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March 6, 2024

Nantucket hockey player suspended 1 year for ‘violent assault of an official’

A Massachusetts high school hockey player has been suspended one year—effectively ending his high school career—after he shot a puck into a scrum that featured teammates, opposing players, and referees. Braden Knapp, a senior forward for the N...

March 6, 2024

Kentucky girls basketball coach resigns after sexual assault charges

A Kentucky girls basketball coach has resigned following sexual assault charges related to abusing students. William Trevor Goodson, 31, has been charged with first-degree sexual abuse, procuring or promoting the use of a minor by electronic means...

March 5, 2024

SDHSAA amendment to clarify NIL rules for student-athletes

The South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) is attempting to better clarify standards around governing name, image, and likeness (NIL) rules for high school student-athletes. A recent story from the Watertown Public Opinion detail...

March 5, 2024

Massachusetts game official dies during girls playoff game

A beloved game official collapsed and died during a girls basketball game in Massachusetts over the weekend. Don McGillicuddy, 56, collapsed during the final moments of a Massachusetts state tournament game between Watertown High School and Old Ro...

February 26, 2024

FHSAA releases first NIL proposal

The Florida High School Athletic Association has put forth its first proposal that would allow student-athletes to be compensated for their name, image, and likeness (NIL). The FHSAA Board of Directors is set to meet Monday evening to discuss the ...

February 26, 2024

Ohio hockey coaches placed on leave ahead of state tournament

The coaches from an Ohio boys' high school hockey program were placed on leave last week. Olentangy Liberty High School's head hockey coach, Kevin Alexander, was among the three coaches placed on leave. He issued a letter to his players tha...

February 26, 2024

Minnesota track coach faces fourth sexual assault charge

A Minnesota teacher and track coach is facing a new charge of criminal sexual conduct. Eric Dione Birth, of Winona Senior High School, received a new charge of Criminal Sex Conduct in the Third Degree filed late last week after a fourth victim cam...

February 26, 2024

WIAA allows referees to wear body cameras to deter abuse

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) has come up with a unique way to combat the abuse facing referees. The WIAA and the Washington Officials Association (WOA) agreed to allow referees to wear body camera technology as a de...

February 26, 2024

Study: decreasing sedentary time in class reduces obesity

Introducing more movement into lessons led to an 8% reduction in children's waist-to-height ratio, according to new research from UCL and the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH). The study, published in Obesity Facts, is the first ...

February 26, 2024

New York county bans trans women from competing in women’s sports

A New York county executive announced late last week that he will use an executive order to ban transgender athletes from competing in women's sports. Bruce Blakeman, the Nassau County executive, issued the executive order that states sports leagu...