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January 29, 2015
By R.J. Anderson When Bryan Schoonover took the reins as Head Football Coach at Groveport Madison High School in Groveport, Ohio, in February 2013, the first assistant he hired was Kaeri King, an environmental science teacher at the school with zero football experience. A year later, Schoonover says it was the best decision of his young career. Inheriting a team that went 1-9 the previous year, Schoonover's first problem was the players' third quarter grades. District officials had just raised... more
January 29, 2015
Hoping to get more input from its student-athletes, the Mountain West Conference invited members of the league's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) to participate in the lMWC Board of Directors meeting, held June 1-3. Joining the group was New Mexico track athlete and national chair of the 2014-15 NCAA Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Kendall Spencer, along with Air Force Academy volleyball player Emma Dridge."The Board meeting was extremely motivating and, if nothing more,... more
January 29, 2015
By R.J. Anderson Soon, the Arizona Board of Regents will vote on whether to extend the contracts of University of Arizona Athletic Director Greg Byrne, Head Football Coach Rich Rodriguez, and Head Men's Basketball Coach Sean Miller. While none of the contract renewals are in question, another proposal under consideration by the board is raising plenty of eyebrows. Submitted by a private donor looking to reward longevity, the proposal would provide Byrne, Rodriguez, and Miller stakes in an oil... more
January 29, 2015
Catering to college and high school venues alike, Daktronics offers high-quality LED video displays and scoreboards that provide a game-day experience like no other for fans and players at all levels of competition. Experience the difference of Daktronics equipment as it shows live video and replays of a team's big win or stats and scores as the game takes place. Experience the difference of a Daktronics scoring and timing system as it keeps the game flowing while informing everyone in the... more
January 29, 2015
Washington University in St. Louis recently announced that Josh Whitman will take over as the school's athletic director. Whitman is leaving the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where he served as athletics director for four years to take the reins from John Schael, who is retiring after leading the Bears athletic department for 36 years. In his four years at the UW-La Crosse, Whitman oversaw a program that captured four national championships, 19 NCAA/National Collegiate Gymnastics... more
January 29, 2015
Tony Gwynn, head baseball coach at San Diego State, recently passed away at the age of 54 from cancer. Considered by many to be the greatest hitter of his generation during a hall-of-fame playing career, Gwynn was even more respected for the way he carried himself off of the field. A former two-sport athlete at SDSU, Gwynn spent the past 11 years in the Aztec dugout. This tribute video from San Diego State looks back at Gwynn's memorable and far-reaching career.

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