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anti-semetic
March 31, 2021

Duxbury School District Wrapped in New Lawsuit, Following Football Fallout

In the wake of the school's football program under the national spotlight for using anti-Semitic language during in-game play calls, the Duxbury (MA) school officials are denying alleged claims they "failed to take reasonable steps" to thwart repeate...


anti-semetic
March 24, 2021

Massachusetts HS Football Team Used Anti-Semitic Terms during Play Calls

A Massachusetts high school football program has come under fire after players allegedly used anti-Semitic terms for play calls during its first game of the season last week. Duxbury High School's football team allegedly used anti-Semitic terms, i...


hockey
October 26, 2020

Massachusetts Hockey on Hold Amid COVID Spikes

Ice hockey is on hold in the state of Massachusetts as a rise in COVID-19 cases has forced the Bay State to temporarily shut down hockey rinks throughout the state. Late last week, state health officials announced the use of indoor ice rinks and s...


branding
August 5, 2020

Brand Loyalty: Maximizing School Spirit Through Branding & Graphics

On any given Friday evening in the winter, deep in the woods of Rochester, Massachusetts, the overhead lights of the gymnasium at Old Colony Regional Vocational High School go dark. A spotlight switches on and flashes over the hardwood as a howl crie...


connected
April 1, 2020

Cape Cod schools stay connected during self quarantine

While schools are out of session amid the coronavirus outbreak, schools on Cape Cod, MA, are staying connected by participating in virtual challenges via social media. Spring sports may be put on hold until May 4 at the earliest in Massachusetts, ...


covid-19 sports, coronavirus, massachusetts
March 31, 2020

Massachusetts lays plans for spring sports season amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) is efforting to keep some semblance of a spring sports season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, schools in the Bay State are closed until May 4 on orders from Governor Charlie Bake...


February 26, 2015

Massachusetts to require background checks on refs

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association has approved a new measure that will require background checks for all of the state's high school referees. [caption id="attachment_11085" align="alignright" width="288"] Massachusetts will be...


February 9, 2015

Mass. lawmaker seeks background checks on referees

A Massachusetts lawmaker has proposed a bill that would require background checks on those who referee high school sporting events. Currently, more than 20 states conduct background checks on officials. Massachusetts was put under the spotlight la...