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uil
November 2, 2022

Texas High School Basketball Programs Stripped of UIL Title, Hit With Postseason Ban

A Texas high school athletics department is mired in controversy regarding both of its basketball teams — one being stripped of its 2021-22 UIL state championship and another being banned from 2022-23 postseason play. The Duncanville boys basket...


thsca
July 18, 2022

UIL, THSCA Await State Legislation Before Approving NIL Opportunities

The Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) movement has already spread from the NCAA institutions to the high school ranks. And, yet, the UIL and the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) — as well as Texas state officials — have yet to decid...


uil
August 17, 2021

UIL Suspends Head Coach Following Umpire Confrontation

The University Interscholastic League (UIL) has suspended a Texas high school football coach nine games after an incident with an umpire. According to a report from KLTV.com, Hawkins ISD head baseball coach Derrick Conde will miss two football gam...


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...


referee
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. ...


homecoming
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 ...