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isva
January 7, 2021

Registration Open for ISVA 2021 Virtual Conference

Registration is now open for Joining Forces to Enhance Athletic Performance (www.isva2021.com), the 5th Annual International Sports Vision Association (ISVA) conference.  The 2021 conference will be live online on Saturday, February 20 – Sunday, F...


study
January 6, 2021

Study: Trans Women’s Athletic Edge Remains A Year After Hormone Therapy

A new study, published last month in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, suggests transgender women maintain an athletic advantage over women opponents even a year after being on hormone therapy. The results, according to a report from NBC New...


hawaii
January 5, 2021

Hawaii Cancels March State Championships

The Hawaii High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) is forgoing its March 2021 state championships under their modified calendar, affecting air riflery, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross country, outrigger canoe paddling, soccer, swimming and ...


minnesota
December 29, 2020

Minnesota High Schools Adopt Mask Use for Sports

High school sports in Minnesota will resume on January 14, but all games, matches, and meets will be completed with student-athletes required to wear masks. The news comes from the Minnesota Department of Health's updated guidelines for mitigating...


rapid testing
December 28, 2020

MHSAA Football to Return with New Rapid Testing

High school football can resume in The Great Lakes State this week thanks, in part, to a new rapid testing program. According to a report from MLive.com, the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) made the announcement that the concludi...


suspended
December 18, 2020

Texas HS Football Player Suspended for Rest of Academic Year

The defensive player from Edinburg (TX) High School, who was charged with assault after tackling a referee from behind during a playoff football game, has been suspended from all sports for the remainder of the year. The University Interscholastic...


strength
December 17, 2020

From NFHS: Benefits of High School Strength Coach

A recent post from Tracy Baldwin, S.C.C.C., M.S.C.C. on the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) website highlighted the benefits of having a high school strength and conditioning coach. Baldwin, the head strength and condi...


transgender
December 16, 2020

Tulsi Gabbard Introduces Bill to Block Transgender Girls from Women’s Sports

Democratic congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) introduced a bill this week that would use Title IX rules to not allow transgender girls from competing in women's athletics run by federally funded schools. The congresswoman released a statement late...


south carolina
December 14, 2020

Basketball Brings COVID Challenges for South Carolina Schools

The high school basketball season is already underway in South Carolina, and teams have already been met with positive COVID-19 cases and game cancelations. In a recent report from TheState.com, it was noted that roughly 170 of 394 public school v...


student-athletes
December 12, 2020

Guiding Coaches to create Positive Working-Relationships with Student-Athletes

While coaches should prepare their teams to win games, it is essential to remind them that the number one objective in education-based athletics is the growth and development of student-athletes. And this fundamental point does not strictly or narrow...