What's going on at Nelson County?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mountain ref View Post
    If you have good sports you will have good academic success in the school.
    I wish more people would understand this.

    If you don't believe it, name a perennial power, or a perenial second tier team, that does not have quality academics as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ram View Post
    I wish more people would understand this.
    Many people do understand, but are scared to say it. They fear being criticized for being too sports-oriented.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ram View Post
    I wish more people would understand this.

    If you don't believe it, name a perineal power, or a perineal second tier team, that does not have quality academics as well.
    People understand it, but it's not PC to admit it my friend. You nailed it.

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    It doesn't help when you happen to turn on the tv on a Sunday evening to an ESPN channel and see....competitive gaming.

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    This is my alma mater, and they are a mere 20 years removed from blowing past Trinity on their way to winning the 4-A state title. The decline started when Mark Brown left, and it has accelerated in the last 4-5 years. They do have an alum lighting up the scoreboard at LWC - Dylan Beasley is dominating that league as a QB.

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