LETTER: Winning at cost of having fun

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By The Staff

I am writing to express my opinion of the Spencer County youth football program.

At the ages of 5 to 7, with both boys and girls playing, I believe that the game should be about teaching the children sportsmanship, football fundamentals and the kids generally having a good time

I guess I am wrong.

The head coach of the Mighty Mites stated at the first practice that not all the kids will get a chance to play. He stressed winning over all else.

This is not high school or even middle school ball. Parents paid $140 for their children to have the opportunity to play, not to have their feelings hurt because a coach wants another trophy for his case.

Karl Plowman