• Power Outage Interrupts TSSAA Volleyball Tournament

    by David Uchiyama October 2015

    A power outage at the Murphy Center at Middle Tennessee State University lasting more than two hours disrupted parts of the TSSAA volleyball state tournaments on Wednesday. Some matches were moved to different locations in Murfreesboro, while others began more than five hours after their original starting times.

  • Doctor: Athletes Would Benefit from Later School Start

    by Portland Press Herald (Maine) October 2015

    The American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended starting school no earlier than 8:30 a.m. for all middle and high school children. This is reinforced with similar endorsements by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Thoracic Society and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Diocese Sells Field to City for Use by High School

    by BONNIE WASHUK,; Justin Pelletier; Sports Editor, BONNIE WASHUK, Staff Writer, and Justin Pelletier, Sports Editor October 2015

    The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland announced Monday it has negotiated the sale of three acres of land at 119 Walnut St. in Lewiston to the city of Lewiston.

  • Tourism Promotions Planned Around State Lacrosse Tourney

    by Palm Beach Post Staff Writer October 2015

    About 3,000 lacrosse fans from throughout the state are expected in April for the Florida High School Athletic Association championship tournament.

  • High School Football Death Is Fifth Within Two Months

    by Stuart Goldman October 2015

    An East Texas high school football player died Saturday night, one day after collapsing on the sideline during a game.

  • High School Cancels Football Game Due to Too Many Injuries

    by The Herald-Sun (Durham, N.C.) October 2015

    Carrboro High School has cancelled its home football with Barlett Yancey on Friday night due to too many of its players being injured, the school said in a statement released Wednesday night.

  • Football in Trouble? Injuries Leading to Drop in Popularity

    by Idaho State Journal October 2015

    According to the National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research (NCCSIR ), five high school football players lost their lives in 2014.

  • Ref Shortage Prompts Proposal to Change HS Soccer Scheduling

    by Victor Flores, Writer October 2015

    The proposal would operate under this general premise: 2A and 3A schools would only play on Tuesdays and Thursdays, while 5A and 4A would only play Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

  • Cross Country Cheap, But Still a Financial Challenge

    by The Buffalo News (New York) October 2015

    Cross country in the City of Buffalo schools isn't all about the shoes, but footwear is a reasonable symbol for the sport's situation. New shoes help level the playing field.

  • WATCH: Severe Flooding Forces Stadium to Close Until Feb.

    by Jason Scott October 2015

    The Stadium Bowl in Tacoma, Wash., was so severely flooded by storm water that the stadium was ordered closed until February.