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August 17, 2016

Wisconsin HS drops football one year after making playoffs

A southwestern Wisconsin high school announced this week it would cancel its upcoming varsity football season, just one year after making the postseason. More than 100 high schools around the nation have dropped football over the last year, accord...


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...


March 11, 2016

Wis. athletic association refuses to move game after bomb threats

West Allis Central High School (Wisconsin) closed for three consecutive days this week due to multiple bomb threats, but that wasn't enough to relocate a sectional basketball game. School was called off Thursday after administrators received yet ...


March 9, 2016

Wis. HS basketball game ends 14-11, fuels case for shot clock

Here’s another case study for those arguing in favor of a shot clock in high school basketball. A Wisconsin high school boys basketball game ended with a 14-11 score last week, with the winning team holding the ball for the final seven minutes...


February 16, 2016

14-year-old Wisconsin girl impaled by basketball court

It's critical that schools don't overlook the condition of their courts and fields, and this story out of Wisconsin is just one reason why. [caption id="attachment_15432" align="alignright" width="303"] Screenshot via Channel3000.com[/caption] ...


February 8, 2016

Wisconsin sees sharp decline in hockey referees

Wisconsin high school hockey officials say they're concerned about the sharp decline in the number of certified referees within the sport. [caption id="attachment_15351" align="alignright" width="255"] Photo: Devan Mighton, Wikimedia Commons[/cap...


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...


October 29, 2015

Wis. high school students develop app to track school spirit

Three seniors at Menomonee High School (Wis.) have created an app designed to support school spirit, which could be beneficial to athletic directors trying to track attendance at games. [caption id="attachment_14243" align="alignright" width="318...