• HS Announces Fundraising Campaign for $6M Gym

    by Nick Blizzard February 2017

    Dayton Christian School has raised $1.7 million toward plans to build a gymnasium, what one official called "probably one of the most important projects at this point in our history."

  • Opinion: Leave Graduate Transfer Rule As-Is

    by Paul Woody February 2017

    The NCAA, in a moment of foresight and understanding, passed a rule that permits an athlete who has graduated from one school and still has eligibility remaining, to transfer and play without sitting out a year, provided the first school grants a release.

  • Coaches Suspended Under Alleged Visa Violations

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    On Friday, the Paterson (N.J.) School District announced the suspension of athletic supervisor Gregory Cooper along with girls’ basketball coach Ray Lyde Jr., and track coach Natalie Jordan from Eastside High School.

  • Montana Hoops Tournament Proposal Raises Race Issue

    by Matt Hudson February 2017

    In a post on that has since been deleted, Cat Country KCTR 102.9 radio personality Paul Mushaben suggested that Native American and non-Native basketball teams should have separate tournaments.

  • Trans Boy Wins Controversial Girls' Wrestling Title

    by Kristie Rieken February 2017

    Mack Beggs just won a state wrestling title Saturday in a category he didn't want to be in. But instead of wallowing in a debate about what should or should not have happened this weekend at the Texas state girls wrestling tournament, the 17-year-old transgender boy simply decided to be a good teammate.

  • Study: Private School AT Services Lag Behind Public

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    A new study released by the National Athletic Trainers Association shows that private secondary schools are falling well behind public schools in providing adequate athletic training services to meet the needs of student-athletes.

  • Illinois Senate Urged to Leave PE Requirements Alone

    by Brian Robbins State Capitol Bureau February 2017

    Senate Bill 13 would allow school districts to reduce physical education requirements to three days a week, and would expand exceptions available to high school students who participate in extracurricular physical activities.

  • Texas Policy on Transgender Participation Sees Scrutiny

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    The University Interscholastic League, a Texas governing body that regulates public school athletics, has been drawn into controversy regarding a policy enacted roughly a year ago through the popular vote of the state’s superintendents and athletic directors.

  • Principal Doubles as Play-by-Play Voice During Tourney

    by Ernie Clark BDN Staff February 2017

    When it comes to Mary Nadeau's play-by-play television coverage of the boys and girls basketball teams from Nokomis Regional High School of Newport, it has little to do with critique and everything to do with sharing her students' experiences with the communities she serves. Nadeau also is the school's principal.

  • FHSAA to Hear Title Appeal Today

    by Jodie Wagner February 2017

    Pahokee will make its case today to the Florida High School Athletic Association in an effort to retain the Class 1A state football championship it won in December. The Blue Devils' appeal will be heard this morning by the organization's infractions committee, which reviews major violations. It is expected to be conducted by phone. There is no timetable for when the committee will deliver its decision.