Kentucky Warns High Schools to Skip Post-Game Handshakes

Post-game handshakes are meant to symbolize good sportsmanship, but the ritual has become so volatile on Kentucky high school fields that the supervising association is urging to schools to skip the practice. “We’ve had situations where young men in football this year reach across and punch a kid below the belt,” said Julian Tackett, commissioner of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association . “And we’ve had two young ladies at the volleyball net get into a fist fight [continue reading here]

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