February 22, 2011 - Issue 498


Matching Them Up  The first round of the Idaho girls’ high school basketball state tournament is mired in controversy for the way the teams have been matched up. Read the full story...

Improper Benefits?  Although he thought giving his daughter a part-time job in the athletic department was okay, this athletic director was fired after his daughter earned scholarship money but was not a student-athlete. Read the full story...

Game Stopped  A fight at a women’s college basketball game resulted in the contest being suspended. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Strength Training & Injury Prevention
The following strength training and injury prevention-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

Looking Deeper  An investigation into the University of Maryland’s hiring of a new football coach details the expenses related to the move. Read the full story...

Easy Win  An Iowa high school wrestler defaulted in the state tournament rather than wrestle a girl, citing his faith. Read the full story...

Shuffling the Deck  Delta College in Michigan is adding baseball, while dropping volleyball and men’s soccer. Read the full story...

Outdoor Facilities
Century offers mobile special event facilities that increase the scope and enjoyment of outdoor events.
Leading Global Provider
DJO is a leading global provider of high-quality, orthopedic devices.
Water Power
Empowered by water, HydroWorx is the leader in aquatic therapy technology.
Effective And Safe
The elite seat(R) is an extremely effective and safe way for patients to achieve symmetric motion between knees.


Strong Values  While football coaches get the limelight, strength coaches need to perform their job in the trenches. Here, a strength coach for the football team at Georgia Tech shares his thoughts on developing athletes on a daily basis. Read the full story...

ATCs For All  At the East and West edges of the nation, two states are looking at making athletic trainers mandatory at every high school. Read the full story...

Regional Soil Blends
Beam Clay offers regional infield mixes blended for every state and climate from bulk plants nationwide.
Effective Pain Treatment
Pressure Positive manufacturers of practical, deep muscle self care massage tools.
Stott Pilates
The largest full-service organization in the world providing cutting-edge Pilates education, equipment, and DVDs.
Specialized Storage
GearBoss athletic team lockers and specialized storage and transport solutions.


Social Media to the Rescue  Morgantown High School in West Virginia has utilized the far-reaching effects of social networking to bolster a six million dollar fundraising campaign. Read the full story...

Cold Cut  A high school baseball coach in Florida is receiving criticism for cutting a double amputee from the team. Read the full story...

High School Rules Changes  Last week, the NFHS announced rules changes for football, field hockey, and spirit. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Raising the Bar  This is no evolution. This is revolution. From its invention of the first infilled, long-pile turf system, which is a standard for sports fields across the globe, FieldTurf has always been generations ahead of competition--continually leading innovation in performance, safety, and durability. Read more...

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