• Understanding the Role of Athletic Trainers in High Schools

    by Larry Cooper May 2015

    Athletes participating in every sport at the collegiate and professional levels have come to rely on an athletic trainer for all of their injuries and ailments. Athletic trainers' specialized scope of practice includes injury prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.

  • County Pride, $2M Impact in Hosting FHSAA Baseball

    by Adam Fisher, May 2015

    In 2012, the Florida High School Athletic Association picked a bid from the Lee County Sports Authority to host the baseball finals for three years at JetBlue Park, spring training home of the Boston Red Sox.

  • NJSIAA to Discuss Non-Public Football Conference

    by Phil Anastasia; Inquirer Staff Writer May 2015

    Several South Jersey non-public officials are skeptical of a controversial proposal to create a state-wide, non-public football conference.

  • Opinion: BBCOR Bats Take Pop, Fun Out of HS Baseball

    by Aaron Dorksen May 2015

    There has been something noticeably missing from high school baseball again this season: power hitting.

  • First-Time Football State Champs Face Recruiting Probe

    by Jami Frankenberry May 2015

    Five months after winning its first state championship, the Ocean Lakes High School football program is being investigated by the Beach District for "allegations of inappropriate recruiting practices," according to a Virginia Beach Public Schools spokesperson.

  • Archery Hitting the Mark with Students of All Ages

    by Michael Pearce May 2015

    More than 400 students in grades four through 12 participated in the National Archery in the Schools Program state championship shoot at Clearwater High School in Clearwater, Kan.

  • The AB Extra: May 8

    by Laura Godlewski May 2015

    This edition of The AB Extra includes the story of an 80-year-old who finally atoned for missing a high school gym class, a proposed underwater tennis court in Dubai and the bizarre story of a man getting stuck in a park basketball hoop. Enjoy.

  • Board Votes to Keep 'Indians,' But Community Divided

    by Rachel Ohm, Staff Writer May 2015

    The Skowhegan School Administrative District 54 board voted against changing the "Indians" nickname for its sports teams during a meeting Thursday night to decide an issue that has deeply divided the school community.

  • Paperwork Glitch Nearly Costs Home-Schooled Athlete

    by James Yodice May 2015

    The Kuuttila family received a first-rate education Wednesday on the perils of not having the proper paperwork for a home-schooled student-athlete.

  • NJSIAA Committee OKs Non-Public Football Conference

    by Phil Anastasia; Inquirer Staff Writer May 2015

    Despite opposition from three South Jersey public-school officials, a controversial proposal to create a non-public football conference sailed through the NJSIAA's executive committee on Wednesday.