August 31, 2011 - Issue 525


Going All Out  Western Kentucky University has launched an aggressive grassroots campaign to sell tickets for its football game against the University of Kentucky. Read the full story...

Home Away From Home  Joplin High School will play its basketball games at Missouri Southern State University this season after a tornado destroyed the school in May. Read the full story...

Trimming the Terrapins?  Revenue shortfalls have people asking if the University of Maryland will need to cut some sports. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Baseball and Softball  Help your teams stay on top of their game with facility and equipment solutions from these top manufacturers. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Fundraising & Promotion
The following fundraising & promotion-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

Stepping In  After a middle school in Washington dropped all middle schools sports, the local YMCA is offering similar programs. Read the full story...

Head Lines  Concussion prevention and treatment continue to gain widespread media attention. Read more about the latest developments in legislation and diagnosis. Read the full story...

Easy On-Line Publications  E-zines and electronic newsletters are a great way to deliver your message to boosters, parents, and alumni, and MomentumMedia offers a new service that can create and produce these interactive publications. Read the full story...

Official Equipment Supplier
Spalding is the official equipment supplier of USA Volleyball, the NCAA Final Four tournaments, and the NFHS.
Pilates Innovator
Balanced Body, Inc. has provided innovation in Pilates equipment since 1976.
Sports Nutrition Products
CytoSport: taste, quality and efficacy--what more can you ask for?
Brightening Fan Base
Brighten your fan base with Daktronic's including long-lasting LED systems.


Picture Suspension Overturned  A federal judge has ruled that an Indiana school violated the constitutional rights of two students by suspending them from extracurricular activities, including sports, for racy photos they posted on the Web. Read the full story...

From Our Archives  Athletic Management took a look at this case when it was filed last year. Read the full story...

Insurance Programs
K&K Insurance is a recognized leader of sports, leisure, and entertainment insurance products.
Advanced Athletic Medicine
Discover how you can equip your athletes with advanced sports medicine products.
NSCA
NSCA brings together a diverse group of professionals from the sport science, athletic, allied health, and fitness industries.
Strength Conditioning
The one stop discount store for all of your strength conditioning needs.
Stott Pilates
The largest full-service organization in the world providing cutting-edge Pilates education, equipment, and DVDs.


Rebuilding Process  Not long after being mired in scandal, the College of Southern Idaho’s volleyball team has rebuilt itself as a national power. Read the full story...

Unsung Hero  Although they often are under appreciated, the lynchpin of the athletic department is usually its administrative assistant. Read the full story...

Helping Hands  A Georgia company is donating baseball equipment to youth teams in East Africa with hopes of growing the sport there. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Mowing and its Effect on Turfgrass Health  Mowing doesn't seem like a big deal other than it can be time consuming, however, many don't realize what really happens to grass when it's mowed or how this practice helps improve the quality of turfgrass in your parks and on your sport fields. This article will examine the physiological effects of mowing, the differences between rotary and reel mowing, and offer suggestions for making the process of mowing less stressful on your turfgrass. Read more...

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