• New Private School Could Have 4-Acre Sports Complex

    by Annysa Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Staff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel September 2015

    The developer of a planned $40 million-plus private school on Milwaukee's south side said he believes he has the Common Council votes needed to construct a 4-acre athletic complex envisioned as part of the project.

  • New Mexico Discussing Prep Alignment, Classification

    by James Yodice, JOURNAL STAFF WRITER September 2015

    It was nothing more than a discussion item at Wednesday morning's board of directors meeting, but the New Mexico Activities Association is already knee deep - hip deep would be more apropos - in planning for alignment and classification for the next two-year scheduling block, which begins in 2016-17.

  • Coach Admits to Ordering Hit on Ref, Resigns, Recants

    by Jason Scott September 2015


    The assistant coach of the two Texas high school football players who blindsided a referee during a game earlier this month has resigned.

  • Your Call: Did This Ref Hit Warrant a Suspension?

    by Jason Scott September 2015

    Following an incident in Texas earlier this month, in which two high school football players leveled a referee, a Tennessee high school football player has been suspended for allegedly doing the same thing.

  • District Mulls $1.2M Track Installation

    by Frances Parrish September 2015

    A new track around the football practice field is planned as the next phase of construction for Iva-based District 3.

  • School District Surveys Community for Facilities Support

    by Jane Ford-Stewart , September 2015

    A facilities survey will soon arrive at the homes of Muskego-Norway School District residents to indicate to the school board whether voters would support a referendum on a number of school facilities projects.

  • District Implements New Locker Room Cleaning Policy

    by John Ingle September 2015

    The Wichita Falls ISD has implemented new cleaning procedures for locker rooms after three student-athletes at Rider High School tested positive for staph infection in early September. Ashley Thomas, communications officer for the district, said the district learned of the positive test results on Sept. 8. The following day, the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District was asked to collect swab samples. Parents were informed, she said, by a schoolwide phone call, and information about staph was posted on the district’s and the school’s websites.

  • High School Coach Questions Taunting Ejection

    by Chris Thomas September 2015

    Rockwood High School football coach John Webb still is racking his brain to determine why star running back Isiah Jones was flagged for taunting after scoring a touchdown late in Friday’s 34-27 overtime loss to Grace Christian Academy.

  • Mascot Debate Resurfaces at School Board Meeting

    by Karen Robinson September 2015

    Lancaster's first School Board meeting of the new school year turned into a deja vu moment, with renewed criticism about the district's recent mascot change to the Legends.

  • California HS Sports Participation Sets Another Record

    by Loren Ledin September 2015

    The CIF State office has released its annual athlete participation numbers for 2015, and the trends are ... steady. High school participation in California is at an all-time high for the third consecutive year with 772,659 boys and girls participating in CIF-sanctioned sports last winter and spring, and this fall. That’s a 1.01 percent increase over 2014.