MINI-DOC: Are E-Sports a Real Sport?

Louis Williamson


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E-sports have grown in popularity over the last decade, but are they really a sport?

Louis Williamson, Reporter

E-sports have grown in popularity over the past decade, turning video games from what was once a hobby into a competitive experience with million of dollars on the line. Even the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference has begun to sponsor e-sports as an official interscholastic activity.

But are e-sports really a sport, or are they just a non-athletic activity? Nonnewaug wrestling coach and physical education teacher Dave Green and athletic director Declan Curtin chime in on e-sports’ status and future.