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    Default Awe poor diddums. School gets beat 91-0 and parent says its bullying!

    Well it was expected to happen when the parents who were kids during the "everyone gets an award, no one loses" generation has their own kids now in school.

    http://news.yahoo.com/kid-high-schoo...063403473.html

    http://www.bizpacreview.com/2013/10/...too-much-85754

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    Default Re: Awe poor diddums. School gets beat 91-0 and parent says its bullying!

    Quote Originally Posted by garhkal View Post
    Well it was expected to happen when the parents who were kids during the "everyone gets an award, no one loses" generation has their own kids now in school.

    http://news.yahoo.com/kid-high-schoo...063403473.html

    http://www.bizpacreview.com/2013/10/...too-much-85754
    1. Is HS football.

    2. If you don't want to lose that way, field a better team.

    3. If you don't like the way you are losing, tell the coach to forfeit the game after a 40pt margin.
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    Default Re: Awe poor diddums. School gets beat 91-0 and parent says its bullying!

    Quote Originally Posted by Bunch View Post
    1. Is HS football.

    2. If you don't want to lose that way, field a better team.

    3. If you don't like the way you are losing, tell the coach to forfeit the game after a 40pt margin.
    These lessons can be applied in many other situations. Interesting...

    On the whole I agree. It is always the responsibility of the defense to prevent the opposing offense from scoring. Valuable lessons all around.
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    Default Re: Awe poor diddums. School gets beat 91-0 and parent says its bullying!

    I'm sorry but don't they have a mercy rule? Nevermind...it is TX... What did they expect? They were winless, the other team was undefeated (closest game was 56-14)... It was the last team of the season so the coach let all the scrubs that hadn't scored yet in the season get a TD....
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    Default Re: Awe poor diddums. School gets beat 91-0 and parent says its bullying!

    I watched my HS team lose 60 something to 0 in a Missouri state championship game years ago. It was a full on butt whipping. They didn't have a mercy rule, but they let the clock run with no stoppage in the 4th Q. I think that is about all the officials can do.

    Several years later our boys got back to the championship and won. I guess all of the good kids on the other team graduated and diminished that schools talent.

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    Default Re: Awe poor diddums. School gets beat 91-0 and parent says its bullying!

    Quote Originally Posted by Pullinteeth View Post
    I'm sorry but don't they have a mercy rule? Nevermind...it is TX... What did they expect? They were winless, the other team was undefeated (closest game was 56-14)... It was the last team of the season so the coach let all the scrubs that hadn't scored yet in the season get a TD....
    Seriously? A mercy rule in football? LOL...This same thing happens in College. Can you imagine if Arkansas bitched that Alabama was a bunch of bullies after last week. Or any team who's played Baylor or Oregon this year? It's laughable.

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    Default Re: Awe poor diddums. School gets beat 91-0 and parent says its bullying!

    I felt sorry for the winning coach...he said he was trying to do everything possible to not run the score up, playing his second and third stringers, running the ball instead of passing, etc. I mean, you can't just punt on 1st down or take a knee every play...what else can you do? I think he handled it the right way.

    On a side note: Why is this even in the news?

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    Default Re: Awe poor diddums. School gets beat 91-0 and parent says its bullying!

    Quote Originally Posted by Kicker47 View Post
    I felt sorry for the winning coach...he said he was trying to do everything possible to not run the score up, playing his second and third stringers, running the ball instead of passing, etc. I mean, you can't just punt on 1st down or take a knee every play...what else can you do? I think he handled it the right way.

    On a side note: Why is this even in the news?
    I don't really blame the coach I would blame the athletic director. Typically when you are creating your schedule you should evaluate how your team matches up against the other team. This prevents you from being on either end of a game like this. The team that scored 91 scheduling this team is like Mike Tyson signing up for a fight against Muhammed Ali except its not in his prime Muhammed Ali it is the current Muhammed Ali who has Parkinsons.

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    Default Re: Awe poor diddums. School gets beat 91-0 and parent says its bullying!

    The (losing team) could have forfiet at some point.

    Unless the winning team was going to act like you see teams do in those inspirational YouTube videos when a team puts in a special needs child, there wasn't much left for the winning team to do to slow down.

    Losing builds character too, and the coaches and parents of the losing team could use this as a way to teach a lesson to thier kids about maintaining dignity, giving it your all in the face of overwhelming odds or in a no-win situation. It looks like a small group actually think this was 'bullying', but who knows.

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    Default Re: Awe poor diddums. School gets beat 91-0 and parent says its bullying!

    Quote Originally Posted by Stalwart View Post
    The (losing team) could have forfiet at some point.

    Unless the winning team was going to act like you see teams do in those inspirational YouTube videos when a team puts in a special needs child, there wasn't much left for the winning team to do to slow down.

    Losing builds character too, and the coaches and parents of the losing team could use this as a way to teach a lesson to thier kids about maintaining dignity, giving it your all in the face of overwhelming odds or in a no-win situation. It looks like a small group actually think this was 'bullying', but who knows.
    They could use it as a teaching experience. Or they could be like Larry Fitzgerald's dad who transferred him to a different school after a 75-6 defeat.

    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com...als-have-quit/

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