• School Board Accepts Gift of Indoor Practice Facility

    by Christine L. Pratt May 2016

    At long last and with construction completed, the East Holmes Local Board of Education on Monday accepted donation of a state-of-the-art indoor practice facility at the high school.

  • Defibrillator Revives Lacrosse Prep After Shot to Heart

    by Marc Pendleton May 2016

    Centerville lacrosse captain Grant Mays was revived on the field by an automated external defibrillator after being struck in the heart during Saturday's match at Moeller.

  • Parents' Ire at Coaches Shifts to Posts, Tweets

    by David La Vaque; STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) May 2016

    Two longtime coaches who resigned last month both blamed, in part, parents using social media to amplify their vitriol.

  • One School Rescues Another After Track Bus Breakdown

    by Staff report May 2016

    Burnet Consolidated Independent School District came to Water Valley’s rescue Sunday when the bus carrying the high school track team home from the UIL State Track and Field Championships in Austin broke down outside of Burnet.

  • Principals' Group Bans Drones for High School Playoffs

    by Dennis Hoey; Deirdre A Fleming May 2016

    The Maine Principals' Association has decided to prohibit the use of unmanned aerial systems, also known as drones, at all the high school athletic events it sponsors, mostly playoff and championship games.

  • Sports Safe Due to Impact on Schools' Enrollments

    by Chris Murphy, Forum News Service May 2016

    As opposed to the University of North Dakota and St. Cloud State, the athletic departments for Valley City State and Mayville State don't really have room to cut full programs because it takes up such a chunk of enrollment.

  • Michigan Approves Co-op Teams for Nine Prep Sports

    by Stuart Goldman May 2016

    Beginning this fall, Michigan high schools will have the opportunity to combine two or more schools in their districts to field teams in nine sports.

  • Group Aims to Finance HS Complex with Donations

    by Peter McGuire May 2016

    A committee of Freeport residents are trying to raise money for a $3.2 million synthetic track and field complex at the renovated high school, and need approximately $600,000 from the RSU 5 school district to make the project work. The proposal has been rejected by voters twice before in the last four years.

  • MIAA Hopes for Partnership with Gillette Stadium

    by Dan Ventura May 2016

    The MIAA would love to continue its relationship with the Krafts and Gillette Stadium. The high school sports organization is hoping the Patriots owners are equally as amenable. The sides have been talking about renewing the contract to play future Super Bowls in Foxboro. The deal between the sides expired after last season, and sites for this year's Super Bowls have not yet been finalized.

  • HS to Get Synthetic Turf Field by Football Season

    by Chris Thomas May 2016

    Central High School is expected to receive an athletic turf field renovation in time for football season, school athletic director J.D. Lambert told the News Sentinel on Wednesday.