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February 3, 2010

FieldTurf Launches Duraspine PRO

FieldTurf has announced the launch of Duraspine PRO, a combination of the most durable, yet softest artificial turf fibers and the same patented infill system that has been the choice of sports organizations representing 3,500 fields worldwide.http:/...


February 3, 2010

Basketball Coach Makes No Excuses In Losing 65-0

Saying that "shots just weren’t going in," Wrenshall (Minn) High girls basketball coach Michelle Blanchard made no excuses why her squad lost 65-0 last week to Moose Lake-Willow River. MLWR played its junior varsity players for most of the seco...


February 3, 2010

Athletes Face Felony Charges After Hazing

Two football players from Huntley Project High School (Mont.) are facing felony charges for striking a younger player with a piece of wood. The assault was part of a hazing incident.http://www.usatoday.com/sports/preps/football/2010-01-06-montana-fel...


February 3, 2010

Alabama Volleyball Coach Greene To Retire

Judy Green, who led her University of Alabama women’s volleyball team to its first NCAA Tournament selection in 2005, is going to retire at season’s end. She has coached the Crimson Tide for 15 seasons.http://www.tidesports.com/article/20...


February 3, 2010

After 44 Years, Kentucky’s Winningest Football Coach Retires

Bob Schneider, the head football coach at Newport Central Catholic and the all-time leader in wins in Kentucky high school football history, is retiring after 44 years. He cited health concerns as the reason. Schneider, 72, had open-heart surgery in ...


February 3, 2010

AFCA Announces 2009 Coach Of The Year

The American Football Coaches Association announces its 2009 AFCA Coach of the Year awards this past week at it annual convention. The winners in their respective categories are: Gary Patterson, TCU; Andy Talley, Villanova; Mel Tjeerdsma, Northwest M...


February 3, 2010

43-Year Wrestling Coach To Be Honored

Bob Kinloch, who retired last year as head wrestling coach at Central High (Springfield, Mo.) after a 43-year career, will be honored for his achievements during the Springfield Holiday Tournament, which will be renamed in his honor.http://www.news-l...


February 3, 2010

17-Time State Title Field Hockey Coach Still Recovering

Jane Nixon, the field hockey coach at Pioneer High School (Mich.) who has led her squad to 17 state titles, still is recovering from an accident Nov. 18, 2009, when she was riding as a passenger on a scooter that lost control and ran into a car. Nixo...


February 3, 2010

Leading Expert Says Youth Players Need 3 Months Rest Post-Concussion

Dr. Bennet Omalu, a co-founder of the Brain Injury Reserach Institute at West Virginia University, testified at a congressional hearing in Houston that football players under the age of 18 need to sit out three months after a concussion. He says sitt...


February 3, 2010

Hoops Coach With Breast Cancer Goes For Win No. 500

Kathy Snyder, the head girls coach at Southern Regional (N.J.) is going for win No. 500 tonight. Snyder has been battling breast cancer a few years ago.http://www.nj.com/hssports/blog/girlsbasketball/index.ssf/2010/01/new_jersey_girls_basketball_snyd...