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boycott
August 10, 2022

Ohio HS Football Referees Receive Pay Raise, Avoid Boycott

High school football referees in northeast Ohio will no longer boycott the upcoming football season after receiving a pay raise. Up until Monday, August 8, northeast Ohio football referees were willing to boycott the regular season until they rece...


school year
August 9, 2022

Getting Young Student-Athletes Ready for the Athletic School Year

As a new school year begins, many students return to their favorite sports or try something new. A recent story from HealthDay News spoke with a sports medicine professional from Baylor University to discuss how to get young student-athletes r...


michigan
August 8, 2022

Michigan Hockey Parts Ways with Coach Mel Pearson

The University of Michigan men's hockey team will no longer be coached by Mel Pearson. Last Friday, Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel said the decision "has been weighed heavily and for some time," according to a report from the Associated P...


track
August 3, 2022

Track & Field/Cross Country Rule Changes for 2022-23 Season

Every year the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) reviews the rules for every sport looking to improve the experience for student-athletes. Last month, the NFHS revisited the rules for high school track & field/cross ...


boycott
August 3, 2022

NJSIAA Launches Referee Recruitment Initiative with $300 Rebates

All over the country, athletic departments are lamenting the pains of the referee shortage to officiate games. Although much has been said about what can be done to offset this shortage, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (N...


lacrosse
August 2, 2022

NFHS Updates Rules for 2023 High School Girls Lacrosse Season

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) recently shared its rule changes to high school girls lacrosse for the 2023 season. In total, seven changes were proposed and approved by the NFHS Board of Directors, including pace ...


football
August 1, 2022

NFHS Rule Changes for the 2022 Football Season

Across the country, high school football teams are preparing for the Fall 2022 season. The four-to-five month road to a state championship begins in training camp, but before a team can hoist the championship hardware they have to be able to opera...


July 26, 2022

The 2022 Coaches Survey Results

Referee shortages, the safety of players, staff, and personnel, and social media issues are just a few of the hot-button issues highlighted in our fourth annual Coaches Survey.  Back in 2018, Coach & Athletic Director began surveying high sch...


violations
July 25, 2022

NCAA Hands Out 18 Violations to Tennessee Football Program

The NCAA has officially charged Tennessee's football program with 18 Level I alleged rules violations for impermissible recruiting benefits under former head coach Jeremy Pruitt Among other allegations, Pruitt is accused of providing about $9,000 ...


aau
July 21, 2022

Two Fights Breakout Between Refs, Fans, & Coaches during AAU Tournaments

Two AAU basketball referees were involved in physical altercations during summer tournaments in the midwest over the last weekend. In Oklahoma, a referee knocked out a male spectator after issuing a technical foul to a coach for stepping out onto ...