Thursday, February 17, 2011

Girl wins wrestling tourney after her competitor withdrew.

G'day Everyone.

The sports world threw a big *GASP* across the gender gap when something happened.

When you hear a girl winning a high school wrestling state Tourney, because her competitor took one look at her and not just out of respect for her, but his religious convictions stood in his way because he didn't want to hurt her. So he took the forfeit.

And you know what? The high school that entered her in this tourney ought to have their heads examined. People were shocked and angry. A call to a source out there revealed that there are some questioning the opposition's school's choice of idea of using a girl in a sport that is so thoroughly dominated of boys.

This isn't the WWE stuff that you'd see in a high school level. But watching a girl cross the gender barrier lines and you got to wonder what the high school sports are doing? A girl in baseball, basketball, football, swimming, and now wrestling? Give me a break! This is where I draw the line. I can understand that most high school sports are going C0-ed these days, but there is a breaking point and I think we reached it.

Lets see how the rest of the nation reacts. If parents react forcefully to say: Sue them to protect the women because the other team had NO available female competitors to face this girl from the opposition high school. The State Wrestling officials should have halted the match and told the opposition school to stop using the lone girl because all the other schools don't have a female competitor. (equal rights and fair team play).

If the outcry comes as expected, every high school is going to be looking at the tournament rosters of the other team carefully to carefully before ANY MATCH begins. That school should have protested the opposition school's use of a girl to win this. This is a sad day in high school wrestling. I know girls have a right to enter any sport. But when one student forfeits the match because of gender, it's going to be a discussion from her on out.

Till next post, I'll clue you in.

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