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Union football story is required reading

Published September 29, 2013 4:02 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Every principal, athletic coach, school district administrator and legislator ought to be required to read the Tribune article on the football program at Union High School (Sept. 26, 2013). Finally someone (the Union High football coach) made realistic sense of high school sports.

Schools are for educating students in core subjects and providing exposure to lifetime activities and opportunities. And salaries of high school athletic directors and coaches should never be greater than core subject teachers, which should help direct the schools' emphasis on more meaningful education.

Dale Giles

Cottonwood Heights