February 23, 2010

No Pass, No Play  A proposed law in Missouri would prohibit high school students who fail a class from participating in any extracurricular activities, including sports, during the next term. Read the full story...

Coach’s Poor Sportsmanship?  A Florida State University pep band member is accusing a Boston College assistant men’s basketball coach of shoving him out of the way and swearing at him after a game. Read the full story...

Looking for Problems  The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association is accused of using an investigator to catch a boys’ basketball coach holding illegal practice sessions with his team, and is now under scrutiny for doing so. Read the full story...

Breaking the News  How do you tell fans that you are raising season ticket prices in these tough economic times? Athletics directors at Florida Gulf Coast University and the University of Wisconsin came up with two different solutions at their schools. Read the full story...

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Michigan XC Team Banned  This Michigan high school boys’ cross country team will not be allowed to compete in 2010, and its coach has been fired. But the runners can continue to practice as a club sport if they choose. Read the full story...

NAIA To NCAA  Lindenwood University has announced it will seek NCAA Division II status this summer. We spoke with the school’s Athletic Director, John Creer, last spring. Read the full story...

In the News  With the Olympics going full-tilt, here’s a news round up of athletic trainers playing a role in Vancouver. Read the full story...

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ATCs: What Are Your Summer Plans?  For an upcoming Training & Conditioning article, we’re looking for athletic trainers who make the most of their summer “down time.” Do you do anything special or related to professional growth during the summer months? If so, reply to Lists@MomentumMedia.com

Making It Cool  In our current issue of Athletic Management, the article titled “The More the Merrier,” details how to organize and coach no-cut teams. In this “bonus editorial,” a high school cross country coach explains how he attracts over 200 athletes to his squad every year. Read the full story...

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Judge’s Order Stops Match  The South Carolina 2A high school wrestling championship is on hold after a school got a court order from a judge to delay the title match. Read the full story...

Season Switch Skeptics  Though switching its girls’ soccer season from spring to fall puts this Pennsylvania high school in line with most others in the state, not everyone is happy about the tradeoff. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Generating Sponsorship Dollars  A question and answer session with Bison's Chris Livingston. Read more...

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