• One School Rescues Another After Track Bus Breakdown

    by Staff report May 2016

    Burnet Consolidated Independent School District came to Water Valley’s rescue Sunday when the bus carrying the high school track team home from the UIL State Track and Field Championships in Austin broke down outside of Burnet.

  • Principals' Group Bans Drones for High School Playoffs

    by Dennis Hoey; Deirdre A Fleming May 2016

    The Maine Principals' Association has decided to prohibit the use of unmanned aerial systems, also known as drones, at all the high school athletic events it sponsors, mostly playoff and championship games.

  • Sports Safe Due to Impact on Schools' Enrollments

    by Chris Murphy, Forum News Service May 2016

    As opposed to the University of North Dakota and St. Cloud State, the athletic departments for Valley City State and Mayville State don't really have room to cut full programs because it takes up such a chunk of enrollment.

  • Michigan Approves Co-op Teams for Nine Prep Sports

    by Stuart Goldman May 2016

    Beginning this fall, Michigan high schools will have the opportunity to combine two or more schools in their districts to field teams in nine sports.

  • Group Aims to Finance HS Complex with Donations

    by Peter McGuire May 2016

    A committee of Freeport residents are trying to raise money for a $3.2 million synthetic track and field complex at the renovated high school, and need approximately $600,000 from the RSU 5 school district to make the project work. The proposal has been rejected by voters twice before in the last four years.

  • MIAA Hopes for Partnership with Gillette Stadium

    by Dan Ventura May 2016

    The MIAA would love to continue its relationship with the Krafts and Gillette Stadium. The high school sports organization is hoping the Patriots owners are equally as amenable. The sides have been talking about renewing the contract to play future Super Bowls in Foxboro. The deal between the sides expired after last season, and sites for this year's Super Bowls have not yet been finalized.

  • HS to Get Synthetic Turf Field by Football Season

    by Chris Thomas May 2016

    Central High School is expected to receive an athletic turf field renovation in time for football season, school athletic director J.D. Lambert told the News Sentinel on Wednesday.

  • AD in HS Rape Case Could Return to Job

    by Kendi Anderson May 2016

    Ooltewah High School's suspended athletic director could return to his job under an agreement reached Wednesday in Hamilton County Criminal Court. District Attorney Neal Pinkston had charged Allard "Jesse" Nayadley and two other basketball coaches at Ooltewah High with failing to report child sexual abuse or suspected child sexual abuse in connection with the rape of an Ooltewah High School freshman, allegedly by three of his teammates, just days before Christmas. But standing in Judge Tom Greenholtz's courtroom Wednesday morning, Pinkston offered Nayadley pretrial diversion, meaning the charges against him will not be presented to a grand jury and his case will be dismissed in 180 days if he completes 10 hours of community service, attends a class on mandatory reporting of abuse and is well-behaved.

  • State Pitch-Count Rule's Impact on Prep Baseball

    by Brent W. New May 2016

    The theory behind Colorado's first-year high school pitching limitations rule is simple: High pitch counts have been put on ice, so fewer young arms have to be.

  • Ousted Prep AD Accused of Racial Discrimination

    by Stuart Goldman May 2016

    Two former coaches at a Wisconsin high school accuse the athletic director who was removed from her position last week of racial discrimination.