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wrestling
June 10, 2024

Practice formats for high school wrestling

The success of your scholastic wrestling program will depend largely on how well you prepare practice sessions from day to day. It is important to realize that your daily practices must evolve with the needs of the athletes participating in the progr...


wrestling
May 1, 2024

NFHS approve 6 rule changes for high school wrestling

Beginning with the 2024-25 season, high school wrestlers will be inbounds with only one point of contact of either wrestler inside or on the boundary line. This fundamental change to high school wrestling was one of six major changes impacting alm...


wrestling
January 10, 2023

Ohio Middle School Wrestling Coach Resigned following Incident at Student-Athlete

An Ohio middle school wrestling coach has resigned from his position following an incident with a student-athlete at a regional tournament over the weekend. The 13ABC.com report was confirmed through a statement by the Swanton Local School Distric...


wrestlers
December 12, 2022

Losing Weight Quickly Increases Injury Risks to Wrestlers

When wrestlers use tactics like "crash dieting" to lose weight quickly before a match to make weight, they are more like to increase the risk of injury according to a new study. The study, entitled "Association of in-competition injury risk and th...


stimulants
August 17, 2022

Study: High School Seniors Playing Contact Sports Are 50% More Likely to Future Misuse of Prescription Stimulants

High school seniors who play sports were suggested to be more likely than non-athletes to misuse prescription stimulants in young adulthood, according to a recent study. Researchers from the University of Michigan also found that high school senio...


bluefield
December 13, 2021

Div. II Bluefield State & Div. III Huntingdon Adds Women’s Wrestling

Bluefield State Athletics announced another new sport on Dec. 6 – women's wrestling. The announcement comes after 12 new sports, including men's wrestling, were added in fall 2020, bringing Bluefield State to 23 varsity sports to meet Title IX comp...


diversity
March 22, 2021

Top 10 Colleges with Highest Student-Athlete Percentage

It's long been stated that it's best to surround yourself with those who have similar goals as you. A recent survey from Match College released the 2021 Alternative College Ranking Index, which shows which colleges have the highest sports particip...


attitude
February 4, 2021

IHSA Adds Flexibility to Athletic Scheduling

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA), in coordination with the state's health department, has released updated scheduling guidelines that will allow for more flexibility in the upcoming athletic seasons. As athletics resumed in the state, s...


mhsaa
January 29, 2021

MHSAA Director Says ‘Hundreds’ of Kids Playing Out of State Sports

The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) released a statement this week reaffirming its commitment to play winter sports once the current restrictions are lifted by the state's department of health. At the moment, all winter contact s...


arizona
January 12, 2021

Arizona Reinstates High School Winter Sports Season

This story was updated on Thursday, January 15 to reflect the following changes below: Per the Albuquerque Journal: Arizona high school sports officials voted Tuesday to allow winter sports, reversing a decision made four days earlier to cancel the s...