Programming: High School
Virginia Coaches Shift All-Star Events to Up Exposure
by Super User July 2014
In an effort to draw more of the state's top college-bound prospects, the Virginia High School Coaches Association voted Wednesday to move its football and basketball all-star games away from July.
'Every Warrior Plays' Parent Group Offsets Sports Fees
by Beth Anspach July 2014
As voters turn down school levies and financially strapped districts must deal with a lack of funding, more schools have started instituting pay-to-play policies for athletics. But one local community has organized a nonprofit to support its student athletes.
Belichick Scholarships to Aid Athletes, Sports Groups
by BOB HOUGH firstname.lastname@example.org July 2014
Student-athletes in Anne Arundel County have an opportunity to apply for scholarships from not only one of the most well-known and successful coaches, but also one with local ties.
School Board Member Decries Costs of VHSL Realignment
by Mike Connors July 2014
Chesapeake School Board member Tom Mercer voiced displeasure Monday night with recent alignment plans of the Virginia High School League, which oversees interscholastic sports in the state.
Parents Hope to Save Middle School Sports Programs
by Donna Boynton, TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF July 2014
While students may be enjoying the lazy days of summer vacation, a group of parents is hard at work trying to restore programs that were cut when the school district failed to secure funding through a Proposition 2½ override earlier this year.
IHSA Takes Big Cut from Major Events Hosted by Schools
by CHRIS FUSCO AND LAUREN FITZPATRICK July 2014
The Illinois High School Association offers guarantees to schools on how much money they'll get to host playoff and championship events - whether they're tennis matches, where admission is free, or basketball games, where tickets are sold.
Arizona High Schools Face Postseason Participation Fees
by Rexford Sheild July 2014
The price of success is oftentimes categorized by hard work, but high school athletic departments and their athletes in Arizona will soon have to rethink this ideology. The Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) will enforce teams to pay a fee if they are a participant in postseason play. The new fee is slated to kick in this fall.
Illinois Lawmakers Call for Greater IHSA Transparency
by LAUREN FITZPATRICK and CHRIS FUSCO July 2014
The push comes as legislators and some school officials have questioned whether high schools should be getting a bigger share of the nearly $11 million the IHSA generates each year through ticket sales, sponsorship deals and other money-making aspects of high school sports.
Rising Cost of Insurance to Be Passed to Prep Athletes
by SARAH BOWMAN; email@example.com July 2014
Starting in fall 2015, Beaufort County School District student-athletes can expect to pay for athletic insurance.
Athletic Trainer Assembles Triage Kits for High School
by Lisa Knodel, Dayton Daily News July 2014
Athletic trainers played an important role last year in treating the injured during the Boston Marathon bombing. They are there to prevent or treat injuries when an athlete gets hurt on the field or when school nurses or medical crews aren't available.