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February 10, 2016

Texas HS football coach resigns amid punishment allegations

A Texas high school football coach has resigned amid allegations that he punished athletes with excessive exercise, sending some of them to the hospital. Kane Harris, football coach and athletic director at Hamshire-Fannett ISD, resigned earlier ...


February 1, 2016

Investigation reveals ‘fight club’ within Texas HS baseball team

Two Texas high school baseball coaches have come under fire after an investigation allegedly turned up evidence of racist comments and a "fight club" created by members of the team. The Dallas Morning News reported that it obtained documents show...


October 6, 2015

Texas considers reducing number of spring practices

Texas' athletic association will consider reducing the number of spring practices next year in its continuing effort to protect student-athletes from injuries. The University Interscholastic League's Legislative Council and its Medical Advisory Co...


September 14, 2015

Another Texas high school football player goes after referee

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4aOCvOIcR8[/embed] For the second time this month, a Texas high school football player was ejected from a game for going after a referee. St. Anthony Catholic High School (San Antonio) was playing Hyde P...


September 8, 2015

High school football players accused of targeting ref with hit

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNCrs63JeuM[/embed] Two Texas high school football players have been suspended over what appears to be a coordinated attack on a referee during a game over the weekend. The John Jay High School (San Anto...


April 17, 2015

Texas close to requiring EKG screenings for athletes

Texas is on the verge of becoming the first state to require electrocardiogram heart screenings for high school student-athletes. [caption id="attachment_11766" align="alignright" width="259"] Texas may soon require EKG screenings for high school...


February 12, 2015

Texas bill would require heart screenings for athletes

Three Texas lawmakers have introduced legislation that would require the state's high school athletes to undergo heart screenings. [caption id="attachment_10828" align="alignleft" width="256"] A Texas bill would require electrocardiograms for hig...


February 3, 2015

Texas considers ending steroid testing program

Texas will soon consider ending its steroid testing program for high school student-athletes. The state began its random testing procedures in 2008, and since then the state has spent approximately $9.3 million on the program, according to KHOU i...