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November 29, 2023

Illinois All-Conference basketball player reinstated after family files lawsuit

An Illinois mother filed a lawsuit on behalf of her son—a standout high school basketball player—after he was inexplicably cut from his varsity team. The legal was done as an attempt to have her son reinstated to the varsity team and receive p...

November 28, 2023

Massachusetts school files incident report about referee

A Massachusetts athletic department has filed an incident report with the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) after a referee's response to an injured player during a girls' soccer state semifinal loss. Dover-Sherborn High Sc...

November 28, 2023

Univ. of South Dakota, SDHSAA team up to train new officials

The University of South Dakota has teamed up with the South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) to help train sports officials and combat the ongoing referee shortage. There are currently a little more than 1,600 officials in the st...

November 15, 2023

Derek Jeter gifts $5M for alma mater baseball/softball field upgrades

Hall of Fame New York Yankee second baseman Derek Jeter returned to his Michigan roots to give his alma mater $5 million worth of renovations to its baseball and softball fields. Jeter worked with Kalamazoo Public Schools, the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foun...

November 15, 2023

California high school soccer refs boycott for higher pay

For months, high school officials in Southern California have been threatening to boycott their assignments if they did not get a fee increase from the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section. On November 13, the officials sta...

November 15, 2023

WVSSAC student-athlete transfer rule draws questions

New transfer rules in the West Virginia Secondary Schools Athletic Commission (WVSSAC) set by the state legislature are drawing attention at the start of the winter sports season. Under the new rules, high school student-athletes are allowed to sw...

November 9, 2023

Texas voters reject $94M sports stadium for Prosper ISD

Voters in Prosper, Texas voted in favor of allocating funds to a new performance arts center and upgrading technology district-wide but voted against a proposal for a new $94 million athletic stadium. According to unofficial voting results, fewer ...

November 9, 2023

NFHS #BecomeAnOfficial campaign kicks off seventh year

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is kicking off its seventh year of #BecomeAnOfficial! Since the launch of this campaign in 2017, #BecomeAnOfficial has helped recruit over 112,000 applicants who have indicated their in...