April 26, 2011 - Issue 507


State AG to Sue BCS  Mark Shurtleff, the Attorney General in Utah, says he will file an antitrust lawsuit against the Bowl Championship Series. Read the full story...

Fighting a Firing  After being fired for “inappropriate and unprofessional behavior” and “violation of district policies,” this high school athletic director is asking for an open meeting. Read the full story...

No Increase  Although the student body voted in favor of a student fee increase in order to save three sports teams, Minnesota State University at Mankato’s President has decided to not approve the measure. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
CSCCa Preview  Plan now to attend the 2011 CSCCa Annual National Conference, which will be held for the first time in Kansas City, Mo., Wed., May 4 through Fri., May 6. The following companies will be showcased at the event. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Field Markings and Covers
The following field marking and field cover-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

Mulch Madness  Looking for a new fundraiser? This high school team netted $27,000 in sales and an additional $6,000 in sponsorships by selling bales of pine straw needles and bags of cypress mulch. Read the full story...

Coach and Athlete Come Out  At Bowdoin College, the Head Tennis Coach and captain of the men’s lacrosse team have both come out as gay. Read the full story...

Is Feedback to Blame?  After three coaches were fired at this Pennsylvania school district, many wonder if parent surveys are to blame. Read the full story...

Beynon Sports Surfaces
Premier track and field surfaces that are found in the world's most renowned athletic facilities.
Institute-Trained Professionals
C.H.E.K. Institute-trained professionals are among the most sought-after fitness professional in their respective fields.
Enhancing the Look of Your Field
Diamond Pro professional groundskeeping products deliver long-lasting performance and quality while enhancing the look and feel of a well-maintained field.


Athletic Trainers in the News  From the launch of new programs to fresh faces in new positions and recent honorees, this installment of Athletic Trainers in the News has a little bit of everything. Read the full story...

Making a Smooth Transition  We talked to Rick Court about his transition from the University of Toledo to take over as Strength and Conditioning Coach for the San Diego State University football team. Read the full story...

Prevent MRSA
Make Hibiclens and Hibistat part of your gameplan for preventing the spread of MRSA and other staph infections.
Effective Pain Treatment
Pressure Positive manufacturers of practical, deep muscle self care massage tools.
Lighting Up the Game
Better lighting makes a better game, with Qualite Sports Lighting systems.
Stott Pilates
The largest full-service organization in the world providing cutting-edge Pilates education, equipment, and DVDs.


Using the Ballot  To restore freshman and middle school sports, a New Jersey school district is asking voters to approve raising an additional $405,000 in property taxes through a supplemental question. Read the full story...

Title IX Complaint  In Washington, this school district is investigating a Title IX complaint that centers on high school participation numbers. Read the full story...

Eyewear to be Required  A new NFHS rule mandates that all high school field hockey players wear protective eyewear, beginning with the 2011-12 school year. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
The Attack Volleyball Machine  : Functional Design, Versatile Performance. The latest model of the Attack Volleyball Machine features many improvements. This interview answers many common questions about the device. Read more...

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