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chsaa
May 1, 2024

CHSAA adds girls flag football, shot clock in basketball

The Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) made two big changes to its athletic offerings in upcoming years. The CHSAA Legislative Council approved the addition of girls' flag football as a sanctioned sport and decided to add a shot c...


touch
April 16, 2024

Study: A friendly touch can improve basketball performance

According to a research team at the University of Basel in Switzerland, a friendly pat on the back ahead of a stressful situation can actually improve a basketball player's in-game performance. A recent story from JPost.com detailed a recent study...


minnesota
March 25, 2024

Minnesota boys basketball team refused to play opposing coach who used racial slur

A Minnesota high school boys basketball team refused to play its opponent after the opposing head coach was reinstated from suspension for using a racial slur while speaking to his team. Eden Prairie head coach David Flom was reinstated after a De...


massachusetts
March 13, 2024

Massachusetts player accused of spitting on opponent

A Massachusetts boys basketball player has been accused of spitting in the face of an opponent during the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Division 3 state semifinal earlier this week. The incident allegedly took place aft...


camden
March 11, 2024

Camden (NJ) claims state title after controversial semifinal finish

Amid controversy, the Camden High School boys' basketball team captured the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Group 2 State Championship over the weekend. Camden defeated Arts High School on Saturday to win the state t...


mpssaa
March 11, 2024

MPSSAA rules call for suspension of players who left bench during in-game brawl

A brawl broke out during the third quarter for the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) Class 2A quarter-final which led to potential semifinal suspensions for players who left the bench to join the brawl. Video showed d...


njsiaa
March 8, 2024

Manasquan seeking legal interference after NJSIAA Group 2 semifinal game gaffe

A New Jersey high school's board of education is seeking legal interference to halt the New Jersey State Interscholastic Atheltic Association (NJSIAA) Group 2 championship game in the aftermath of an apparent error at the end of the semifinal game la...


kentucky
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...


official
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...


nebraska
February 20, 2024

Former Nebraska women’s basketball player sues coaches, A.D.

The University of Nebraska head women's basketball coach and assistant coach, athletic director, and the Board of Regents are at the center of a federal lawsuit filed by a former player. Ashley Scoggins has accused A.D. Trev Alberts of failing to ...