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High School News
April 20, 2018
The Ohio High School Athletic Association has found that ejections in Ohio high school sports has risent 3.5 percent this year, reaching an all-time high. According to The News-Herald, 1,046 students and coaches were ejected from games due to unsportsmanlike conduct during the fall and winter seasons, up from 1,011 last year. Football had the most ejections--350 this year--as well as a significant rise from 328 ejections last year and 282 in 2015-16, while boys' basketball had 153 ejections, 22... more
Leadership
April 20, 2018
Bucknell University announced that Jermaine Truax will be its next director of athletics & recreation. Truax (pronounced TRUE-axe) is currently Loyola University Chicago’s deputy director of athletics. He emerged as the leading candidate during a national search that began in February. “Jermaine’s demonstrated leadership abilities, diverse administrative experience and commitment to a true student-athlete model positioned him as an exceptional candidate in what was an extremely competitive... more
Basketball
April 19, 2018
The debate on adding a shot clock to high school basketball games has heated up. In Indiana, the Courier & Press asked coaches for their opinions. Shane Burkhart, basketball coach at Bosse High School, said the clock was a “complete necessity,” and one that the state would have to adopt. "They say it's basketball in 49 states but this is Indiana,” Burkhart said. “If that is the case, why are we so slow on the draw with this concept? The game has become a different style and we have to... more
High School News
April 19, 2018
After an EF3 tornado hit Lynchburg, Va. on Sunday, area student-athletes joined the thousands who volunteer with the cleanup efforts. According to The News & Advance, Joey Crawford, who coaches baseball for Amherst High School, said he had spoken with families who had lost their homes, and his students were among those that the storm had affected. “They lost pretty much everything, but they were in great spirits,” Crawford said. Brad Bradley, football coach for Heritage High, said that... more
High School News
April 19, 2018
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the NFHS Network have entered into a partnership with PlayVS to begin the rollout of esports competition in high schools throughout the nation.  PlayVS, an online gaming provider, will work directly with the NFHS and the NFHS Network to introduce esports to high schools and state associations beginning this fall, with an initial rollout in at least 15 states. After regular-season competition between schools on the PlayVS... more
Strategic Planning
April 19, 2018
Cal Lutheran Athletics Director Dan Kuntz announced Tuesday afternoon the addition of women's lacrosse as the program's 22nd varsity sport with the inaugural season set for spring of 2020. "Ventura County has a tremendous talent pool of lacrosse athletes and the sport is growing quickly in the area. We look forward to welcoming many of the top women's lacrosse student-athletes to the Cal Lutheran community to compete as Regals," said Kuntz. Cal Lutheran becomes the seventh team in the Southern... more

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