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  • AB Extra: March 27

    by Laura Godlewski March 2015

    Editor's note: Today we're introducing a new feature to AthleticBusiness.com, The AB Extra. Each Friday this space will feature news, notes and interesting articles from around the web in a quick, concise format. We hope you enjoy this first edition of the The AB Extra.

  • Florida House Passes Bill to Overhaul Prep Sports

    by Nick Williams, Tribune staff March 2015

    The Florida House of Representatives' Education Committee approved a bill Thursday by a 12-5 vote that would overhaul the governance of state high school sports and allow students to transfer for athletic purposes without consequence.

  • Panel Opts for Fieldhouse Addition Over Science Facility

    by Kevin Murphy, For TH Media March 2015

    A state panel Tuesday recommended including a $15 million addition to the Williams Fieldhouse at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in the state's next capital budget but not a $19.7 million renovation of the campus' primary science facility.

  • NJSIAA Mulls Non-Public School Football Conference

    by Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer March 2015

    Competition between public and non-public schools in football could all but cease in New Jersey under the conditions of a controversial proposal presented on Tuesday by the state's governing body for scholastic sports.

  • Bill Would Allow Prep Transfers, May Replace FHSAA

    by Nick Williams, Tribune staff March 2015

    Proposed legislation working its way through the Florida House of Representatives could eventually lead to high school athletes transferring virtually at will, and it would create a new governing body for high school athletics.

  • Opinion: SCHSL Right to Have Private Schools Play Up

    by Lake Morris March 2015

    The South Carolina Athletic Administrators Association (SCAAA) voted to make private and charter schools compete up in classification.

  • Despite Popularity, Schools Hesitant to Add Lacrosse

    by Special to The Post and Courier March 2015

    High school lacrosse continues to be the fastest growing sport across South Carolina, with the number of schools fielding varsity teams tripling in the last three years.

  • HS Mountain Bike League Seeks Traction in New England

    by TENLEY WOODMAN March 2015

    Young athletes could get a dose of the wheel world as local cycling enthusiasts work to build a Massachusetts high school mountain biking league.

  • Citing Safety, Utah HS Football Opts to Go Independent

    by Amy Donaldson March 2015

    Ogden District athletic director Ken Crawford said the move was an effort to deal with a situation that became as much a safety concern as it is an issue of morale.

  • HS Track and Field Programs Make Do Without Tracks

    by Brent W New, preps@gazette.com March 2015

    Hours before Vanguard had its first-ever track and field practice, coach Steve Read took out a spray can and made a large oval on the asphalt of the school parking lot.