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alpha
March 3, 2021

Generation Alpha Prefers Soccer, Basketball, Football over Baseball

U.S. professional football and basketball have a future, baseball needs help and global soccer, including Major League Soccer, is quickly rising among a new generation, according to a new survey. According to a recent report from the Morning Consu...


masks
March 2, 2021

VA Girls’ Basketball Team Disqualified for Not Wearing Masks

A Virginia high school girls basketball team is they had a championship opportunity 'stolen' away from them after the team was disqualified from a tournament for not wearing personal protective masks. According to a report from WUSA-9, the Word of...


lagrange
March 1, 2021

LaGrange High School’s Barn’ Raising

It’s never easy saying goodbye to an old love, but the blow can be softened when you welcome a brand-new flame. Just ask Michael Pauley and the student-athletes at LaGrange (GA) High School.  For nearly 70 years the gymnasium at LaGrange, affec...


mask
February 26, 2021

Preparing Your Team for Every Problem During the Season

Early in my 40-year coaching career, a colleague told me something that has proven to be true.  He said, “If you stay in coaching very long, you will have teams that you don’t think are going to be very good, but they will shock you with how ...


app
February 25, 2021

High School Athletes Get Noticed & Recruited with New App

Student-athletes across the country are using Sports Thread 6.0, a free social networking app, announced today, to raise their online visibility and connect with college coaches in hopes of securing roster spots and college scholarships. Youth ath...


south carolina
February 24, 2021

South Carolina Lawmakers Debate Transgender Sports Ban Bill

South Carolina lawmakers were set to debate a bill that would ban transgender women from playing on women's sports teams earlier this week. According to a report from WISNews 10, the "Save Women's Sports Act," or H3477, would make it a law in Sout...


parents
February 23, 2021

A.D.ministration: 10 Ways for Working with Difficult Parents

When one thinks about the tasks and responsibilities involved with an athletic administrator’s position, many revolve around athletes and coaches. This would be normal and understandable. But there is another group of individuals whom you also have...


ohio
February 22, 2021

Ohio HS Punished for Donor-Funded Sports Scholarships

The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) has handed down punishments to the Walsh Jesuit High School for recruiting violations involving donor-funded sports scholarships for 11 student-athletes. According to a report from Akron Beacon Jou...


survey
February 18, 2021

NCAA Survey: Mental Health, More Impacted by Pandemic

As a follow-up to the NCAA Student-Athlete COVID-19 Well-Being Survey conducted in spring 2020, a similar survey conducted in the fall showed student-athletes continue to face heightened mental health concerns and barriers to sport particip...


chicago
February 17, 2021

Chicago HS Student-Athletes Weigh-In on Pandemic Effects

Approaching nearly a year since the COVID-19 pandemic overtook the lives of Americans from coast-to-coast, many news outlets are beginning to craft year-long perspectives on the impact of the virus-related shutdowns in various industries. A recent...