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maryland
September 13, 2023

Former Maryland high school football coach arrested by FBI

One of the most successful high school football coaches in Maryland was arrested over the weekend following a federal indictment. Former Dunbar High School football coach Lawrence Smith, who has won seven state championships, was arrested last Fri...


south carolina
September 13, 2023

South Carolina lawmakers may alter how high school sports are managed

South Carolina lawmakers are discussing big potential changes surrounding equality and fairness in high school athletics. The state House Education and Public Works Ad Hoc Committee on high school athletics met for the first time Monday to discuss...


tucker
September 11, 2023

Michigan State suspends Mel Tucker amid sexual harassment allegations

Michigan State University announced the suspension of head football coach Mel Tucker amid ongoing sexual harassment allegations. Michigan State athletic director Alan Haller said the suspension will be without pay. Haller also announced Harlon Bar...


cte
September 11, 2023

BU study suggests CTE may strike at younger ages

New research from Boston University on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) suggests the degenerative brain disease may strike at younger ages than previously thought. The troubling finding was discovered during the brain autopsies of 152 ...


kansas
September 6, 2023

Kansas ATC gathers equipment for Maui student-athletes impacted by wildfires

An athletic trainer from a Kansas High School is doing her part to provide relief to student-athletes who were impacted by the recent wildfires in Maui. Mark Padfield is the athletic trainer at Tonganoxie High School and has been collecting donate...


virginia tech
September 6, 2023

Virginia Tech partners with ProhiBet to ensure regulatory compliance with sports wagering

Virginia Tech and ProhiBet today announced a groundbreaking partnership for the utilization of ProhiBet's advanced fully encrypted decentralized cross-monitoring and notification platform. Designed to safeguard sports integrity and ensure adherenc...


minnesota
August 31, 2023

Minnesota HS football team to wear Guardian Caps during games

A Minnesota high school football will be the first in the state—and maybe the country—to play a game while wearing Guardian Caps, a protective shell that goes over helmets. The Park Cottage Grove head football coach has invested $11,000 over t...


participation
August 31, 2023

High school sports participation rises back to pre-pandemic levels

Participation in high school sports eclipsed 7.8 million in the 2022-23 school year, reflecting a sharp increase from the previous year. The NFHS completed its High School Athletics Participation Survey for a second time after the pandemic interru...