• High School Sports Go Live Online

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    With approximately 2.5 million high school sporting events hosted around the country every year, and more than 8 million American student-athletes, the potential revenue from live streaming of high school sports is estimated by PlayOn! Sports at $2 billion annually.

  • Abuse Reporting Laws Revised Following Ooltewah Case

    by Kendi Anderson February 2017

    Hamilton County lawmakers are rewriting Tennessee's child abuse reporting laws to clarify and strengthen the language in response to the 2015 Ooltewah High School rape case.

  • School Seeks to Build ‘Better Athletes, Better People’

    by Jason Scott February 2017

    On Tuesday, officials at the La Cañada Unified School District in California supported a program called the Positive Coaching Alliance that they hope will change the culture surrounding athletics for the better.

  • Judge Puts Hold on NMAA Mandated HS Forfeits

    by Dan Spears February 2017

    On Thursday morning, the league office decided to flip the result of UNCW's 39-point loss at College of Charleston on Sunday, Jan. 8, as well as a win for the Cougars against William & Mary two days earlier, after an investigation into improper basketballs used in those games.

  • Ooltewah Seeks to Avoid Liability in Rape Case

    by Kendi A. Rainwater February 2017

    An East Tennessee school system continues to argue it should not be held liable for the reported sexual assaults of freshmen on a high school basketball team, according to a response filed in federal court last week.

  • 'Tebow Bill' Revival Prompts Home-Schoolers Debate

    by Lana Sweeten-Shults February 2017

    After fizzling out twice in House committees in 2013 and 2015, what has been popularly called the "Tebow Bill" has been revived. Rep. James Frank (R-Wichita Falls) is one of two legislators who have filed the bill. The other is Sen. Van Taylor (R-Plano), who filed companion bill SB 640 to the house version, HB 1323.

  • Blog: Educating Community on Our Stadium Project

    by Valerie Little, Associate AD - McKinney ISD January 2017

    Editor’s note: In May 2016, voters approved a bond package that allowed the McKinney (Texas) Independent School District to construct a multi-million-dollar high school football stadium. Construction on the project began in December 2016, and is expected to be complete in late 2017. Valerie Little, Associate AD for McKinney ISD, will be providing an exclusive inside look at coordinating the effort.

    Well, the stadium is finally making progress. We can see an aerial view of the outline of the building from our drone, and this week construction crews will drill the large piers, which will form the base of our athletic building.

  • Study Finds One-Sport Specialization Leads to Injury

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    Last month, the National Federation of High School Associations released the results of a study conducted by researchers from the University of Wisconsin measuring injury rates for student-athletes in conjunction with sport specialization.

  • Florida High School Track and Field Goes Metric

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    In February, the Florida High School Athletic Association will become the first in the country to impose a metric measuring system on field events for all district, regional and state track and field championship meets.

  • HS Coaches, AD Resign Amid Hazing Allegations

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    Head football coach David Proffitt of Lake Zurich (Ill.) High School added his letter of resignation to those of athletic director Rolando Vazquez and assistant coach Chad Beaver shortly after the first two resignations were accepted by district board members at a meeting on Thursday.