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Leadership
November 2, 2017
Kennesaw State University President Sam Olens announced Tuesday that Milton Overton has been named as the new director of athletics.   Overton, a 25-year veteran of college athletics administration, has spent the last two years as director of athletics at Florida A&M University. He will be formally introduced at a press conference on KSU's campus Thursday, November 9 at 10 a.m. He is the fourth individual to hold the position at Kennesaw State.   "Milton Overton brings extensive skills and... more
High School News
November 1, 2017
At Middletown (Ohio) High School, T. Lance Engelka has resigned from his position as Head Football Coach. According to cleveland.com, Engelka cited threats against him, his staff, and his family in his resignation letter, as well as verbal abuse. He said that because of a “misguided community perspective,” certain parents placed too much importance on winning games, overestimated their children's potential, and considered bullying an acceptable way of dealing with coaches. "The online death... more
High School News
November 1, 2017
Stacy Wray, the mother of two Franklin (Tenn.) High School football players, alleges that her sons were suspended in retaliation for her speaking out about an “unhealthy” culture on the team. According to FOX News, Wray and her husband approached Donnie Webb, Head Football Coach at Franklin, with a concern about how their older son, Jake, had been treated when he returned to practice after suffering a concussion. "Kids have to be able to feel safe to self-report if they're still have headaches... more
Strategic Planning
October 31, 2017
Instead of using one of the large media-rights organizations to broadcast its games, Clemson University has signed a deal with a smaller sports marketing firm. According to the Upstate Business Journal, JMI Sports signed a $68 million marketing rights and multimedia partnership with Clemson for the next seven years. “We’re actually not building our own brand. We’re building Clemson’s brand,” said Scott Morris, president of Clemson Sports and Campus Marketing for JMI Sports. Clemson is also... more
Facilities
October 31, 2017
Manhattanville College is very excited to announce a partnership with New York Soccer Club that includes the construction of a new outdoor and indoor turf facility on campus, giving Manhattanville students a premier on-campus facility that will put the College on par with the top facilities in Division III.   The facility, which will be named Ophir Field, will set Manhattanville apart as one of few D-III schools in the region to boast an indoor turf facility. The project will encompass a full... more
Company News
October 30, 2017
    When the new University of Southern California (USC) Village Fitness Center opened in August, it nearly doubled the total indoor recreational space available to the Trojans. The new, state-of-the-art fitness center is part of the recently unveiled USC Village – a sprawling addition to the Los Angeles university that extends across 15 acres and is part of the school’s efforts to expand student housing and increase academic space. The Village added a total of three million square feet of... more

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