• Opinion: Utah Principals Worsen Specialization Problem

    by Doug Robinson May 2016

    Everyone seems to agree that the era of specialization in high school athletics is unhealthy, but nothing changes — except to get worse.

  • FHSAA Considers Changes to Football Playoffs

    by Justin Barney May 2016

    The Florida High School Athletic Association has kicked off the conversation to bring the biggest changes ever to the high school football playoffs. The framework of the proposal - still in its early stages - calls for districts to be eliminated and regions to take their place with a new points system determining playoff teams. The brackets could be revealed on a televised selection show, bringing a March Madness-like feel to November playoff football. The soonest that changes could take place would be the 2017 season. The goals are obvious.

  • Board Approves Nearly $1M for HS Stadium Repairs

    by Kendi Anderson May 2016

    The high school stadium drama is over. The Hamilton County Board of Education voted Thursday night to pay $913,600 to repair seven stadiums across the county.

  • High School Coach Charged with Failure to Report Abuse

    by Kendi Anderson May 2016

    A Hamilton County grand jury has indicted a high school basketball coach for failing to report child sexual abuse in connection with the rape of a freshman player allegedly by three of his teammates.

  • School Board Accepts Gift of Indoor Practice Facility

    by Christine L. Pratt May 2016

    At long last and with construction completed, the East Holmes Local Board of Education on Monday accepted donation of a state-of-the-art indoor practice facility at the high school.

  • Defibrillator Revives Lacrosse Prep After Shot to Heart

    by Marc Pendleton May 2016

    Centerville lacrosse captain Grant Mays was revived on the field by an automated external defibrillator after being struck in the heart during Saturday's match at Moeller.

  • Parents' Ire at Coaches Shifts to Posts, Tweets

    by David La Vaque; STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) May 2016

    Two longtime coaches who resigned last month both blamed, in part, parents using social media to amplify their vitriol.

  • One School Rescues Another After Track Bus Breakdown

    by Staff report May 2016

    Burnet Consolidated Independent School District came to Water Valley’s rescue Sunday when the bus carrying the high school track team home from the UIL State Track and Field Championships in Austin broke down outside of Burnet.

  • Principals' Group Bans Drones for High School Playoffs

    by Dennis Hoey; Deirdre A Fleming May 2016

    The Maine Principals' Association has decided to prohibit the use of unmanned aerial systems, also known as drones, at all the high school athletic events it sponsors, mostly playoff and championship games.

  • Sports Safe Due to Impact on Schools' Enrollments

    by Chris Murphy, Forum News Service May 2016

    As opposed to the University of North Dakota and St. Cloud State, the athletic departments for Valley City State and Mayville State don't really have room to cut full programs because it takes up such a chunk of enrollment.