• Flu Outbreak Forces Cancellation of HS Hoops Games

    by Craig Brueske January 2017

    According to the St. Charles Community Unit District 303 posting on Facebook late Saturday morning, "East at North Basketball Game Postponed: Several student-athletes at St. Charles East High School have come down with flu-like symptoms."

  • The Good, Bad of New NJSIAA Transfer Rule

    by Phil Anastasia January 2017

    The good news about the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association's new proposal to "restore integrity to high school sports" is also the bad news. Which tells you all you need to know about scholastic sports in 2017.

  • Unconscious Wrestler Revived by Coach and Spectators

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    On Wednesday night, Donovan Catholic High School wrestler Brandon Gonzalez was revived by a group of fast-acting coaches, trainers and spectators after collapsing during a tri-match with Lakewood and Toms River North in Lakewood, N.J.

  • Players Sue District for Alleged Anti-Bullying Violation

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    In a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday against the Washoe County (Nev.) School District and Galena High School football coach Steve Struzyk and principal Tom Brown, three former players asked for monetary damages to be paid in compensation for economic loss and pain and suffering due to a perceived violation of state law and a district anti-bullying policy.

  • Sheriff to Investigate HS Basketball Hazing Allegations

    by Jeremy P. Kelley December 2016

    A criminal investigation into hazing involving the Tri-Village High School boys basketball team has led to discipline against some students and could lead to misdemeanor charges. Darke County Sheriff 's Chief Deputy Mark Whittaker said Wednesday that the evidence gathered since his office was notified Dec. 15 would support misdemeanor hazing charges, but not sexual assault or other felony crimes.

  • AB's Top 10 Stories of 2016

    by AB Staff December 2016

    It was another eventful year in the athletics, fitness and recreation industries in 2016. Take a look at some of the top highlights that we covered at AB this year.

  • Sports Facilities Could Be Game Changer for School

    by Steve Krah December 2016

    Thanks to the generosity of donors, Elkhart Christian Academy will have a significant increase in sports facilities very soon.

  • OHSAA Investigates Dayton Public Schools Over Forfeits

    by Marc Pendleton December 2016

    A faceoff between Dunbar High School coaches and Dayton Public Schools Athletic Director Mark Baker has resulted in separate investigations that could lead to Ohio High School Athletic Association penalties.

  • New High School Track Deemed Unsalvageable

    by Jason Scott December 2016

    The track at Plainville (Conn.) High School will need to be replaced after less than a year of use. The track, which was installed in early spring, has been deemed unsalvageable after a bubbling problem in the track’s synthetic turf material.

  • Blog: Creating Buy-In for $70M McKinney ISD Stadium

    by Valerie Little, Associate AD - McKinney ISD December 2016

    Editor’s note: In May 2016, voters approved a bond package that allowed the McKinney (Texas) Independent School District to construct a multi-million-dollar high school football stadium. Construction on the project began in December 2016, and is expected to be complete in late 2017. Valerie Little, Associate AD for McKinney ISD, will be providing an exclusive inside look at coordinating the effort.

    There are several foundational philosophies we as a district have relied upon to overcome some of the early challenges in this project. Now, despite all the negative media attention the McKinney (Texas) ISD has gotten for our new stadium project, the excitement in our community is palpable.