Programming: High School
- Police: Parent Punched Coach Before Class Complaint
by Paul Bowers July 2016
Months before the father of a student athlete raised complaints about the way a Fort Dorchester High School football coach ran his biology class, the father got in an argument with the coach and ended up punching him, according to a police report.
- District Implements New Heat Procedures
by Joe Sirera July 2016
Leigh Hebbard said the changes were not in response to the death of incoming Page freshman Karson Cross after a football workout June 13.
- Pitch Count Rules Coming to HS Baseball Nationwide
by Joe Sirera July 2016
The National Federation of State High School Associations has decided it's time to protect baseball pitchers' arms.
- KSHSAA Mulls Rule Change After Softball Controversy
by Rick Peterson July 2016
With inclement weather threatening state tournaments in several sports across the state, the KSHSAA was left scrambling to get tournaments completed while also abiding by regulations established by the National Federation of State High School Associations.
- School Board Can't Agree on Field Fix
by James Fuller July 2016
Every St. Charles school board member agrees the athletic field at St. Charles North High School is in such bad shape that it borders on being dangerous to students. That situation will continue at least awhile longer, as the board couldn't agree how to fix the field Monday night.
- HS Hosts Fundraiser to Help Student-Athletes Cover Fees
by Chicago Daily Herald July 2016
Imagine your child really wants to join a sports team at school, but the $100 fee to sign up is too costly to fit into your budget. Maybe you find a way to swing the $100 for them to participate in one sport, but when they express interest in another — which means another $100 — you have to disappoint them and say no, we can't afford it. That's the case for some students at West Chicago Community High School. Girls cross country Coach Bob Maxson has seen it firsthand, along with coaches from just about every other sport at the school.
- Six-Player Football Coaches Embrace Title Changes
by AB Staff July 2016
They play on smaller football fields with fewer players. Their games don’t last as long, especially if prematurely ended by the mercy rule. But that doesn’t mean six-man football coaches and players have less pride than their 11-man brethren. They drip the same amount of sweat at those sweltering August practices and fight for the same gold balls and trophies.
- Businessman's Gift Bolsters HS Training Facility
by Marc Pendleton July 2016
The only thing Ron Hemelgarn would turn down from Ponitz High School head football coach Jim Place is a request to join the coaching staff. That's because the commute route would include his Michigan residence.
- Utah Considering Sanctioning Prep Lacrosse
by Trevor Phibbs July 2016
Many club sports prefer to remain unsanctioned for various reasons ccc particularly to avoid regulations and procedures established by the UHSAA — while others petition for inclusion, such as lacrosse, which is widely believed to be on the precipice of joining the realm of sanctioned sports.
- Study: Composition of Turf a Factor in Football Injuries
by Jason Scott July 2016
A study presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting showed that the infill weight of synthetic turf surfaces plays a role in the rate of injuries among high school football players.