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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...


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...


virginia
February 13, 2021

Virginia NAIA College Suspends Basketball Players for Kneeling

A Virginia-based National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) school forfeited its scheduled game following the suspension of multiple players for previously kneeling during the national anthem. According to reports from CBS-17, Bluefi...


February 8, 2021

Standing above the rest: Taking your equipment to the next level with Spalding

{Sponsored} For basketball players aspiring to take their game to the next level, it’s important for them to practice on equipment that they will play on in the future. And for the ultimate experience for those seeking to be part of NCAA Division I...


ihsa
February 4, 2021

IHSA Adds Flexibility to Athletic Scheduling

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA), in coordination with the state's health department, has released updated scheduling guidelines that will allow for more flexibility in the upcoming athletic seasons. As athletics resumed in the state, s...


mhsaa
January 29, 2021

MHSAA Director Says ‘Hundreds’ of Kids Playing Out of State Sports

The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) released a statement this week reaffirming its commitment to play winter sports once the current restrictions are lifted by the state's department of health. At the moment, all winter contact s...


michigan
January 25, 2021

Michigan Athletics on 2-Week Pause After COVID-19 Outbreak

The University of Michigan athletics department shut down for a two-week period over the weekend after confirmed cases of the B.1.1.7 COVID-19 variant were found, according to a report from The Detroit Free Press. The shutdown includes stoppages f...