• Catholic School Addresses Anti-Semitic Chant at Game

    by Stuart Goldman March 2016

    UPDATE: Catholic Memorial administrators banned its students from attending Monday night’s Massachusetts state semifinal game at TD Garden, home of the Boston Celtics. Catholic Memorial lost to Cambridge 77-73.

    A Boston-area Catholic school is addressing an anti-Semitic chant its fans made at a recent high school basketball game toward fans of an opposing school with a large Jewish population.

  • Texas School District Proposes $50 Million Stadium

    by Stuart Goldman March 2016

    The school board of the McKinney (Texas) Independent School District will vote next week to approve a proposed $220 million project that includes a new $50.3 million, 12,000-seat football stadium and events center.

  • Bill Would Bar State Funds for Athletic Facilities

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    Lawmakers in Kansas are developing a bill that would give the state the ability to deny financial help to certain building projects at school districts. The legislation would create a state panel to review construction proposals, and only projects related directly to student instruction would be approved.

  • Incorrect Court Impacts HS Basketball Championships

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    The Macon Coliseum hosted the Georgia High School Association’s basketball championships last Thursday through Saturday on a court that wasn’t set up according to regulations.

  • HS Wrestler Claims Competing Gave Him Herpes

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    A California high school wrestler who says he contracted a strain of herpes while competing in a wrestling match made a passionate call for the state wrestling championships to be canceled.

  • Bill Would Give Refs Concussion Overrule Power

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    In the name of player safety, lawmakers in Kentucky are considering adopting a law that would give high school sports officials power to decide whether a player can return to a game following a head injury.

  • Texas Admin Concerned Over Athletic Prep Schools

    by Jason Scott February 2016

    Glen West knows football. He’s the president of the Texas High School Coaches Association, an official and a coach and athletic director at Brenham High School northwest of Houston. And he’s concerned.

  • Prep School That Lost 108-1 Fires Athletic Director

    by Stuart Goldman February 2016

    A 108-1 defeat in a high school girls basketball game has cost the losing school’s athletic director his job.

  • Prep Girls Basketball Brawl Leads to Season Suspension

    by Stuart Goldman February 2016

    Civility was in short order during a high school girls basketball bench-clearing brawl in New Jersey involving American History High at John F. Kennedy Recreation Center.

  • Iowa Bill Would Require Athletic Trainers at Prep Events

    by Stuart Goldman February 2016

    A bill in the Iowa Senate would require Iowa high schools to have a certified athletic trainer on site to identify concussions at all varsity football, wrestling and boys and girls soccer events.