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Does any town have a city limits sign that Says “Home of 7 National Merit Scholars?”

I find it strange that the Des Moines Iowa Schools would organize and hold an awards banquet and award prizes and give accolades at that banquet in every activity area but academics. Certainly there was a Scholar-Athlete Award listed as … Continue reading

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“An Empty Wagon Rattles The Loudest”

It is natural for competitors to believe that consistently successful teams are in some way cheating, being shown favoritism or have some hidden advantage. Illogically this paranoia causes some competitors to assume that disinterested judges, umpires, referees, the rules, and … Continue reading

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