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Progressive Programs
February 20, 2018
Colgate Athletics hosted its first-ever #SetTheExpectation game last Wednesday when nearly 1,000 fans watched the men's basketball team take down Boston University.   The #SetTheExpectation game was organized by Colgate's SAAC to raise awareness about sexual assault on campuses. The Raiders teamed up with Brenda Tracy, the creator of the #SetTheExpectation Pledge, to end the culture of sexual assault and domestic violence in athletics. Tracy has been featured by ESPN and Sports Illustrated,... more
Facilities
February 19, 2018
If you think all infield conditioners are the same, think again. More coaches and groundskeepers rely on Turface® Pro League® than any other infield conditioner for one fundamental reason—to give players the opportunity to perform at their best in any condition. Every bag of Pro League contains calcined clay particles that are specially manufactured to maintain safer, more playable fields at every level of competition. The result is an unmatched level of quality, performance and value that has... more
High School News
February 19, 2018
Two weeks ago, the athletic programs at Waitsburg High School and Dayton High School, in Washington, were set to combine forces and become one program. However, according to the Union-Bulletin, the Waitsburg school district board of education voted the idea down.  Ross Hamann, Waitsburg Board President, said that 25 people attended the board's work session prior to the vote, an unusually high number. Many attendees came to express their concerns about the plan. He said that while many others... more
High School News
February 19, 2018
Chris Hixon, Athletic Director at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., was one of the 17 who died last week when a former student opened fire in the school. Jesus Luzardo, a minor league pitcher in the Oakland A's organization and graduate of Douglas High School has set up a scholarship in the name of Chris Hixon. According to CBS, Luzardo had planned to return to Douglas High School to practice with the school's baseball team that afternoon, until he heard about the... more
Event Management
February 16, 2018
Florida Atlantic University announced that it plans to increase security at its baseball games. The move is in response to the mass shooting that took place at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. According to myPalmBeachPost, the procedures include full metal detector scans, which will be re-applied to fans who re-enter the stadium, and more security officers, including school police officers and Boca Raton police officers. “We will implement the same procedures at baseball that we... more

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