Congress sent billions of dollars in federal pandemic relief to schools across the nation this year. But with few limits on how the funding can be spent, some districts have used large portions to cover athletics projects they couldn’t previously afford.
IHSAA to limit spectators at basketball, gymnastics events
The Indiana High School Athletic Association on Thursday afternoon announced that the remaining games in its boys basketball state tournament will continue, but with limited spectators in attendance as it copes with the growing virus outbreak.Read More
Noblesville Schools plans new $14M football, track stadium
The district said the facility will be built behind Noblesville High School on Field Drive, replacing a former transportation building.Read More
This is the last week of the first year of Neidig’s era as commissioner. It was never going to be easy. Not the rookie season. Governing high school sports can be so … complicated.
The body of officials in Indiana is aging and dwindling, with not enough young replacements. The problem has been growing for years, but COVID made it worse.
IU senior Hawley Hunter has developed a platform that gives high schools the same types of video analysis and analytics big universities and professional teams use—at a much lower cost.
John Neidig has spent 34 years in secondary education and athletic administration and has served as an IHSAA assistant commissioner since 2017.
The Indiana High School Athletic Association said it made the decision after Gov. Eric Holcomb directed all state public schools to remain closed during the pandemic until May 1.
The victim, now 18, filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis accusing Carmel Clay Schools and the district’s high school swim coach, Chris Plumb, of allowing her sexual exploitation to continue despite warnings.
As commissioner, Bobby Cox pushed for more corporate sponsors and better technology while promoting better sportsmanship and stronger health initiatives.
A great homage to hall-of-fame quarterback Peyton Manning are the number of boys coming of age now named Peyton.
Unraveling the corruption in college sports takes time, money and dedicated manpower—resources often in limited supply for authorities seeking to enforce sports agent laws that exist in at least 40 states.
Garry Donna, the longtime editor and publisher of Hoosier Basketball magazine who died Sunday, is being remembered as a passionate advocate for high school hoops who “helped shape Hoosier Hysteria.”
The 35-acre site, on the city’s far-northeast side, contains several diamonds and will enable the private Catholic school to have its own baseball facilities.
WHMB-TV Channel 40 this week launched an all-sports channel, and station officials say they’re confident they can succeed where WRTV-TV’s Hometown Sports Network failed.
The Zionsville-based company has created a platform that lets schools upload video that can be used to train and critique officiating.
In a blow to local sports fans, WRTV Channel 6 is shutting down its Hometown Sports & News network and replacing it with a national syndicated network called Grit that features a lineup of action movies and westerns.
Starting in July 2017, all coaches for every public school sport offered to students in grades five through 12 must complete a course on how to spot symptoms of concussions.
Under current state law, only head football and assistant coaches are required to complete concussion training. Senate Bill 234 would expand the law to include head coaches and assistant coaches of any interscholastic sports in fifth through 12th grade.
Belden, who served on the Hamilton County Council for 23 years, coached football at Carmel, Westfield and Noblesville high schools and won four state championships.