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June 25, 2015

Study: Girls more prone to overuse injuries than boys

Girls are at a greater risk of overuse injuries in high school sports, according to a new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics. [caption id="attachment_13160" align="alignright" width="202"] Track and field and field hockey caused the most...


May 4, 2015

88 percent of NFL draft picks played multiple sports

This year's NFL Draft provided more proof that young athletes are better off participating in more than one sport. [caption id="attachment_11978" align="alignright" width="254"] Sixty-three percent of NFL draft picks were track and field athletes...


January 27, 2015

UT-Chattanooga drops men’s track program

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga has axed its men’s track programs, effective at the end of the season. Athletic Director David Blackburn made the announcement Jan. 27, calling the move an effort to help the university comply with Title I...


January 21, 2015

Iowa extending girls cross country distances

Iowa is joining a number of other states in extending girls cross country distances, a change that will take effect this fall. Girls had been running 4,000 meters, but the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s board of directors voted in Janua...


January 20, 2015

Track & Field: Coaching your jumpers

9 competitive tips to keep your athletes fully prepared The long and triple jumps can be incredibly difficult to prepare for, especially for athletes who may not be accustomed to the event. Because it’s so different from other track and field comp...


October 30, 2014

Cross country runner disqualified for carrying opponent to finish line


Seldom does great sportsmanship end in punishment, but that’s the case for a Wisconsin cross country athlete who aided a struggling opponent during a recent race.Shawano High School junior Teagan Monfils was disqualified from a recent 5K ...


October 30, 2013

Track & Field: Discovering new heights for jumpers

Gary Pepin has been coaching men's and women's track at the University of Nebraska for nearly 30 years, and in that time he has won a lot and learned a lot, especially about his specialty — jumping events. "The first thing you have to do is know t...


October 16, 2013

Arrowhead High School Special Report (Home)

Arrowhead High School Special Report Coach And Athletic Director's entire September 2012 issue is dedicated to our first-ever, head-to-toe coverage of the inner workings of one of America's most-envied public high-school athletic programs—Arrowh...


October 16, 2013

Developing a Program That’s ’Cool’ to be in

Sponsored By: Developing a Program That’s 'Cool' to be in Steve Kostka, head girls track coach at Arrowhead High School (Hartland, Wis.), explains how the school has succeeded in making the track program ‘cool’ to be in. That success ha...


September 18, 2013

Extra Assistants Give Attention Where it’s Needed

Sponsored By: Extra Assistants Give Attention Where it’s Needed Chris Herriot, head boys track coach at Arrowhead High School (Hartland, Wis.), relies on the help of assistant coaches to make sure all team members receive attention. ...