high school sports

May 1, 2024

MD athletic director used AI to frame principal with racist remarks

A Maryland athletic director has been accused of using AI to impersonate a principal on an audio recording making racist comments, according to authorities last week. Dazhon Darien, a former teacher and athletic director at Pikesville High School us...

May 1, 2024

NFHS approve 6 rule changes for high school wrestling

Beginning with the 2024-25 season, high school wrestlers will be inbounds with only one point of contact of either wrestler inside or on the boundary line. This fundamental change to high school wrestling was one of six major changes impacting alm...

May 1, 2024

CHSAA adds girls flag football, shot clock in basketball

The Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) made two big changes to its athletic offerings in upcoming years. The CHSAA Legislative Council approved the addition of girls' flag football as a sanctioned sport and decided to add a shot c...

May 1, 2024

NCHSAA ejections have doubled in last four years

The North Carolina High School Atheltic Association (NCHSAA) discussed the alarming amount of student-athletes and coaches being ejected from gameplay during a recent meeting of the Board of Directors. Earlier this week, NCHSAA commissioner Que Tu...

April 23, 2024

OSAA defends gender policy regarding trans student-athletes

In response to a letter from women lawmakers, including Rep. Bobby Levy, the Oregon High School Activities Association (OSAA) has come out defending its gender policy in high school athletics. A letter was sent to the OSAA encouraging the organiza...

April 23, 2024

FHSAA considers adding esports to athletic offerings

The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) may sanction esports as an official sport due to growing interest. Earlier this week, the FHSAA Board of Directors met to discuss the possibility. The association sent out a survey and received ...

youth sports
April 23, 2024

Coaches notice changes throughout youth sports landscape

Youth sports have been a critical part of childhood development for decades. According to the National Survey of Children’s Health, from 2020-2021 roughly half of children aged 6-17 “participated in a sports team” or “took sports lessons afte...

April 8, 2024

OHSAA expands 7-on-7 football opportunities

The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) has announced that football 7-on-7 competition is now permitted at any time before and after the season, other than the 28-day no-contact period immediately after the season. Previously, 7-on-7 com...