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high school

December 14, 2017

Powerline: Getting strong on limited time

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="134"] Ken Mannie[/caption] The most prevalent stressor that high school coaches relay to me regarding the organization and implementation of a year-round strength-training program is time constraints. High s...


December 4, 2017

‘Four years is not enough’

“Four years is not enough.” That’s not a comment in regards to the political landscape but an anonymous response from one of our football seniors in his exit survey. Several of the questions were open ended: What did you enjoy most? W...


October 27, 2017

Dad sues after son suspended from football team over e-cigarette

The father of an Ohio prep football player is suing the school after his son was suspended the remainder of the season for possessing an e-cigarette. Earlier this month, Hoover High School junior A.J. Vega was given a two-day, in-school suspension...


October 10, 2017

N.H. dad sues school after son suspended from football team

The father of a New Hampshire high school football player is suing the school district, claiming his son was wrongfully suspended from the team. According to the New Hampshire Union Leader, the 16-year-old was handed a one-year suspension from the...


September 28, 2017

La. school threatens punishment for athletes who don’t stand for National Anthem

A Louisiana school on Thursday dispatched a memo to student-athletes and parents, threatening punishment for athletes who do not stand for the National Anthem. Bossier Schools Superintendent Scott Smith released a statement Wednesday, saying that ...


September 25, 2017

Alabama school district bans student-led prayer at games

An Alabama school district has implemented a ban on student-led prayer at games after a parent complained following the football team's season opener. Lee County Schools received a letter in August from the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The le...


June 22, 2017

Texas considers allowing HS coaches to lead 7-on-7 teams

Texas' University Interscholastic League (UIL) will examine a system that would allow high school football coaches to lead 7-on-7 teams during the offseason. UIL Executive Director Charles Breithaupt told The Dallas Morning News there is "great ...


May 16, 2017

Poll: 70% of coaches prefer a shot clock in high school basketball

Last month, Coach and Athletic Director asked coaches whether a shot clock should be used in high school basketball. Maryland recently voted to adopt a 35-second shot clock for high school boys basketball, and the issue has been debated for years in...