Oklahoma City High School Narrows in on Replacement for 'Redskins' Mascot

Capitol Hill High School in Oklahoma City, Okla., is down to four possible choices to replace its "Redskins" mascot.


Following N.J. Hazing Scandal, Ex-Football Coach Reinstated as Teacher

The head football coach of Sayreville War Memorial (N.J.) High School was reinstated as a physical-education teacher, but will be transferred to the district's elementary school.


Athletic Trainers Offer Guidance for Handling Students' Psychological Issues

The National Athletic Trainers' Association issued recommendations for how to recognize and help student-athletes with psychological concerns and/or mental disorders.


Tenn. Girls' Basketball Teams Punished for Allegedly Trying to Throw Game

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association removed two schools from the state's high school girls' basketball postseason Monday for intentionally trying to lose a game in order improve their chances in state tournament.


N.Y.C. Public Schools in Violation of Title IX, Feds Find

The district would need to add 3,862 opportunities for female student-athletes to be in compliance with Title IX, according to the Department of Education's office for civil rights.


Va. Bill Allowing Home Schoolers in Public School Sports Sent to Governor

The Virginia General Assembly approved a bill that would allow homeschooled students to participate in public school sports, sending it to Gov. Terry McAuliffe for final approval.


Md. Private School Bans Use of 'Redskins' Nickname on Campus

Students at Sandy Spring Friends School in Sandy Spring, Md., recently decided to take a stance on usage of the term "Redskins," the mascot of the local professional football team.


Va. Legislature Weighing Physical Activity Mandate for K-5 Students

The Virginia General Assembly is currently considering a bill that would require 20 minutes of daily physical activity for students between kindergarten and fifth grade.


Idaho Honors Scholarship for Football Recruit Diagnosed With Cancer

Though a serious form of bone cancer has jeopardized the football-playing future of fullback Jace Malek, the University of Idaho stuck by its scholarship offer to him.


Miss. Legislature Votes Against Homeschooled Students in School Sports

The Mississippi Senate quashed an effort to mandate homeschooled students' access to public school sports.


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