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massachusetts
November 28, 2023

Massachusetts school files incident report about referee

A Massachusetts athletic department has filed an incident report with the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) after a referee's response to an injured player during a girls' soccer state semifinal loss. Dover-Sherborn High Sc...


south dakota
November 28, 2023

Univ. of South Dakota, SDHSAA team up to train new officials

The University of South Dakota has teamed up with the South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) to help train sports officials and combat the ongoing referee shortage. There are currently a little more than 1,600 officials in the st...


jeter
November 15, 2023

Derek Jeter gifts $5M for alma mater baseball/softball field upgrades

Hall of Fame New York Yankee second baseman Derek Jeter returned to his Michigan roots to give his alma mater $5 million worth of renovations to its baseball and softball fields. Jeter worked with Kalamazoo Public Schools, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foun...


boycott
November 15, 2023

California high school soccer refs boycott for higher pay

For months, high school officials in Southern California have been threatening to boycott their assignments if they did not get a fee increase from the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section. On November 13, the officials sta...


wvssac
November 15, 2023

WVSSAC student-athlete transfer rule draws questions

New transfer rules in the West Virginia Secondary Schools Athletic Commission (WVSSAC) set by the state legislature are drawing attention at the start of the winter sports season. Under the new rules, high school student-athletes are allowed to sw...


beach volleyball
November 15, 2023

What you need to know about beach volleyball

Beach volleyball made its first appearance at the Olympics in 1992 and by 1996 had firmly cemented its place as a medal sport. It rocketed through the NCAA’s Emerging Sports for Women program, achieving full championship status in only three years....


work-life balance
November 15, 2023

Establishing better work-life balance

One of the vexing problems for many athletic administrators is finding a work-life balance between the demands of their position with that of spending quality time with their family. Unfortunately, I was never able to achieve a good work-life balance...


prosper
November 9, 2023

Texas voters reject $94M sports stadium for Prosper ISD

Voters in Prosper, Texas voted in favor of allocating funds to a new performance arts center and upgrading technology district-wide but voted against a proposal for a new $94 million athletic stadium. According to unofficial voting results, fewer ...


colorado
November 9, 2023

NFHS #BecomeAnOfficial campaign kicks off seventh year

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is kicking off its seventh year of #BecomeAnOfficial! Since the launch of this campaign in 2017, #BecomeAnOfficial has helped recruit over 112,000 applicants who have indicated their in...


data breach
November 7, 2023

Judge says NCAA athletes can pursue class action lawsuit seeking over $1.3B

A judge has ruled that NCAA student-athletes can move forward with a class action lawsuit against the NCAA that accuses the collegiate athletic governing body of depriving student-athletes of billions of dollars in compensation for commercial use of ...