December 3, 2015

Florida House advancing bill that would change athletic association

The Florida House of Representatives is moving a bill that would change the way the Florida High School Athletic Association does business. We posted news of the bill last week, but since then the House Appropriations Committee unanimously approve...

November 25, 2015

Florida introducing new bill against athletic association

Florida lawmakers are again introducing a bill that would change the way the state's athletic association operates. A report from FloridaPolitics.com indicates the bill will be heard next week by the Education Appropriations subcommittee. It aims...

July 31, 2015

Florida requiring prep athletes to take concussion course

Beginning this fall, Florida high school athletes will be required to complete an online course educating them about concussions. [caption id="attachment_11070" align="alignright" width="273"] All Florida junior varsity and varsity athletes will ...

April 24, 2015

Controversial bill advancing through Florida legislature

A controversial bill that could reshape the way high school sports are governed in Florida is headed to the state Senate. The House passed the bill on Wednesday, bringing the proposal one step closer to overhauling prep sports across the state. Cr...

March 25, 2015

Florida legislature could dismantle state athletic association

Florida's House Education Committee on Thursday will consider a proposal that would strip the state's athletic association of most of its power. The Florida High School Athletic Association believes the bill would create a "free agency" of high sc...