• Athletic Director Awaits School Budget, Ponders Cuts

    by James Yodice May 2017

    Some of the more drastic cost-cutting measures may not be necessary — at least not yet. But that doesn't mean the operational budget for Albuquerque Public Schools' athletic department will avoid some reductions for the next fiscal year.

  • Wright State Nixes Swim, Dive Teams Amid Budget Cuts

    by Jay Morrison May 2017

    Wright State is eliminating its men's and women's swimming and diving teams as part of the $30.3 million in budget cuts announced at the university board of trustees meeting Friday morning.

  • Martha’s Vineyard School Officials Choose Grass Fields

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    After a year of heated community debate, which drew large crowds in public forums and at least one threatened lawsuit, the Martha’s Vineyard High School Committee has voted unanimously to endorse a proposal to repair the district’s deteriorating athletic fields with natural grass.

  • Recreation Program in Jeopardy after Mass Resignation

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Every member of the Norton, Mass., parks and recreation commission has turned in their resignation after a budget override intended to augment the department’s resources failed to pass.

  • NCAA President Talks College Sports Spending Gap

    by Jay Tokasz May 2017

    Finding overall policies to fit "every student circumstance" at all three levels of the NCAA — Divisions I, II and III — is really hard, especially when some of the biggest differences among the institutions and their athletics programs are economic, according to NCAA President Mark Emmert.

  • Residents Protest High Bids for Pool Renovation

    by Khristopher J. Brooks April 2017

    Some residents in the Town of North Hempstead reacted angrily at a meeting Wednesday to the mounting cost of multimillion-dollar bids to renovate the aging pool at Clinton G. Martin Park in New Hyde Park.

  • Proposed Athletic Fee Would Avoid Sports Cuts

    by Jessie Pounds April 2017

    A proposed new athletic fee would generate an estimated $400,000 a year and allow Guilford County Schools to spare sports programs, Superintendent Sharon Contreras says.

  • Superintendent Defends Middle School Sports Cuts

    by Kim Burgess April 2017

    Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Raquel Reedy addressed a divided board of education Monday about a controversial plan to drop middle school athletics.

  • Tourism Council Wary of Supporting Sports Complex

    by Laura Layden April 2017

    After hearing three ways the project could be funded by the county, council members remained cautious about their support.

  • Skiing Team Solicits Signatures in Hopes to Save Itself

    by Geogg Grammer April 2017

    At a Thursday meeting, athletic director Paul Krebs informed team members that the financial struggles of the school had led to the decision to eliminate the men's and women's ski team, winner of UNM's first team national title in 2004.