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cross country

problem
February 26, 2021

Preparing Your Team for Every Problem During the Season

Early in my 40-year coaching career, a colleague told me something that has proven to be true.  He said, “If you stay in coaching very long, you will have teams that you don’t think are going to be very good, but they will shock you with how ...


ciac
January 13, 2021

CIAC Cites Low COVID Transmission for Fall Sports

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) released a report late last week that shared the contract tracing details by local departments of health and found that the rate of transmission was extremely low. According to a report in...


hawaii
January 5, 2021

Hawaii Cancels March State Championships

The Hawaii High School Athletic Association (HHSAA) is forgoing its March 2021 state championships under their modified calendar, affecting air riflery, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross country, outrigger canoe paddling, soccer, swimming and ...


state
August 19, 2020

Where Each State Stands with Fall Sports

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has kept an updated tracker of where all 50 states stand in their efforts to resume fall sports safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Depending on how hard their region has been hit, so...


June 19, 2020

Climate Control: Handling Heat Acclimation in Athletes

The entire sports world hopes and prays for a return to normalcy by the Autumn of 2020 following a spring and summer rife with cancellations and disappointments. A return to the former status quo would mean that fall athletes will be gearing up for t...


meetings
May 22, 2020

Benefits of individual postseason meetings

“To be a good leader, you have to listen,” said veteran Indiana Tech baseball coach Kip McWilliams, who led his team to the 2019 NAIA World Series and was named ABCA Regional Coach of the Year. One of the most important times for McWilliams t...


May 15, 2017

Is foot pronation as bad as it seems?

Runners today must often travel to their nearest specialty shoe store for recommendations on the best footwear. Typically, after taking shoe size measurements, sales people will take the athlete through a gait analysis by either running across the sa...


July 13, 2016

NFHS modifies rule against helping injured competitors

Cross country and track athletes will now be given more latitude when they lend a helping hand to an injured competitor. Previously, assisting a fellow athlete led to a disqualification, but beginning with the 2017 season, that will be changed. Th...