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High School News
October 11, 2018
Will Howes, a Lincoln High School cross-country runner, spoke to the Sioux Falls (S.D.) school board, challenging a policy that requires student-athletes to wear shirts during practice. According to the Argus Leader, Howes said he spoke with athletes and administrators, but was unable to find any reason behind the policy. "It claims there is a definite relationship between how a student dresses and their academic ability, which is often used as a justification for discriminatory dress code,"... more
October 11, 2018
G2L Window Systems is branding itself as an experience product for sports venues.  Pressbox and luxury suite patrons are looking to be a part of the game experience.  G2L Window Systems meets this need by offering a frameless, sliding window system with zero obstruction to allow the sights and sounds into the facility space. The end-user is in control as the windows can be opened or closed to preference. G2L has put efforts into consistently upgrading the system components to add quality,... more
Strategic Planning
October 11, 2018
Alderson Broaddus University Athletic Director Dennis Creehan announced that the Battlers will add Sprint football to its varsity sports offerings and join the Collegiate Sprint Football League as a full-time member. "We're thrilled to announced the addition of Alderson Broaddus for 2019," said CSFL commissioner Matt Munnelly. "This will expand the reach of our league into West Virginia, will balance us with five teams in each division and will lead to new opportunities for the student-athletes... more
High School News
October 10, 2018
In Florida, two Collier County high schools have begun an officiating course in order to help counteract the referee shortage in the state. According to Naples Daily News, the class is offered at Golden Gate and Palmetto Ridge High School, and teaches the skills required to become officials. About 50 students take the course. Jeremy Hernandez, Assistant Director of Officials for the Florida High School Athletic Association, said there is a nationwide shortage of officials. Only about one fifth... more
Event Management
October 10, 2018
On Tuesday, Rob Mullens, the University of Oregon's Athletic Director, ran an ad in a local newspaper asking fans to “place a priority on civility” for the school's upcoming game against the University of Washington on Saturday. KEZI 9 News had recorded Oregon fans throwing things at Stanford University players after the Ducks lost to the Cardinal. KEZI asked Mullens if that incident had led to his placing the ad, but he said this was not the case. "We just wanted to remind folks that one of... more
Softball
October 9, 2018
Parents and student-athletes in Cody and other cities in Wyoming are seeking to get girls' fast-pitch softball sanctioned in their state. According to KULR 8, Keith Ungrund, President of the Cody Pride Softball Association, said his athletes have “won three state championships in the last five years,” and competed in Montana, but cannot represent their high school. “There’s hundreds of girls in Wyoming who play this sport,” Ungrund said. “They have a passion for the game, and they need an... more

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