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September 2, 2022

OHSAA Offers Online Training for Referees

Amid the ongoing nationwide referee shortage, one state association is attempting to make it easier for referees to get certified. The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) announced earlier this week the addition of a new website that wil...

August 31, 2022

Mississippi Schools Respond to Jackson Water Crisis

Many Mississippi college students are using portable showers and toilets as Jackson’s water emergency causes little to no water pressure on campuses throughout the city, forcing schools to move classes online and go without air conditioning. A r...

August 31, 2022

Referee Shortages Affecting Fall Sports in Multiple States

Parts of Maine, Tennessee, New York, and Minnesota are seeing the early signs of strain in their fall sports seasons due to the ongoing referee shortages facing the country currently. As the calendar turns from August to September, the fall sports...

August 30, 2022

BYU Bans Fan Who Hurled Racist Slurs To Duke Volleyball Players

Brigham Young University (BYU) banned a fan who yelled racist slurs at Black volleyball players from the visiting Duke Blue Devils during a weekend match. The incident gained traction on social media and garnered the attention of Utah governor Spe...

August 29, 2022

44% of MHSAA Student-Athletes Played Multiple Sports in 2021-22

Nearly half of all student-athletes competing in the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) played multiple sports during the 2021-22 school year, according to the Multi-Sports Participation Survey conducted in the spring. The survey is...

August 29, 2022

MIAA Student-Athletes Can Profit of NIL Opportunities

High school student-athletes in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) can now profit off their name, image, and likeness (NIL) this season. The MIAA board of directors met on Aug. 17 and passed a rule to allow student-athl...

August 25, 2022

Parents of Sexually Assaulted Student-Athlete Sue School, Coaches

The parents of a Proctor High School (MN) student who was assaulted by a teammate in a hazing incident last year are suing the school district and football coaches, claiming a federal civil rights violation. A recent story from Bring Me The News h...

August 24, 2022

Utah Commission Deciding on Trans Athletes’ Eligibility Status

A Utah commission that will determine whether transgender girls can compete in school sports matching their gender identity will soon go into effect, Utah Senate leaders announced late last week. A recent story from Axios.com summarized the series...