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October 30, 2020

MIAA Board of Directors Cancels Winter Tournaments

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) announced there will be no winter sports postseason tournaments for the 2020-21 school year. The MIAA Board of Directors voted 20-0 on Thursday to cancel all playoffs for the winter spo...

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...

October 29, 2020

IHSA: Basketball Season Rolls On Despite Governor’s Orders

Despite guidelines given by Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and the state public health officials that put winter sports on an indefinite hold and moved basketball to a "higher-risk sport", the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced on Wed...

October 27, 2020

Helping Schools Return to Play Safely

As schools — both at the varsity and collegiate levels — continue to safely return to sports amid the COVID-19 pandemic, sports industry leaders are aiding athletic administrators in that attempt.  Coach & Athletic Director magazine reach...

October 26, 2020

Massachusetts Hockey on Hold Amid COVID Spikes

Ice hockey is on hold in the state of Massachusetts as a rise in COVID-19 cases has forced the Bay State to temporarily shut down hockey rinks throughout the state. Late last week, state health officials announced the use of indoor ice rinks and s...

October 23, 2020

TSSAA to Vote on Allowing Religious Headgear

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) is beginning the process of potentially changing a rule that would allow student-athletes to wear religious headgear without seeking permission, according to a report from The Tennessean. ...

October 22, 2020

Soccer Coach Faces Child Sex Charge

An Ohio soccer coach and teacher at West Branch (OH) High School has been indicted on charges of sexual contact with a child, according to a report from the Salem News. Matthew Thomas, 50, was indicted on two counts of gross sexual imposition — ...

October 21, 2020

Do Your School’s Athletic Facilities Get Public Use? Here’s What to Do

by Mary Helen Sprecher {Sponsored} Your school is not hosting fall sports but it’s likely you’ve noticed your athletic facilities – your tennis courts, your running track and your sports fields – are still getting a lot of use. Much of ...