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Does the Bible prohibit shorts in basketball? January 29, 2009

Posted by pacejmiller in Basketball, Religion.
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And you thought your basketball shorts were long

Basketball shorts are getting ridiculously long these days.  But then again, who would want to go back to the days when you couldn’t distinguish them from your sister’s bike pants?  Don’t answer that.

basketball-pantsA friend of mine alerted me to this ESPN Page 2 Article about Christian high schools in America that play their basketball games in long pants (there’s a video of this at the site) – not because they’re trying to take long shorts to a whole new level – but because of what the Bible says.

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Further update on the 100-0 game January 27, 2009

Posted by pacejmiller in Basketball, Religion.
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It seems the 100-0 game between Covenant and Dallas Academy has caused an international media storm.  Some people agree with those who say that it was bad form to run up the score against a helpless team of girls with learning difficulties.  Others (like myself) have expressed outrage at Coach Micah Grimes’ sacking for trying to teach his team how to compete hard (and Covenant apparently trying to forfeit the game).

It’s only natural that there are 2 sides to every story.

Follow this link to Coach Grimes’ personal account of what REALLY happened.  There are also quotes from girls on the team.  On the other hand, there are plenty of articles such as this one that put gloss on the loss for Dallas Academy while at the same time implying what Covenant did was reprehensible.

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