• Turnover Overload: High School Losing Seven Coaches

    by MARK DONOVAN June 2014

    Jordan High School Athletic Director David Davis announced a massive coaching staff turnover - that included himself - on Tuesday. Gone will be seven head coaches, one of whom coaches two sports.

  • Alabama Boosts Nick Saban's Base Salary to $6.5M

    by David Paschall June 2014

    Alabama's Nick Saban will continue to be college football's highest-paid coach for the foreseeable future. The compensation committee of the Alabama board of trustees made sure of that Tuesday.

  • Mother Claims Coach Hit Son, Seeks Teaching Ban

    by Mackenzie Mays, Staff writer May 2014

    A baseball coach at Riverside High School allegedly hit a student in the face and later resigned from his coaching position but is still working there as a teacher, according to a complaint filed in Kanawha County Circuit Court Wednesday.

  • Gold's Gym Partners with Hospital on Fitness Facility

    by Becky Orr May 2014

    The first Gold's Gym in Wyoming will open through a partnership with Cheyenne Regional Fitness Center.

  • Prep Coach's Season Over After Confrontation with Ump

    by Rick O'Brien; Inquirer Staff Writer May 2014

    Pope John Paul II baseball coach John Duffy was suspended for the remainder of the season by the school Thursday for his actions during last week's Pioneer Athletic Conference championship game.

  • Coach/AD on Leave after Recording Emerges of Tirade

    by The Orange County Register May 2014

    The recording features La Mirada High baseball coach Kim Brooks repeatedly cursing at his players, questioning their dedication to the program and inviting some players to transfer to another school.

  • Illinois Lawmakers to Look Into IHSA Finances, Pensions

    by CHRIS FUSCO AND MICHAEL O'BRIEN. Staff Reporters May 2014

    Critics say the IHSA should reveal those and other details about the nearly $11 million it takes in and spends each year because more than 80 percent of its 800-plus member schools are taxpayer-funded public high schools.

  • One in Four IHSA Staffers Gets $110K in Salary, Benefits


    More than one of every four employees of the Illinois High School Association - the governing body for high school sports in Illinois - gets more than $110,000 a year in pay and benefits, according to Internal Revenue Service records.

  • Coach Bashes 49ers Draft of Former USF Player, Resigns

    by JOEY JOHNSTON; Tribune staff May 2014

    Hans Straub, the University of South Florida football strength and conditioning coach, was forced to resign Tuesday after a firestorm erupted over a Twitter message he sent Saturday that criticized a former Bulls player who was taken in the NFL draft.

  • Coach Suspended After Recorded Tirade Set to Return

    by Janis Carr, The Orange County Register May 2014

    Suspended Cal State Fullerton baseball coach Rick Vanderhook was reinstated Friday after a lengthy investigation into improper and unprofessional conduct, the school announced.