Ohio

ohsaa
April 8, 2024

OHSAA expands 7-on-7 football opportunities

The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) has announced that football 7-on-7 competition is now permitted at any time before and after the season, other than the 28-day no-contact period immediately after the season. Previously, 7-on-7 com...


antisemitic
December 13, 2023

Ohio coach on paid leave pending investigation into code of conduct violation

An Ohio head boys basketball coach has been placed on paid leave pending the outcome of a district investigation into a code of conduct violation. Matthew Wortham is the head coach of the Start (OH) High School boys basketball team, which are ...


antisemitic
September 27, 2023

Ohio HS football coach resigns after team uses antisemitic play calls

An Ohio high school football coach resigned on Monday after his team used racist and antisemitic language in their play calls during a recent game. Tim McFarland resigned as the head football coach for Brooklyn High School after it was revealed th...


hockey
January 19, 2023

OHSAA to Support Esports Ohio State Tournament

The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OSHAA) has announced a partnership with the nonprofit organization Esports Ohio to support and promote its annual state tournament in May. There are currently 250 schools that have teams affiliated with Espo...


wrestling
January 10, 2023

Ohio Middle School Wrestling Coach Resigned following Incident at Student-Athlete

An Ohio middle school wrestling coach has resigned from his position following an incident with a student-athlete at a regional tournament over the weekend. The 13ABC.com report was confirmed through a statement by the Swanton Local School Distric...


hockey
September 2, 2022

OHSAA Offers Online Training for Referees

Amid the ongoing nationwide referee shortage, one state association is attempting to make it easier for referees to get certified. The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) announced earlier this week the addition of a new website that wil...


nebraska
August 10, 2022

Ohio HS Football Referees Receive Pay Raise, Avoid Boycott

High school football referees in northeast Ohio will no longer boycott the upcoming football season after receiving a pay raise. Up until Monday, August 8, northeast Ohio football referees were willing to boycott the regular season until they rece...


hockey
April 7, 2022

OHSAA Member Schools to Vote on NIL Options for Student-Athletes

It took less than a year for the Name, Image, and Likeness rules of the NCAA to be argued for adoption at the high school level. While collegiate student-athletes have been able to earn money around the country through things like sponsorships and...