• HS League Upheaval Has Resulted in More Opportunities

    by Loren Ledin April 2015

    Last spring gave us the Northern Area’s releaguing drama, completed only after a series of U-turns, restarts, speed bumps, appeals and more dissent than a session of Congress.

  • Iowa Associations to Expand State Cross Country Meet

    by JIM LEITNER TH sports editor April 2015

    In a joint statement, the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union and Iowa High School Athletic Association announced plans to expand the field for the state meet.

  • Forum to Address High School's Use of 'Indian' Mascot

    by Doug Harlow, Morning Sentinel April 2015

    A public forum will be held sometime in early May to debate use of the word "Indians" as Skowhegan Area High School's sports nickname and mascot.

  • The AB Extra: April 17

    by Laura Godlewski April 2015

    The April 17th edition of The AB Extra, the inspiring, quirky or downright weird stories you may have missed this week.

  • TSSAA Tweaks Football Practice Contact Limits

    by Chris Thomas April 2015

    The state office detailed its tweaks during a series of mandated meetings with football coaches across the state this week.

  • OHSAA Doles Out Punishment for Transfer Violation

    by Marc Pendleton April 2015

    The Ohio High School Athletic Association and also cited multiple area schools for player participation in a non-sanctioned event.

  • Phys. Ed. Substitute Charged with Child Endangerment

    by Nancy A. Fischer; News Niagara Reporter April 2015

    A substitute physical education teacher in the Starpoint Central School District for the past two and a half years has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child as a result of actions related to texting and social media, according to the Niagara County Sheriff Department.

  • Bill That Would Scrap FHSAA Clears Senate Hurdle

    by Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster Naples Daily News/Tribune Bureau April 2015

    Among other things, the bill threatens to replace the Florida High School Athletic Association with a state-selected nonprofit organization; calls on the organization to offer fans the option to buy a single-day pass or multiple-day pass instead of per-event tickets; and allows students, including those in public schools, to participate in sports at another school if the program isn't offered at their school.

  • Editorial: HS Football Must Get Tougher on Concussions

    by Sun-Times Editorial Board April 2015

    From brain-injury specialists and former NFL players who are scared to leave home for simple errands because they forget where they're going, we have learned a lot about blows to the head and concussions in football.

  • Counterpoint: Lawsuit Threatens Future of HS Football

    by contributors April 2015

    High school sports create everlasting bonds among teammates and coaches, and contribute to the fabric of communities throughout Illinois and the United States.