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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

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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...


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...