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High School News
August 25, 2017
The 2018 high school boys lacrosse rules changes include clarifications to stick alignment and the use of visibly contrasting gloves and shafts, which are expected to ease the game’s officiating. Overall, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Boys Lacrosse Rules Committee adopted and refined numerous officiating-related rules during its July 17-19 meeting in Indianapolis. Collectively, the committee adopted or clarified 15 boys lacrosse rules and officials signals.... more
Marketing
August 25, 2017
Beginning this Saturday [Aug. 26] USF Athletics and the USF Radio Network will give Bulls fans a new way to connect with all the excitement of the Green and Gold with the launch of USF Bulls Unlimited, a new 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week station dedicated to USF sports on iHeartRadio, the free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service which now also offers on demand subscription services.   The groundbreaking, 24/7 digital station will make USF one of a handful of... more
Academics
August 24, 2017
Last week, the school board for Dayton, Ohio, decreased grade requirements for student sports, while also requiring tutoring for athletes with low grades. According to the Dayton Daily News, the previous policy required student-athletes to have a 2.0 out of a 4.0 GPA, which was above the Ohio High School Athletic Association's standards. Under the new policy, student-athletes with a GPA between 1.0 and 1.99 can still participate if they take part in the Athletic Academic Intervention Program.... more
Facilities
August 24, 2017
  Parachute, CO - Faced with high turnout, it made sense for Grand Valley High School in Parachute, Colorado to get creative and turn this year’s spring graduation ceremony into an outdoor occasion. For schools with limited facilities, accommodating large groups during special events can pose a significant challenge. Part of the Garfield County School District 16, Grand Valley School is home to a newer synthetic turf field where students compete in a range of sports, from football to track and... more
Leadership
August 24, 2017
ETSU President Dr. Brian Noland announced Tuesday a transition plan for the leadership of the Buccaneers’ Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, as former ETSU football standout and current Senior Associate Athletic Director/Chief Operating Officer Scott Carter will assume the role of director of intercollegiate athletics in September. Carter will replace Dr. Richard Sander, who will end a successful four-year tenure as the program’s director of intercollegiate athletics, but will remain at... more
Event Management
August 22, 2017
At the University of South Alabama, a new policy allows only clear bags into Ladd-Peebles Stadium this season. According to The Vanguard, the only bags permitted for bringing items into the stadium are gallon-sized freezer or Ziploc bags, a tote with the Jaguar logo, or clutch handbags that are not larger than 4.5 by 6.5 inches. No additional limitations will be imposed on the items that can be brought to games, and the ban on outside beverages still stands. “We’ve looked at what other Sun... more

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