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Running it up

March 03, 2007

My blood curdled in recounting the shameful Morningside-South Torrance high school girls' basketball debacle of over 17 years ago [Crowe's Nest, Feb. 26].

Frank Scott and his ilk have no business in professions where their personal neuroses play out among and influence impressionable young people.

The kindest words I can muster for Lisa Leslie are that her callous behavior can be attributed to a combination of normal, "in-your-face" adolescence, skewed priorities stemming from putting all of one's self-worth eggs in one basket and collateral damage from Coach Role Model.

BILL KAHL

Santa Clarita

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