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monitor
August 26, 2021

WA High School Pauses Use of COVID-19 Monitor for Athletes

A Washington school district is pausing the use of COVID-related tracking monitor for student-athletes and further discussions on the devices will happen, according to a report from the News Tribune. Earlier this week, parents, teachers, and stude...


wiaa
July 12, 2021

WIAA & CSL Strike High School eSports Partnership

CSL Esports, the operator of the nation’s largest collegiate esports league, has secured its first high school partnership with the Washington State Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) after announcing its launch into the high school ...


referee shortage
April 21, 2021

Wisconsin Lawmakers Push Back on Proposed Referee Harassment Bill

Wisconsin lawmakers are balking at the idea of passing an anti-harassment bill against referees and umpires at high school and youth sports games. Rep. Alex Dallman is a co-sponsor of the bill and said, according to APG-WI.com, that while the stat...


apps
July 1, 2020

UW Study: Depression Increasing Among HS Athletes

A collaborative study between the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) and the University of Wisconsin-Madison has yielded statistics showing a correlation between a student-athlete's mental health and the moratorium on athletic acti...


October 4, 2016

Washington increases field for state basketball tournament

Washington has elected to increase the field for its state basketball tournament from eight to 12 teams, beginning with the upcoming season. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association's (WIAA) Executive Board made the decision last week...


July 26, 2016

Wisconsin school district files lawsuit over realignment

A southeastern Wisconsin school district has filed a lawsuit against the state athletic association, claiming a new realignment plan is bad for its football programs and risks the safety of student-athletes. Wauwatosa East High School was seeking...


January 13, 2016

WIAA criticized over memo regarding student chants

An attempt by Wisconsin's athletic association to censor high school student sections has created quite a stir. And a lot of confusion. [caption id="attachment_15050" align="alignright" width="328"] Students protest a recent memo from the WIAA tha...


July 22, 2015

Wisconsin home-schooled students now allowed on HS teams

Wisconsin home-schooled students can now participate on sports teams at their local high schools, thanks to a provision that was curiously slipped into the state budget. The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) does not allow part...