Thursday, September 16, 2010

Setting the example

I think this is a teachable moment for the young men on the team and students at the school.

You don't hide from your mistakes, you 'man' up and face the consequences and move on.

Thank you Coach Elliot for the example of responsibility you've set for these youngsters.  An example that will last long after the cheers of the crowd fades in the memory of your players.

Canyon football facing District sanctions
First-year Canyon coach Matt Elliott has been pleased with his team through the first three weeks of the 2010 football season, but an issue off the field could negate the efforts in the win/loss column.

On Tuesday, Canyon self-reported to the University Interscholastic League (UIL) and the District 27-4A schools about the Cougars playing with an ineligible player for the first three games of the season.

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