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August 22, 2012

Jennifer Pollnow: Teaching Leadership Also A Lessons For Coaches

Jennifer Pollnow, Girls Swimming   Jennifer Pollnow, Arrowhead’s varsity girls swimming coach, sees more to her job than simply helping her athletes trim seconds off their event times. She wants to help them become better peop...


August 22, 2012

Jenkyns: Staying On Top, Staying United

Bob Jenkyns, Head Boys Swim Coach at Arrowhead High School (Hartland, Wis.), discusses how he keeps his team united, avoids complacency and strives to maintain a high level of talent year after year....


August 21, 2012

District Suspends Athletic Eligibility Policy, Still Not Enough Players For Football

Press And Guide (Mich.), Katie Hetrickhttp://www.pressandguide.com/articles/2012/08/21/news/doc503382f464560521074572.txt?viewmode=fullstoryDEARBORN HEIGHTS — Annapolis High School will not field a varsity football team this year after too few ...


July 13, 2012

Caltech Athletics Hit With NCAA Penalties

Pasadena Star Newshttp://www.pasadenastarnews.com/sports/ci_21066301/caltech-athletics-program-hit-penalties-by-ncaaPASADENA - Another storied Southern California university has joined the USC Trojans under the hammer of NCAA sanctions.The UCLA Bruin...


July 2, 2012

Maryland Officially Cuts 7 Sports; Keeps Men’s Outdoor Track Team

Washington Post, Mark Giannottohttp://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/terrapins-insider/post/maryland-officially-cuts-seven-sports-mens-outdoor-track-and-field-spared-for-now/2012/07/02/gJQAjbsFIW_blog.htmlMaryland has officially discontinued seven of i...


June 21, 2012

Cal A.D. Sandy Barbour Discusses How Title IX Has Helped Women’s Athletics

CalBears.comhttp://www.calbears.com/genrel/062012aad.htmlSandy Barbour has served as Director of Athletics at Cal since the fall of 2004, overseeing a 29-sport program that annually rates among the best in the country in the Directors’ Cup rank...


June 18, 2012

How Has Maine Fared In Overseeing Title IX?

The Portland Press Herald, Glenn Jordanhttp://www.pressherald.com/sports/titleIX/lax-oversight-kept-sports-equality-in-backfield_2012-06-18.htmlFour decades after legislation took effect mandating equal opportunity for girls and women in education an...


May 17, 2012

Illinois Attorney General Sues IHSA For Disabled Students’ Athletic Rights

Chicago Tribune, Erin Meyerhttp://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-05-16/news/ct-met-disabled-swimmer-lawsuit-filed-20120517_1_disabled-athletes-disabled-students-student-athletesThe Illinois High School Association is violating the rights of disable...


May 11, 2012

Former Ohio St. A.D. Andy Geiger Takes Over Position At UW-Milwaukee

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Don Walkerhttp://www.jsonline.com/sports/panthers/uwm-names-andy-geiger-athletic-director-q75cak4-151060955.htmlEager to put several years of turmoil inside the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee athletic department behind ...


May 3, 2012

NCHSAA Doesn’t Have Votes To Remove Private Schools

StarNewsOnline.com, Powell Latimerhttp://varsitynow.blogs.starnewsonline.com/19582/nchsaa-vote-to-boot-parochial-schools-fails/The NCHSAA will keep private schools around, for the time being.A controversial system-wide vote to remove three parochial ...