Progressive Programs
September 21, 2018
Today, Full Sail University's Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting and Rollins College Athletics are proud to announce an educational partnership whereby students from Full Sail's Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting are lending their voices to the Rollins athletic department by calling all of the college's home sporting events.  As part of the partnership, Rollins provides access for Full Sail's students within the Dan Patrick Sportscasting degree program to call and provide color commentary to... more
Legal Issues
September 20, 2018
Melissa Soboleski has served as Head Women's Volleyball Coach at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania since February, 2005. In January of this year, she sued the school, alleging pay discrepency. Last week, she accepted an offer of judgment of $250,000 to settle her lawsuit. According to the Erie Times-News, Soboleski had claimed that the university paid her male colleagues more and retaliated against her when she challenged the difference between their wages. Sunshine Fellows, Soboleski's... more
September 20, 2018
To compete in its next game, the Ketchikan (Alaska) High School football team will fly 24 hours and over 1,300 miles. Despite the length of the trip, Ketchikan will compete against another Alaska team, Utqiaġvik High School.  According to the Miami Herald, neither school is accessible by roads, so the Ketchikan athletes must often fly to games. Melissa Johnson, Ketchikan's assistant principal, said the two schools were placed in the same conference because of their size. She said the team will... more
September 20, 2018
Humphrys-CoverSports introduces its 2018, full-color catalog featuring a deep selection of popular protective coverings, many of which have enhancements for versatility and longer life.   As evidenced by the field tarp above imprinted with Mars, Inc's Skittles candy logo, custom made for Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals,THE POWER OF BRANDING(R) continues to grow in value and importance on name recognition and sponsorship promotion potential.  CoverSports' (... more
September 20, 2018
Truett McConnell University Athletics announced the addition of a new Life Sport, mountain biking, on Monday morning. The Bears' first season is set to begin fall 2019 with a team of 20. Cross-country is the discipline of mountain biking that TMU will compete in.   TMU Athletics has been in communication with USA Cycling and the Southeastern Cycling Conference regarding memberships. Cross-country season is a fall sport with the national championships at the end of October. TMU is the third... more
Strategic Planning
September 20, 2018
Alderson Broaddus University Athletic Director Dennis Creehan announced the addition of women's wrestling to the University's varsity athletic programs effective for the 2019-20 academic year. "Alderson Broaddus University wants to continue to be responsive to changes in the athletic landscape," said Creehan. "We want to be on the forefront of this rapidly growing sport and are excited to begin women's wrestling." Head wrestling coach Sam Gardner will begin recruiting immediately for a team to... more


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