• Science, Safety Measures Change Football Practice

    by Al Lesar August 2016

    Remember the salt tablets that were supposed to guard against dehydration? Infrequent water breaks? Heavy uniforms?

  • Comedians Raise Funds for New High School Stadium

    by Barry Courter August 2016

    When engineers condemned Raymond James Stadium on the East Ridge High School campus last fall, it was anything but funny. However, three former East Ridge High School classmates who've made a living as professional comedians will return to Chattanooga this weekend to help raise money to replace the stadium at their alma mater.

  • District to Officially Sanction HS Lacrosse

    by Bob Susnjara August 2016

    High school boys and girls lacrosse teams will be part of a host of other sports offerings at Lake Zurich Unit District 95 when the 2016-17 academic season begins this month.

  • HS Forfeits Two Years of Wins Amid Financial Aid Probe

    by Jodie Wagner and Palm Beach Post Staff Writers August 2016

    The fallout continues for the Oxbridge Academy athletic department. The ThunderWolves, whose administration has undergone a major restructuring over the past four months since The Palm Beach Post published its findings from an investigation of the West Palm Beach private school, have forfeited all athletic wins from the past two school years.

  • HS Football Team Looks Forward to New Stadium Debut

    by Marc Pendleton August 2016

    The early enthusiasm is especially evident at Chaminade Julienne, where the Eagles football and soccer teams will play in the new Roger Glass Stadium on campus.

  • HS to Try Graduate Assistant as Athletic Trainer

    by Laura Haight, Staff writer August 2016

    The graduate assistant would have to meet all provisions as required in state code, superintendent John Hudson told the board. He was also confident that the contract would prevent the schools from any legal issues if something were to go wrong.

  • New Contact Rules Take Effect for Florida HS Football

    by Adam Fisher August 2016

    When high school football players hit the practice field for the first time Monday, signaling the start of the 2016 season, they'll do so under a new set of rules. The new regulations might sound drastic to those who picture football as a gladiator sport, area coaches say the rules limiting contact won't affect them much. As the game grows more health conscious, coaches have been cutting back on live tackling for years. This season the Florida High School Athletic Association is instituting new limitations on the amount of contact football players can have during practice. Teams can engage in live contact, defined as tackling players to the ground, no more than 80 minutes per week during the regular season.

  • HS Football League Disbands Due to Lack of Teams

    by Steve Fryer July 2016

    CIF-Southern Section by-laws require a minimum of four teams to make up a league. The Academy League was a four-team football league last year. One of those four, Sage Hill, announced this past spring that it will play 8-man football this year. That left the Academy with three schools - Brethren Christian, Crean Lutheran and St. Margaret's.

  • District Budget Includes Millions for Pool, Gym

    by Russell Lissau July 2016

    Money for a new swimming pool at Libertyville High School and a second gym at Vernon Hills High is included in District 128's tentatively approved $98.3 million budget, but the projects' fates aren't clear because of other financial concerns.

  • Wis. School District Sues Over Realignment

    by Jason Scott July 2016

    A southeastern Wisconsin school district filed a lawsuit against the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) over a realignment proposal that is set to take effect for the 2017-2018 school year.