1978-79 Sports Participation Survey
The results of the 1978-79 FHSAA Member Senior High School Sports Participation Survey as tabulated by the Florida High School Activities Association. Participation numbers reflect the students in the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades combined participating in each sport.

Participation by Sport
Sport
Boys
Girls
Teams
Participants
Teams
Participants
Baseball
6,831
Basketball
5,821
5,312
Cross Country
2,952
1,856
Decathlon
148

Football (11-player)
15,623

Golf
2,197
437
Gymnastics
132
591
Pentathlon
87
Soccer
4,189
176
Softball (Slow-Pitch)

6,203
Swimming & Diving
3,222
3,277
Tennis
2,615
2,380
Track & Field
10,816
6,699
Volleyball
5,138
Water Polo
456
365
Weightlifting
1,269
Wrestling
4,548

TOTALS

60,819
32,521
GRAND TOTAL
93,340