• Opinion: Governor Should Sign 'Tebow Bill'

    by Harry Minium February 2017

    The "Tebow bill" (HB 1578) gives high schools the option of allowing home-schooled students to play varsity sports.

  • School District Scrutinized Over Swimsuit Costs

    by The Associated Press February 2017

    The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has scrutinized the cost of swimsuits for physical education classes at a Chicago suburb school district.

  • Proposed Texas Law a Threat to Tourism

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    The NFL took a strong position on Friday in a public announcement countering proposed Texas legislation that would require transgender persons to use public restrooms corresponding to their biological sex rather than their chosen gender, saying the bill may prevent the league from hosting future Super Bowls in Texas, per The Huffington Post.

  • New Competitive Balance Rules Could Force Player Cuts

    by Marc Pendleton February 2017

    Alter coach Ed Domsitz says new rules could mean that coaches have to cut players or risk moving up to a higher division.

  • Ohio Schools Seek Competitive Balance with New Rules

    by Marc Pendleton February 2017

    The first phase of implementing the Ohio High School Athletic Association's Competitive Balance initiative began Monday with member schools receiving their student enrollment counts.

  • Midnight Basketball Debuts in Milwaukee

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    On Tuesday, city officials in Milwaukee announced plans for a Midnight Basketball League — a program designed for young men ages 17-25, with the hope of reducing violence among the age group, which has already resulted in three deaths this year.

  • Weather Postpones Playoff Hoops Games in Northwest

    by Spokesman Review February 2017

    All 4A and 3A subregional boys and girls basketball games were postponed Thursday because of icy conditions throughout the region.

  • Bill Would Update Hazing and Bullying Policies

    by Marjorie Cortez February 2017

    Parents would take a larger role in combating bullying in changes to Utah law contemplated under SB161, which was approved Wednesday afternoon by the Senate Education Committee.

  • School District Sued for Ignoring Assault Video

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    A former student of Benton Harbor High School in Benton Harbor, Mich., has filed a federal lawsuit against the school district, superintendent, former principal and Title IX coordinator, alleging that the school protected star athlete Timothy Bell Jr. despite video evidence of assault.

  • High School Focuses on Functional Strength Training

    by Steve Krah February 2017

    Making a better athlete often means making a stronger athlete. Strength training is building functional strength at Concord High School, where Craig Koehler is in his 16th year of teaching student-athletes how to improve athletic performance. Mike Campbell is a decade into coordinating the strength and conditioning efforts at Jimtown High School.