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nfhs
November 2, 2020

NFHS Shares State Updates on Sports Amid COVID-19

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) held a media briefing late last week to discuss how varying state athletic associations were doing in its return to sports amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the numbers obtain...


miaa
October 30, 2020

MIAA Board of Directors Cancels Winter Tournaments

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) announced there will be no winter sports postseason tournaments for the 2020-21 school year. The MIAA Board of Directors voted 20-0 on Thursday to cancel all playoffs for the winter spo...


uaa
October 30, 2020

UAA Conference Cancels 2020-21 Winter Season

The University Athletic Association (UAA) Presidents Council has unanimously approved a resolution to cancel all formal UAA winter sport competition for the 2020-21 season. Over the last several months several UAA committees comprising athletic ad...


hockey
October 26, 2020

Massachusetts Hockey on Hold Amid COVID Spikes

Ice hockey is on hold in the state of Massachusetts as a rise in COVID-19 cases has forced the Bay State to temporarily shut down hockey rinks throughout the state. Late last week, state health officials announced the use of indoor ice rinks and s...


eligibility
October 15, 2020

NCAA Approves Extra Year of Eligibility for Winter Athletes

The NCAA's Division I Council made some changes that will benefit winter student-athletes amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The council voted to approve an extra year of eligibility for winter student-athletes this week during its annual meeting...


ihsa
September 2, 2020

IHSA Offers Guidance on Contact Days

Football will not be played in the fall for the Illinois High School Association (IHSA), but the state's high school governing body has offered guidance on "contact days" for high-risk sports like football. According to a report from WAND NBC-17, ...


instant replay
June 5, 2020

Instant Replay Expanding in High School Hockey

Instant replay is expanding for high school hockey games across the country to review infractions involving student-athlete ejections. The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Ice Hockey Rules Committee proposed a total of ...


hockey
January 13, 2020

Minnesota HS hockey coach quits midseason over parent pressure

A Minnesota high school girls hockey coach stepped down last week, saying the pressure from some parents was too much to manage. John Marshall High School has seven games remaining on its regular season schedule, but head coach Josh Chapman said i...


January 4, 2019

Lawsuit: Hockey coach pointed gun at player during practice

A former New Jersey high school hockey player has filed a lawsuit alleging that his former coach pointed a gun at him during a 2017 team practice. [caption id="attachment_27339" align="alignleft" width="243"] Photo: Mark Mauno[/caption] The hea...


covid-19
July 13, 2018

5 strategies for small schools to succeed against bigger programs

In 2015, a statewide reclassification in Georgia forced us to either compete in class A or to make the leap to AAA. With an upper school enrollment of nearly 450 students, we would compete against schools with nearly 1,100 kids. For many reasons, in...