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wisconsin

February 20, 2019

ACLU takes aim at Wisconsin school over cheerleader ‘awards’

A Wisconsin high school has been put on notice by the ACLU after the organization learned of inappropriate awards that were given to cheerleaders at the team banquet. The ACLU received complaints that Tremper High School cheerleaders were given th...


February 1, 2018

Wis. college basketball coach charged after attacking referee

A men's basketball coach in Wisconsin, and his son, have been charged with disorderly conduct after attacking a referee following a game last month. [caption id="attachment_14971" align="alignright" width="268"] Photo: Kevin Hoffman[/caption] U...


January 29, 2018

Wisconsin HS coach resigns after being confronted by parents

A Wisconsin high school basketball coach abruptly stepped down on Sunday, just days after he was allegedly confronted at a bar by parents who weren't happy about the team's play. John Mielke, who coached the Appleton East High School boys team, w...


December 1, 2017

Wisconsin reverses decision to use shot clock in prep basketball

On second thought, Wisconsin high school basketball won't be using a shot clock anytime soon. The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association's (WIAA) Board of Control voted today to rescind a decision made earlier this summer to implement a sh...


September 26, 2017

Wisconsin could reconsider shot clock for high school basketball

Wisconsin coaches and athletic administrators appear to be having second thoughts about implementing a shot clock in high school basketball. According to the Wisconsin State Journal, high school athletic directors believe they were given little op...


June 23, 2017

Wisconsin bringing shot clock to high school basketball

High school basketball in Wisconsin will implement a 35-second shot clock beginning with the 2019-20 school year. The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association's (WIAA) Board of Control approved the rule on Thursday, its second major change t...


May 5, 2017

Wisconsin to offer concussion insurance to student-athletes

Wisconsin this summer will become the fourth state to offer concussion insurance to student-athletes, the state's athletic association announced. Every athlete in grades six through 12 at a Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) m...


December 14, 2016

Wis. lawmaker wants drug testing for students in extracurriculars

A Wisconsin lawmaker plans to propose legislation that would require random drug testing for students who participate in extracurricular activities. According to the Wisconsin State Journal, Rep. Joel Kleefisch is drafting a bill that he expects...