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Anderson County soccer player Evan Kays (red jersey) collides with a Shelby County opponent during last year’s district tournament. While there was no injury on this play, such collisions occasionally do result in injuries requiring quick attention.
LATEST EXPENSE TIED TO HIRING TRAINER

Injuries in sports are a given. So are the costs involved with the treatment and prevention of those injuries.

Those realities have prompted the Anderson County Board of Education to approve athletic participation fees beginning with the 2015-16 school year. The fees are being instituted as a way of being able to provide a certified athletic trainer for teams representing Anderson County schools, something the local schools have not been doing over the years.