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High school football: For some, high-priced football helmets worth cost

8:42 PM, Aug. 3, 2013
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To spend nearly $300 on a football helmet that will be used for only a few years might seem like an extravagant purchase.

"Yeah, (helmets) are really expensive." said Tyler Wendt, a Wisconsin Rapids football player. "But if it's going to protect your head in the long run, I think its worth it."

Monday marks the day most high school football players around Wisconsin will receive their helmets for the season, as that is the first day the WIAA allows schools to pass out equipment. ...

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