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logoSportsmanship Guidelines

Cortland student-athletes, spectators and coaches will show respect for all opponents, spectators and game officials.

  1. Cortland coaches will set a positive example for our student-athletes and spectators.

  2. Cortland spectators will cheer heartily for Cortland and show appreciation for outstanding play by our opponents.

  3. Cortland student-athletes will understand the rules of the game and will play by them.

  4. Cortland spectators, student-athletes and coaches will accept the judgment of officials.

  5. Cortland spectators and student-athletes will support Cortland’s coaches.

  6. Cortland student-athletes will encourage each other and be “good teammates”.

  7. Cortland spectators, student-athletes and coaches will accept victory and defeat with dignity – we will win without bragging and we will lose without excuses.

  8. Cortland spectators will treat all coaches, referees, and student-athletes as if they were friends.

  9. Cortland spectators and student-athletes will treat the equipment and property of all schools as if it were their own.

Remember – Good sportsmanship is the “Golden Rule” in action!

There will be ZERO tolerance for any spectator that displays inappropriate behavior at a game - any violation will result in removal from the premises by the Administration.   



Mr. Robert J. Edwards, Superintendent

1 Valley View Drive
Cortland, NY 13045

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