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Calkins: We’re shutting down high schools but not high school football? Shame on us

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 29, 2020 12:22 AM CT | Published: July 28, 2020 11:23 PM CT
Geoff Calkins
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Geoff Calkins

Geoff Calkins has been chronicling Memphis and Memphis sports for more than two decades. He is host of "The Geoff Calkins Show" from 9-11 a.m. M-F on 92.9 FM. Calkins has been named the best sports columnist in the country five times by the Associated Press sports editors, but still figures his best columns are about the people who make Memphis what it is.

Of all the shameful decisions made by all our feckless leaders during this pandemic, you will have a hard time finding any more disgraceful than the decision by Gov. Bill Lee to allow high schools to resume playing football.

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