Board approves 50 new helmets

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SAFETY ISSUE–Varsity Football Coach Jordan Hoover brought outdated football equipment before the Baraga Area Schools Board of Education last Thursday to illustrate a need for new helmets. Above, the board waits to go into closed session for discussion. Helmet purchase was later approved.

by Nancy Besonen

Visual aids came into play Thursday, July 9, 2015, when Varsity Football Coach Jordan Hoover heaped bags of outdated equipment before the Baraga Area Schools Board of Education. School Board President Bill Stark demanded Hoover remove the equipment. Schools Superintendent Jennifer Lynn said he needed to follow procedure, making his request for safer equipment through proper channels. Hoover said previous efforts have failed. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.