NFHS

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 ...


football
August 1, 2022

NFHS Rule Changes for the 2022 Football Season

Across the country, high school football teams are preparing for the Fall 2022 season. The four-to-five month road to a state championship begins in training camp, but before a team can hoist the championship hardware they have to be able to opera...


hockey
May 31, 2022

Offensive-Zone Faceoff Adjustments Headline Hockey Rule Changes

In a situation where the puck goes out of play during game action in the offensive zone, the ensuing faceoff will now remain in that zone, regardless of whether a player from the attacking team or the defending team was the last to touch the puck. ...


consortium
April 13, 2022

NFHS Holds Officials Consortium This Week

Leaders from more than 50 sports organizations have descended on Indianapolis this week to discuss the recruitment and retention of officials during the first-ever NFHS Officials Consortium at the Conrad Hotel. A recent survey of state high ...


boycott
February 17, 2022

Niehoff, NFHS Weigh In on Referee Shortage

No matter where you are in the country, it's very likely you've felt the ramifications of the nationwide referee shortage affecting mainly youth and high school athletics. Dr. Karissa Niehoff, the executive director of the National Federation of S...


wet bulb
February 17, 2022

How to Get Free Wet Bulb Globe Thermometers to Protect Your Athletes

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Foundation has announced a grant program to distribute 5,000 wet bulb globe thermometers to high schools across the country. The $1.5 million program will provide schools with an import...


uhsaa
January 25, 2022

UHSAA Adopts 35-Second Shot Clock In Basketball

The Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) will feature a new wrinkle in its Boys’-and-Girls’ Basketball games, starting in the 2022-23 school year. In a meeting last week, the UHSAA Board-of-Trustees voted to add a 35-second shot clock...


unified
November 15, 2021

4 Tips to Starting a Unified Sports Program

For as long as they’ve been around, sports have brought people together. It’s inclusive by nature. And the Special Olympics, with the help of academic institutions across the country, is working to ensure sports stay inclusive for everyone of all...