RECENT ARTICLES
  • Eating Disorders and High School Student-Athletes

    by Michael Popke March 2007

    Eating disorders afflict at least 11 million people in the United States - some of them high school student-athletes who are silently running away from a healthy future.

  • A Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder Doesn't Supersede Eligibility Rules

    by John T. Wolohan March 2007

    A high-schooler with Attention Deficit Disorder finds out that a diagnosis alone won't waive eligibility rules.

  • A High School Coach Can Be Present During Student-Led Prayers

    by John T. Wolohan November 2006

    A sympathetic judge rules that a high school coach can be present during student-led prayers.

  • Scoring Opportunities

    by Michael Popke May 2006

    Scoreboards and signage, among a small facility's biggest upgrades, require financial and aesthetic creativity.

  • Open-Door Policy

    by Michael Popke April 2006

    High schools have gradually morphed into community fitness, recreation and wellness hubs, providing space for everything from public nature trails to private kayaking lessons.

  • Prep Powerhouses

    by Paul Steinbach January 2005

    High schools are beefing up square footage and amenities in workout spaces that increasingly resemble those of college football programs and private fitness centers.

  • Welcome Mat

    by Michael Popke August 2004

    The Olympic debut of women's wrestling could jump-start the sport at the prep level

  • A Strong Foundation

    by Michael Popke April 2004

    A new breed of booster club emerges as ambitious parent-based organizations take aim at funding major building projects

  • Shared Destinies

    by Marvin Bynum May 2003

    Combined high school/community recreation centers can offer their populations distinct benefits, but they must first overcome the inevitable scheduling and programming challenges

  • Athletic Field Maintenance Isn't Rocket Science

    by Paul Steinbach April 2001

    Athletic field maintenance isn't rocket science, but properly taking care of sports turf does require the right tools for a variety of jobs.