Sente: Good coaches support tackling limits

Sente: Good coaches support tackling limits

Posted by Mike Riopell on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 09:57

After lawmakers Wednesday rejected state Rep. Carol Sente's plan to limit tackling at high school football practices, she spend the rest of the day trying to get support.

"I spent last night talking to high school coaches," Sente said.

Time was important because Friday is a deadline in Springfield to get proposals through a certain point in the legislative process.

Today, Sente threw a Hail Mary pass and tried to get the plan through the same House committee again. But it didn't work.

"Let's not pretend good coaches are against this," the Vernon Hills Democrat told us. "Because they're not.

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