• Texas High School Football Player Dies After Game

    by Jason Scott September 2016

    Chase Lightfoot, a junior at Shadow Creek High School in Pearland, Texas, died after suffering health complications during a game on Friday.

  • Football Team Forfeits Games Amid Hazing Allegations

    by Stuart Goldman August 2016

    An Indiana high school football team is forfeiting its second game of the season amid hazing allegations that led to the suspension of several of its players.

  • HS Coach Fired After Player Hospitalized by Boxing

    by Jason Scott August 2016

    A Montana high school football coach was fired after reports that one of his players was hospitalized following a boxing match that took place at a leadership camp.

  • Wis. School District Sues Over Realignment

    by Jason Scott July 2016

    A southeastern Wisconsin school district filed a lawsuit against the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) over a realignment proposal that is set to take effect for the 2017-2018 school year.

  • Study: Composition of Turf a Factor in Football Injuries

    by Jason Scott July 2016

    A study presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting showed that the infill weight of synthetic turf surfaces plays a role in the rate of injuries among high school football players.

  • Alabama Prep Softball Team Protests Removal of Coach

    by Stuart Goldman June 2016

    The former coach of a high school softball team in Alabama says she is “not sure” why she was relieved of her duties, a decision that has prompted a protest by her players.

  • Louisiana Private Schools Mull Split from Association

    by Stuart Goldman June 2016

    Parochial schools in the state of Louisiana are considering forming their own organization apart from the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) after principals of LHSAA schools narrowly voted last week to extend the public-private school split to include basketball, baseball and softball.

  • Why More Youth Baseball Pitchers Are Getting Surgery

    by Jason Scott June 2016

    A larger group of young baseball players are going under the knife, and some surgeons and coaches are working to combat the issue.

  • District Sued Over Lagging Facilities for Girls

    by Jason Scott June 2016

    A federal lawsuit is alleging that facilities dedicated to girls’ sports at Lexington (S.C.) High School and Lexington School District 1 are severely lacking when compared to boys facilities in the same district — a violation of federal Title IX law.

  • Prep Coach Suspended After Prostitution Sting Arrest

    by Stuart Goldman June 2016

    A high school boys basketball coach in central Pennsylvania has been suspended indefinitely after he was arrested last month in a prostitution ring.