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February 15, 2019

Bill would allow Pennsylvania to create separate postseasons for public, private schools

A Pennsylvania lawmaker plans to introduce a bill next week that would allow the state athletic association to create separate postseasons for public and private schools. [caption id="attachment_27525" align="alignright" width="298"] Photo: Gerry ...


February 7, 2019

New Mexico high school warned over fan behavior at games

A New Mexico high school has been told by the state athletic association that it needs to clean up fan behavior at boys and girls basketball games. Estancia High School received a warning letter last week from the New Mexico Activities Association...


January 28, 2019

N.J. legislator wants sensitivity training for coaches, ADs

A New Jersey legislator has introduced a bill that would require the state's high school coaches and athletic administrators to undergo sensitivity training every four years. The bill, as it's currently written, requires that coaches and athletic ...


January 25, 2019

Louisiana rule change allows undocumented students to play high school sports

Louisiana's athletic association today amended its bylaws to allow for high school students without social security numbers to play state-sanctioned sports. The change not only allows for greater protection of sensitive information, but it also pe...


January 23, 2019

Indiana senator wants drug testing for high school athletes

An Indiana senator has introduced a bill that would allow for random drug testing of the state's 153,000 high school athletes. Republican State Sen. Jean Leising said she wants to give schools another tool to combat drug use among student-athlete...


January 22, 2019

Texas bill would require heart screenings for HS athletes

A Texas lawmaker has proposed a bill that would require the state's high school students to undergo a heart screening before participating in sports. Under State Rep. Dan Huberty's bill, "cardiac assessments" would be required before the athlete'...


January 21, 2019

Patriots players talk benefits of playing multiple sports

We write often about the benefits of playing a variety of sports. Numerous studies favor multisport participation for physical and mental health, yet some young athletes still believe specialization provides the best path toward a college scholarship...


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December 4, 2018

40 Under 40 Perspectives: Rejuvenating the atmosphere at your athletic events

[caption id="attachment_26495" align="alignleft" width="110"] Jackie Randall[/caption] The Elk Grove High School (Illinois) athletic department was faced with a serious problem — empty seats. The once proud athletic institution saw more and more ...