Programming: High School
Iowa Schools Brace for Concussion Lawsuits
by Laura Godlewski June 2015
The state of Iowa expects more lawsuits to be filed after a former high school football player was awarded close to $1 million when a U.S. District Court found that his school district was at fault for complications due to head injuries he sustained while playing football.
Minneapolis Schools Team Up for Sports Funding Plan
by Alejandra Matos; STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) June 2015
Minneapolis Public School officials want to build a multipurpose athletics facility and create a foundation to raise money for the district's sporting needs.
Muslim Soccer Team Refuses to Play Team with Girls
by Laura Godlewski May 2015
A boys' soccer team from a private Muslim high school in Branotibm Ont., would not finish a game during a tournament after it discovered the opposing team had two girls on it.
TSSAA to Mull Continuing Private vs. Public Competition
by Tom Kreager, Daily News Journal May 2015
The TSSAA’s Legislative Council will explore four options next month when it meets in a work session to discuss the issue of public and private schools continuing to play together in the same division within the Tennessee high school athletic association.
Prep Coaches Talk Extra Points, Safety of Own Players
by Jodie Wagner, Palm Beach Post May 2015
The extra point will become a little more interesting this fall when the NFL kicks off the 2015 season.
Missouri School Officials Sued for Christian Sports Trip
by Cheryl Wetzstein, THE WASHINGTON TIMES May 2015
An anonymous Missouri mother and an atheist-rights organization are suing a local school for taking the children on a field trip to a Christian-centered sports center.
Suit: HS Cheer Coaches' 'Indifference' Led to Injury
by Sam Charles, Chicago Sun-Times May 2015
Less than a month after three other cheerleaders were hurt in separate practices, a fourth New Trier High School cheerleader suffered a head injury after she was dropped while attempting a "full down" in fall 2012.
Student Concussion Bill Passes Illinois House, 104-1
by Seth A. Richardson State Capitol Bureau May 2015
A bill regulating when students can return to the classroom and to athletics after a suffering a concussion passed the House Monday. Rep. Christian Mitchell, D-Chicago, sponsored Senate Bill 7 in the House.
Clarifying Brand Will Cost High School $25K
by Earl Rinehart May 2015
There are at least 17 variations of Grandview Heights' "GH" logo -- with the two letters connected, not connected or intertwined, solid letters or outlined, in a circle or no circle.
Opinion: VHSL Private Schools Vote Difficult to Justify
by Aaron McFarling, The Roanoke Times May 2015
There needed to be a better reason. The Virginia High School League needed a clearer mission, a more symbiotic motivation, to make the decision it did Wednesday to allow private schools to join their ranks.