August 12, 2016

Praying prep football coach files lawsuit to get job back

A Washington prep football coach who caused a stir last season for praying with his team after games has filed a lawsuit to get his job back. [caption id="attachment_14320" align="alignright" width="284"] Bremerton High School (Wash.)[/caption] ...

January 27, 2016

Fla. school threatens legal action over prayer at football game

The Texas-based Liberty Institute is threatening to file a lawsuit on behalf of a Florida school that was barred from praying over the loudspeaker at last month's football state title game. According to WFLA in Tampa, Cambridge Christian is askin...

January 16, 2016

Florida legislators could discuss prayer at high school games

A Florida senator is examining whether changes to state law would allow high school teams to pray over the public address system at games. [caption id="attachment_15111" align="alignright" width="284"] Florida lawmakers could consider whether chan...

November 12, 2015

Oklahoma athletic association approves prayer policy

Oklahoma coaches and athletes will now have an opportunity to pray at games, an act of faith that has caused controversy this fall in at least a few states. [caption id="attachment_14610" align="alignright" width="317"] Photo: © BrokenSphere / Wi...

October 22, 2015

Survey: Should prayer be allowed in athletic programs?

In September, Coach and Athletic Director asked readers whether coaches or athletes should be allowed to lead their teams in prayer. The issue has been debated over the last few months as coaches and schools have found themselves in hot water for al...

October 15, 2015

Prep football coach could lose job over postgame prayer

A high school football coach in Washington could end up losing his job if he continues ignoring district rules that prevent prayer at sporting events. [caption id="attachment_14320" align="alignright" width="242"] Bremerton High School (Wash.)[/ca...

August 4, 2015

Settlement reached in lawsuit over prayer at Georgia schools

A federal lawsuit over teacher- and coach-led prayer at a Georgia school district has been dismissed after the sides reached an out-of-court agreement. The American Humanist Association (AHA) filed suit in December against the Hall County School D...

July 6, 2015

Legislators debate issue of prayer at Oklahoma football games

Oklahoma legislators have vowed to fight a policy by the state activities association that bars student-led prayer over the public address system at high school football games. Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association Executive Director E...