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task force
October 18, 2021

NCAA Test Score Task Force Open to Removal of Score Requirements

The NCAA Standardized Test Score Task Force recommended that initial-eligibility standards for high school students preparing to play Division I or II sports no longer include a standardized test score requirement. The recommendation comes after ...


attitude
October 18, 2021

Defining Athletic Attitude

We hear coaches use the word “attitude” frequently. Have you ever defined exactly what “attitude” means to you? The more clearly you can define anything, the better chance young people will understand and apply it. Clarity and brevity (with d...


vermont
October 14, 2021

Vermont High Schools Address Racial, Transphobic Slurs at Volleyball Game

A Vermont high school volleyball game was suspended by referees last week after racial and transphobic slurs were hurled towards players from Burlington High School. According to a report from the Burlington Free Press, once the game official was ...


homecoming
October 13, 2021

Michigan HS Cancels Homecoming Game Due to Referee Shortage

A Michigan high school football team was forced to cancel its homecoming game because of a lack of available referees. Mount Clemens High School principal Kirk Duncan sent out a letter to all parents informing them of the canceled game, although t...


aid
October 7, 2021

High Schools Shifting COVID Aid to Athletics

In an effort to help schools reopen and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress issued $123 billion from its federal pandemic relief aid plan. And with little limits on how the money can be spent by the schools, many are opting to use large port...


officials
October 7, 2021

Citing Abuse, MA Hockey Officials Quitting En Masse

As of October 5, Massachusetts youth hockey referees have lost roughly half of their officials from a year ago due to ongoing harassment and abuse from parents, coaches, and players. Typically, the Association for Referees of Massachusetts Hockey ...


saddleback
October 4, 2021

Saddleback College Stadium’s Homecoming Grand Opening

Saddleback College, located in Mission Viejo, CA, celebrated the opening of its new, state-of-the-art stadium on Saturday, October 2 during the college's Homecoming football game against Ventura College. In addition to the game, the celebration in...


davidson
October 4, 2021

Davidson College Announces Plans for Future Facilities

Late last month, Davidson College Athletics announced plans for new facilities to further enhance experiences for scholar-athletes, members of the campus, and Wildcat fans. While still in the design phase, the goal is to complete all elements of the ...