• Judge Tosses Coach's $1M Suit Based on Parent Emails

    by Marjorie Hernandez 805-437-0263 June 2015

    A Ventura County Superior Court judge has dismissed a $1 million libel suit filed by a Westlake High School basketball coach against a parent, saying emails criticizing the coach were protected free speech.

  • Is Virtual Reality Training Coming to College Football?

    by George Schroeder, @GeorgeSchroeder, USA TODAY Sports June 2015

    Arkansas senior quarterback Brandon Allen is among a growing number who sees -- and feels -- the potential of virtual reality in college football.

  • Editorial: Open the Books on High School Sports Money

    by Sun-Times Editorial Board June 2015

    When money is tight for pretty much every unit of government in Illinois, the public has a right to know how every last tax dollar is being spent.

  • Fired Prep Coach Who Got Job Back Now Resigns

    by Thomas Clouse, (509) 459-5495 June 2015

    fter losing his job as Mead High School football coach in late March and having it restored on appeal in late May, Sean Carty announced to parents on Monday that he has resigned as coach of the Panthers.

  • School Plans Ahead as Rain Delays Facility Construction

    by Nadia Tamez-Robledo, Corpus Christi Caller-Times June 2015

    Corpus Christi ISD officials have a backup plan for athletes at the new high school and middle school where recent heavy rain had delayed completion of sports fields.

  • Schools Using Sod from Neyland Stadium on Fields

    by Chris Thomas, Knoxville News-Sentinel June 2015

    It’s not exactly a makeover. But a handful of Rockwood High School’s athletic facilities are receiving face lifts after the school acquired truckloads of Tennessee football’s recently removed playing surface from inside Neyland Stadium.

  • Wheels of PIAA Football Reform Begin Turning

    by Mike Gross, Lancaster Newspapers June 2015

    The process of revamping the PIAA state football playoffs is, if a long way from complete and not certain of happening at all, at least underway.

  • High School Lacrosse Gets Approval in Ohio

    by Marc Pendleton June 2015

    The Ohio High School Athletic Association on Thursday unanimously approved boys and girls lacrosse as an "emerging" sport that will hold its first state tournaments in the spring of 2017.

  • In New Mexico, No Forced Friday Night Football Finals

    by James Yodice, Journal Staff June 2015

    Unless both schools agree on a Friday night for a state championship game, title games will be played at 1 p.m. or 2 p.m. on Saturdays, the board of the New Mexico Activities Association ruled during its Wednesday meeting.

  • In Ohio, First Amputee to Compete at State Track Meet

    by Tom Archdeacon June 2015

    On Saturday, Xenia Christian's Grace Norman will become the first amputee in Ohio - girl or boy - to compete in the state track meet.