Nerbun: Sports culture needs more character focus

Notre Dame boys basketball coach JP Nerbun directs players during a prep basketball game at Boyd-Buchanan High School in Chattanooga.

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In the wake of the reported aggravated rape incident involving Ooltewah High School's basketball team, one cannot help but recall William Golding's classic novel "Lord of the Flies."