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Commentary: How recruiting at N.J. high schools has become a loser's game

Peel back the layers of the Don Bosco, St. Joseph feud and it’s really about recruiting.
What strikes me is how we might be seeing a tipping point on the forbidden R-word in North Jersey athletics. Parents understand that recruiting is against the rules of the NJSIAA and they seem to want to see it halted.
Of course, reasons vary, but recently I’ve seen the sentiment growing from parents who are angry when they see coaches at non-public schools blatantly try to recruit their child to come to their school