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December 11, 2020

It’s Not Just Players Who Need to be Who They Are

As coaches, we often talk about the importance of our players being who they are and doing what they do. We want them to use their gifts, play with their personalities, and not try to be someone else. Players who truly know themselves have the best c...


osaa
December 10, 2020

OSAA Pushes High School Sports to February

The Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) announced earlier this week that the start of the high school sports season will be pushed back to February. In a report from The Statesman Journal, practices for winter sports were slated to begin a...


mckeon park
December 3, 2020

McKeon Park Soaring to New Heights

One of the many charms exclusive to baseball parks is the ability to play around with its dimensions. Outfield fences come in all shapes and sizes, such as Fenway Park’s 37-and-a-half-foot Green Monster. Many parks have other endearing quirks, such...


apps
October 6, 2020

One Click Away: Apps Adding Ease To Coaching Duties

Have you ever wanted to look back on stats from a specific game but can’t find the scorebook?  Well, there are apps for that.  Many apps, actually — and they are making life a whole lot easier for high school athletic programs by keeping ...


bloomsburg
September 24, 2020

Bloomsburg U Athletics’ 40-Year Plan

College athletics is a dog-eat-dog environment.   The recruiting game features an ongoing arms race from facilities and amenities to scholarships and promises of a career upon graduation. How can an institution differentiate itself and offer som...


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...


cape cod
April 27, 2020

Cape Cod Baseball League shuts down 2020 season

The Cape Cod Baseball League, widely considered the preeminent collegiate summer låeague in the nation, announced on Friday, April 24 that there will be no 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic. The non-profit organization made entirely fro...


covid-19, sports, coronavirus, new jersey, baseball
March 31, 2020

Coronavirus claims 30-year-old New Jersey baseball coach

The sports community in New Jersey is mourning the loss of one of its own this week. Ben Luderer, 30, a varsity baseball coach and teacher for the Cliffside Park School District in Bergen County, NJ, passed away suddenly from complications related...


david ortiz clutch hitter
September 30, 2019

The Clutch Gene: Can you teach performance under pressure?

[caption id="attachment_28319" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Photo: Waldo Jaquith, Flickr[/caption] Spend enough time in sports, and you’ll discover that some players just have a knack for making the big play at just the right moment. Sometim...


Matt Parrott maintaining Charlotte Knights Field - John Deere
September 9, 2019

Keeping the field in peak condition with the right equipment

{Sponsored} Maintaining a baseball field is an art form. Proper field maintenance is critical for a consistent playing surface, proper drainage, and player safety. To minimize field problems, grounds managers need the right equipment, and the right p...