Transcript for Too Many Injuries Forces H.S. Football Season To End Early
Stacy Blair is the mother of Matthew Kelly a sophomore on the Cheyenne Mountain Indians football team the one in the dark jerseys. She's glad the school ended last week's game early and will forfeit the final two games on its schedule. As that injuries have occurred the we've had less and less players on the team. And my son's a sophomore has been playing. Foreign more as the seniors have been injured and out of it at the games. Only twelve healthy players remain from just forty who came out for practice in the summer. The team simply became overmatched. One win in seven games shut out five times and scoring just six points twice. We probably started with thirty less kids this year. So that the insurer contrary but never seen. Never been in the situation around a program or or work or the program where we couldn't finish season. The situation with football here a giant now greatness and at fifteen questions. Why did so few kids love for football this season and is this just a one year anomaly or the start of a trend. The athletic director says more kids are playing different sports now days and more parents are concerned about the injury risk of their kids playing football. Stacy Blair is one of those parents. My son played every play except for four for the hold on game he came away very sore and tired. The school hopes for more players and better results next season. In Colorado Springs Scott Harris KR audio news channel thirteen.
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