high school sports

unified
November 15, 2021

4 Tips to Starting a Unified Sports Program

For as long as they’ve been around, sports have brought people together. It’s inclusive by nature. And the Special Olympics, with the help of academic institutions across the country, is working to ensure sports stay inclusive for everyone of all...


high school
November 12, 2021

The Article Every High School Athlete Must Read

High school athletes, no matter your sport, this one’s for you. However, if you’re just in it for the letter, don’t waste your time reading. This is for the athlete with true dedication and commitment. The one working on skills after practice, ...


quality
November 10, 2021

The Challenge of Hiring Quality Coaches

For some athletic administrators, it has become more difficult to hire quality coaches and this may even be a greater concern involving a few sports which traditionally lack a large number of candidates. Therefore, it comes down to taking three c...


concussion
October 12, 2021

Teen Female Athletes See Big Increase in Head Injuries

The epidemiology of sports-related concussions (SRCs) and closed head injuries (CHIs) in high school females remain largely undefined at the national level, especially for unorganized sports and recreational activities such as equestrian and snow-rel...


aid
October 7, 2021

High Schools Shifting COVID Aid to Athletics

In an effort to help schools reopen and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress issued $123 billion from its federal pandemic relief aid plan. And with little limits on how the money can be spent by the schools, many are opting to use large port...


miaa
September 30, 2021

MIAA OKs Recommendation for Student-Athletes to Receive COVID Vaccine

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and its board of directors approved a recommendation made by the Sports Medicine Committee (SMC) to recommend high school student-athletes get vaccinated against COVID, according to a repo...


hazing
September 29, 2021

Colorado High School Names New Coach Following Hazing Incident

A Colorado high school football team was allowed to resume practice this week for the first time since being suspended amid a sexual misconduct and hazing investigation. Falcon High School will now be lead by Josh Flores, who started the season as...


learning
September 16, 2021

Social-Emotional Learning Through Strength & Conditioning

Sports teach life lessons. At least that’s what we have been told.  In my time as an athlete and coach, I have yet to see a football, a basketball, or a barbell teach a young person about character. However, I have seen countless coaches use th...