• HS Wrestler Claims Competing Gave Him Herpes

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    A California high school wrestler who says he contracted a strain of herpes while competing in a wrestling match made a passionate call for the state wrestling championships to be canceled.

  • Bill Would Give Refs Concussion Overrule Power

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    In the name of player safety, lawmakers in Kentucky are considering adopting a law that would give high school sports officials power to decide whether a player can return to a game following a head injury.

  • Texas Admin Concerned Over Athletic Prep Schools

    by Jason Scott February 2016

    Glen West knows football. He’s the president of the Texas High School Coaches Association, an official and a coach and athletic director at Brenham High School northwest of Houston. And he’s concerned.

  • Prep School That Lost 108-1 Fires Athletic Director

    by Stuart Goldman February 2016

    A 108-1 defeat in a high school girls basketball game has cost the losing school’s athletic director his job.

  • Prep Girls Basketball Brawl Leads to Season Suspension

    by Stuart Goldman February 2016

    Civility was in short order during a high school girls basketball bench-clearing brawl in New Jersey involving American History High at John F. Kennedy Recreation Center.

  • Iowa Bill Would Require Athletic Trainers at Prep Events

    by Stuart Goldman February 2016

    A bill in the Iowa Senate would require Iowa high schools to have a certified athletic trainer on site to identify concussions at all varsity football, wrestling and boys and girls soccer events.

  • Football Coach/A.D. Resigns after Exercise Complaints

    by Stuart Goldman February 2016

    A Texas high school athletic director and head football coach resigned after parents accused his staff of working their sons too hard as punishment for not keeping a clean locker room.

  • High School PED Testing Bill Approved by NJ Assembly

    by Jason Scott February 2016

    A New Jersey state Assembly committee approved a bill that would expand random testing of high school athletes for steroids and performance enhancing drugs yesterday.

  • Proposed Bill Would Void Transgender Policy

    by February 2016

    In Pierre, South Dakota a bill has been proposed that would void a high school activities association’s policy that allows transgender students the option to request placement on the athletic teams of their choice.

  • GHSA Acts After Religious Expression Bills Introduced

    by Stuart Goldman February 2016

    As two bills were recently introduced in the Georgia General Assembly that would prohibit bans on religious expression on uniforms, the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) is working toward allowing member schools to play against independent and parochial schools.