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youth sports

alpha
March 3, 2021

Generation Alpha Prefers Soccer, Basketball, Football over Baseball

U.S. professional football and basketball have a future, baseball needs help and global soccer, including Major League Soccer, is quickly rising among a new generation, according to a new survey. According to a recent report from the Morning Consu...


girls
November 11, 2020

Survey: LA Girls Play More Sports Than Rest of Nation

A recent survey suggests that the rate of girls in the Los Angeles area participating in youth sports is growing at a higher rate than the national average. The results of the "2020 Los Angeles County Youth Sports Participation Survey for Play Equ...


girls
October 1, 2020

Study: Early Sports Participation in Girls Show Improved Attentiveness

A new Canadian study suggests that girls — and not boys — who participate actively in school sports in middle childhood show improved behavior and attentiveness in early adolescence. The study was published in "Preventative Medicine" and led b...


usa football
June 30, 2020

USA Football Releases Guidelines for Youth Sports Return

USA Football has devised its own phased approach to resuming youth football this season amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an article in the New York Times. Based on the guidelines given by the CDC, USA Football first advises its youth leagu...


youth sports
June 3, 2020

Study: Preventative Measures Needed In Return of Youth Sports

According to a new nationwide study, parents believe preventative measures must be raised in order to have the proper return of youth sports. Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield, Indiana, in conjunction with the IUPUI Sports Innovation Institute...


parents
May 27, 2020

Survey: Parents feel comfortable with kids returning to play in fall

According to a new study, parents feel far more comfortable to allow their children to travel and compete in sports in the fall as opposed to this month. The study, conducted by the Huddle Up Group, a sports tourism consultancy based in Phoenix, A...


wisconsin
May 27, 2020

How COVID-19 pandemic affects referees

The aftershocks of the COVID-19 pandemic on the country's economy are beginning to hit the already fragile state of high school and youth referees. The number of sports officials is decreasing nationwide, according to Ohio University's Online Mast...


covid-19 pandemic
October 10, 2019

Parent behavior blamed for New Mexico’s soccer referee shortage

Youth soccer games across New Mexico are being canceled in record numbers, and league leaders say abusive parents are the cause. Dave Lauben, who oversees scheduling for high school games, told KOAT in Albuquerque that there are now 85 referees a...