalized, because its fits your libertarian freedom of choice. There are tons of data to support the risks I mention above...do you decide with or against that data? So what's your issue now with freedom of choice? Seems to me to assign risk based on your own personal values...... different perspectives https://www.sadlersports.com/blog/youth-football-endorsed-concussion-doctor/ http://www.startribune.com/despite-rising-concerns-over-concussions-this-doctor-prescribes-football/391551251/ https://www.webmd.com/children/news/20151026/safe-tackling-ok-in-youth-football-pediatricians-group-says#1
  14. Its a youth program.....Coach Moore could care less in high school if the player vying for playing time attended Power Club with they were 9. As I mentioned several times, it is for all athletes...not just football and track. You are really jumping to conclusions....
  15. I said people as smart as you and I have reviewed this program that is has been in place for years in this community. If you choose to take that comment to a place never intended, not going to stop you. The newspaper article is right there with a Google search and talks both about CG and Whiteland's programs. As you said, why read it when all your questions are answered. You've made up your mind and its closed. Thus my comment about no longer debating with you. You have your opinion...but keep in mind, you don't live in this community....and you have no idea how the relationships to make this program work have been established. I'm not sure when Power Club was established years ago, that people locally were concerned about making people outside of White River Township feel comfortable with how its managed or to answer their challenges.