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source: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10288/1095197-361.stm#ixzz12S7ci5Zl

The PIAA ruled in October 2010 that B.J. Lipke is eligible to play basketball in the winter 2010-11 at Lincoln Park. He played football at Cornell in the fall of 2010.

Confused? Well, Lincoln Park is a charter school. Under PIAA rules, any student who attends a charter school that has a school building (not a cyber school online) can play sports at his home district if the charter school doesn't offer that particular sport. Lincoln Park doesn't have a football team and Lipke resides in the Cornell School District.

To add to the story, Lipke could play basketball at Lincoln Park, and then play a spring sport back at Cornell. The charter school rule is one that many coaches and school officials around the WPIAL do not like.