RECENT ARTICLES
  • Trans HS Player Concerns Some Opposing Coaches

    by Jason Scott August 2019

    In what The Maui News is reporting as a first for the Maui Interscholastic League, a high school volleyball game included a transgender student-athlete.

  • Policy Limits Students’ Access to HS Football Games

    by Jason Scott August 2019

    After some unpleasant incidents involving younger students attending football games, including fights and calls to the police, a Pennsylvania high school is taking action.

  • District Responds to Video of Athletes Giving Nazi Salute

    by Jason Scott August 2019

    A group of Orange County, Calif., high school water polo players was captured on video delivering a Nazi salute and singing a Nazi song during a team awards ceremony last year. According to The Daily Beast, which first reported the existence of the video, it’s the second incident involving high school students and Nazi-adjacent imagery to emerge from the region in the past year.

  • Coach Resigns Amid Player Protests Over Methodology

    by Paul Steinbach August 2019

    Player protests have led Maurice Belser to resign a mere seven weeks after his hire as head football coach and athletic director at Taylor County High School in Perry, Fla.

  • Resignation, Investigation Follows HS Ticket Skim

    by Paul Steinbach August 2019

    Sources say a criminal investigation is underway into whether a former athletic department employee at Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lenox, lll., skimmed money from football game ticket sales over multiple years.

  • HS Football Players Face Charges in Hazing Incident

    by Jason Scott August 2019

    After an investigation of a hazing incident at a high school football camp that took place on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, four of the high school’s football players are facing criminal charges. 

  • Football Officials, District Reach Agreement on Pay

    by Jason Scott August 2019

    Local high school football officials in Lee County, Fla., have come to an agreement with the School District of Lee County that will end a work stoppage and allow the officials to work games this season.

  • In Wake of Shooting, HS Game Relocated

    by Courtney Cameron August 2019

    The Plano (Texas) Independent School District threw a wrench in this year’s high school football season schedule by cancelling a planned Sept. 6 game against El Paso Eastwood.

  • HS Football Officials' Pay Dispute Could Threaten Season

    by Jason Scott August 2019

    Sports officials face all kinds of professional challenges in their work — from overzealous parents to borderline abusive coaches — but football officials in Lee County, Fla., have another issue that seems to be bothering them even more: pay.

  • District Called to Examine Athletic Camp Management

    by Courtney Cameron August 2019

    Officials from Westerly (R.I.) High School are scheduled to come before the School Committee to discuss potential administration improvements for the school’s athletic camps.