From the October 1981 magazine.

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Alcohol Invades Amateur Sports

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MADISON, WISCONSIN--Amateur athletes are encouraged to drink by parents and school officials who are unwilling to discipline them because it would hurt the athletes, their team, and the self-esteem of the community.

This view was presented by counselors who attended a conference on sports and alcohol and drug abuse held at the University of Wisconsin Extension.

Female athletes are turning...

-- George Vecsey