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Thursday, August 31, 2006

Trash talking on the Internet

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Trash talking is a time-honored tradition in high school football. But sometimes it can go too far. And some Globe West athletic directors are concerned that it may get out of control on the Internet.

Medfield athletic director Jon Kirby says that a Westwood player used the Internet to threaten some of his players last year.

He says he took it very seriously and was "tremendously concerned. ... I don't think in this day and age you can ignore things."

Globe West reports today that the cybertrashing is drawing concern from a number of athletic directors and league officials. They're trying to be proactive to stop it.

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