• NJSIAA to Require Student-Athletes View Opioid Video

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    Beginning next fall, high school student-athletes in New Jersey — and the parents of players under 18  — will be required to watch a video raising awareness that high school athletes face a higher risk of becoming addicted to prescription pain medication.

  • Alumni, Fans Hope Billboard Will Get Coach Fired

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    The kind of publicity that University of Richmond men’s basketball coach is getting is not the kind anyone wants.

  • NFHS Rule Swap Spooks Mass. HS Coaches, Refs

    by Jason Scott February 2019

    After decades of adhering to NCAA rules for high school sports like football, baseball and volleyball, Massachusetts is poised to join 48 other states in adopting the National Federation of State High School Associations rules for those sports.

  • HS Swimmer Competes Despite Harassment Suspension

    by Jason Scott February 2019

    A high school swimmer’s participation in a meet despite an earlier suspension over “substantiated cases of harassment” has caused an uproar in Indiana’s swimming community.

  • Arkansas ADs Express Concerns over Gambling Rules

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    A quartet of Arkansas college athletic directors have submitted their thoughts on rules that will govern college sports betting in their state.

  • Is Metal Cleats Rule for Softball Discriminatory?

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    As baseball and softball seasons approach, the U.S. Department of Education is looking into whether a rule that prohibits female high school softball players in New York from wearing metal cleats might be in violation of Title IX.

  • Eastern Michigan Ordered to Reinstate Softball, Tennis

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    A judge has ordered Eastern Michigan University to reinstate both its softball and tennis programs.

  • NRPA Launches Guide for Creating Inclusion Policies

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    The National Recreation and Parks Association on Tuesday announced a best practice guide for park and recreation agencies to develop a formal inclusion policy. 

  • Denver Teachers Strike Impacts Coaching Duties

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    Amid a teachers’ strike in Denver, Colo., some high schools in the area will be forced to bring on replacement coaches.

  • Judge Blocks High School Wrestler’s Suspension

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    A high school wrestler has won a second chance to continue his season after a judge walked back a prior suspension.