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Junior varsity: Where the skills are learned and polished

Junior varsity: Where the skills are learned and polished

The uniforms may have been handed down from the varsity, the games aren't played in prime time, the skills might not be as flashy and no official county champion is declared, but that doesn't mean that junior varsity sports are any less team oriented or competitive. The JV team is where fundamental skills and game concepts are taught. Skills that hopefully will eventually land the athlete a spot on the varsity. No matter if the team went 20-0 or 0-20, lessons were learned, friendships forged and memories made. We contacted each school's athletic director and asked that the JV coaches email us a wrap-up of their team's season, including some of the outstanding players...

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