• Prep, Club Conflicts a Tough Call for Soccer Coaches

    by Rhiannon Potkey March 2015

    The high school-club/travel conflict isn't restricted to soccer, of course. In nearly every sport outside of football, players are balancing the demands of both teams.

  • School Board OKs Separate Part-Time AD Position

    by Eileen Adams, Eileen Adams, Special to the Sun Journal March 2015

    The Regional School Unit 10 board overwhelmingly approved a request by Dirigo High School Principal Michael Poulin to restructure the high and middle schools so that an interim assistant principal would be hired to serve both schools, and not double as athletic director.

  • Unified Basketball Program Addresses Special Needs

    by KEVIN MILLS, Staff Writer March 2015

    Unified basketball is one of the sports developed by the Special Olympics Unified Sports program, pairing student-athletes with disabilities with players without disabilities -- called partners -- to form a team.

  • High School Preps for 42K-Square-Foot Practice Facility

    by Matt Woolbright 361-886-3678 March 2015

    Two-a-days for the Calallen Wildcats football team may not be quite as sweltering this fall once the school’s new covered practice facility is built.

  • Dance Team Member Files Lawsuit After Hazing Incident

    by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern March 2015

    An Oregon high school, its school district, and its administration are under scrutiny after a student and former dance team member filed a lawsuit claiming her constitutional rights were violated.

    According to the lawsuit, the 14-year-old was blindfolded, harassed, humiliated, and abused by older members of the Lakeridge High School dance team, as well as other students from the school during hazing events. She was then told by various school officials to remain quiet about what took place. 

  • High School Student Leads Effort for Positive Cheering

    by Amy Donaldson, Deseret News March 2015

    RICHFIELD - As soon as the music began blaring the crowd knew what to do. From the elementary-age spectators to those who'd rather take an elevator than negotiate a flight of stairs, they stood, they clapped, they shook their shoulders and moved, in unison, to the beat provided by Martin Solveig's "Hello."

  • Privately Funded $5M Prep Stadium Could Open in 2016

    by Nick Blizzard, Dayton Daily News (Ohio) March 2015

    Miamisburg school district officials have committed to building an athletic complex - estimated to cost about $5 million - that will include a football stadium at Miamisburg High School.

  • Opinion: 'Tebow' Laws Troubling for Home Schooling

    by Robert Holland March 2015

    The specter of potential Tebows being victimized and sidelined forever by denial of equal access for home-schoolers to government schooling’s perks has helped advocates in 30 states shatter this supposed barrier to shared athletic glory and potential riches.

  • WIAA Mulls New Rules for Coaches' Off-Season Contact

    by MARK STEWART, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Staff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel March 2015

    The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association's annual meeting, already expected to be a battleground on the issue of competitive equality, also will give administrators in the state a chance to weigh in on a couple of topics that have come up over the years:

  • Lancaster District Has Tried to Phase Out 'Redskins'

    by Jay Rey, The Buffalo News March 2015

    The little Akron school district - where one in 10 students is Native American - made a big statement Friday when it decided to boycott an upcoming lacrosse game as a stand against Lancaster's use of the nickname "Redskins." In fact, it motivated another local district to do the same.