Programming: High School
- Village Looks to New Pool to Meet Long-Term Needs
by Courtney Cameron October 2018
The McFarland School District of South Central Wisconsin has been slowly outgrowing its aquatics facilities for decades. Built in 1978, the original Angie O'Donnell Aquatic Center has a six-lane rectangular competition pool that is in constant demand, both from students and across the village's demographic spectrum. Now, after a years-long planning and approval process, the facility will be flexing its boundaries to make room for the flood of interest that consistently meets its programming.
- Team to Forfeit After On-Field Altercation
by Marc Pendleton October 2018
The Ponitz High School football team will forfeit this Friday's game against Belmont after all the team's players were suspended because of an altercation in last week's game, a school official said.
- Clashing HS Teams Forfeit Seasons
by Aaron Carte October 2018
A fight that originated in the stands after Olney beat host West Philadelphia Friday night has resulted in both teams forfeiting the rest of their respective seasons.
- HS Coach's Office Closing Causes Uproar
by Kathianne Boniello October 2018
The history-laden walls of legendary Queens high-school basketball coach Ron Naclerio's office tell quite a story — but a new principal allegedly wants to shut them up. From the thank-you letter Martin Luther King Jr. sent to Naclerio's surgeon father for saving his life after a 1958 stabbing to the yellowing photos of star NBA players who trained with the coach, every inch of the Benjamin Cardozo HS space is plastered with meaning. But Principal Meagan Colby will soon replace the 44 years of memories with a new ROTC program. Custodians changed the locks late Friday, as the two-time Public School Athletic League championship coach was leading his team to victory in a fall-league contest against Francis Lewis.
- District to Discuss GPA Requirements for Athletics
by Linda Hall October 2018
A discussion of the grade point average needed to participate in athletics in Wooster (Ohio) City Schools will be on the agenda at the Board of Education’s work session at 7 p.m. Monday in the district meeting room at Wooster High School.
- Fans Banned from HS Football Game
by James Yodice October 2018
Has there ever been a high school football game in New Mexico in which fans were barred from attending? Because we're about to have one. The fallout from the fight last Friday night between players from Española Valley and Bernalillo includes an unusual, and perhaps even unprecedented, decision from Española Valley High School and the New Mexico Activities Association: Fans - from both schools - will be banned from the Sundevils' final home game, Oct. 26 against St. Pius.
- OHSAA Penalizes Two Cleveland Schools
by Columbus Dispatch October 2018
Glenville has been ruled ineligible for the football playoffs this season and John Marshall must forfeit two football victories and three boys soccer wins as the result of Ohio High School Athletic Association sanctions for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. The OHSAA determined that the district incorrectly assigned students to certain schools for participation in football and soccer. The district was fined $5,000 and reprimanded for lack of administrative responsibility and institutional control, the OHSAA said. Glenville also was placed on probation through June 2021.
- HS Coach, Players Suspended After Video Emerges
by Phil Anastasia October 2018
St. Joseph High School football coach Paul Sacco, South Jersey's all-time leader in career victories, was suspended by the Hammonton, N.J., school's president for two games Wednesday for failing to supervise players who made and shared a video with profane and racially charged language.
- Is Flag Football the Future?
by Caitlin Schmidt October 2018
Last October, former Arizona Wildcats quarterback Anu Solomon medically withdrew from Baylor after experiencing several weeks worth of concussion-like symptoms.
- Harvey-Displaced Volleyball Team Thriving
by Ashlee Burns October 2018
One year after Hurricane Harvey, Tracelyn Ross remembers the shock of returning to her hometown to see the destruction of her home and school.