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  • MIAA Promotes Adaptive Sports Initiative

    by Takara Scott-Johnston November 2015

    The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association is launching an initiative to promote participation in adaptive sports. This initiative follows in the footsteps of the Eastern College Athletic Conference, which this fall became the first collegiate conference to offer NCAA-sanctioned events and varsity-level competition for adaptive sports. According to The Boston Globe, an email containing an outline of the initiative was sent out last week to Massachusetts principals and athletic directors.

  • Pay to Play Allegations Surface in Chicago High Schools

    by Stuart Goldman November 2015

    Allegations of a “pay to play” system have surfaced from Chicago high school volleyball players and their parents who claim players were cut or benched because they no longer play on club teams led by their high school coach.

  • Judge Dismisses Class-Action Concussion Suit Against IHSA

    by Emily Attwood October 2015

    A Cook County judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed last year calling for the Illinois High School Association to improve its concussion-prevention policies, putting a quiet end to the first class-action lawsuit filed against a prep sports governing body.

  • Praying Coach Suspended After Satanists Plan On-Field Invocation

    by Jason Scott October 2015

    A high school football coach in Washington state who is known for praying on the playing field has been placed on paid administrative leave after Satanists asked to hold a ceremony at a game.

  • High School Football Death Is Fifth Within Two Months

    by Stuart Goldman October 2015

    An East Texas high school football player died Saturday night, one day after collapsing on the sideline during a game.

  • WATCH: Severe Flooding Forces Stadium to Close Until Feb.

    by Jason Scott October 2015

    The Stadium Bowl in Tacoma, Wash., was so severely flooded by storm water that the stadium was ordered closed until February.

  • Newly Renovated HS Locker Room Overflows with Sewage

    by Jason Scott October 2015

    Blocked pipes may be to blame for a California high school’s third instance of sewage flooding in a newly renovated locker room since August.

    Milpitas High School opened the school year Aug. 13, but its newly renovated physical education locker and restrooms have had issues with sewage three times already this year.

  • NJ Legislation Seeks to End High School "Redshirting"

    by Jason Scott October 2015

    New Jersey State Sen. Richard Codey plans to introduce a bill that would penalize athletes who repeat a grade in middle school in order to get an athletic advantage in high school.

  • HS Football Player Dies After Injury, Fourth This Year

    by Jason Scott October 2015

    A high school football player died in Washington state yesterday after suffering an undisclosed injury during a game.

  • Coach Admits to Ordering Hit on Ref, Resigns, Recants

    by Jason Scott September 2015

     

    The assistant coach of the two Texas high school football players who blindsided a referee during a game earlier this month has resigned.