Xs and Os

Baseball: Mastering first-and-third defenses

Your team defense is critical in forcing the opposition to earn what it scores and not allowing anything more. One area that constantly needs your attention as a coach is your defense when runners are on first and third.

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September 25, 2020

Football: Expanding the shallow-cross concept

The shallow cross makes the second-level players on defense move and cover ground, putting less mobile defenders in positions they’re not comfortable with.

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Handling the parent problem in your school

Parents have become more emboldened about confronting coaches on issues such as playing time, roles on the team and proper exposure for their son or daughter to earn a college scholarship. Here’s what coaches can do about it.

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  4. Calif. fourth state to consider minimum age for tackle football
  5. NFHS approves rule changes for high school football
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