• GHSA Limits Full Contact During Football Practices

    by Lindsey Young April 2015

    Athlete safety was the impetus behind new rules adopted by the Georgia High School Athletic Association that will reduce contact during football practices.

  • HS Students Propose Restroom-Accessibility Law

    by Lynn Hulsey April 2015

    "Matthew's Bill," which is in committee today, would require that as of Jan. 1, 2017, buildings constructed for assembly purposes - such as concert venues and arenas - have at least one restroom facility with a changing table that can accommodate people who weigh up to 400 pounds

  • Schools Benefit by Providing Mentor for New Coaches

    by STEVE CRAIG Staff Writer April 2015

    After an extended winter, Alexis Garrison finally was able to get her South Portland High softball team out of the gym and onto the field Monday. She looked like any other coach, rapping grounders during infield practice.

  • Strike 'Free Agent' Provision from FHSAA Overhaul

    by Palm Beach Post (Florida) April 2015

    For years now, there has been growing tension between some Florida legislators, particularly in the House, and the Florida High School Athletic Association.

  • Five Teams to Use High School's New Synthetic Turf

    by Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner, Palm Beach Post April 2015

    American Heritage is making a change. The private school began installing artificial turf on its athletic field Friday, according to Stallions athletic director Brad Tremper. The news was first reported by ESPN 106.3.

  • Columnist: Potential New Transfer Rules Short-Sighted

    by Marc Narducci, The Philadelphia Inquirer April 2015

    In an attempt to strengthen the transfer rules, the NJSIAA could inadvertently be punishing some innocent people who may have to switch schools due to diminishing finances. That is just one example why a potential new transfer rule is short-sighted.

  • The AB Extra: April 10

    by Laura Godlewski April 2015

    This week's AB Extra includes updates on two prominent professional stadiums, a warning for anyone thinking of attending The Masters and a new potential programming idea for your facility. But we begin with a new youth football league aimed at fixing the "broken" culture in sports. New to The Extra? Here's last week's edition.

  • Coaches Who Played Preps in AAU Games Investigated

    by Chris Thomas Chris Thomas covers high school sports. Follow him at April 2015

    Two Harriman High School boys basketball assistants are the subject of an investigation into the Blue Devils program, TSSAA executive director Bernard Childress told the News Sentinel on Monday.

  • HS Hockey Team Forfeits Wins Due to Inelligible Player

    by Scott Kaniewski, By SCOTT KANIEWSKI - April 2015

    The Air Academy hockey team was forced to forfeit every win after Jan. 7 because of an ineligible player, Air Academy interim athletic director Jim Chapman confirmed via email Friday.

  • Court Gives San Diego Schools Okay to Practice Yoga

    by The Bismarck Tribune April 2015

    A court of appeal upheld a lower court ruling tossing out a family's lawsuit that tried to block Encinitas Union School District from teaching yoga as an alternative to traditional gym classes.