Calling the Highlands baseball team "Dirty Birds" is a GROSS understatement

Page 7 of Originally Posted by CakeEater1983 A few things. A few media outlets know about this incident, so any hope that things get "swept under the rug&qu... 1089 comments | 108114 Views | Go to page 1 →

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    I am also being told there are internal politics at play. In other words, in an effort to protect those involved, the football program is quietly being thrown under the bus by making accusations that stuff like that happens all the time and nothing much is done about it.

    I will say it right now, I think the Highlands powers that be need to consider bringing in some outside consultants from nearby schools and let those consultants make the decision on the punishments.
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    Unless there was a series of incident's reported prior to this I am against expelling a student in the spring of their senior year. If it's been an ongoing problem then I am ok with expulsion. Otherwise, kicked off the team and a couple weeks suspension along with no extracurricular activities (prom) would seem appropriate.

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    Are any of these kids 18 already?

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    If I am not mistaken, wasn't there a thread that talked about this yesterday....Pretty sure it was closed by a moderator. Just wondering why that thread was closed and this one is allowed to be open? Not complaining about the issue being discussed just trying to figure out how the thread rules are applied.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theguru View Post
    I am also being told there are internal politics at play. In other words, in an effort to protect those involved, the football program is quietly being thrown under the bus by making accusations that stuff like that happens all the time and nothing much is done about it. I will say it right now, I think the Highlands powers that be need to consider bringing in some outside consultants from nearby schools and let those consultants make the decision on the punishments.
    Who is throwing the football team under the bus and how did they do it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by theguru View Post
    I am also hearing relative to other punishments from the past this punishment is extremely light. My source on this one says the reason the punishment is so light is because there are six important players involved and the same rules don't apply.

    And if there is an other side to this, we are all ears. Or, if you know the other side
    of it, you can PM me with the details and I will not reveal you as a source but you better not be running any game.
    Not just high School baseball but I'm sure a few of these kids are looking at playing baseball in college as well. Something like this would not go over very well at the next level!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clyde View Post
    Who is throwing the football team under the bus and how did they do it?
    Quit playing me Clyde, ask your buddy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theguru View Post
    Quit playing me Clyde, ask your buddy.
    You have the sources. Don't be vague and let everyone wonder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clyde View Post
    You have the sources. Don't be vague and let everyone wonder.
    You have a better source. Like I said, quit playing me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kings102876 View Post
    If I am not mistaken, wasn't there a thread that talked about this yesterday....Pretty sure it was closed by a moderator. Just wondering why that thread was closed and this one is allowed to be open? Not complaining about the issue being discussed just trying to figure out how the thread rules are applied.
    The thread you are asking about was in the high school forum. On BGP we try to keep the high school forums on high school sports discussions only and one of the rules is no discussing of possible criminal activity in those high school forums. In this forum, Controversial Issues, things of this nature dealing with high school athletes are open for discussion but are still watched and moderated closely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theguru View Post

    I will say it right now, I think the Highlands powers that be need to consider bringing in some outside consultants from nearby schools and let those consultants make the decision on the punishments.
    Bring in somebody from SK or CCH and their ruling will be to suspend 5 football starters from each side of the line for 2015.

    Thought it was time to lighten things up for a minute. You may now continue regularly scheduled programming.

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    Have heard absolutely nothing on this besides all the posts in the thread. IMO if this is the only incident and was simply a "spur of the moment 'hilarious' idea" then they need to be kicked off the team. If there is ANY history (even consistent teasing) between the victim and the others than its time to look into punishment in school, and perhaps expulsion. IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theguru View Post
    You have a better source. Like I said, quit playing me.
    What I will not do is post falsehoods, half truths , and exaggerations mixed in with some truth and THEN tell 3 or 4 respected adults from Highlands to prove their innocence .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clyde View Post
    What I will not do is post falsehoods, half truths , and exaggerations mixed in with some truth and THEN tell 3 or 4 respected adults from Highlands to prove their innocence .
    In other words you don't want to share what you know because it is really bad and you would be considered a highly credible source on this matter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theguru View Post
    In other words you don't want to share what you know because it is really bad and you would be considered a highly credible source on this matter.
    Incorrect.

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