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September 20, 2018
Truett McConnell University Athletics announced the addition of a new Life Sport, mountain biking, on Monday morning. The Bears' first season is set to begin fall 2019 with a team of 20. Cross-country is the discipline of mountain biking that TMU will compete in.   TMU Athletics has been in communication with USA Cycling and the Southeastern Cycling Conference regarding memberships. Cross-country season is a fall sport with the national championships at the end of October. TMU is the third... more
Strategic Planning
September 20, 2018
Alderson Broaddus University Athletic Director Dennis Creehan announced the addition of women's wrestling to the University's varsity athletic programs effective for the 2019-20 academic year. "Alderson Broaddus University wants to continue to be responsive to changes in the athletic landscape," said Creehan. "We want to be on the forefront of this rapidly growing sport and are excited to begin women's wrestling." Head wrestling coach Sam Gardner will begin recruiting immediately for a team to... more
High School News
September 19, 2018
Last week, Ronald Hehn was dismissed from his job as Head Girls' Swim Coach at West Fargo (N.D.) High School for “inappropriate coaching practices,” after posting a video of a swimmer with a weighted belt. According to swimswam.com, the video showed a male student-athlete swimming with 55 pounds of weight on his belt, and appeared to be struggling to stay afloat. The school announced that Barb Fisher, who coaches the boys' team, would replace Hehn. “Mr. Hehn will not have any additional... more
Football
September 19, 2018
Jason Couch is the new Head Football Coach at Alma College. For his first home game, he directed the team wearing a kilt, a nod to Alma being the Scots, as reported by mlive.com. "It was a fun thing to do, a good idea," Couch said. "I don't know if I'm going to do it again. We'll see." Couch is an Alma alumn, who graduated in 1998. Before returning to the NCAA Division III school, he was serving as Head Football Coach at Romeo High School.    
September 18, 2018
At the high school level, the biggest fans are usually the parents. When you can engage parents and get them working together to create a positive athletic experience for their sons and daughters, the entire program benefits. sportsYou is a free unified app and website that is doing just that. The platform connects coaches, players, and parents to create a more fun, engaging, and educational experience for everyone by allowing for photo and video sharing, messaging, scheduling updates, and... more
September 18, 2018
The installation of a LED Video Scoreboard at your facility is a game changer for your fans, players, students and your community. In addition, an LED Video Scoreboard can generate additional revenue for your program. There is no end to the opportunities that a big-LED screen’s imagery, graphics, and animations can offer your school and community, but what happens if a visual issue appears on the screen the day of the big game? Often schools get caught up in a sales pitch about the endless... more

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