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June 26, 2015

Oregon to begin requiring Heads Up Football training for coaches

Beginning in 2016, all Oregon high school football coaches will be required to enroll into the Heads Up Football program to help keep student-athletes safe on the field. The Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) is the first high school athl...

Ocean Lakes High School's football team will be on three years of probation after an investigation found numerous recruiting violations.
June 26, 2015

Virginia high school football coach suspended over recruiting

A Virginia high school football coach has been suspended three games and his team will be on three years of probation after an investigation turned up a number of recruiting violations. [caption id="attachment_12847" align="alignright" width="276"...

Northwestern Oklahoma
June 25, 2015

Graphics honor past, present athletes at Northwestern Oklahoma

Northwestern Oklahoma State University last year made a number of improvements to its weight room and football facilities, and now other teams want in on the action. Ryan Kaiser, associate director of athletics, said the university is upgrading it...

June 24, 2015

Montana high schools to provide concussion insurance for athletes

All Montana high school student-athletes and cheerleaders will be covered by concussion insurance beginning with the 2015-16 school year, the state athletic association has announced. Coverage will include practices and competitions sanctioned by ...

A new study shows that 28 percent of the nation's schools have a gender equity gap of 10 percent or greater.
June 24, 2015

Study: Georgia, D.C. lead nation in gender equity gaps

Nearly two-thirds of Georgia high schools have large gender equity gaps that could indicate girls are not being provided with enough opportunities to play sports, according to the National Women's Law Center. [caption id="attachment_13147" align=...

East High School (Rochester, N.Y) is changing its nickname from the Orientals to the Eagles.
June 20, 2015

New York school ditches Orientals nickname

A New York high school is dropping the Orientals nickname from its sports teams beginning with the 2015-16 school year. [caption id="attachment_13128" align="alignright" width="308"] East High School (Rochester, N.Y) is changing its nickname from ...

Beginning this fall, some Kansas high school girls cross country meets will use longer distances.
June 18, 2015

Kansas extending distances of girls cross country meets

The distances at Kansas high school girls cross country state and regional meets will increase to 5,000 meters beginning with the upcoming season, the state athletic association announced this week. [caption id="attachment_13118" align="alignrig...

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr. | Photo: Keith Allison, Wikimedia Commons
June 17, 2015

The best Warriors quotes on coaching, teamwork

The Golden State Warriors won the NBA Championship on Tuesday, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in game six of the Finals. Coach Steve Kerr and his team had a lot to say following their victory, and we compiled some of the best quotes that spok...

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June 17, 2015

Survey: Most schools don’t provide training on dealing with parents

In May, Coach and Athletic Director asked readers whether their schools provided training on working with parents and settling conflicts. The results showed that most schools do not provide education for coaches in handling difficult situations an...

The Parkview High School baseball team is being investigated for an alleged hazing incident.
June 10, 2015

Nation’s top-ranked prep baseball team investigated for hazing

The No. 1 high school baseball team in the country is being investigated for a hazing incident that allegedly took place at the team's hotel. [caption id="attachment_13035" align="alignright" width="171"] The Parkview High School baseball team is...

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