Poughkeepsie, Saugerties, and Sportsmanship

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Poughkeepsie Varsity Football

Should the Poughkeepsie High School football team forfeit its Friday game because of unsportsmanlike behavior following last Friday night’s game?

The superintendent announced the following:  “We deeply apologize to our parents, students, and our Poughkeepsie City School District community for the cancellation of the varsity football game scheduled for Friday, September 18, 2015. At this time, the varsity football team will forfeit the game due to concerns raised about “unsportsmanlike” behavior this past Friday, September 11, 2015 as the team was returning from an away game.”

Should the Poughkeepsie High School football team forfeit its game against Saugerties because of unsportsmanlike behavior?

Using the believing and doubting strategy, write a believing and then a doubting paragraph.  The class responses uploaded here may inform your draft argumentative essay.

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