September 21, 2018
While sports apparel deals mean big bucks for many college athletic programs, high school athletic administrators say it usually amounts to little more than spare change for them. According to, many retailers sell school apparel without the schools' permission, including merchandise that does not even have the correct logos fro the sports team. “It’s the wild, wild west,” Robert Merkler, Verona High's Athletic Director, said.
September 21, 2018
Some Maine high schools are considering switching to nine-player soccer in the face of a player shortage.  According to the Bangor Daily News, high school enrollments are declining in Maine, and some students are looking into co-curricular alternatives, resulting in some schools having difficulty filling their teams. “Where we have so many schools that are getting smaller and smaller, trying to get 11 on a field is very difficult when you’ve only got 40 to 60 to 80 kids in your school,” Mike... more
Progressive Programs
September 21, 2018
Today, Full Sail University's Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting and Rollins College Athletics are proud to announce an educational partnership whereby students from Full Sail's Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting are lending their voices to the Rollins athletic department by calling all of the college's home sporting events.  As part of the partnership, Rollins provides access for Full Sail's students within the Dan Patrick Sportscasting degree program to call and provide color commentary to... more
Legal Issues
September 20, 2018
Melissa Soboleski has served as Head Women's Volleyball Coach at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania since February, 2005. In January of this year, she sued the school, alleging pay discrepency. Last week, she accepted an offer of judgment of $250,000 to settle her lawsuit. According to the Erie Times-News, Soboleski had claimed that the university paid her male colleagues more and retaliated against her when she challenged the difference between their wages. Sunshine Fellows, Soboleski's... more
September 20, 2018
To compete in its next game, the Ketchikan (Alaska) High School football team will fly 24 hours and over 1,300 miles. Despite the length of the trip, Ketchikan will compete against another Alaska team, Utqiaġvik High School.  According to the Miami Herald, neither school is accessible by roads, so the Ketchikan athletes must often fly to games. Melissa Johnson, Ketchikan's assistant principal, said the two schools were placed in the same conference because of their size. She said the team will... more
September 20, 2018
Humphrys-CoverSports introduces its 2018, full-color catalog featuring a deep selection of popular protective coverings, many of which have enhancements for versatility and longer life.   As evidenced by the field tarp above imprinted with Mars, Inc's Skittles candy logo, custom made for Nationals Park, home of Major League Baseball's Washington Nationals,THE POWER OF BRANDING(R) continues to grow in value and importance on name recognition and sponsorship promotion potential.  CoverSports' (... more


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