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referees
April 1, 2021

Seattle-Area Referees Make Recruitment Push After 38 Percent Drop

High school basketball officials are teaming up to help recruit new referees after the COVID-19 pandemic has decimated the amount available to work in the area. According to a recent story on ScorebookLive.com, the number of referees in the greate...


michigan
March 29, 2021

1-Win Michigan Basketball Team Claims District Title

It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog. We've all heard this cliche before, but perhaps no team has epitomized the phrase more than the Mason Country Central (MI) boys basketball team. According to a rec...


transgender
March 25, 2021

Continuing the Conversation on Transgender Student-Athletes

When Ryan Socolow decided he was ready to tell his Endicott Gulls women’s lacrosse teammates he was a transgender athlete, he decided to inform coaches and teammates at a team meeting in the Fall of 2013 — his senior year. The response was much d...


anti-semetic
March 24, 2021

Massachusetts HS Football Team Used Anti-Semitic Terms during Play Calls

A Massachusetts high school football program has come under fire after players allegedly used anti-Semitic terms for play calls during its first game of the season last week. Duxbury High School's football team allegedly used anti-Semitic terms, i...


california
March 23, 2021

California High School Football Player Dies after Collapsing on Field

On an evening where high school football, by and large, returned to the state of California, tragedy struck the football community. Last Friday, according to a report from the Sacramento Bee, a Kennedy (CA) High School senior lineman collapsed on ...


diversity
March 22, 2021

Top 10 Colleges with Highest Student-Athlete Percentage

It's long been stated that it's best to surround yourself with those who have similar goals as you. A recent survey from Match College released the 2021 Alternative College Ranking Index, which shows which colleges have the highest sports particip...


philadelphia
March 18, 2021

Philadelphia Public League Finds Success through Adversity

Navigating a pair of crises over the last calendar year has been taxing on everyone. In addition to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which has been full-blown in the United States since the middle of March 2020, the country has faced a reckoning ...


learning
March 16, 2021

Sports Under 40: Learning Through Leading

I have always had a passion for athletics and coaching for as long as I can remember. I am very grateful to have the opportunity to do something I love for a living. As an athletic director for a Charter School District, overseeing athletic programs ...


announcer
March 15, 2021

Announcer Caught Using Racial Slur Toward OK Girls’ Basketball Team for Kneeling

An Oklahoma high school basketball announcer was caught on tape using racial slurs toward a girls basketball team that kneeled for the national anthem late last week. According to a report in AL.com, the incident took place before a game between N...


transgender
March 12, 2021

500+ College Student-Athletes to NCAA: Support Transgender Athletes

More than 500 collegiate student-athletes unified to send a joint letter to the NCAA on Wednesday demanding immediate action against states with bans on transgender student-athletes. A total of 545 student-athletes from at least 85 schools in ever...