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    by Andy Berg February 2019

    The kind of abusive situation that has helped precipitate a shortage of high school referees was on full display Tuesday night as one prep ref squad found itself on the receiving end of a former professional football coach’s rage.

  • High School Wrestler Forfeits State Match Against Girl

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    A high school wrestler in Colorado passed on a chance at success in the state championships because the road to victory would entail wrestling a girl.

  • Man Arrested for Threatening AD and Superintendent

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    A man has been arrested after threatening a high school superintendent and athletic director in profanity-laced voicemails related to alleged racist jeering at a basketball game.

  • Indiana AD Reprimands Students on Profane Chant

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    Indiana University athletic director Fred Glass apologized to his counterpart at Purdue following the behavior of student fans Tuesday night at Assembly Hall, then reprimanded the fans in an email.

  • Softball Coach Fired After Attacking Grandmother

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    A softball coach in Texas has been fired for body-slamming a woman who was there to watch her 11-year-old granddaughter.

  • AD Defends Decision to Sideline Coach over Language

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    Red River High School in Grand Forks, N.D., placed decorated boys' hockey coach Bill Chase on leave last week for "conduct unbecoming and unfitting of a high school coach, including a history [of] derogatory, demeaning, and intimidating language," according to documents obtained by the Grand Forks Herald through an open records request.

  • Judge Blocks High School Wrestler’s Suspension

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    A high school wrestler has won a second chance to continue his season after a judge walked back a prior suspension.

  • Prep Basketball Team Forfeits over Safety Fears

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    An associate varsity basketball coach had to make the decision to forfeit a game over the weekend after a common foul devolved into an unsafe environment for his team.

  • Violent High School Soccer Game Raises Concerns

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    A particularly violent girls' high school soccer game in Florida set off alarm bells among some parents after gruesome pictures of injuries and aggressive play were posted on social media.  

  • Parents Lawyer Up After Controversial Wrestling Call

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    Allegations of unsportsmanlike conduct and possible referee bias boiled over after a sophomore high school wrestler was disqualified in a match that would have set him up to compete for a second straight state championship.