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Camp Verde AD and coach Mark Showers: “As far as the staff goes, it’s looked at as more of a proselytizing thing. They are held in high regards by a lot of students. They have lots of influence with the students. For a staff member to lead or proselytize is inappropriate.” VVN/Bill Helm

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Prayerful Dilemma: Verde Valley coaches explain their approach to student-led prayer

Two Arizona coaches suspended or fired for praying with teams

In sports there are more than just the games themselves. There can also be controversial issues associated with athletics. The issue of prayer in high school football came up in Arizona twice in September.

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Prayerful Dilemma: Verde Valley coaches explain their approach to student-led prayer

Two Arizona coaches suspended or fired for praying with teams

In sports there are more than just the games themselves. There can also be controversial issues associated with athletics. The issue of prayer in high school football came up in Arizona twice in September.