• Personal Trainers for Prep Athletes: Is There Value?

    by Jim Halley, @jimhalley, USA TODAY Sports August 2015

    The use of personal trainers by top-level high school football players has surged in the past decade, leaving many high school coaches questioning the need and the effectiveness of personal trainers

  • Private Prep School Constructing $10M Sports Facility

    by Thomas Bailey Jr. 9015292388 August 2015

    Christian Brothers High School is starting construction on a $10 million, collegiate-level sports building, raising lots of money and the ante among the Memphis-area private schools it competes against.

  • Bell Schedule Proposal Has Teachers, Coaches Worried

    by Gregory Childress; 919-419-6645 August 2015

    While the public criticism of a proposal is coming from teachers/coaches at Jordan High School, the switch to a 9 a.m. start time would be life-changing for many of the school district's high school teachers and coaches who would face similar challenges.

  • Prep Sports Participation Up, Especially Among Girls

    by Marc Pendleton August 2015

    According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, the number of youths participating in sanctioned high school sports increased for the 26th consecutive school year for 2014-15. It was the first time the total surpassed 7.8 million.

  • Alleged High School Baseball Hazing Investigated

    by Christian Boone; Staff August 2015

    Police from South Carolina traveled to Gwinnett County on Monday to interview a Parkview High School student who was allegedly sexually assaulted by his teammates while playing in a tournament there.

  • Study: Early Morning School Not Good for Students

    by Chicago Daily Herald August 2015

    Five out of every six middle schools and high schools nationwide start classes earlier than 8:30 a.m., making it difficult for teens to get the sleep they need to be healthy, according to a report published recently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Parents: Gym Mat Death a Cover-Up Conspiracy

    by Christian Boone; Staff August 2015

    For months, the parents of the Valdosta teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat have alleged a cabal of powerful interests conspired to cover up their son's murder.

  • How Is Open Enrollment Affecting California HS Sports?

    by Jon Catalini August 2015

    Every year we seem to be getting dangerously closer to a different type of "National Signing Day," where it isn't about choosing a college but picking a high school.

  • OHSAA Reverses Course on Charter, STEM Students

    by Marc Pendleton August 2015

    Five area high school football teams reverted back to their original divisions from 2014 and eight others were realigned following the Ohio High School Athletic Association's release of new divisional assignments late Thursday night.

  • Principal, AD Back; District Still Mum on Grade Changes

    by Brenda Rindge, August 2015

    The Goose Creek High School principal and athletic director have been reinstated, district officials said Friday.