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basketball

June 23, 2017

Wisconsin bringing shot clock to high school basketball

High school basketball in Wisconsin will implement a 35-second shot clock beginning with the 2019-20 school year. The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association's (WIAA) Board of Control approved the rule on Thursday, its second major change t...


May 16, 2017

Poll: 70% of coaches prefer a shot clock in high school basketball

Last month, Coach and Athletic Director asked coaches whether a shot clock should be used in high school basketball. Maryland recently voted to adopt a 35-second shot clock for high school boys basketball, and the issue has been debated for years in...


basketball referees
May 11, 2017

HS basketball referees will now stop play for misconduct warnings

Beginning next season, high school basketball referees will stop games to give misconduct warnings to coaches and other personnel who are unruly. The National Federation of State High School Associations' (NFHS) Basketball Rules Committee made the...


May 4, 2017

Maryland adopts shot clock for boys basketball

Maryland high school boys basketball will install a 35-second shot clock beginning with the 2017-18 season. The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) last week approved the change, along with a new mercy rule for both bo...


April 26, 2017

Michigan HS ‘Coach of the Year’ resigns over parents

A Michigan high school basketball coach, who earlier this year was named best coach in his class, has resigned. And he calls parents the No. 1 reason for his departure. Clayton Castor was the boys basketball coach at Gladstone High School, and las...


March 20, 2017

Examining a young athlete’s chances of playing pro basketball

Parents might think their child has a great shot to make the pros, but statistics suggest otherwise. Figures from the NCAA show just how few players make it to the NBA. During the 2015-16 school year, there were 546,428 high school boys basket...


August 11, 2016

High school sports participation up for 27th straight year

It's another year of growth for high school sports, as the latest participation survey from the National Federation of State High School Associations shows more kids are playing sports today than ever before. The NFHS participation survey counted...


March 9, 2016

Which sports cause the most injuries to high school athletes?

The headlines might have everyone convinced that football is responsible for the most injuries to high school athletes, but data suggests that's not the case. [caption id="attachment_15557" align="alignleft" width="290"] Photo: Kevin Hoffman[/capt...