Programming: High School
Schools Using Sod from Neyland Stadium on Fields
by Chris Thomas, Knoxville News-Sentinel June 2015
It’s not exactly a makeover. But a handful of Rockwood High School’s athletic facilities are receiving face lifts after the school acquired truckloads of Tennessee football’s recently removed playing surface from inside Neyland Stadium.
Wheels of PIAA Football Reform Begin Turning
by Mike Gross, Lancaster Newspapers June 2015
The process of revamping the PIAA state football playoffs is, if a long way from complete and not certain of happening at all, at least underway.
High School Lacrosse Gets Approval in Ohio
by Marc Pendleton June 2015
The Ohio High School Athletic Association on Thursday unanimously approved boys and girls lacrosse as an "emerging" sport that will hold its first state tournaments in the spring of 2017.
In New Mexico, No Forced Friday Night Football Finals
by James Yodice, Journal Staff June 2015
Unless both schools agree on a Friday night for a state championship game, title games will be played at 1 p.m. or 2 p.m. on Saturdays, the board of the New Mexico Activities Association ruled during its Wednesday meeting.
In Ohio, First Amputee to Compete at State Track Meet
by Tom Archdeacon June 2015
On Saturday, Xenia Christian's Grace Norman will become the first amputee in Ohio - girl or boy - to compete in the state track meet.
Iowa Schools Brace for Concussion Lawsuits
by Laura Godlewski June 2015
The state of Iowa expects more lawsuits to be filed after a former high school football player was awarded close to $1 million when a U.S. District Court found that his school district was at fault for complications due to head injuries he sustained while playing football.
Minneapolis Schools Team Up for Sports Funding Plan
by Alejandra Matos; STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) June 2015
Minneapolis Public School officials want to build a multipurpose athletics facility and create a foundation to raise money for the district's sporting needs.
Muslim Soccer Team Refuses to Play Team with Girls
by Laura Godlewski May 2015
A boys' soccer team from a private Muslim high school in Branotibm Ont., would not finish a game during a tournament after it discovered the opposing team had two girls on it.
TSSAA to Mull Continuing Private vs. Public Competition
by Tom Kreager, Daily News Journal May 2015
The TSSAA’s Legislative Council will explore four options next month when it meets in a work session to discuss the issue of public and private schools continuing to play together in the same division within the Tennessee high school athletic association.
Prep Coaches Talk Extra Points, Safety of Own Players
by Jodie Wagner, Palm Beach Post May 2015
The extra point will become a little more interesting this fall when the NFL kicks off the 2015 season.