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uconn
August 5, 2020

UConn Football Cancels 2020-21 Season

There will be no touchdowns scored in Storrs, Connecticut this fall. On Wednesday, August 5, the University of Connecticut, an NCAA Division 1 program, announced the Huskies will not play a football season this fall, according to a press release i...


branding
August 5, 2020

Brand Loyalty: Maximizing School Spirit Through Branding & Graphics

On any given Friday evening in the winter, deep in the woods of Rochester, Massachusetts, the overhead lights of the gymnasium at Old Colony Regional Vocational High School go dark. A spotlight switches on and flashes over the hardwood as a howl crie...


August 5, 2020

Five Questions to Ask about LED Sports Lighting [sponsored]

The evolutionary process of sports lighting hit the fast-forward button a little less than a decade ago. That, as you’ll recall, was when LED arrived on the scene.  Suddenly, lighting was more than just a utility. It was a way to enhance the fa...


hull
August 4, 2020

Hull’s Home-Field Advantage With A View

At the tip of the peninsula in the town of Hull, Massachusetts, where three bodies of water converge upon a narrow piece of land, you can find the student-athletes of the Hull High School Pirates.  With a sprawling view of the Boston Harbor off i...


volunteer
August 3, 2020

11 Tips In Finding Volunteers & Support Personnel

For some athletic administrators, it may be difficult to find volunteers or support personnel to run the concession stand at contests, to man the chains at football games, to operate the scoreboard and a host of other tasks.   Most individuals w...


fall sports
July 31, 2020

Fall Sports Updates for MHSAA, IHSA

Two state high school athletic organizations have announced decisions in its efforts to restart athletic activities safely — including moving the fall sports schedule to the springtime. On July 29, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) rel...


recruiting
July 30, 2020

Five Tips for Recruiting High School Players

Recruitment. It's the lifeline for any successful college basketball program. But the recruitment of high school players goes far beyond tracking field goal percentages and rebound totals or watching a submitted highlight tape. And if you're with a s...


resiliency
July 29, 2020

NFHS Leader Addresses COVID-19 Hot Topics in Webinar

During a webinar with the national media earlier this week, Dr. Karissa Niehoff, the executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), touched on a variety of topics as it pertains to high school sports and the C...


centerpiece
July 29, 2020

A Centerpiece for the Sun Devils [SPONSORED]

Before the 2019 season, Arizona State had a vision for sending the ASU football team onto the field with a winning frame of mind. They were looking to create a centerpiece logo mat for the hallway outside the team locker room at Sun Devil Stadium, wi...


football
July 28, 2020

Where All 50 States Stand on Football Returning

As the calendar prepares to change over from July to August and draws closer to the presumptuous start date for high school fall athletics, many athletic organizations have had to alter its plans amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Some state high school ...