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Indiana

April 30, 2019

Indiana passes mercy rule for football, suspensions for ejected fans

From the IHSAA Indiana's athletic association on Monday adopted a new mercy rule in football and gave schools the power to suspend unruly fans. The mercy rule goes into effect this fall. It was a joint effort with the Indiana Football Coaches A...


March 5, 2019

Indiana school district cuts all athletic director positions

The South Bend school district in northern Indiana on Monday notified all athletic directors that their positions would be eliminated at the end of the school year. According to the South Bend Tribune, five athletic administrators were notified b...


January 23, 2019

Indiana senator wants drug testing for high school athletes

An Indiana senator has introduced a bill that would allow for random drug testing of the state's 153,000 high school athletes. Republican State Sen. Jean Leising said she wants to give schools another tool to combat drug use among student-athlete...


April 24, 2017

Indiana University bans athletes with history of sexual violence

Indiana University has adopted a new policy that bans its athletic teams from accepting incoming student-athletes with a history of sexual violence. The policy, approved earlier this month by the university's Faculty Athletics Committee, specifi...


November 29, 2016

Indiana quarterback quitting football: ‘I need my brain’

Indiana's appearance in a college football bowl game later this month will be the last for Hoosiers backup quarterback Zander Diamont. The junior announced over the weekend that he would quit football at the end of the season, citing concussion fe...


IHSAA
May 5, 2016

Indiana tables changes to ‘past link’ bylaw

Indiana will still consider strengthening its "past link" rule for student-athlete transfers, but not until later this summer. The Indiana High School Athletic Association had been discussing changes to a bylaw added last year that ruled transfe...


January 19, 2016

Two Indiana girls basketball teams suspended for season

Indiana's athletic association has suspended two high school girls basketball teams after a benches-clearing fight over the weekend. The Pike and Ben Davis high school teams also will not be able to participate in the postseason, and they'll both ...


August 25, 2015

Indiana HS football teams put on probation after fight

A fight that ended an Indiana high school football game last week has landed the two teams on probation for the remainder of the 2015-16 season. Indiana High School Athletic Association Commissioner Bobby Cox announced the sanctions this afternoon...