• Response to 'Scary' Girls' Soccer Injury Praised

    by Scott Kaniewski, The Gazette May 2015

    A Widefield girls' soccer player is home safe if not seriously sore after being wheeled off the field Thursday night by ambulance.

  • The AB Extra: May 1

    by Laura Godlewski May 2015

    Our weekly recap of news and notes from around the athletic, fitness and recreation industries. This week features news on a selfie-stick ban at Wimbledon, a stationary bike that will let you wash your clothes as your ride, and an 89 year-old Kansas University alumni and former football player who scored a touchdown in their spring football game. 

  • Maine Goes to Five Enrollment Classes for Basketball

    by Tom Chard, Staff Writer May 2015

    The Maine Principals' Association approved the most sweeping change to high school basketball in generations Thursday, expanding the annual postseason tournaments to five enrollment classes.

  • MIAA Votes Down Rugby as Varsity Sport, 13 to Nil

    by Dan Ventura May 2015

    Rugby is experiencing a growth in several Massachusetts communities, just not enough to sway the MIAA board of directors.

  • Today's Phys. Ed. Classes Go Beyond Team Sports

    by Jared Pendak, Valley News Staff Writer April 2015

    Across the Upper Valley, traditional team sports models within public high school physical education curriculums are being replaced by fitness and personal-growth initiatives.

  • How Is South Carolina Reclassification Going to Work?

    by Lake Morris April 2015

    Last week the South Carolina High School League’s (SCHSL) executive committee held its April meeting, and the board approved, among other things, adding a competition classification by creating AAAAA starting in 2016.

  • FHSAA Spring Football a Gift for Coaches, Recruiters

    by Anthony Chiang, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer April 2015

    High school football is a year-round sport in Florida. It's one of the reasons college coaches love to recruit the state.

  • Documentary Takes Inside Look at Sport of Cheerleading

    by Paul Guzzo, Tribune staff April 2015

    Cheerleaders once served mainly to whip up enthusiasm for the athletes on the field. Now, many are elite athletes in their own right, thrilling crowds at cheer competitions.

  • High School's Zero-Period Class Under Investigation

    by Laura Godlewski April 2015

    A California high school’s athletic department is under scrutiny for a number of violations, the latest being a zero-period football class that some speculate was made to get in additional practice time or to boost the GPAs of football players. 

  • Ultimate Ready to Become a Sanctioned Sport in Maine?

    by Steve Craig April 2015

    Ultimate is not an officially sanctioned high school sport, but it has become a fast-growing alternative to more traditional sports. Fogden is one of more than 600 Maine high schoolers playing this spring.