February 13, 2012 - Issue 548

A Pledge for Safety  The Minnesota Hockey Association recently announced “Jack’s Pledge,” which encourages everyone to play and teach ice hockey as a skill sport, with less emphasis on violent collisions. Read the full story...

New Emerging Sport  The inaugural Collegiate Community Triathlon for college-level triathletes, to be held in March, hopes to showcase the triathlon as a future NCAA Emerging Sport for Women. Read the full story...

Lawmakers to Oversee State Association?  A Georgia State Representative has introduced a bill that would allow a committee of lawmakers to oversee the Georgia High School Association. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Fundraising and Promotion  The keys to having a successful fundraiser include devoted volunteers, proper promotions, and the right product. The following companies can assist you in reaching your fundraising goals. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Fundraising and Promotion
The following strength fundraising and 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.

New Rules Proposals in NCAA Football  The NCAA Football Rules Committee has proposed moving kickoffs up to the 35-yard line. Read the full story...

Athletic Director Resigns over Error  A Florida high school athletic director resigned after the school mistakenly allowed an ineligible boys’ soccer player to participate in a playoff game. Read the full story...

Division III Conference Breaks Up  The NEFC, an NCAA Division III football conference that had a unique set up—16 teams in two divisions—has announced it’s splitting up. Read the full story...

Setting The Standard
A-Turf sets the standard in the synthetic turf industry.
Athletic Flooring Systems
Centaur Floor Systems has been selling recreational, fitness, and athletic flooring systems for over 20 years.
Reach Your Goals
Bringing you the best in service and prices as you reach your goals.
Insurance Programs
K&K Insurance is a recognized leader of sports, leisure, and entertainment insurance products.


In the Clear  A Colorado high school can host a wrestling tournament, despite a large number of tuberculosis cases at the school. Read the full story...

Michigan Athletic Training Students Win Top Prize  A submission from students at the University of Michigan called “Lose Yourself in Athletic Training” won top prize in the National Athletic Training Student Committee 2011 Video Contest. Read the full story...

Worldwide Markets
Magister Corporation provides a wide range of products for the orthopedic, rehabilitation and fitness markets worldwide.
Athletic Field Lighting
Musco Sports Lighting has been designing and manufacturing athletic field lighting systems since 1976.
LED Display
Check out Varsity Scoreboards' VSBX- 314LED: 8' x 4' scoreboard features 18-inch super-bright 100,000-hour rated LED displays.
Aids for All
SPRI offers training and conditioning for everyone - from student to professional athletes
Wilson Case
Wilson Case can design and manufacture a shipping case to meet any requirement.


Stopping Spills  An Illinois high school basketball game was called with just under two minutes remaining last week after a fan threw a water bottle near an official. The district will now pay a local police officer to attend all home games for the rest of the season. Read the full story...

No Need to Tip  Three Providence College head coaches delivered pizzas to students as a thank you for supporting their teams. Read the full story...

Back to Wood  New Mexico high school baseball teams are adjusting to their state’s return to wood bat use. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Multi Radiance Medical Partners with Life Univ.  Multi Radiance Medical and Life University are announcing a multi-year partnership agreement focusing on clinical research. Read more...

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