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  • carrborosuperfan Jan 19, 2013
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    Another yes vote for Academic All-Conference. Let's do what we can to encourage the "student" component of student-athlete.

  • csj2 Jan 19, 2013
    All Star

    I'm with you cap8fan. I always enjoy Tom Suiter's extra effort award and any story that celebrates academic achievement/community service by a talented athlete. As much as I hated watching Josh Joyner run all over us in the playoffs, it was hard not to respect his achievements on and off the field (he was highlighted in a Tom Suiter segment the week before CG played Hunt)

  • cap8fan Jan 16, 2013
    All Star

    @strongside

    That sums up one of the problems with high school athletics. Everyone talks about the importance of education but nobody wants to recognize or celebrate it. I would like to see how many players who are All-Conference are also Academic All-Conference as well.

  • strongside Jan 15, 2013
    Rookie

    @cap8fan
    Other then parents, who is interested in that?

  • cap8fan Jan 2, 2013
    All Star

    Is there anywhere that Academic All-Conference players are listed for each team?

  • justkickit Dec 30, 2012
    Veteran

    I recall a backlash of negativity from people last year when this was announced.
    This may be a deterrent also.

  • jmbsr1 Dec 29, 2012
    Veteran

    My point being they are probably having difficulties deciding who to put on the teams because of the number of teams and the number of talented players.

  • padremike81 Dec 29, 2012
    Pro

    What is your point here? Some kids might be left off, so we should leave them all off.

  • jmbsr1 Dec 28, 2012
    Veteran

    Its hard when there are so many talented kids. Some will be left off that are well deserving just like some were in all conference teams.

  • padremike81 Dec 27, 2012
    Pro

    Nick, are you letting this thing die? I thought it was great. #1 it extended football, #2 it gave kids more recognition #3 it was a nice way to blend the area.

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