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north carolina
June 9, 2020

North Carolina Begins Process To Resume Athletics

North Carolina will begin the process of returning to sports by next Monday, June 15. The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced that the temporary moratorium on high school sports will be lifted on June 15, barring the...


return-to-sports
June 8, 2020

Colorado, Pennsylvania Update Return-To-Sports Guidelines

Two states — Colorado and Pennsylvania — and its governing high school athletics organizations have recently updated its return-to-sports guidelines as summer approaches. The Colorado High School Athletics and Activities Association's (CHSAAA)...


instant replay
June 5, 2020

Instant Replay Expanding in High School Hockey

Instant replay is expanding for high school hockey games across the country to review infractions involving student-athlete ejections. The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Ice Hockey Rules Committee proposed a total of ...


iowa
June 5, 2020

Field of Dreams: Iowa First State To Resume High School Sports

— "Is this heaven?" — "No. It's Iowa." The famous back-and-forth from the film 'Field of Dreams' can be recycled for this latest story. On Monday, June 1, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds lifted the temporary ban on the Iowa High School Athle...


coach
June 4, 2020

Atlanta Falcons coach advises high school coaches on racial tension, coronavirus

Jess Simpson has spent the better part of his adult life as a football coach in the state of Georgia. He served 22 years at Buford High School, including 12 as the head coach, winning seven state titles in charge, and three more as a coordinator. ...


youth sports
June 3, 2020

Study: Preventative Measures Needed In Return of Youth Sports

According to a new nationwide study, parents believe preventative measures must be raised in order to have the proper return of youth sports. Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, Indiana, in conjunction with the IUPUI Sports Innovation Institute...


high school sports
June 2, 2020

State-by-state update on high school sports

As the country begins to take a turn towards returning to normalcy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, high school sports from coast to coast are preparing to resume activities. The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has recently...


mhsaa
June 1, 2020

MHSAA offers guidance on return of high school sports

A new guidance document issued by the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) offers a gradual three-phase plan to safely reopen schools and athletics in the state. The 12-page outline issued on Friday, May 29 was highlighted by the MHSA...


nfhs
May 29, 2020

NFHS executive director: “Patience needed for restarting sports”

The National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS) executive director has penned another column, urging for patience as communities begin to reopen its doors to athletics. Dr. Karissa Niehoff, in her second year of her leadership posi...


coach suspended
May 28, 2020

Florida football coach suspended for practice during stay-at-home orders

A Miami Northwestern High School football coach has been suspended indefinitely while administrators investigate whether he held practice against rules and stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a story published in the Mia...