high school sports

police chief
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...


minnesota
June 20, 2022

Minnesota is Leader in Girls High School Participation

According to a recent report from the Star Tribune, Minnesota leads the nation in girls signing up to play high school sports. For every 100 Minnesota high school girls, there are 82 registrations for sports. Minnesota girls first claimed the No. 1 ...


uhsaa
June 14, 2022

UHSAA Puts Boys Soccer on 3-Year Probation Due to Rising Ejections

High school boys soccer in Utah will be played under tighter rules in the coming years. The Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) put the entire sport on probation for the next three years, resulting in fewer games per season and the spo...