• The AB Extra: May 8

    by Laura Godlewski May 2015

    This edition of The AB Extra includes the story of an 80-year-old who finally atoned for missing a high school gym class, a proposed underwater tennis court in Dubai and the bizarre story of a man getting stuck in a park basketball hoop. Enjoy.

  • Board Votes to Keep 'Indians,' But Community Divided

    by Rachel Ohm, Staff Writer May 2015

    The Skowhegan School Administrative District 54 board voted against changing the "Indians" nickname for its sports teams during a meeting Thursday night to decide an issue that has deeply divided the school community.

  • Paperwork Glitch Nearly Costs Home-Schooled Athlete

    by James Yodice May 2015

    The Kuuttila family received a first-rate education Wednesday on the perils of not having the proper paperwork for a home-schooled student-athlete.

  • NJSIAA Committee OKs Non-Public Football Conference

    by Phil Anastasia; Inquirer Staff Writer May 2015

    Despite opposition from three South Jersey public-school officials, a controversial proposal to create a non-public football conference sailed through the NJSIAA's executive committee on Wednesday.

  • Private Prep Schools Invest in Athletics to Stay Competitive

    by Donna Goodison May 2015

    Major athletic facility upgrades are in the works for Boston-area private schools as they seek to answer student and parent demand and stay competitive.

  • Prep Coach-Athlete Recruiting Meeting Brings Probation

    by Ward Gossett Chattanooga Times Free Press May 2015

    Cleveland High School has been placed on probation and fined, along with other penalties, by the TSSAA for recruiting violations.

  • Alleged Hazer to Sue Sayreville High School, Police

    by Laura Godlewski May 2015

    One of the seven Sayreville football players arrested after alleged hazing and sexual assault incidents will file a civil rights suit for damages resulting from his arrest and suspension. 

  • Opinion: SCHSL Rule Change Will Hurt Smaller Schools

    by May 2015

    As football coach at tiny St. John's High School, Brad Bowles relied on the 8-quarter rule in order to field a full varsity squad on Friday nights.

  • Schools Turn to Other Sources to Fund Athletic Upgrades

    by Patrick Leary, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel May 2015

    It didn't take long for the video to go viral. Arrowhead High School in Hartland had just completed new $662,000 locker rooms for its basketball teams, and posted a time-lapse look at what it billed as "the best high school locker rooms in the country."

  • Team Completes State Meet as Coach Falls Ill, Dies

    by Scott Clair, Naples Daily News May 2015

    It was a day of victory for Barron Collier’s Brandon Cachon, but a day of tremendous loss for the entire Southwest Florida running community at the Class 3A track and field championships on Saturday in Jacksonville.