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Parents, don't get too wrapped up in the game

There was a significant response to last week's column, almost universally positive. From what I can tell, everyone involved knows the system is broken; but, most either feign fear of not being able to succeed if they break from the pack, or they choose to placate to those who appear to possess the power in the process by coalescing with the coaches and the recruiting process' status quo. One note was part invitation — inviting me out to watch a high school lacrosse game. I genuinely appreciated the offer. But, my schedule doesn't allow me to make many games. Though, that particular note made me want to take its sender up on their offer because of the way they closed...