• School District to Meet About 'Redskins' Mascot

    by The Buffalo News (New York) March 2015

    The Lancaster School District leaders have been under increasing pressure to decide whether to allow the school's mascot and athletics teams to continue to be called the "Redskins."

  • TSSAA Close to Resolving Public vs. Private Debate

    by Chris Thomas March 2015

    The TSSAA Legislative Council voted on Wednesday to hold a special meeting prior to next school year — likely during the summer — to decide whether or not to place public and private schools into separate divisions for athletic competition.

  • Editorial: Schools Should Not Run From Gym Class

    by Sun-Times Editorial Board March 2015

    Illinois legislators who aim to put an end to state-mandated gym classes make a straight-forward case: The time and money could be better spent on other school pursuits.

  • FHSAA: No Evidence School Tried to Entice Attendance

    by Nick Williams, Tribune staff March 2015

    Tampa Catholic will not receive any penalties after a Florida High School Athletic Association investigation into alleged recruitment of athletes from two Pasco County schools found the school did nothing wrong.

  • Maine Nearing Switch from Four Hoops Classes to Five

    by Travis Lazarczyk, By Travis Lazarczyk Morning Sentinel March 2015

    With a final vote less than two months away, the Maine Principals' Association Classification Committee decided Tuesday to make no changes to a proposal that would expand high school basketball from four classes to five.

  • Prep, Club Conflicts a Tough Call for Soccer Coaches

    by Rhiannon Potkey March 2015

    The high school-club/travel conflict isn't restricted to soccer, of course. In nearly every sport outside of football, players are balancing the demands of both teams.

  • School Board OKs Separate Part-Time AD Position

    by Eileen Adams, Eileen Adams, Special to the Sun Journal March 2015

    The Regional School Unit 10 board overwhelmingly approved a request by Dirigo High School Principal Michael Poulin to restructure the high and middle schools so that an interim assistant principal would be hired to serve both schools, and not double as athletic director.

  • Unified Basketball Program Addresses Special Needs

    by KEVIN MILLS, Staff Writer March 2015

    Unified basketball is one of the sports developed by the Special Olympics Unified Sports program, pairing student-athletes with disabilities with players without disabilities -- called partners -- to form a team.

  • High School Preps for 42K-Square-Foot Practice Facility

    by Matt Woolbright 361-886-3678 March 2015

    Two-a-days for the Calallen Wildcats football team may not be quite as sweltering this fall once the school’s new covered practice facility is built.

  • Dance Team Member Files Lawsuit After Hazing Incident

    by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern March 2015

    An Oregon high school, its school district, and its administration are under scrutiny after a student and former dance team member filed a lawsuit claiming her constitutional rights were violated.

    According to the lawsuit, the 14-year-old was blindfolded, harassed, humiliated, and abused by older members of the Lakeridge High School dance team, as well as other students from the school during hazing events. She was then told by various school officials to remain quiet about what took place.