Programming: High School
State Funding Up, High School's Pay-to-Play Fees Down
by Steven Matthews, Dayton Daily News (Ohio) June 2015
Huber Heights student athletes in grades 7-12 will pay less to participate in sports during the 2015-16 year, the district's school board determined this week.
HS Weight Room Equipped Thanks to $61K in Donations
by Patrick O'Grady, Valley News June 2015
The first of two deliveries of new weight room equipment arrived at Stevens High School on Thursday and was being assembled by the school's strength and conditioning coach Brad Eaton, with the help of sophomores Logan Bateman and Solomon Cormier.
Injured Prep Wrestler Suffers Stroke, Placed in Coma
by Malik Perkins, Dayton Daily News June 2015
Doctors placed a Fairmont High School wrestler in a medically induced coma after he reportedly suffered a stroke following an accident in practice.
High Schools Hail Investments in Turf Practice Fields
by Gordon Engelhardt, Evansville Courier & Press June 2015
Memorial High School football coach John Hurley joked that he will no longer have to worry about striping the grass practice field twice a week.
Wrestler Suffers Life-Threatening Head, Neck Injuries
by John Cummings, Dayton Daily News June 2015
Ahmad Doucet had been preparing to battle at the Junior National Duals team tournament in Tulsa, Okla., this week. Now he is fighting for his life.
Internal Recruiting Revives Prep Football Program
by The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado) June 2015
Sam Hellem and his Cheyenne Mountain football teammates have been doing some recruiting - in-house recruiting.
No Charges Following Investigation of Booster Club Finances
by Daily News Journal June 2015
New William Blount High School football coach Philip Shadowens won’t face criminal charges from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office after its investigation into the finances of the Blackman football team and booster club came to a close, the Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday.
School Postpones Retirement of "Redskins" Mascot
by Karen Robinson, The Buffalo News June 2015
Lancaster school district leaders say students need a break from the intensity of what occurred this year involving the mascot controversy and the last several weeks, when the new mascot, the Legends, was unveiled.
Opinion: Why Are Schools Paying for Athlete Development?
by John Gerdy, Lancaster Newspaper June 2015
It is notable that the United States is the only country in the world in which the responsibility for developing elite athletes and teams rests with the educational system.
Summer Pro League a Unique Opportunity for Basketball Players
by Jon Gold, Arizona Daily Star June 2015
The Tucson Summer Pro League consists of guys giving it one of a last few shots in basketball all the way down to guys in or fresh out of high school, with the world ahead of them. Every so often, they're rolled into one.