Mount Pleasant Recreation Tackles Football Safety Concerns
For the parent of a kid who loves sports, it can be a vexing decision: should I let my child play tackle football?
The uncertainty is understandable, given today’s headlines. Passion for the game runs deep in this part of the country, but so do concerns about helmet-to-helmet contact and its potential impact on young brains. Mount Pleasant Recreation Department is changing its youth football program to place a heightened emphasis on participant safety.