ATLANTA (AP) — The main athletic association for Georgia high schools voted Wednesday to ban transgender boys and girls from playing on the school sports teams matching their gender identity, saying instead that students must play on teams that match the sex listed on their birth certificates at birth.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal lawsuit challenging Idaho’s ban on transgender athletes in women’s sports will likely move forward after both sides agreed that the woman who sued is again enrolled at Boise State University and competing in school athletics.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Title IX was designed in part to balance the scales for girls and boys in school-based athletics.
Some day, maybe it will.
Nearly 50 years after Congress passed the sweeping law that guarantees equity in “any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance,” including high school athletics, girls are stuck in an imperfect system that continues to favor boys.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Title IX is 50 years old, but a poll has found that nearly three-quarters of students ages 12-17 and nearly 60% of parents said they know “nothing at all” about the landmark civil rights law meant to ensure gender equity in education, including athletics.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana High School Athletic Association on Wednesday commended Republican Gov.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Noor Abukaram's elation at completing one of her first varsity cross-country races quickly turned to disappointment when she failed to find her name among those of her high school teammates on the results list.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Schools and school sports regulators could no longer require advance waivers or otherwise restrict participants’ religious apparel unless it causes a “legitimate danger” for fellow competitors, under a bill signed into law Monday by Gov.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s governor is seeking answers after a high school basketball team said it was forced to forfeit a playoff game that fell on the Sabbath.
The state athletic organization responded that it was following rules and couldn't make a schedule change for the Seventh Day Adventist school.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signaled support Wednesday for contentious proposals moving through the Legislature that would ban transgender girls from participating in K-12 girls school sports and place restrictions on teaching about racism and political issues.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper approved a measure Tuesday for a new governing structure for high school sports.
The new law allows the State Board of Education to create a formal agreement with the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, the nonprofit body currently governing high school athletics.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation that likely will create a formal agreement between the nonprofit body currently governing North Carolina high school sports and state education leaders received final approval on Wednesday.
PARCHMENT, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan high school runner who finished second in a state championship race was disqualified for expressing four-letter words of joy as he crossed the finish line.
Garrett Winter, a senior at Parchment High School, ran the 3.1-mile course in 15 minutes, 27 seconds, a personal best.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation that would lead to new controls upon the nonprofit body governing North Carolina high school sports has been agreed to in principle, state officials said Thursday. But there's still uncertainty, as all the details haven't been worked out.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa announced Thursday it will become the first Power Five school to add a women’s wrestling program and it will begin competition in the 2023-24 season.
“Being the first is huge,” Iowa men’s wrestling coach Tom Brands said.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Senate Republicans shelved a proposal Thursday to end the North Carolina High School Athletic Association's oversight of interscholastic sports, replacing it with constraints upon the group's finances and transparency in decision-making activities.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation to replace the North Carolina High School Athletic Association with a new commission to administer interscholastic sports advanced through another Senate committee on Thursday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation that would end the North Carolina High School Athletic Association's century-long role overseeing interscholastic sports cleared a Senate committee Wednesday, despite calls by some to keep the nonprofit in charge, with adjustments.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association would be replaced by a proposed state commission to oversee interscholastic public school sports in a measure unveiled Tuesday in a legislative committee.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Republican governor questioned Friday the need for a legislative ban on transgender girls competing in sports, pushing back on GOP lawmakers’ attempt to pass the controversial measure.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The pandemic made Jake Gregg's senior year of high school very different than anticipated. He got by enough to graduate, but now the 19-year-old Ohioan wants a redo.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Schools and school sports regulators could no longer require advance waivers or otherwise restrict participants’ religious apparel unless it causes a “legitimate danger” for fellow competitors, under legislation approved by the Ohio Senate Wednesday.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — High school girls who wrestle will have their own state tournament starting next year.
The Michigan High School Athletic Association is adding a girls division to the individual wrestling tournament...
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City-area high school athletic director is pleading with families to take pandemic safety protocols seriously after instructing about 200 students to quarantine this week...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida schools competing for a high school athletic championship could be given an opportunity to address the crowd, including with a prayer, before the competition begins, under a bill approved by a House committee Wednesday...
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Monday said she will sign a bill passed by the Legislature to bar transgender girls and women from participating in female sports leagues...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hundreds of students from the Des Moines Public Schools and the Ames Community School District marched to the governor's mansion Monday to protest the decision to suspend sports and start the school year online...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Some Indiana high school athletic programs are turning to pay-per-view broadcasts of their football games and other fundraising efforts to help make up revenue they’ve lost due to a drop in fan attendance amid the coronavirus pandemic...
BULLHEAD CITY — Tony Petrik really misses game days.
Having been at Laughlin High School for three decades — functioning as athletics director for the last eight years — Petrik awaits the day when he can prepare venues for sporting events again.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is getting involved in a federal civil rights lawsuit that seeks to block transgender athletes in Connecticut from competing as girls in interscholastic sports...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A female wrestler has made history by winning a state high school wrestling championship in North Carolina...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bobby Cox, the longtime Indiana High School Athletic Association commissioner, said Thursday he plans to retire this summer.
He made the announcement at the association's regularly scheduled meeting and intends to leave the post Aug.
WYNNE, Ark. (AP) — The wife of an Arkansas jail administrator was arrested and charged with assault several days after police say she pulled a gun on four black teenagers who were going door to door to raise money for their high school football team...
STAMFORD—Trinity Catholic High School athletic director Bob Robustelli has decided to leave his position at his alma mater, effective Jan. 9, 2019.
Robustelli was athletic director for about 2 1/2 years.
Whether it’s playing at the professional level, conducting clinics, or coaching teams, Rachel Vallarelli leads a busy lacrosse life.
Vallarelli will be on the go even more this spring, since she recently added another role to her résumé.
DONNA — On the morning of June 20, Donna High athletic coordinator Ramiro Leal and other district staffers were told to report to work two to three hours later than usual. An abnormal amount of rain had fallen in parts of Brooks and Cameron counties earlier that week, but now the series of weather systems was setting its sights on Hidalgo County.
The job for Madison West director of school athletics and school operations has been posted.
The job will be posted from March 9 to April 9, said Madison Memorial athletic director Jeremy Schlitz, who is the Madison school district athletic director.
East Lansing — While Thomas Kithier continues to sit at Clarkston, ruled last week as ineligible by the Michigan High School Athletic Association, his future college coach wondered Monday what the next step is while defending the process that got the 6-foot-8 forward in the jam he is now.
Officials at Macomb Dakota High School have declined all interview requests to discuss the controversial case of Clarkston basketball transfer Thomas Kithier, who late this week was ruled ineligible by the Michigan High School Athletic Association.
School leaders in Cumberland County voted in a meeting Tuesday night to allow sixth-graders to take part in all middle school sports except football.
The issue is one that is not only being addressed in Cumberland County, but at school systems across the state after the State Board of Education decided to let each individual school district make a decision on the matter.
HONOLULU — Kapaa High School boys volleyball, the current Kauai Interscholastic Federation champions, earned the No. 2 seed for the New City Nissan Hawaii High School Athletic Association Division II boys volleyball state championships.
HONOLULU — The Kapaa High School softball team has earned the No. 3 seed at the Data House Hawaii High School Athletic Association Division II softball state championships.
The announcement by HHSAA Sunday morning means the Warriors, the current Kauai Interscholastic Federation champions, will enjoy a bye during the opening day Wednesday.
LIHUE — With the Kauai Interscholastic Federation championship qualifying looming this week, six Kauai girl athletes and two boys put in Hawaii High School Athletic Association state standards during Thursday’s KIF qualifying meet at Vidinha Stadium.
HONOLULU — Twelve seconds separated the Kapaa High School wahine paddlers from the state title during the First Hawaiian Bank Hawaii High School Athletic Association canoe paddling championships held Saturday at Keehi Lagoon, Oahu.
Paul Barta of Columbus High School is a finalist for the national coach of the year in boys basketball, the National High School Athletic Coaches Association announced Thursday.
Eight finalists will be honored during The National Coach of the Year Awards Banquet, which will take place at the National High School Athletic Coaches Association's national convention in East Peoria, Ill., on June 21.