Middle and high school student-athletes in Massachusetts suffered more than 4,400 sports-related head injuries during the 2012-13 school year, according to data from the state health department.
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November 26, 2013
November 08, 2013
Three middle school football players from Sibley-Ocheyedan Middle School in Rock Rapids, Iowa, face misdemeanor charges for reportedly bullying a teammate.
October 11, 2013
The New York Times' Room for Debate roundtable blog puts youth sports under the microscope.
July 12, 2013
A 12-year-old Georgia girl was told she could no longer participate on her middle school football team because she might arouse impure thoughts among the male athletes.
July 30, 2012
Both Louisiana State University and the University of Washington made headlines within the last week due to their reported interest in middle-school football players, again raising the eternal question of "how young is too young?" when it comes to recruiting.
December 22, 2011
Beginning next school year, Hawaiian middle schoolers in low-performing schools will have the opportunity to extend their school day by participating in an after-school sports program sponsored by the state Department of Education.
July 19, 2011
The Farmington (N.M.) school district recently voted to allow 8th grade students to play any high school sport aside from football, but they could be jeopardizing their freshman year eligibility under the same policy.