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May 2, 2018

Bill would ban archery, trap shooting in New York schools

A Democratic lawmaker has proposed a bill that would put an end to sports like trap shooting, archery and riflery in New York's public schools. The proposal, introduced by Assemblywoman Linda B. Rosenthal, does not have a co-sponsor. In a memo, as...

February 6, 2018

New York passes mercy rule for high school baseball

New York's athletic association this month approved a new mercy rule for high school baseball that will go into effect during the upcoming season. The rule states that any game with a 10-run deficit will be ended after five innings. The New York ...

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January 24, 2018

N.Y. bill aims to ban tackle football for children under 12

A New York lawmaker says he will reintroduce legislation this week that seeks to ban tackle football statewide for children under the age of 12. According to The New York Times, state assemblyman Michael Benedetto, who sponsors the bill, faces lo...

September 20, 2016

Former SMU hoops coach Larry Brown considering high school job

Larry Brown, the only coach to win titles in both the NCAA and NBA, is considering taking his next job at a New York high school. [caption id="attachment_15685" align="alignright" width="280"] Photo: Kevin Hoffman[/caption] The Kansas City Star...

September 15, 2016

N.Y. prep coaches say parents becoming more problematic

A survey of high school coaches in New York offered a glimpse into the relationships they have with parents of student-athletes. [caption id="attachment_17532" align="alignright" width="285"] A majority of New York coaches believe problems with ...

September 3, 2015

N.Y. high school suspends football season over hazing allegations

A New York high school has suspended all games and practices for its varsity and junior varsity football teams while it investigates hazing allegations. WNYW in New York reports that one volunteer coach has been suspended and three players have be...

June 20, 2015

New York school ditches Orientals nickname

A New York high school is dropping the Orientals nickname from its sports teams beginning with the 2015-16 school year. [caption id="attachment_13128" align="alignright" width="308"] East High School (Rochester, N.Y) is changing its nickname from ...

February 26, 2015

N.Y. schools suing to overturn transfer rule

Nine private and charter schools in New York have filed a lawsuit to overturn a new transfer rule that was put in place by the state athletic association last fall. [caption id="attachment_11079" align="alignright" width="278"] Nine New York scho...