Programming: High School
- Study: Female Athletes More Susceptible to Concussion
by Courtney Cameron March 2017
A recent study released by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons found that female athletes are 12.1 percent more likely to sustain a concussion than male athletes playing the same sport.
- 'Acts of Hate' at HS Sporting Events Inspire Dialogue
by Amanda Covarrubias March 2017
Images of students holding ropes tied around the necks of black men. Shouts of "Build a wall!" at a volleyball game. Baseball team jerseys altered to spell out a slur against African-Americans.
- California School's Re-Leaguing Plan Creates Debate
by Loren Ledin March 2017
Forty-eight Ventura County, Calif., high schools approved their next regional league structure Thursday that offers up dramatic changes, unbridled optimism and, perhaps, cause for appeals.
- HS Baseball Coaches React to New Pitch Count Rules
by Sam Waller March 2017
For the most part, the new pitch-count rule instituted by the University Interscholastic League for this baseball season shouldn't be much of an issue for high school coaches. Unless, that is, a team finds itself in an extremely long game.
- Parents, Students Claim HS Favors Boys' Sports
by Daniel Connolly March 2017
The complaint highlights the culture of competitive sports and extracurricular activities in Collierville, where it's not uncommon for parents to pay hundreds of dollars for their children to play. Competitive cheerleading can cost $4,000 per year or more.
- HS Baseball Team's Racial Slur Stunt Nearly Cost Season
by Loren Ledin March 2017
The incident where three members of Nordhoff High's varsity baseball team "manipulated" their jerseys to spell out a racial slur nearly led to the cancellation of the team's season, Principal Greg Bayless said Wednesday.
- Detective In Ooltewah Case Wants Charges Dismissed
by Kendi Anderson March 2017
Gatlinburg, Tenn., police detective Rodney Burns, the only adult still facing charges in connection with the Ooltewah High School rape case, continued to argue Wednesday that his case should be dismissed.
- District Introduces Girls' Flag Football as Spring Sport
by John Lembo March 2017
Flag football is the district's pitch to help stay in compliance of Title IX, always a chore because football participation is so robust.
- Architects Named for Connecticut HS Athletic Complex
by Jean Falbo-Sosnovich March 2017
A pair of architects have scored the task of giving the school district's athletic complex a major-league facelift.
- District Approves $900K for High School Gym Upgrades
by Timothy Chipp March 2017
Abilene Independent School District trustees approved spending up to $900,000 to replace the flooring and seating inside the competition gyms at both Abilene and Cooper high schools during Monday's school board meeting.