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January 22, 2020

Patrick Mahomes’ high school coach credits multisport participation for rise

Patrick Mahomes is a rare breed of athlete, and the coaches at his Texas high school knew it. [caption id="attachment_28578" align="alignright" width="209"] Photo: Jeffrey Beall, Wikimedia Commons[/caption] In addition to his performance on the...

January 20, 2020

N.C. parent charged after attacking athlete at wrestling tournament

A North Carolina man is facing charges after running on to the mat during a high school wrestling tournament and attacking his son's opponent. The incident happened Saturday in Kannapolis, North Carolina. During one of the matches, Barry Jones rus...

January 20, 2020

North Carolina requires showing of concussion education video

The North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) Board of Directors passed regulations last week mandating that schools require parents and students to view a concussion education video known as CrashCourse prior to each season. The vid...

January 14, 2020

Joel Raether named NSCA Strength & Conditioning Coach of the Year

Colorado Springs, CO — The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is proud to announce that Coach Joel Raether has been selected as the NSCA’s Professional Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year for 2020. Coach Raether become...

January 13, 2020

Minnesota HS hockey coach quits midseason over parent pressure

A Minnesota high school girls hockey coach stepped down last week, saying the pressure from some parents was too much to manage. John Marshall High School has seven games remaining on its regular season schedule, but head coach Josh Chapman said i...

January 9, 2020

Kentucky bill would increase penalties for referee harassment

Three Kentucky lawmakers introduced a bill Tuesday that would enhance penalties against those who harass or assault sports officials. The proposal, coined the "Good Sport" bill, would amend state law to make assault of a sports official a Class D ...

January 2, 2020

Missouri lawmaker sponsors 2 bills to protect referees

A Missouri legislator is sponsoring two bills that would provide more protection for referees against unruly fans. State Rep. Jerome Barnes, who served 26 years as a referee, submitted two proposals last month that he hopes will curb verbal abus...

January 2, 2020

Portable diagnostic X-ray unit allows for sideline evaluation of football injuries

In response to the commitment made by NFL and collegiate football programs to provide better injury evaluation and medical care on the sideline, MinXray Inc., a key global supplier of portable, compact digital imaging equipment, has introduced Impact...