Strategic Planning
February 9, 2018
The University of Texas at San Antonio's student body voted to keep its athletic fee the same for next year. According to UTSA Today, 4,734 students (76.7 percent of all voters) voted against increasing the athletics fee, while 1,439 students (23.3 percent) voted for it.  As a result of the vote, the athletics fee will remain $20 per semester credit hour with a cap of 12 hours, instead of increasing by $1 the next academic year and another dollar the year after it, as well as removing the cap. ... more
February 9, 2018
It was a success for both Setter Basketball and the Pace community on Wednesday, Jan. 31st when the Pace Athletics Department teamed up with the LGBTQA Center to host  the second annual Pride Hoops Night inside the Goldstein Fitness Center. In conjunction with the Blue and Gold's doubleheader versus AIC, the Pace community came together for a special night to celebrate its inclusiveness and diversity. Representatives from eight different organizations across campus, including the Pace office of... more
Event Management
February 8, 2018
At a recent meeting, the Montana High School Association talked about whether to change its rules regarding spectators at high school golf competitions. According to, current rules allow spectators in only designated areas, while some would like to allow spectators to walk the full course.  Most athletic directors in Montana favor the current rules, which prohibit fans from leaving designated spectator areas in matches. “I do have some concerns for spectator safety and player... more
February 8, 2018
Ithaca College's women's basketball program recently received an endowment of $100,000 from an alumna, becoming the school's first women's sport with an endowment. According to The Ithacan, Susan Bassett, Ithaca College's director of intercollegiate athletics, said her long-time best friend Dee Relph, a 1978 graduate of IC, offered the donation.  “When Susan got hired, it really peaked my interest again in Ithaca, and it was a real turning point for us,” Relph said. “I saw what she was doing... more
February 8, 2018
Peru State College is pleased to announce that Kirk Kelley will serve as the College’s new Athletic Director. Kelley’s tenure will officially begin in May of 2018, but he will be on campus to meet with faculty, staff and students throughout the spring. Kelley has over 15 years of experience as an athletic director and assistant athletic director. He has previously served as athletic director at Lyon College, Oklahoma Wesleyan University and Eastern Oklahoma State College. The Kelley Indoor... more
February 8, 2018
Players in high school football who are detected with missing or improperly worn equipment during playing action will be removed from the game for at least one down, unless the improper equipment is directly attributable to a foul by the opponent. This revision in Rule 1-5-5 and other related rules was one of five rules changes for the 2018 season recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Football Rules Committee at its January 19-21 meeting in Indianapolis... more


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