Victory at All Costs?
Youth Magazine
October-November 1985
Volume: Vol. V No. 9
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Victory at All Costs?
Graemme J Marshall  

What could be more important than winning? Two American football players sprang high off the ground trying to catch the ball in midair. The teenagers collided and fell to the ground in a tumble of arms and legs. Before one could get up, he felt punches and his opponent trying to knee him in the groin. As the attacker jumped up to continue the game, the victim slowly got to his feet, uninjured, but perplexed. Why was he punching me? he thought. For the first time in his sporting career he was learning that there are widely different attitudes in playing sports. It was the football tryout for a state team.

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Youth MagazineOctober-November 1985Vol. V No. 9