editorial

January 27, 2017

Overbearing parents scare off college recruiters

Parents have a tendency to meddle in their children’s high school teams, lobbying for playing time and preferential treatment. It’s typically part of a campaign to earn a college scholarship for their young athletes, but their efforts may be coun...


December 16, 2016

Editorial: The old leading the new

Senior players are an asset to every team, and coaches who don’t take full advantage of their leadership and influence are missing an enormous opportunity. Over the past decade, any time I’ve spoken with a coach whose team failed to meet expec...


July 18, 2013

Government Intervention Necessary

As the fight for smaller government rages on, we're often reminded that Big Brother still has its place. Sometimes that includes high school sports.In May, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill preventing school boards from using parent complaints...


May 6, 2013

Athletic Directors Can Learn From Rutgers Carelessness

My father always considered himself quite the handyman, taking it upon himself to tackle various projects around our home while I was growing up.I remember a shirt he wore printed with the words, "Do it once. Do it right." I enjoyed the irony because...