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Families work to balance cost of ‘back to school’ and scholastic sports

outh sports is a multibillion-dollar industry, so how do families juggle the time commitment and the cost?

We’re checking in with our News10NBC back-to-school family on how they balance it all.

The Killion kids are gearing up for school and sports along with other activities like cub scouts. Their mom says its valuable experience but one of the biggest challenges she’s found.

“There are so many benefits to sports and we want them to be able to do them. It’s a good blend,” explained Kristen Killion. Her son Lucas added, “And when you get the gear, there’s a lot of gear. Elbow pads, a helmet that’s really expensive”

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