| Apr 15, 2013
| 12:48 PM
With reclassification to six statewide groups (based strictly on student population) set for the fall, the Virginia High School League will institute a new format for its state basketball tournament. Rather than have the state semifinals and finals played...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 11:42 AM
A New Hampshire school board member says that he wants to ban football in his district. Paul Butler, a retired surgeon and first-term board member for the Dover school district, says that the risks of injury in the sport are too great. "I think it's bad...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Port Orange Spruce Creek boys golf coach Mark Grose and Dr. Phillips girls basketball and flag football coach Anthony Jones were selected among 12 coaches honored as 2010-11 state coaches of the year by the National Federation of State High School...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Following the lead of the NCAA a year ago, this spring will be the first time the National Federation of State High School Associations requires a new style of baseball bat for all high school players.
The new bats are based on the Batted Coefficient...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 7:18 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Friday's Peninsula District softball showdown between Gloucester and Menchville was anything but ordinary. But after an eventful two hours, part of which Monarchs coach Tim Dragone played under protest, the Dukes came away with a 5-...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 8:31 AM
As field dimensions go, few are more hitter friendly than Warwick's overgrown backyard, where it's 289 and 293 feet down the lines. With the wind blowing out, a check swing might have a chance to get out.
Yet six games in "Raiderland," as they call it,...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 12:19 PM
The home plate umpire in Friday’s Menchville-Gloucester softball game was incorrect when he told Monarchs coach Tim Dragone to remove his pitcher on his third visit to the mound, the rules interpreter for the VHSL said on Monday.
Citing the NFHS...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Looking back with four decades of wisdom, it was a landmark moment in American history. With only 37 words, the legislation that became known as Title IX dramatically changed the landscape of women's athletics — even if the word "athletics" was...