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miaa
August 26, 2021

MIAA Issues Mask Mandate for Indoor Activities; Outdoor Optional

Update at 9:36 AM on 8/26/21: The MIAA  will require high school student-athletes and coaches who participate in indoor activities to wear masks for at least the first few weeks of the season due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a repo...


sycamore
August 25, 2021

Oklahoma Football Coach On Leave After Altercation with Player

Parents are calling for the job of an Oklahoma high school football coach after video surfaced of the coach chasing after and grabbing an opposing player during a fight between two teams. During a scrimmage between El Reno High School and Clinton ...


ncaa
August 23, 2021

NCAA Close to Expanding 25-Man Football Recruiting Cap

The NCAA college football landscape will have a very different look this fall with the introduction of the new name, image, and likeness (NIL) policies as well the possibility of the expansion of the 25-man class limit on rosters. According to rep...


nebraska
August 19, 2021

Nebraska Football & Scott Foster Being Investigated by NCAA

The University of Nebraska announced earlier this week that the NCAA is looking into its football program amid alleged violations concerning the Cornhuskers coaching staff and head coach Scott Frost. According to a report from the Action Network, ...


lacrosse
August 18, 2021

Lacrosse Rules Changed for High School Girls in 2022

Aligning rules to match the flow of the game established by free movement was a major theme within the high school girls lacrosse rules changes, which also featured notable clarifications to player position and self-starts from out-of-bounds as well ...


uil
August 17, 2021

UIL Suspends Head Coach Following Umpire Confrontation

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) has suspended a Texas high school football coach nine games after an incident with an umpire. According to a report from KLTV.com, Hawkins ISD head baseball coach Derrick Conde will miss two football gam...


level
August 7, 2021

Achieving Level II in Athletics

Even though most athletes would tell the coach that they want to perform at their ultimate level of play, the reality is many settle for what would be called a Level I performance. Both the coach and player are unaware that they are not reaching thei...


mental
August 7, 2021

Study: 9 in 10 Parents Cite Mental Health as Top Reason Kids Play Sports

TeamSnap, which provides industry-leading sports management and communication software for amateur sports, released the results today of its research study produced in collaboration with The Aspen Institute's Sports & Society Program, Families ...


pac-12
August 4, 2021

Big 12, Pac-12 Leaders Meet to Discuss Possible Merger

With the news of Big 12 perennial powers like the University of Texas and Oklahoma University trying to leave the conference in favor of the SEC, the Pac-12 Conference has also been in talks with the Big 12 about a possible merger or re-alignment. ...


easy
August 3, 2021

Between the Lines: Makin’ It Look Easy

I used to think being an athletic director was easy. From my point of view, it looked like the sort of dream job former athletes could thrive in and still stay close to sports.  While covering high school athletics in Massachusetts, I always obse...