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suspended
December 18, 2020

Texas HS Football Player Suspended for Rest of Academic Year

The defensive player from Edinburg (TX) High School, who was charged with assault after tackling a referee from behind during a playoff football game, has been suspended from all sports for the remainder of the year. The University Interscholastic...


transgender
December 16, 2020

Tulsi Gabbard Introduces Bill to Block Transgender Girls from Women’s Sports

Democratic congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) introduced a bill this week that would use Title IX rules to not allow transgender girls from competing in women's athletics run by federally funded schools. The congresswoman released a statement late...


south carolina
December 14, 2020

Basketball Brings COVID Challenges for South Carolina Schools

The high school basketball season is already underway in South Carolina, and teams have already been met with positive COVID-19 cases and game cancelations. In a recent report from TheState.com, it was noted that roughly 170 of 394 public school v...


student-athletes
December 12, 2020

Guiding Coaches to create Positive Working-Relationships with Student-Athletes

While coaches should prepare their teams to win games, it is essential to remind them that the number one objective in education-based athletics is the growth and development of student-athletes. And this fundamental point does not strictly or narrow...


players
December 11, 2020

It’s Not Just Players Who Need to be Who They Are

As coaches, we often talk about the importance of our players being who they are and doing what they do. We want them to use their gifts, play with their personalities, and not try to be someone else. Players who truly know themselves have the best c...


florida
December 9, 2020

Florida Football Coach Fired Following Post-Game Fight

A Florida high school football coach has been fired following his program's punishment for its role in a playoff postgame altercation in late November. Rich Bedesem, in his fifth season at Wekiva (FL) High School in the Orlando area, confirmed his...


texas football
December 8, 2020

Texas Football Player Charged for Attacking Referee

The Texas high school football player who blindsided a referee during a play-in postseason contest last week was charged with assault for his actions. Additionally, his team lost its spot in the playoffs, according to a report from FOX4News.com, d...


nchsaa
December 7, 2020

Masks & No Jump Balls Highlight NCHSAA Protocols

Winter sports like basketball will be played in North Carolina high school gyms, but the games will have a different look to them for the 2020-21 season. The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) announced late last week that ba...


wisconsin
December 4, 2020

Texas Football Player Tackles Referee

A Texas high school football player tackled an official from behind following his ejection from the game, according to viral videos shared from social media Thursday night. The player in question, Emmanuel Duron, a defensive lineman from Edinburg ...


vanderbilt
November 30, 2020

Fuller, Vanderbilt Make History Over Weekend

The Vanderbilt football team made history — rather, herstory — over the weekend during its 41-0 road loss to Missouri. Though the Commodores were shutout and have yet to win a game in this altered, conference-only schedule, all eyes were fixat...