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April 8, 2015

Poll asks which sport is most influenced by referee’s calls

The Cleveland Plain Dealer posed an interesting poll question to its readers this week: Which high school sport is most influenced by an official's call? You can provide your input here, but as of today here are the results: • Basketball: 5...


July 7, 2014

Study Examines Injury Rates Among Middle School Athletes

From EdWeek.orgMiddle school athletes of both genders are less likely to sustain injuries than their high school or collegiate counterparts, but female student-athletes in the middle grades are at significantly higher risk of mild injury during ...


May 27, 2014

Montana Officials Worried About Participation Decline in Girls Sports

From DesertNews.comNine years ago at Memorial Stadium in Great Falls, Montana, the girls’ track team from Anaconda High School clinched a state championship as four athletes combined to win both the 400 and 1600 relays.Simply assembling a fours...


August 20, 2013

High School Sports Participation Increases for 24th Straight Year

NFHS.orghttp://www.nfhs.org/content.aspx?id=9628Participation in high school sports increased for the 24th consecutive year in 2012-13 and passed the 7.7 million mark for the first time, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Sur...


July 2, 2013

North Syracuse HS Budget Cuts 25 Coaches, 8 Teams

Syracuse.comhttp://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/06/north_syracuses_amended_budget.htmlThe North Syracuse (N.Y.) Central School District’s amended budget for the 2013-14 school year cuts 25 coaches and eliminates eight teams.The cuts wil...


June 7, 2013

Time Warner Gets Exclusive Cable Rights For N.Y. High School Sports

The Daily Newshttp://thedailynewsonline.com/blogs/guywitharemote/article_823b9086-cf6d-11e2-8e65-001a4bcf887a.htmlThe New York State Public High School Athletic Association has signed a 10-year rights agreement with Time Warner Cable Sports, that mak...


February 18, 2013

U. Of Iowa Athletes’ Funds Not Used For Athletes

Press-Citizen.comhttp://www.press-citizen.com/article/20130214/NEWS01/302140023/Athletes-funds-didn-t-go-Iowa-athletes?nclick_check=1University of Iowa Athletics Department officials last year erroneously spent thousands of dollars from a fund intend...


February 15, 2013

A.D. Worries Olympics Decision Will Hurt High School Wrestling

Patch.comhttp://northhills.patch.com/articles/north-hills-athletic-director-cutting-olympic-wrestling-could-hurt-sport-at-high-school-levelTuesday’s decision by the International Olympic committee to cut wrestling from the games in 2020 stunned...


February 11, 2013

U. Of Tennessee Fundraising Down 25 Percent

Knoxville News Sentinelhttp://www.knoxnews.com/news/2013/feb/10/tennessee-athletic-department-wrestling-with-in/Donations to the University of Tennessee athletic department, and the number of people who gifted that money, fell by more than 25 percent...


January 25, 2013

Huffington Posthttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/24/students-disabilities-school-sports-obama_n_2546057.htmlWhen Kareem Dale, now a special advisor to President Barack Obama, was in high school, all he wanted to do was wrestle. But as a student w...