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Sportsmanship

Northwest A/B Sportsmanship
Examples of good sportsmanship: Examples of poor sportsmaship:
– applauding during the introduction of players – being disrespectful or derogatory toward opponents or referees
– giving verbal credit after a good play or action – refusing to shake hands or give recognition for good performances
– accepting all decisions by the officials with “class” – displaying anger that draws attention away from the game
– being positive toward own team – harassing opponents after the game outside  of the playing area (i.e. gym lobby)
– applauding at the end of the contest for both teams – distracting opponents (i.e. free throws)
– showing concern for injured players  
– shaking hands with opposing players and coaches following the game  
– encouraging surrounding people to be positive