• WIAA and NFHS Launch #MyReasonWhy Campaign

    by Courtney Cameron December 2016

    The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletics Association has partnered with the National Federation of State High School Associations to help launch a social media campaign highlighting the benefits of participation in high school extracurricular activities and sports.

  • Football Fields Take a Beating During HS Playoffs

    by Joe Sirera December 2016

    The high school football playoffs are a five-week grind for teams that make it to the championship games. A long postseason can be hard on a team's field, too.

  • HS Coaches Keep Jobs After Board's Delayed Decision

    by Marc Pendleton December 2016

    Dunbar head coach Pete Pullen and assistant Darran Powell were belatedly approved coaching contracts for the boys high school basketball season during a Dayton Public Schools board meeting Tuesday night.

  • San Diego Schools Neglecting Field Safety Tests

    by Courtney Cameron December 2016

    Data obtained through a survey by the Voice of San Diego shows that very few public schools in San Diego county are conducting regular field tests to monitor the hardness of turf fields. Only a few school districts could report having ever tested their fields, and of those, several conducted one test immediately after installation and then never again.

  • Football Coach Resigns, Cites Behavior, Parental Issues

    by Marc Pendleton December 2016

    Bob DeLong said he'd like to continue coaching, but only "at a place where everybody's rowing the boat in the same direction. If you could get that, it sure would be fun again."

  • Will the NJSIAA Change Non-Public Playoff Formats?

    by Phil Anastasia December 2016

    The votes on the two proposals, one to significantly change the state tournament in non-public football and the other to tweak the state tournament in non-public boys' and girls' basketball, are the big items on the agenda for the NJSIAA's annual meeting at the Pines Manor in Edison, Middlesex County.

  • Police Announce Charges in HS Baseball Hazing Case

    by Courtney Cameron December 2016

    In March of this year, the mother of one Cooper City, Fla., high school student reported an incident of hazing which occurred during a team road trip for a baseball tournament in Altamonte Springs.

  • Program Reduces Concussion Numbers in Four Schools

    by Al Lesar December 2016

    It's one thing to talk a good game. It's something completely different to back it up with numbers. Now, when the South Bend Community School Corp., claims its mission is to ensure the welfare of its student-athletes, it has statistics to back it up. Two years into its involvement with Heads Up Football, a player safety program initiated by USA Football, the statistics have shown a considerable decrease in concussions at the corporation's four high schools. They went from 53 reported concussions in 2014, before the program was in place, to 21 this past season.

  • Former Student Sues Over 2014 Bleacher Collapse

    by Jason Scott November 2016

    A former student at Sun Prairie (Wis.) High School has sued the Sun Prairie Area School District claiming the district was negligent in maintaining football stadium bleachers.

  • HS Sues Association After Controversial Playoff Loss

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    Fenwick High School filed a lawsuit Monday against the Illinois High School Association after the board of directors made the decision to uphold an illegitimate overtime win for Plainfield North in the class 7A semifinals.