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May 13, 2021

Mask Mandates Updated in Oregon After Runner Collapses

The Oregon Health Authority updated its mask guidance recently for non-contact sports following a high school runner collapsing during the home stretch of a race in Bend, OR. As part of the updated guidelines, those participating in non-contact sp...


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April 7, 2021

Track Coach Fired for Refusing to Force Athletes to Wear Masks

A New Hampshire high school track and field coach was fired earlier this week for not making his student-athletes wear masks. Brad Keyes, a third-year track and field coach at Pembroke Academy, penned a letter to his athletic director, Fred Vezina...


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December 10, 2020

OSAA Pushes High School Sports to February

The Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) announced earlier this week that the start of the high school sports season will be pushed back to February. In a report from The Statesman Journal, practices for winter sports were slated to begin a...


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November 13, 2020

Ivy League Cancels Winter Sports, Delays Spring

The Ivy League became the first NCAA Division I conference to officially cancel its winter sports season, according to an ESPN report. In addition to canceling the winter sports season, the Ivy League also announced the postponement of spring spor...


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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...


April 17, 2020

Choosing turf: how one school district implemented a superior product

{Sponsored} Ten years ago, the Hamburg Area School District in Pennsylvania renovated the stadium that contained their football field as well as the track. At the time, the field was grass, and it was subject to all of the issues that can result from...


February 4, 2020

Achieving excellence in coaching by learning from the best

{Sponsored} Lawrence Judge, Ph.D., epitomizes coaching excellence. His experience includes coaching NCAA champions, Olympians, Paralympians and over 100 All-Americans for over 30 years. At the November 2019 World Championships in Dubai, his athletes ...


July 2, 2019

Focusing on warm-ups and warm-downs

What’s the best way for a track athlete to warm up and warm down? If you’re looking for simple answers, University of Arkansas men’s track coach Chris Bucknam isn’t your man. “It gets complicated quickly,” he said. But Bucknam’s hist...


February 13, 2019

Reducing Time, Money and Stress for Turnkey Athletic Construction Projects

{Sponsored} When the Mexico Academy & Central School District (MACS) in northern New York launched the initiative to construct a new athletic stadium, they knew they’d face some unique hurdles. The timeline of this project was critical, espe...


February 8, 2018

Eight tips for coaching girls at all levels

The goal for coaches is to win games and turn athletes into quality people. But there may come a time when you're asked to adjust your style to accommodate the opposite gender or coach a group of athletes you may not be familiar with. For some...