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UIL

uil
March 5, 2021

Texas UIL Updates COVID-19 Risk Guidelines Following Mask Update

The Texas University Interscholastic League (UIL) recently shared updates to its risk mitigation guidelines following Governor Greg Abbott announced an immediate rollback of its statewide mask mandate. Earlier this week, Gov. Abbott announced he's...


referees
February 12, 2021

Texas Bill Could Ban Athletes Who Assault Referees

New legislation has been introduced in the state of Texas to punish any students who assault referees during school events. The bill was introduced on Monday by Eddie Lucio, TX-27 state senator, according to a report from EverthingLubbock.com. ...


suspended
December 18, 2020

Texas HS Football Player Suspended for Rest of Academic Year

The defensive player from Edinburg (TX) High School, who was charged with assault after tackling a referee from behind during a playoff football game, has been suspended from all sports for the remainder of the year. The University Interscholastic...


football instant replay
July 25, 2017

Texas discusses instant replay in high school football

The governing body for high school sports in Texas might consider adding instant replay for football in the coming years. [caption id="attachment_16017" align="alignright" width="273"] Photo: Brian Cantoni[/caption] According to the Houston Chr...


June 22, 2017

Texas considers allowing HS coaches to lead 7-on-7 teams

Texas' University Interscholastic League (UIL) will examine a system that would allow high school football coaches to lead 7-on-7 teams during the offseason. UIL Executive Director Charles Breithaupt told The Dallas Morning News there is "great ...


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 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...