Programming: High School
- Address Fraud Found on Atlanta HS Football Rosters
by Molly Bloom January 2016
At least one player on an Atlanta high school football team that made it to a state championship game in 2014 was fraudulently enrolled, according to an internal report The Atlanta Journal-Constitution obtained this month under state open-records laws.
- Parents of Son Who Played After Concussion Speak Out
by Stuart Goldman January 2016
The parents of a high school football player who suffered an apparent concussion the week before a New Mexico state championship game last month maintain he never suffered a concussion.
- District Approves $9M to Finance Turf, Track Upgrades
by Lana Sweeten-Shults January 2016
Financing the Wichita Falls ISD’s long list of maintenance projects might feel like a team sport. But it’s one the district invested in at Tuesday night’s board meeting. The board of trustees approved authorizing a tax maintenance note of up to $9 million to finance turf and track projects, along with other maintenance projects identified for 2016. The 10-year note is being issued at a 2 percent rate.
- Suspended HS Hoops Coach Still Under Review
by Chris Thomas January 2016
Mark Blevins’ scheduled return from a month-long coaching suspension was delayed on Tuesday as Knox County Schools continues to review his coaching status at Bearden High School.
- School Board to Meet with Attorneys About Hazing Case
by Kendi Anderson January 2016
The Hamilton County school board met privately Tuesday night with Hamilton County District Attorney Neal Pinkston to discuss the ongoing criminal investigation into the of an Ooltewah High School freshman by three basketball teammates on Dec. 22. The nine-member board, along with board attorney Scott Bennett, met with Pinkston for about 30 minutes to receive an update on the investigation. Hamilton County Schools Superintendent Rick Smith was not present.
- After Fight, High School Teams Seasons Canceled
by Jason Scott January 2016
Following a nasty fighting incident during a game on Saturday involving fans and players from the Pike and Ben Davis girls basketball teams, the Indiana High School Athletic Association brought the hammer down by canceling the remainder of both teams’ seasons.
- Fight Halts Indiana High School Girls Basketball Game
by Stuart Goldman January 2016
A fight that halted a girls basketball game in Indianapolis has prompted a Monday meeting with coaches and administrators from both schools and the Indiana High School Athletic Association.
- District May Dip into Debt Fund for Athletic Facilities
by Bob Fowler January 2016
The Clinton High School softball team tosses balls in the school hallways during after-school practices in the winter, while cheerleaders sharpen their skills in the school’s lobby.
- HS Programs Suspended After Hazing Allegations
by Knoxville News-Sentinel January 2016
A northern Virginia high school’s boys basketball program has been suspended indefinitely following allegations of sexual misconduct on a team bus.
- High School Athletics Bills Move to State Senate
by Takara Scott-Johnston January 2016
The Florida State Senate heard two competing reform bills on Thursday aimed at changing the way the Florida High School Athletic Association conducts itself.