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Leadership
June 12, 2018
Following the retirement of former Director of Athletics Mark Faithful, Dawn Manning will now take over as Pitt Community College's newest Director of Athletics. Manning has been a member of the PCC athletic staff since the summer of 2010. She was named Assistant Director of Athletics in 2016 where she served in that role for two years before being named Director of Athletics on June 1st, 2018. Dawn has a passion to serve the student-athletes at Pitt Community College and maintains a focus on... more
Marketing
June 12, 2018
Florida State University Athletics has announced a year-long celebration of the 50th year of women’s intercollegiate athletics at FSU beginning in August 2018. While women’s athletics has held a rich tradition in Tallahassee since the early 1900’s when Florida State was the Florida State College for Women, the 2018-19 season marks the 50th Anniversary of a continuous women’s intercollegiate program at FSU. “A number of our key stakeholders including university administration, Seminole Boosters... more
Football
June 11, 2018
After taking several seasons off from coaching, a long-time football coach has returned to the helm at Ennis (Texas) High School. A report from WFAA-8 explains that Sam Harrell had left his coaching position when multiple sclerosis symptoms (MS) had interfered with completing everyday tasks. “That was a hard day for me,” Harrell said. “I remember just staying at home that morning and literally crying. It felt like a death in the family.” Harrell had arrived at Ennis in the ‘90s and had led the... more
High School News
June 11, 2018
Overtime, a digital sports network, announced that it is launching Hype School, a weekly Snapchat series for high school athletics. According to Tube Filter, Dan Porter, Overtime's CEO and co-founder, said he hoped to make the series accessible to teenagers and young adults on Snapchat, whose “peers” are being featured. He cited an Ampere Analysis survey that found that television watchers between 18 and 24 years old were less likely to be interested in sports entertainment, like ESPN, than... more
Academics
June 11, 2018
Duwan Walker, a former coach, and his wife Kaylyn, have developed Hyper Individualized Education Design, or Hi.Ed., a program intended to help educators track student-athletes' progress toward graduation and NCAA eligibility. According to al.com, Walker said that he and his wife believe they make a difference in their athletes' lives as coaches and counselors, which is why he hopes to help student-athletes with his website. "I had the opportunity to play football and to coach at every level,"... more
Fundraising
June 8, 2018
ConVal Regional High School (Peterborough, N.H) is planning to reinstate athletic fees for all its sports, starting this fall. According to the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, Gib West, Interim Principal, sent an e-mail on May 24, saying that the school had refrained from charging fees for the past two years, and found that doing so did not affect participation. “The results were presented to the school board some months ago and, given that there appeared to be no correlation, the determination... more

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