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#1 Hum

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 20:51

Texas high school coach Tim Buchanan benched his starters after only 21 plays, kept to a conservative ground game and even allowed the clock to run uninterrupted after halftime to hasten the final whistle. Still, his Bearcats won 91-0.

Now the coach is facing formal accusations of bullying.

The impressive victory for undefeated Aledo High School, a football powerhouse in suburban Fort Worth that has put up similar numbers against other schools, has forced an investigation after a parent from the opposing team filed a bullying complaint. The complaint, which must be investigated under state law, says Buchanan should have done more to prevent the lopsided score.

"It wasn't good for anybody," Buchanan said of the Friday win over Western Hills in a Class 4A matchup. "I've sat and gone over and over and over it on what we could have done differently. The score could have very easily been 150 to nothing."

Western Hills coach John Naylor told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that he disagreed with the bullying allegation, which Buchanan said suggested his coaches "should have made their players ease up and quit playing that hard."

Under state law, Aledo's principal must investigate the complaint and prepare a report. The complaint was filed with the school district, which the law requires to provide bullying complaint forms on its websites.

The University Interscholastic League, the governing body for high school sports in Texas, only has a mercy rule for six-man football that ends a game when one team gets ahead by 45 points by halftime or later. There is no mercy rule for 11-man football, though coaches can agree to end a game early, UIL spokeswoman Kate Hector said.

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Posted 23 October 2013 - 20:53

That's when he responds with "I took all these measures to try and help you out, and you still couldn't score a single point.. I'm not the one with the problem, train harder or gtfo" ...



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Posted 23 October 2013 - 20:55

Read about this crap yesterday. This is just another result of the new touchy-feely bleeding-heart PC way society treats everything. "Bullying" has lost all legitimate meaning now that the media has gotten ahold of it and manufactured a new crises around it. Thanks to that we have new "zero tolerance" type rules put in place around this kind of thing which means that the school is now required to waste time taking these allegations "seriously."

 

Maybe instead people should just toughen up, and maybe his son's football team should try to improve.



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Posted 23 October 2013 - 20:58

What a joke.  IT WAS NOT BULLYING, it is just a bunch of sore losers who are crying.    This is another 'expansion' of the term bullying.  It is bad enough that when a parent raises their voice when talking to a kid, that is now bullying according to the US Government.

 

Stop the madness



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Posted 23 October 2013 - 21:00

If you are being beat that bad, just forfeit. Infact I think the school should have called it.

 

I mean I agree it sucks.. I wouldn't want to have been there on either side.. nothing good comes from a game like that.. but it's not Bullying.



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Posted 23 October 2013 - 21:04

What a joke.  IT WAS NOT BULLYING, it is just a bunch of sore losers who are crying.    This is another 'expansion' of the term bullying.  It is bad enough that when a parent raises their voice when talking to a kid, that is now bullying according to the US Government.

 

Stop the madness

 

Agreed.

 

Getting knocked down in the hall and having your head slammed into a locker is bullying. Having your lunch stolen and being taunted because you cant do anything about it is bullying.

 

Getting scolded by your parents isnt bullying. Losing a football game isnt bullying.



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Posted 23 October 2013 - 21:04

Texas high school coach Tim Buchanan benched his starters after only 21 plays, kept to a conservative ground game and even allowed the clock to run uninterrupted after halftime to hasten the final whistle. Still, his Bearcats won 91-0.

Now the coach is facing formal accusations of bullying.

I'm so sick of idiots letting themselves jump huge steps in logic. There should be something between those two lines that indicates bullying even occurred. Otherwise, its simply someone butthurt about losing so much that are actually offended by their own suck.



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Posted 23 October 2013 - 23:31

They should have called the game at halftime. In softball in our area, if the score becomes too lopsided they call it. 

 

That said, this is not bullying. 



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Posted 24 October 2013 - 10:42

The losing team should be spanked naked at the next game. :p



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Posted 24 October 2013 - 15:57

The losing team should be spanked naked at the next game. :p

 

I hope no one videos that! :D



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Posted 24 October 2013 - 16:00

It is 100% not bullying.  They lost badly and in a humiliating fashion, but it isn't bullying.

 

Learn to play some football and get over it.



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Posted 24 October 2013 - 17:35

I weep for the future of the NFL is this trend continues.. could you imagine what would happen if these little sore losers were ever in the Super Bowl and tried to pull this stunt?



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Posted 24 October 2013 - 17:41

Maybe the regular PC folks can chime in and defend this investigation. They know who they are.



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Posted 24 October 2013 - 17:49

Maybe the regular PC folks can chime in and defend this investigation. They know who they are.

 

I'm honestly surprised we've made it a day without hearing from them yet.



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Posted 24 October 2013 - 17:49

I weep for the future of the NFL is this trend continues.. could you imagine what would happen if these little sore losers were ever in the Super Bowl and tried to pull this stunt?

 

The concussion issue will have killed the NFL long before anything like this makes it to the professional level.