Small Catholic Schools will hurt the most

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    Small Catholic Schools will hurt the most

    I for one after sitting down and thinking about this in a rational manner have come to one certain conclusion. Lex Cath, CCH, Trinity, and St.X ; will all survive and be fine with or without the public schools. This programs are already regionaly or nationaly known and can survive.

    The problem is all the other private schools in this state that will be expected to compete with those 4. Most private schools are tiny schools in the A/AA range. If this passes Covington Holy Cross will have wished never to of started their football program a few years back and invest the cash they have in the sports complex that is almost complete.

    It saddens me that public educators care more about making it easier for their kids to win a title , than allowing all students in Ky a fair chance under KHSAA guidelines a shot at the state title.

    Come me arrogant, but I do belive this move is out of fear. For years alot of Catholic schools laid dormant in domiance throughout the state. But a few decades ago Catholic schools took the aggressive approach in forming middle school programs, buidling school spirit from grade school up, and instilling partcipation. After years of these programs working and going its route , it has allowed Catholic schools to catch public schools who have the luxury to be federally funded and with much larger athletic budgets than many private schools. Private schools have to build fields, gymnasiums, and tracks all through private donations. Without any assitance from the goverment.

    Almost 99 % of all kids who particpate at a Catholic HS was in some way shape or formed invovled with grade school programs affilated with that HS.

    Their are so many myths out there that I can't believe even the most educated public school supporters and educators still hold to be true. We do not give places to say i.e. dorms, no athletic scholarships, and you public school supporters have the advantage of giving free education.

    We must be doing something write if so many people are willing to pay to attend our schools , even though right down the road there is a free public school.

    It just pains me to see so many public educators who first thought should be the 'kids" , take this so far as to punish thousands of students in this state.
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    From a football standpoint, the smaller schools will likely suffer if the proposal goes into effect. I don't see it affecting sports such as basketball and even baseball -- sports that haven't been classified in the past.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Scribe
    From a football standpoint, the smaller schools will likely suffer if the proposal goes into effect. I don't see it affecting sports such as basketball and even baseball -- sports that haven't been classified in the past.
    Track and Field and Cross Country.

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    Those are classified sports (which are usally dominated at the lower levels by private schools). Non-classified sports, with the possible exception of volleyball, won't suffer as much because they've always had to compete against the bigger schools in the postseason.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Scribe
    Those are classified sports (which are usally dominated at the lower levels by private schools). Non-classified sports, with the possible exception of volleyball, won't suffer as much because they've always had to compete against the bigger schools in the postseason.

    The basketball final willl almost always be Lex Cath and CCH more often than not. CCH, X, Trinity will dominate running sports, soccer and baseball.

    There are only 48 private schools no room for classification.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigStud
    The basketball final willl almost always be Lex Cath and CCH more often than not. CCH, X, Trinity will dominate running sports, soccer and baseball.

    There are only 48 private schools no room for classification.
    Don't forget about University Heights in basketball. They are non-Catholic but private nontheless.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Scribe
    Don't forget about University Heights in basketball. They are non-Catholic but private nontheless.
    I thought they were an international school??

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Scribe
    Don't forget about University Heights in basketball. They are non-Catholic but private nontheless.
    Or Rose Hill.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Scribe
    Those are classified sports (which are usally dominated at the lower levels by private schools).
    The middle class in Track is OWNED by a Public School...

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    So punish the academy's not Catholic schools.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gametime
    The middle class in Track is OWNED by a Public School...
    They are, but in running sports I would take St.Henry and Brossart more often than not. They own distance underneath AAA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gametime
    The middle class in Track is OWNED by a Public School...
    That it is, but they are non-existent in cross country

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    Might I add the Distance coach for St.Henry has some good blood running through his veins.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigStud
    They are, but in running sports I would take St.Henry and Brossart more often than not. They own distance underneath AAA.
    In Track, neither of the two would stand a snowballs chance vs Tilghman. In CC, sure. No way in Track...

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    Quote Originally Posted by gametime
    In Track, neither of the two would stand a snowballs chance vs Tilghman. In CC, sure. No way in Track...
    Year in and year out no. But when they get runners in other events or field events they smash competion.

    Look back a few to 99 when St.Henry dominated Field events and still had the distant runners no team in A/AA could touch them. The Brossart track team I think of 00' was the best track team in A/AA. Every year those two schools have the best distant runners, Tilghman can't touch them there. But the problem is consitency in other events.

    Girls is a whole other story though St.Henry and Brossart girls dominate track and field.

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