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ai
June 21, 2023

North Carolina coach suspended following secret peeping charge

A North Carolina high school teacher and coach is facing charges by local police after allegedly installing secret cameras in a relative's bathroom. Mark Thompson, 50, was charged by Atlantic Beach police on June 1 for felony secret peeping. Ac...


student-athletes
June 6, 2023

Keeping the ‘stud’ in student-athletes

As student-athletes returned to campuses in August 2020, many stakeholders had questions and concerns regarding the loss of student learning and the impact the pandemic would have on the students academically, socially, and emotionally. While I think...


sportsmanship
June 6, 2023

A.D.ministration: Sportsmanship starts with the A.D.

One of the basic aspects or fundamental elements of education-based athletics is sportsmanship. Positive, respectful behavior is expected from athletes, coaches, and fans, and this expectation is clearly stated at the beginning of all National Federa...


athletic
June 6, 2023

Qualities of Level 1 Athletic Programs

Successful programs have administrators (Superintendents, Principals, and Athletic Directors) who: Know what they are looking for when hiring for leadership positions and hire the right people and then stand by them. Administrators w...


nebraska
May 31, 2023

Ohio high school offers semester-long referee course

An Ohio high school is doing its part in ensuring the future of scholastic sports won't continue to be threatened by a referee shortage. Boardman High School has started a sports officiating pilot class this school year and plans to offer a ...


school
May 30, 2023

High school baseball team loses state title on dropped third strike gaffe

A New York high school baseball team committed a mental gaffe during a state championship game that resulted in the opposing team winning in walk-off fashion. Hornell High School was a strike away from winning the Section V Class B1 state title ag...


howard
May 22, 2023

Schembechler resigns from Michigan over Twitter remarks

The son of Michigan football coach legend Bo Schembechler had a short-lived coaching stint with the Wolverines program. Shemy Schembechler was hired early last week as an assistant director of recruiting on Jim Harbaugh's staff. He resigned a few ...


antisemitic
May 16, 2023

NFHS updates free throws and foul procedures for 2023-24 season

Beginning next year, high school basketball teams will shoot two free throws for common fouls when in the “bonus.” This change to Rule 4-8-1 eliminates the one-and-one scenario and sets new foul limits each quarter for awarding the bonus free thr...


kentucky state
May 11, 2023

Former Kentucky State president forced team to play ineligible player

Earlier this week, the NCAA announced it's reached a negotiated resolution with Kentucky State University, an NCAA Division II program, in regards to forcing a football team to play an ineligible player. During the spring and summer of 2019, an un...


iowa state
May 10, 2023

Iowa State confirms gambling violation allegations for multiple teams

On the same day that reports emerged about allegations of gambling violations by the University of Iowa's baseball, the Iowa State athletics department released a statement sharing their awareness of allegations regarding multiple programs violating ...