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tssaa
January 19, 2021

TSSAA Reverses Course of Referee Pay Cut

After initially announcing that high school basketball referees will receive a $25 pay cut for each night they officiate the game, the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) has reversed course. Roughly 10 days after making the de...


arizona
January 12, 2021

Arizona Reinstates High School Winter Sports Season

This story was updated on Thursday, January 15 to reflect the following changes below: Per the Albuquerque Journal: Arizona high school sports officials voted Tuesday to allow winter sports, reversing a decision made four days earlier to cancel the s...


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...


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...


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...


nchsaa
December 7, 2020

Masks & No Jump Balls Highlight NCHSAA Protocols

Winter sports like basketball will be played in North Carolina high school gyms, but the games will have a different look to them for the 2020-21 season. The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced late last week that ba...


nfhs
December 2, 2020

NFHS Breakdown of States Playing Winter Sports

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) recently released its data on modifications of winter sports made by state associations across the country in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The post from the NFHS, shared l...


new jersey
December 1, 2020

New Jersey Winter Sports Suspended by Governor

Earlier this week, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the Garden State will take a "full pause" on indoor sports at both the youth and high school levels amid a rise in COVID-19 cases. The "pause" is set to begin on Saturday, December 5 and...


teams
November 24, 2020

How Strength Coaches Lift Teams to Championship Goals

“Teams are only as strong as its weakest link.” It is one of the most overused cliches in sports despite its accuracy. But what about a team’s strongest link – meaning, their fittest? As the strength and conditioning field has evolved thro...