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Product News
May 13, 2017
  Gared RedZone™ Football Goalposts are unyielding for the toughest high school, college, or recreational play environments  Newly re-designed with enhanced features for easier assembly and installation (some drilling in the field is required)  Meet all NCAA and NFSHSA specifications  Your choice of our popular 4 1/2" O.D. main gooseneck with 5' offset, or our ultra-duty 5-9/16" O.D. main gooseneck with 6' offset  Crossbar is 3 1/2" O.D. and top uprights are 2-3/8" O.D. and 20' tall for all... more
Academics
May 12, 2017
It's fairly common to see the abbreviation "MVP" used in sports terminology, and usually, it symbolizes the very best.   While the East Carolina University Department of Athletics certainly has its share of outstanding student-athletes, the recipe for unparalleled success in life extends far beyond the playing venues and into the classroom.   The Pirates launched their innovative MVP (Most Valuable Professor) program during the 2016-17 academic year and the initiative has been a rewarding... more
High School News
May 11, 2017
Jim Kasik is the Athletic Director at Schuyler (Neb.) Central High School and a longtime resident. He has seen its population change over the years and believes that, "kids are kids regardless of their color, their language or their place of birth." He is disturbed by the racism his student-athletes face on a daily basis and decided to write a column in the local newspaper, the Schuyler Sun, to give others a sense of what it's like to walk a mile in their shoes.  "They are called racist names;... more
Facilities
May 11, 2017
With the announcement of a new athletics logo in March 2016, Doane University continues to work on updating facilities with new branding. Currently, the Haddix Recreation and Athletic Center is getting a makeover on the gymnasium court. With the resurfacing and addition of the new Tiger athletic logo, Doane has embarked on a new look for the court that is sure to draw attention. Doane will introduce a "blacktop" court for the fall of 2017. It is believed to be the second all-black court in the... more
Leadership
May 11, 2017
The NJCAA – the governing body of two-year college athletics based in Colorado Springs, Colorado – has announced the hiring of Dr. Christopher J. Parker as its new executive director beginning July 17, 2017. Parker will replace Mary Ellen Leicht, who announced in August of 2016 that the 2016-17 NJCAA season would be her last after 28 years of service to the association. “During our national search for a new executive director, we were fortunate to have many strong candidates apply,” commented... more
High School News
May 11, 2017
In support of ongoing efforts to minimize risk in high school ice hockey, new rules changes aim to improve how officials call and manage the game. Five rules changes were recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Ice Hockey Rules Committee at its April 24-25 meeting in Indianapolis. All 2017-18 ice hockey rules changes were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors. Rules 2-2-6 and 4-2-8 now state that when rules indicate a “captain’s choice of... more

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