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Players, coaches speak before March for Fairness

The IHSSA and IGHSAU suspended all Des Moines Public Schools in-person sports and activities last week due to classes starting online.

Students from Des Moines Public Schools (DMPS) and the Ames Community School District (ACSD) marched to the governor's mansion Monday morning to protest the state's decision to suspend sports and in-person activities as the districts start their school years online. 

Several players and coaches in attendance spoke about the march, and what missing the season would mean for the seniors.

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