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Coaching
August 3, 2018
Last week, there was discussion of racially charged and offensive tweets that resurfaced from Major League Baseball pitchers Josh Hader and Sean Newcomb. In response, the Gainesville Times asked high school football coaches in Hall County, Ga, to talk about how they deal with social media. “We can try to hide from social media and we can talk about the failures of social media and all that sort of thing, but at the end of the day, this is the language that these guys speak,” said Heath Webb,... more
Career Moves
August 3, 2018
Concordia University-Portland announced Lauren Eads as the Vice President & Director of Athletics effective Aug. 1. Eads assumes her new role after serving as Interim Director of Athletics for the past year, and, prior to that, as Concordia's Associate Athletic Director-Business Management.  
Basketball
August 2, 2018
The NCAA is expected to pass proopsed rules changes that will significantly change the recruiting calendar for men's basketball. According to an article on CBS Sports, coaches will only have one weekend in July, rather than the current three, to attend sanctioned non-scholastic events. On the other hand, a separate weekend in July will be set aside for camp-style events that will be coordinated by the NCAA, USA Basketball, the NBA, and the NBA Players Association. In addition, June will have... more
Football
August 2, 2018
On Wednesday, the California Interscholastic Federation released data showing that participation in high school athletics in the state of California is at an all-time high, but football participation recently declined. According to The Modesto Bee, there are 808,567 Californian girls and boys participating in high school athletics this year, a 2.95 percent increase since a year ago. The highest increase was in boys' basketball, which has 47,584 players this year, a 3.18 percent increase since... more
Career Moves
August 1, 2018
Mike Watson, who spent 11 years as Athletic Director Saginaw Valley State University is now doing the same job at Powers Catholic High School in Flint, Mich. According to an article on mlive.com, although Watson retired from Saginaw Valley, he didn't want to leave the workforce.
High School News
August 1, 2018
While there's much talk surrounding high school athletes playing multiple sports, hard data isn't always a part of those discussions. People talk about how things have changed, but most have little firm knowledge of what's actually happening outside their own neck of the woods.

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