high school sports

free throws
May 16, 2023

NFHS updates free throws and foul procedures for 2023-24 season

Beginning next year, high school basketball teams will shoot two free throws for common fouls when in the “bonus.” This change to Rule 4-8-1 eliminates the one-and-one scenario and sets new foul limits each quarter for awarding the bonus free thr...


recording
May 10, 2023

Wisconsin coach admits to recording girls’ locker room for 2 years

A Wisconsin high school coach accused of planting a camera in the girls' locker room has secretly been recording student-athletes for two years. Brian Kitzman, the Craig High School coach in Janesville, WI, told police that he recorded an estimati...


dress code
April 4, 2023

New York track team’s dress code petition garners 50,000 signatures

About a year ago, a high school girls' track team from Albany, New York, defied the school's dress code violation by showing up in sports bras to practice. It was a hot day with temperatures reportedly hitting more than 80 degrees. When the athlet...


March 28, 2023

CHSAA agrees to improve access for athletes with disabilities

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Colorado recently resolved a discrimination complaint under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) against the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA). The complaint related to a stud...


governor
February 23, 2023

Florida won’t ask girl athletes about menstrual cycles

The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Board of Directors rejected a proposal this month that would have required high school girls to answer quetions about their menstrual cycles in order to play school sports. Previously the questi...


governor
January 25, 2023

New Proposal Would Allow Prayers before FHSAA Events

As a federal appeals court prepares to hear arguments in a long-running dispute about the issue, a Florida state senator filed a proposal last week that could allow high schools of the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) to offer prayers...


tssaa
January 24, 2023

TSSAA Council Approves Lacrosse for the 2024-25 Season

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) will govern boys' and girls' lacrosse for the 2024-25 season, after a recent council vote. The TSSAA Legislative Council held a special called meeting Thursday via teleconference to addre...


esports
January 19, 2023

OHSAA to Support Esports Ohio State Tournament

The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OSHAA) has announced a partnership with the nonprofit organization Esports Ohio to support and promote its annual state tournament in May. There are currently 250 schools that have teams affiliated with Espo...