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    A school without gym won state two years in a row at 1a div 2 in Idaho. They have several f1 players. That is not same as exchange students that can only play for year. Have some good players that could play at Post Falls too natives. State said can,t play in tournaments. They are appealing it, saying violates 14th amendment not letting them play. They are not citizens and have major advantage over rural Idaho High Schools that only have kids living in there district.

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    So the kids are from, like, Eastern Europe or Australia?

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    Findlay Prep is the nation's best "high school" basketball team, routinely. It is often called a basketball team without a school.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Katy Lied View Post
    So the kids are from, like, Eastern Europe or Australia?
    Most of there international players are from Africa. Pretty tall too. Several years ago a private school in Sun Valley showcased a kid from Senegal were told to forfeit games, couldn,t play in tournament hat kid. Bitched about it after the fact. They usually don,t give a shit about basketball or any sport besides skiing of soccer. Borderline 2a and petition to be div 2 every year for volleyball and basketball.

    The northern Idaho school has an advantage.

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