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high school sports

September 4, 2018

Houston Texans turf donated to local high school

The Panthers of C.E. King high school are officially playing football on the same NFL home field as the 2017 Houston Texans. The ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday marked the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey with the christening of their Hella...


August 29, 2018

Oakland Raiders donate $250K to save high school sports

The Oakland Raiders made a $250,000 donation to save sports that were eliminated by the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) due to budget constraints. The OUSD announced earlier this year that it would cut 50 percent of its sports teams for the...


August 28, 2018

By The Numbers: 5 takeaways from the 2017-18 NFHS participation survey

The number of participants in high school sports in 2017-18 reached an all-time record high of 7,979,986, according to figures from the 51 NFHS member state high school associations, which includes the District of Columbia. The number of girls partic...


August 24, 2018

High school sports participation increases for 29th straight year

From the NFHS High school sports participation is up for the 29 consecutive year, according to the latest survey numbers from the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). The number of participants in high school sports in ...


August 23, 2018

N.J. bill would provide job ‘stability’ for HS coaches

A New Jersey lawmaker plans to introduce a bill that would provide head coaches at public high schools with greater job securities and push back against unfair dismissals. Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly, who has coached high school football for more ...


August 1, 2018

California high school sports participation hits all-time high

Sacramento, Calif. — High school sports participation continues to increase in California and is at an all-time high for the sixth consecutive year according to the 2018 California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Sports Participation Survey. Up b...


July 30, 2018

Minnesota boys file lawsuit to join girls high school dance teams

A pair of teenage boys in Minnesota have filed a lawsuit against the state athletic association, alleging that its rules barring boys from girls high school dance teams are unconstitutional. Dmitri Moua and Zachary Greenwald, both 16, argue that t...


July 30, 2018

Getting principal, superintendent support against combative sports parents

While most parents appreciate the opportunity that their child has within the athletic program, you may face a few who cause major headaches. This phenomenon has been around for as long as anyone can remember, and some might say it’s worse now than...