Programming: High School
- Prep School Suspends Football, Cites Falling Numbers
by Ward Gossett August 2016
Tennessee Christian Prep was preparing for its second varsity football season, but the Cleveland school's administration decided Thursday night to put the program on hold for at least a year because of diminishing numbers.
- Racial Abuse Drove HS Football Player to Transfer
by Gregory Yee and Jeff Hartsell August 2016
A former football player for Pinewood Preparatory School said a series of racial remarks and a photo of a noose sent in a group message drove him to transfer to Fort Dorchester High School late last month.
- Science, Safety Measures Change Football Practice
by Al Lesar August 2016
Remember the salt tablets that were supposed to guard against dehydration? Infrequent water breaks? Heavy uniforms?
- Comedians Raise Funds for New High School Stadium
by Barry Courter August 2016
When engineers condemned Raymond James Stadium on the East Ridge High School campus last fall, it was anything but funny. However, three former East Ridge High School classmates who've made a living as professional comedians will return to Chattanooga this weekend to help raise money to replace the stadium at their alma mater.
- District to Officially Sanction HS Lacrosse
by Bob Susnjara August 2016
High school boys and girls lacrosse teams will be part of a host of other sports offerings at Lake Zurich Unit District 95 when the 2016-17 academic season begins this month.
- HS Forfeits Two Years of Wins Amid Financial Aid Probe
by Jodie Wagner and Palm Beach Post Staff Writers August 2016
The fallout continues for the Oxbridge Academy athletic department. The ThunderWolves, whose administration has undergone a major restructuring over the past four months since The Palm Beach Post published its findings from an investigation of the West Palm Beach private school, have forfeited all athletic wins from the past two school years.
- HS Football Team Looks Forward to New Stadium Debut
by Marc Pendleton August 2016
The early enthusiasm is especially evident at Chaminade Julienne, where the Eagles football and soccer teams will play in the new Roger Glass Stadium on campus.
- HS to Try Graduate Assistant as Athletic Trainer
by Laura Haight, Staff writer August 2016
The graduate assistant would have to meet all provisions as required in state code, superintendent John Hudson told the board. He was also confident that the contract would prevent the schools from any legal issues if something were to go wrong.
- New Contact Rules Take Effect for Florida HS Football
by Adam Fisher August 2016
When high school football players hit the practice field for the first time Monday, signaling the start of the 2016 season, they'll do so under a new set of rules. The new regulations might sound drastic to those who picture football as a gladiator sport, area coaches say the rules limiting contact won't affect them much. As the game grows more health conscious, coaches have been cutting back on live tackling for years. This season the Florida High School Athletic Association is instituting new limitations on the amount of contact football players can have during practice. Teams can engage in live contact, defined as tackling players to the ground, no more than 80 minutes per week during the regular season.
- HS Football League Disbands Due to Lack of Teams
by Steve Fryer July 2016
CIF-Southern Section by-laws require a minimum of four teams to make up a league. The Academy League was a four-team football league last year. One of those four, Sage Hill, announced this past spring that it will play 8-man football this year. That left the Academy with three schools - Brethren Christian, Crean Lutheran and St. Margaret's.