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wpial
November 5, 2020

WPIAL Winter Sports to Continue as Scheduled

The Western Pennslyvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) decided to continue on with the winter sports season as scheduled following a board of directors meeting on Wednesday. According to a report from The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the WPI...


vhsl
November 3, 2020

VHSL Athletics Cleared to Resume in December

The Virginia High School League (VHSL), an overseer of the state for high school sports, gave the OK to schools last week to begin resuming some athletic activities next month. According to a report from WTOP News, school can get back to high scho...


nfhs
November 2, 2020

NFHS Shares State Updates on Sports Amid COVID-19

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) held a media briefing late last week to discuss how varying state athletic associations were doing in its return to sports amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the numbers obtain...


miaa
October 30, 2020

MIAA Board of Directors Cancels Winter Tournaments

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) announced there will be no winter sports postseason tournaments for the 2020-21 school year. The MIAA Board of Directors voted 20-0 on Thursday to cancel all playoffs for the winter spo...


uaa
October 30, 2020

UAA Conference Cancels 2020-21 Winter Season

The University Athletic Association (UAA) Presidents Council has unanimously approved a resolution to cancel all formal UAA winter sport competition for the 2020-21 season. Over the last several months several UAA committees comprising athletic ad...


ihsa
October 29, 2020

IHSA: Basketball Season Rolls On Despite Governor’s Orders

Despite guidelines given by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and the state public health officials that put winter sports on an indefinite hold and moved basketball to a "higher-risk sport", the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced on Wed...


ahsaa
October 19, 2020

AHSAA Releases Best Practices for Winter Sports Season

As we draw closer to the winter sports season, the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) has released a guide of best practices for athletic directors and coaches to proceed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The 10-page document covers guidan...


eligibility
October 15, 2020

NCAA Approves Extra Year of Eligibility for Winter Athletes

The NCAA's Division I Council made some changes that will benefit winter student-athletes amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The council voted to approve an extra year of eligibility for winter student-athletes this week during its annual meeting...


ihsa
September 2, 2020

IHSA Offers Guidance on Contact Days

Football will not be played in the fall for the Illinois High School Association (IHSA), but the state's high school governing body has offered guidance on "contact days" for high-risk sports like football. According to a report from WAND NBC-17, ...


branding
August 5, 2020

Brand Loyalty: Maximizing School Spirit Through Branding & Graphics

On any given Friday evening in the winter, deep in the woods of Rochester, Massachusetts, the overhead lights of the gymnasium at Old Colony Regional Vocational High School go dark. A spotlight switches on and flashes over the hardwood as a howl crie...