January 11, 2011 - Issue 492


Nationals Rejected  In a close vote, the membership of the NFHS has voted to not allow the organization to begin national championships in cross country and golf. Read the full story...

New Research  A study released by the NCAA shows that Division III student-athletes graduate at or above the level of the rest of the student body. Read the full story...

MRSA Shuts Down Sports  A high school wrestler in New York was found to have MRSA, prompting his school to cancel sporting events. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Rehab Therapy Technology  Rehabilitation and physical therapy options have come a long way. The following companies provide the latest in rehab and therapy modalities. See products...
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Using Twitter  Athletic administrators provide their thoughts on how and when to use Twitter. Read the full story...

Athletes Suspended  In Massachusetts, several high school athletes were suspended after being linked to conduct that may have contributed to the hit and run death of a player. Read the full story...

Lowering Maintenance Costs  The Sports Turf Managers Association offers tips for cutting outdoor facility labor costs in the new year. Read the full story...

Official Equipment Supplier
Spalding is the official equipment supplier of USA Volleyball, the NCAA Final Four tournaments, and the NFHS.
Setting The Standard
A-Turf sets the standard in the synthetic turf industry.
Outdoor Facilities
Century offers mobile special event facilities that increase the scope and enjoyment of outdoor events.


We’ve Got Next  Ryan Johnson talks about mentoring future strength coaches at Wayzata (Minn.) High School. Read the full story...

ATC Arrested  A New Mexico high school athletic trainer has been arrested for child solicitation after conversing with undercover detectives on Facebook. Read the full story...

Sports Nutrition Products
CytoSport: taste, quality and efficacy--what more can you ask for?
Scoreboards Promotions
Catch the spirit with Fair-Play for your LED scoreboards, message centers, and video displays needs.
Coaching Needs Met
M.A.S.A. offers competitive prices for all of your coaching and field maintenance needs.
Advancing Safety and Education
Xenith is committed to its core to both innovation and education to address issues of safety, activity, and health.


SCHSL In Trouble?  A state representative has proposed a bill that would dissolve the South Carolina High School League. Read the full story...

Congrats to Sheahon Zenger  The University of Kansas has hired alumnus and Illinois State Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger as its next Director of Athletics. Zenger talked to us about hiring an executive in residence in this article published last year. (See sidebar, at bottom of page.) Read the full story...

SpiderTech Launches in Japan  Nitto Denko Corporation of Osaka, Japan, co-developers and manufacturers the world’s original kinesiology tape, has launched a full range of SpiderTech Pre-Cut, Ready-to-Apply products within their home market. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Cryotherapy: Biofreeze Pain Reliever vs. Ice  Two recent studies have demonstrated the benefits of choosing Biofreeze. Read more...

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