SARAH LARIMER, Associated Press

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June 16, 2009
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Recession's impact: High school sports nationwide face cuts

MIAMI (AP) - Tyler Peters has wrapped up his high school athletic career - now he can only feel sympathy for friends who are underclassmen at Coral Gables Senior High.

Across the country this spring, the recession has taken its toll on high school athletic programs. As states and school districts have tried to shore up their budgets, Florida has proposed some of the most drastic steps.

The Florida High School Athletic Association is considering sweeping, two-year schedule changes with all sports except football canceling some matches, meets or games. The changes were approved earlier this year, and officials then …

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