East Millbrook Middle School players hit the deck after East Wake Middle's Brandon Cameridge (11), Thomas Jones and Nick Pope (10) force a turnover in Wednesday's conference championship game in Knightdale in 2011. The Wake County school system is considering whether to allow sixth-grade students to play on sports teams.
East Millbrook Middle School players hit the deck after East Wake Middle's Brandon Cameridge (11), Thomas Jones and Nick Pope (10) force a turnover in Wednesday's conference championship game in Knightdale in 2011. The Wake County school system is considering whether to allow sixth-grade students to play on sports teams. Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com
East Millbrook Middle School players hit the deck after East Wake Middle's Brandon Cameridge (11), Thomas Jones and Nick Pope (10) force a turnover in Wednesday's conference championship game in Knightdale in 2011. The Wake County school system is considering whether to allow sixth-grade students to play on sports teams. Aaron Moody amoody@newsobserver.com
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