• Four Fired, One Suspended in HS Recruiting Probe

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    At a Board of Education meeting Wednesday night, a Patterson (N.J.) Eastside athletic director and two coaches were terminated following a series of investigations into the school’s recruiting practices.

  • NMAA to Mull Classification Models

    by James Yodice April 2017

    The state's classification and alignment committee will meet today at the New Mexico Activities Association, and by the time the sun goes down, some important questions may be answered as it pertains to the 2018-19 and 2019-20 school years.

  • Family of Hazing Rape Victim Files Federal Suit

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    The family of an unnamed student-athlete from La Vernia High School filed a federal lawsuit Thursday, seeking damages for violations of civil rights, as well as constitutional rights outlined in the fourth and 14th amendments.

  • District May Begin Charging Athletic Participation Fee

    by Jessie Pounds April 2017

    Guilford County Schools Superintendent Sharon Contreras is proposing the district charge students a fee to play sports if they do not qualify for free or reduced lunch. It 's one of several budget-balancing proposals listed, but not elaborated on, in a news release the district sent out last week. In that release, officials said the district is facing tough budget choices this year due to a K-3 class-size reduction mandate from the state and anticipated increases in pay and benefits, after eight years of budget cuts.

  • Charges Filed Against Former HS Athletic Trainer

    by Spencer Turkin April 2017

    Grimsley High's head athletics trainer, who resigned Thursday, faces charges he inappropriately touched a female student.

  • Lacrosse Steadily Grows in Maine High Schools

    by Ernie Clark April 2017

    Plans by the Maine Principals' Association lacrosse committee to add a third classification beginning next spring reflects the sport's steady growth since its addition to the state's interscholastic scene in 1998.

  • Teacher's Exercise Science Course Boosts Students

    by Kendi Anderson April 2017

    Bethany White, who worked as a cardiopulmonary therapist before teaching, knew many of her students were interested in careers in health science.

  • IHSAA Wrestles with Public/Private School Problem

    by Gordon Engelhardt April 2017

    The IHSAA dealt with its postseason tournament conundrum by implementing the two-year tournament "success factor" in 2012, bumping up schools a class if they accumulated enough points the previous two seasons.

  • Organized Sports Snapshots from 1977

    by Paul Steinbach April 2017

    While pondering the 40-year history of Athletic Business magazine, it became increasingly clear just how much times have changed for organized sports. Consider the following:

  • Minnesota HS Transfer Policy Audit Finds 'Deficiencies'

    by Jim Paulsen April 2017

    With eligibility for varsity sports riding on the outcome, the complicated and sometimes contentious process for handling student transfers is plagued with "deficiencies'' and needs action by lawmakers to provide more transparency, a legislative audit disclosed Tuesday. The Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor spent much of the last year examining the practices of the Minnesota State High School League, which oversees student eligibility for its 630-member high schools.