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April 1, 2020

Cape Cod schools stay connected during self quarantine

While schools are out of session amid the coronavirus outbreak, schools on Cape Cod, MA, are staying connected by participating in virtual challenges via social media. Spring sports may be put on hold until May 4 at the earliest in Massachusetts, ...


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March 31, 2020

Coronavirus claims 30-year-old New Jersey baseball coach

The sports community in New Jersey is mourning the loss of one of its own this week. Ben Luderer, 30, a varsity baseball coach and teacher for the Cliffside Park School District in Bergen County, NJ, passed away suddenly from complications related...


covid-19 sports, coronavirus, massachusetts
March 31, 2020

Massachusetts lays plans for spring sports season amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) is efforting to keep some semblance of a spring sports season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, schools in the Bay State are closed until May 4 on orders from Governor Charlie Bake...


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November 13, 2019

High school soccer players handed 1-year ban for shoving ref

Two Massachusetts high school soccer players have been hit with a one-year suspension after shoving a referee last week at the conclusion of their match. Martha’s Vineyard and Norwell high schools were facing off in a first-round playoff match. ...


November 12, 2019

Missouri high school told to end coach-led prayer ritual

The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is demanding that a Missouri high school end a prayer group that's led by football coaches before and after games. The Wisconsin-based non-profit group sent a letter to Cameron R-1 School District Super...


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August 7, 2019

NFL Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez pushes multisport participation

Former NFL tight end Tony Gonzalez credits multiple sports with his development as a young football star, and he wants today's athletes to follow his lead. Gonzalez spoke Saturday during the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Canton, ...


August 1, 2019

Wis. school district passes rule against dual-sport athletes

A Wisconsin school district passed a new rule this week that prevents athletes from playing more than one sport in a single season. School board members debated the issue Monday before it passed by a 4-3 vote. Those who stood against the proposal ...


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July 11, 2019

Colorado mandates mental health training for all coaches

Colorado high school coaches will now be required to take a course that improves their abilities to help student-athletes who may be struggling with mental health difficulties. The Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) adopted the re...