high school sports

young
September 13, 2021

A Job Guide for Young Coaches

In 2010 I became the head football coach at an inner-city school in Nashville. In doing so, I inherited a young assistant coach by the name of Bob Gecewich. After several years of coaching together, Bob moved on and has since become a head coach hims...


concussion
September 1, 2021

Study: Female Athletes’ Concussion Rates Twice as High as Males

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...


cardiac
August 31, 2021

Updates for Assessing Potential Cardiac Issues in Athletes with Prior COVID

An expert medical task force appointed by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) reconvened this summer to update guidance from last summer for assessing – befor...


monitor
August 26, 2021

WA High School Pauses Use of COVID-19 Monitor for Athletes

A Washington school district is pausing the use of COVID-related tracking monitor for student-athletes and further discussions on the devices will happen, according to a report from the News Tribune. Earlier this week, parents, teachers, and stude...


lamont
August 18, 2021

CIAC, Gov. Lamont Encourage Vaccination of HS Student-Athletes

With the Constitution State already in preseason conditioning drills for the start of the high school football season, Governor Ned Led Lamont and the athletic governing body are encouraging high school student-athletes to get vaccinated if they have...


lacrosse
August 18, 2021

Lacrosse Rules Changed for High School Girls in 2022

Aligning rules to match the flow of the game established by free movement was a major theme within the high school girls lacrosse rules changes, which also featured notable clarifications to player position and self-starts from out-of-bounds as well ...


uil
August 17, 2021

UIL Suspends Head Coach Following Umpire Confrontation

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) has suspended a Texas high school football coach nine games after an incident with an umpire. According to a report from KLTV.com, Hawkins ISD head baseball coach Derrick Conde will miss two football gam...


new york
August 16, 2021

New York Education Depart. Recommends Canceling Football in High COVID Areas

Late last week, the New York State Education Department recommended canceling football and other high-risk sports in areas with high COVID-19 transmission rates, "unless all participants are fully vaccinated." When the Empire State's education dep...