WOLFE: It’s not only high school football that is endangered

This piece was provoked by two articles posted by Katie Burt of canadafootballchat.com. It is quite ironic that they are both authors are named Thompson; the two of them deal with somewhat similar issues – declining numbers of athletes and/or programs playing high school sports, but from a very different perspective.

1. Gerry Thompson wrote a letter to the editors of the Regina Leader-Post – offering his thoughts on the loss of an elite Regina high school football program.

2. Derek Thompson a staff writer for the Atlantic wrote – “Meritocracy is Killing High School Sports”.

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