Gorch on the Porch: NFHS needs to fix targeting penalty rule

Photo by Robb QuinnMichigan City's Zachary Gault returns an interception for a touchdown at Valparaiso last week.

Far be it from me to criticize an official’s call in any sport, but a couple penalties and the result had me baffled the last couple weeks while covering Michigan City football — and the one last week could have impacted the game.

Let me clarify … I’m not criticizing the referees. After doing a little research, I found out they made the right calls. It’s the National Federation of High School Associations (NFHS) rules that I can’t understand.

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