pennsylvania

upgrades
March 13, 2024

Pennsylvania school district proposes $20M in upgrades to athletic facilities

A Pennsylvania school district has brought forth a proposal of approximately $20 million in upgrades to its athletic facilities. The West York Area School District will hold a public meeting for comment. The upgrades in the proposal include a ...


referee
February 5, 2024

Pennsylvania referee dies after collapsing during JV basketball game

A Pennsylvania high school referee died after collapsing during halftime of a game over the weekend. Michael Roebuck, 46, collapsed while refereeing a junior varsity basketball game and later died en route to the hospital. Westmoreland County offi...


nebraska
November 2, 2023

PIAA details ongoing struggles with referee shortage

There is no denying the nationwide referee shortage that's been ongoing in recent years. That shortage has not overlooked the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA), which has seen a decline in high school sports officials for the l...


youth hockey
November 1, 2022

Former Youth Hockey Treasurer Indicted for Stealing At Least $100K

A former treasurer of a local youth hockey league in Pennsylvania has been indicted on a felony theft-scheme charge of stealing at least $100,000 from the youth sports group. Whitney Blair Beach is the person charged with the theft-scheme of the H...


nebraska
October 6, 2021

PA High School Releases Statement After Player Pushed Ref Post-Game

A Pennsylvania school district released a statement earlier this week confirming that a member from its football team attacked an official during a Friday evening game. On Monday, following Spring Grove High School's Friday evening game against Do...


improvements
July 20, 2021

Athletic Improvements: How a PA School District Implemented a $3.7M Improvement Project

In regions of the country such as the Midwest, weather can wreak havoc on a school’s athletic facilities. From springtime rainstorms to intense droughts in the summer and harsh winters, outdoor sports facilities see a wide range of elements. In ...


learning
March 16, 2021

Sports Under 40: Learning Through Leading

I have always had a passion for athletics and coaching for as long as I can remember. I am very grateful to have the opportunity to do something I love for a living. As an athletic director for a Charter School District, overseeing athletic programs ...


wpial
November 5, 2020

WPIAL Winter Sports to Continue as Scheduled

The Western Pennslyvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) decided to continue on with the winter sports season as scheduled following a board of directors meeting on Wednesday. According to a report from The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the WPI...