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Liana Blomgren, the Mountain Lake High School senior cross country runner, helped a fallen opponent, Gracie Bucher, across the finish line, disqualifying Liana from a chance to advance to the state meet.

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Good News, Bad News

12.02.2016

Nearing the end of 2016, consider the year’s best and worst news from the world of sports through a Positive Coaching Alliance lens and let us know your views by commenting in the “start the discussion” field below.

Here is a recent example that qualifies as both good news and bad news:

High School Her0Good News: Liana Blomgren, a Mountain Lake (MN) High School senior cross country runner, stopped to help a fallen opponent across the finish line. (Click here for video.)

Bad News: The competition’s rules called for Liana’s automatic disqualification from a chance to advance to the state meet.

Good News: That rule is changing in 2017. 

What was the good news and bad news foremost on your mind in 2016? Let us know below, and we will highlight answers in the January 2017 issue of PCA’s Momentum e-newsletter.

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