Paul Garvey: Code of conduct needed for kids sports fans 

Referee Mark Grumoli tosses a jump ball at the start of a Greenfield-Frontier basketball game at Nichols Gymnasium in Greenfield.

Referee Mark Grumoli tosses a jump ball at the start of a Greenfield-Frontier basketball game at Nichols Gymnasium in Greenfield. STAFF FILE PHOTO/PAUL FRANZ

Referee Mark Grumoli tosses the ball up for the start of the Greenfield vs Frontier basketball game at  Nichols Gymnasium in Greenfield Tuesday night.

Referee Mark Grumoli tosses the ball up for the start of the Greenfield vs Frontier basketball game at Nichols Gymnasium in Greenfield Tuesday night. Franz

Published: 02-01-2024 4:50 PM

Modified: 02-01-2024 8:11 PM


Gazette sports writer Garrett Cote did a great job relating to a serious problem with kids sports [“Officials face fan criticism,” Gazette, Jan. 25]. I think the schools should consider a “code of conduct” for everyone at school games.

A suggestion: A sign near the entrance should read that the rules of sportsmanship are required. Those violating the rules will be asked to leave.

Paul Garvey

Florence

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