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February 15, 2018

NFHS changes rules on home/away soccer uniforms

From the NFHS Beginning next season, visiting high school soccer teams will be required to wear solid white jerseys while the home team will wear dark colors. [caption id="attachment_14540" align="alignright" width="255"] Photo: Kevin Hoffman[/...

February 8, 2018

NFHS approves rule changes for high school football

High school football players found with missing or improperly worn equipment while on the field will be removed from the game for at least one down, unless the improper equipment is attributed to a foul by the opponent. This revision in Rule 1-5-5...

February 23, 2017

NFHS makes football rules changes for blindside blocks, pop-up kicks

The National Federation of State High School Associations' Football Rules Committee this week approved 11 rules changes, most of which will be in place for the 2017 season. [caption id="attachment_14860" align="alignright" width="276"] Photo: Kevi...

February 9, 2017

N.J. coach suspended for allegedly housing six players

A New Jersey high school basketball coach is under investigation after state officials apparently discovered as many as six of his players living at his home.  Paterson Eastside High School boys basketball coach Juan Griles has been suspended whi...

February 7, 2017

College of Charleston found using ‘improper basketballs’

The Colonial Athletic Association has reversed the outcome of two College of Charleston women's basketball games after discovering the team used "improper basketballs." According to a report from ESPN, the association would not elaborate on what m...

November 10, 2016

N.M. calling for change after stunning end to prep football game

A wild finish to a New Mexico high school football game has the state's athletic association calling for a nationwide change to the game's rules. In late October, Goddard and Artesia high schools faced off with Artesia holding a slim 35-34 lead i...

August 1, 2016

Colorado to try out 40-second play clock in prep football

Colorado will test out a 40-second play clock this season for high school football, becoming one of three states to experiment with the new rule. Colorado had been using a 25-second clock, one that started on the official's whistle once the ball ...

July 13, 2016

NFHS modifies rule against helping injured competitors

Cross country and track athletes will now be given more latitude when they lend a helping hand to an injured competitor. Previously, assisting a fellow athlete led to a disqualification, but beginning with the 2017 season, that will be changed. Th...