What happened to the sportsmanship?

I must have missed something. On the same night that we had almost 2 full pages of the sports section dedicated to Katie Ohm, extolling her virtues of humbleness, politeness, unimportance of a scoring record and sportmanship, apparently these virtues don't pertain to the coaching staff at Elgin-Millville.

In a 108-28 blowout win over Southland, the E-M starters scored 96 of their team's points. Why? In the picture I saw at least 15 players at their practice.

The score was 58-11 at halftime! As a former benchwarmer (wasn't there an series of articles last year about this?) I would think that more than one of the "scrubs" would have loved to have more than 30 seconds of playing time in a blowout.

Apparently the scoring record(s) are more important than sportsmanship.

I hope next year Southland can return the favor . . . I certainly hope what goes around comes around.


I wish Katie Ohm the best next year at the U.

Dave Zemke


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