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Michael Dunne: A dad's decision to keep son from playing football

Michael Dunne: A dad's decision to keep son from playing football

I played and coached high school football. I love the game and consider myself a huge fan. Even so, I won’t let my 12-year-old son play tackle football today or when he gets older. I’ve decided the risk of head trauma is way too great.

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High school football: Walden Grove the same but new heading into second season

High school football: Walden Grove the same but new heading into second season

Walden Grove football coach Chris Sargent didn’t have to teach his team what a fair catch is this summer.

August 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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High school football: Players to Watch: Playoff loss inspires Bushman to improve

High school football: Players to Watch: Playoff loss inspires Bushman to improve

Sabino's Matt Bushman is taken down by two Nogales defenders in the Division III playoffs last year. Sabino's loss to Nogales has been Bushman's offseason motivation.

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High school football: Players to Watch: Playoff loss inspires Bushman to improve

High school football: Players to Watch: Playoff loss inspires Bushman to improve

Over the next two days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason high school football players.

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Sunnyside High School's Top 10: Sims turned into a TD machine

Sunnyside High School's Top 10: Sims turned into a TD machine

Through Friday, the Star will count down the top 10 football players from each major Southern Arizona high school program:

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Big Man on Campus: Sunnyside High School's Top 10: Sims turned into a TD machine

Big Man on Campus: Sunnyside High School's Top 10: Sims turned into a TD machine

As a senior, Fred Sims ran for 2,010 yards to lead Sunnyside to the 1980 state semifinals. He went on to play for Barry Switzer at Oklahoma, where he ran for 181 yards in a 1981 Sun Bowl win and for 667 yards in the '82 season.

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High school Football: Players to Watch: Mt. View's Gouby strives to be better

High school Football: Players to Watch: Mt. View's Gouby strives to be better

Mountain View's Corbin Gouby plays tight end and linebacker, where he was a first-team All-Southern Arizona player last year as a junior with 80 tackles.

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High school Football: Players to Watch: Mt. View's Gouby strives to be better

High school Football: Players to Watch: Mt. View's Gouby strives to be better

Over the next three days we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason high school football players.

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High school football: Players to watch: Cienega's Poe ready to show his skills

Over the next six days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason high school football players.

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High school football: players to watch: Cota beats you with arm, intelligence for Salpointe

High school football: players to watch: Cota beats you with arm, intelligence for Salpointe

Andrew Cota had 3,887 passing yards and 36 touchdowns, but it's his decision-making that often makes the difference for the Lancers.

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High school football: players to watch: Cota beats you with arm, intelligence for Salpointe

High school football: players to watch: Cota beats you with arm, intelligence for Salpointe

Over the next seven days we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason high school football players.

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High school Football: Players to Watch: 'Five-tool' junior Hall ready to hit, be a hit for Sahuaro

High school Football: Players to Watch: 'Five-tool' junior Hall ready to hit, be a hit for Sahuaro

Derik Hall, wrapping up Buena's Ben Sims in a game last year, was third on the team last season with 22 solo tackles while bouncing among three levels of defense.

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High school Football: Players to Watch: 'Five-tool' junior Hall ready to hit, be a hit for Sahuaro

High school Football: Players to Watch: 'Five-tool' junior Hall ready to hit, be a hit for Sahuaro

Over the next eight days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason high school football players.

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High school Football: Players to Watch: Sunnyside safety adds team leader to duties

High school Football: Players to Watch: Sunnyside safety adds team leader to duties

Sunnyside's Steven Saenz has started at safety for two years with the Blue Devils. After last season, he added 15 pounds of muscle and hopes to play at wide receiver, too.

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High school Football: Players to Watch: Sunnyside safety adds team leader to duties

High school Football: Players to Watch: Sunnyside safety adds team leader to duties

Over the next nine days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason high school football players.

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High school football watch: Foothills' Tommy Ciaccio always on field

High school football watch: Foothills' Tommy Ciaccio always on field

Over the next 10 days, we will feature our picks of Southern Arizona's top preseason high school football players.

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High school Football: Players to Watch: Foothills' Ciaccio always on field

High school Football: Players to Watch: Foothills' Ciaccio always on field

Catalina Foothills' Tommy Ciaccio pressured Sabino punt returner Carmine Tilghman in a game two years ago, forcing a fumble.

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Big Man on Campus: Rincon/University High School's Top 10: Parker ran for 3,049 yards in 3 seasons

Big Man on Campus: Rincon/University High School's Top 10: Parker ran for 3,049 yards in 3 seasons

Jesse Parker (32), here running for the UA, was the third player in Arizona high school history to rush for 1,000 yards in back-to-back years.

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Big Man on Campus: Rincon/University High School's Top 10: Parker ran for 3,049 yards in 3 seasons

Big Man on Campus: Rincon/University High School's Top 10: Parker ran for 3,049 yards in 3 seasons

Through Aug. 23, the Star will count down the top 10 football players from each major Southern Arizona high school program:

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Big man on campus: Palo Verde High School's top 10: 'Greatest linebacker' Arneson delivered hits for Cats, Cards

Big man on campus: Palo Verde High School's top 10: 'Greatest linebacker' Arneson delivered hits for Cats, Cards

Mark Arneson (57), a fierce tackler for the Palo Verde Titans and Arizona Wildcats, played linebacker for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1972 to 1980.

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