No grades, no play

Coaches say students have to maintain grades to stay in the game

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Chloe McDowell, Staff Writer

What’s worse, getting your report card and showing your parents or getting it and having to show your coach?

Showing your report card to your coach will be worse than showing your mom, simply because you might get kicked off of the team. The worst your mom could do is yell at you.

“I have high expectations for my players because I feel like they should represent the school on and off the field”, says Coach Corely. “If they can’t maintain passing 5 out of 7, they don’t need to be doing anything extra anyway.” Eligibility is checked at the end of each semester.

Coaches are responsible for academic success plan, (ASP). They have to turn in report cards and progress reports into Dr. White.

Players are considered to be role models for the school. Every event they attend, they are representing Cross Creek. “Student athletes should pride themselves on being respectful, cordial, punctual, and dependable on and off the field/court.

I have high expectations for my players because I feel like they should represent the school on and off the field.”

— Coach Corley

Coach Bailey, the basketball coach, says that the players have to pass 5 out of 7 to stay eligible also.

“We have a really good group, no write ups, and conducts been really well,” says Coach Bailey. “I’m really proud of them; it’s been fun coaching them. They’ve done a good job on and off of the court.”

It is very important to keep up the good grades and keep being a great athlete.

Girls Varsity basketball coach Schlein says that,“the girls know what I expect of them.”

It is important to be a student first and athlete second, she added.

“They can’t play without the grades,” Schlein says. “We have late practices because we have study hall until 4.”