Law & Policy: Sportsmanship
HS Baseball Players' Off-Field Tourney Behavior Probed
by David Markiewicz; Staff June 2015
Six Parkview High School upperclassmen baseball players are being investigated for alleged "inappropriate" behavior involving incoming freshmen players at a tournament in South Carolina on Friday, the school announced Tuesday.
Four HS Dance Coaches Suspended for February Protest
by Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN) June 2015
On Monday, the Minnesota State High School League's board approved the one-year suspensions of four head dance coaches.
College Coaches' Heated Email Exchange Goes Public
by Laura Godlewski June 2015
Two Missouri college softball programs are in the limelight after a heated email exchange between coaches of the programs became public.
High School Fined $500 for Coach's Ump Comments
by Chris Thomas firstname.lastname@example.org June 2015
The TSSAA has fined Farragut High School’s baseball program $500 after coach Matt Buckner publicly criticized an umpire following a Class AAA state tournament doubleheader against Houston.
Bemidji, Twins Remember Player Killed by Batted Ball
by Kristopher Lodes, Forum News Service May 2015
In Bemidji, there is a memorial for Zacharie Schaubhut set up on the pitcher's mound where he was struck by a line drive and collapsed during a pick-up game on Sunday.
High School Quits League Over Slurs, Game Officiating
by Mike Lowe, Tom Chard May 2015
The Hyde School is pulling its boys' basketball team from competitive play with other Maine high schools after school officials said their students were subjected to racial taunts and questionable officiating in February's Western Class D championship game in Augusta.
Board Votes to Keep 'Indians,' But Community Divided
by Rachel Ohm, Staff Writer May 2015
The Skowhegan School Administrative District 54 board voted against changing the "Indians" nickname for its sports teams during a meeting Thursday night to decide an issue that has deeply divided the school community.
Columnist: Abuse Arrests Can Put NFL Teams in a Bind
by Tom Pelissero, USA TODAY Sports May 2015
Frank Clark's former coaches stood behind him. The female prosecutor handling his domestic violence case allowed him to plead down to a fourth-degree misdemeanor.
Marshall Boots Player Who Punched Kissing Gay Couple
by Derek Redd, Daily Mail sportswriter May 2015
Marshall University dismissed a senior football player Wednesday afternoon after he was accused of attacking two men he saw kissing along a Huntington street.
Editorial: Hazing Is Often Violent, Never Harmless
by In Our Opinion For the Deseret News May 2015
The filing of criminal charges against two former members of the Bountiful High School wrestling team in connection with a violent case of hazing gives evidence that such distressing practices continue to be a part of the culture of high school sports.