high school sports

shortages
August 31, 2022

Referee Shortages Affecting Fall Sports in Multiple States

Parts of Maine, Tennessee, New York, and Minnesota are seeing the early signs of strain in their fall sports seasons due to the ongoing referee shortages facing the country currently. As the calendar turns from August to September, the fall sports...


miaa
August 29, 2022

MIAA Student-Athletes Can Profit of NIL Opportunities

High school student-athletes in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) can now profit off their name, image, and likeness (NIL) this season. The MIAA board of directors met on Aug. 17 and passed a rule to allow student-athl...


maryland
August 25, 2022

Parents of Sexually Assaulted Student-Athlete Sue School, Coaches

The parents of a Proctor High School (MN) student who was assaulted by a teammate in a hazing incident last year are suing the school district and football coaches, claiming a federal civil rights violation. A recent story from Bring Me The News h...


stimulants
August 17, 2022

Study: High School Seniors Playing Contact Sports Are 50% More Likely to Future Misuse of Prescription Stimulants

High school seniors who play sports were suggested to be more likely than non-athletes to misuse prescription stimulants in young adulthood, according to a recent study. Researchers from the University of Michigan also found that high school senio...


track
August 3, 2022

Track & Field/Cross Country Rule Changes for 2022-23 Season

Every year the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) reviews the rules for every sport looking to improve the experience for student-athletes. Last month, the NFHS revisited the rules for high school track & field/cross ...


lacrosse
August 2, 2022

NFHS Updates Rules for 2023 High School Girls Lacrosse Season

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) recently shared its rule changes to high school girls lacrosse for the 2023 season. In total, seven changes were proposed and approved by the NFHS Board of Directors, including pace ...


thsca
July 18, 2022

UIL, THSCA Await State Legislation Before Approving NIL Opportunities

The Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) movement has already spread from the NCAA institutions to the high school ranks. And, yet, the UIL and the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) — as well as Texas state officials — have yet to decid...


prayers
June 28, 2022

SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Football Coach’s On-Field Prayers

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a Washington state public school district violated the rights of a Christian high school football coach who was suspended for refusing to stop leading prayers with players on the field after games. The jus...