• HS Football Ref: 'If Players Kneel, I Walk'

    by Gregg Sarra September 2017

    A Suffolk County high school football referee said Tuesday that he would walk off the field if players or coaches knelt during the national anthem...

  • Coach, Principal, AD Reassigned Amid Hazing Scandal

    by Courtney Cameron September 2017

    In a public statement Friday, the Chandler Unified School District announced that three administrators have been reassigned from Hamilton High School as an investigation continues into allegations that the men had knowledge of incidents of hazing involving physical and sexual assault and failed to inform authorities.

  • VISAA: School Can Compete in Non-Football Tourneys

    by Larry Rubama and Harry Minium September 2017

    Bishop Sullivan Catholic on Monday won the right to compete for Virginia Independent Schools state championships in all sports except football.

  • Will Protests Spread to N.C. High Schools?

    by Tammy Grubb September 2017

    It's a personal choice if high school student-athletes in some local districts want to take their political views to the field.

  • Forced-Splits Investigation: Administrators Step Down

    by Courtney Cameron September 2017

    On Friday, Denver Public Schools superintendent Tom Boasberg released the findings of a legal investigation into the administration and cheerleading program at Denver East High School.

  • 'Cool-Down' Policy for HS Coaches Proposed

    by Bill Beckner Jr. September 2017

    The WPIAL's proposed 15-minute "cool-down" period for coaches before they talk to the media after playoff games could take some getting used to. Some area coaches seem to understand the spirit of the policy, but don't think it will have much of an impact. Overall, they seem to be "cool" with it.

  • Recycling Group Helps HS Football Go Green

    by Candace Cooksey Fulton September 2017

    Football season was about to start when Sonia contacted Marc Baker, SAISD assistant athletic director, with a three-fold plan.

  • Judge: Coaches' $6M Defamation Lawsuit May Proceed

    by Megan Boehnke September 2017

    A Knox County Circuit Court judge allowed a $6 million defamation suit against the mother of a Hardin Valley baseball player to move forward Friday, ruling she wasn't protected from litigation when she publicly accused her son's coaches of child abuse.

  • Student Group Protests Harassment by Student-Athletes

    by Courtney Cameron September 2017

    Students at Lawrence High School skipped classes Monday to stage a peaceful sit-in protest of a perceived “pervasive culture of discrimination” against LGBT classmates.

  • With Practices Lost to Irma, HS Teams Play Catch-Up

    by Jodie Wagner September 2017

    Hurricane Irma forced the postponement or cancellation of dozens of football games, volleyball matches and other fall sports events, and halted practices for nearly two weeks after schools closed Sept. 7.