• High School Cancels Varsity Football Season

    by Jacob Bogage August 2018

    Another northern Virginia high school is suspending its varsity football program for the 2018 season due to a lack of participation.

  • Stadium Delay Forces Relocation of HS Game

    by Michael D. Clark August 2018

    Classes for the new Hamilton school year may be off and running, but the school system's premier sports stadium track has been stuck at the starting line.

  • Youths Cause $5K in Damage to Softball Fields

    by Mike Kurilovitch August 2018

    A group of juveniles is suspected of setting fires Thursday night that damaged the synthetic turf of two Niagara Falls School District softball fields.

  • HS Football Teams Face New Practice Guidelines

    by Len Hayward and Quinton Martinez August 2018

    Each year the University Interscholastic League and its Medical Advisory Committee evaluate the rules for early season football practices.

  • Maine Principals Begin Formal Look at 8-Player Football

    by Ernie Clark August 2018

    A Maine Principals' Association committee decided Wednesday to move forward with an effort to develop an eight-player division for high school football that could be implemented in 2019.

  • Schools Won't Be Reimbursed for Tournament Costs

    by David La Vaque August 2018

    Blaming a rise in state tournament venue costs and a drop in ticket sales, the Minnesota State High School League announced Tuesday it cannot reimburse schools to help offset expenses.

  • High School Cancels Second Straight Football Season

    by Zach Duncan August 2018

    Longtime Harrold football coach Craig Templeton was hoping for a miracle when the first high school football practices commenced on Monday.

  • Plans for Prep Games at Vikings' New Venue Ramp Up

    by David La Vaque August 2018

    Eagan football coach Ben Hanson forgot to bring his phone Tuesday morning when he shared big news with two of his players. The Wildcats are moving their homecoming game 6 miles north and will be the host team for the first high school football game at the Vikings' Twin Cities Orthopedic Stadium in Eagan. They will play Farmington at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28.

  • FHSAA Mulling Classification Overhaul

    by C. Freeman August 2018

    Is high school football ready to wave goodbye to district tournaments and nine-classification sports? By the first whistle of August 2019, the answer could be yes.

  • Upgraded HS Athletic Facility Taking Shape

    by Ernie Clark August 2018

    These are quiet times at most high schools in the state. The Maine Principals' Association mandates a two-week, hands-off period before the start of preseason practices for all fall sports in mid-August, meaning that all summer sports programs run through the schools have ended and the athletic facilities are largely empty. That's not the case at Hampden Academy, where workers from NET Sports Group of Saco are wrapping up an $850,000 project to replace the 14-year-old artificial turf and upgrade the lighting system on the all-purpose field behind the school.