NCAA convention: member schools vote on new constitution

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – NCAA member schools voted to ratify a new constitutional restriction on Thursday, paving the way for a decentralized approach to governing college sports that will give schools and congresses more power. The vote was completely in favor, 801-195, and was the main work order at the NCAA’s annual convention. NCAA President Mark … Read more

NCAA member schools vote to ratify new streamlined constitution

INDIANAPOLIS – NCAA members voted Thursday to ratify a new, simplified version of the association’s constitution. The motion was approved by 80.4% of members with a favorable vote, putting the expected seal of approval on the first part of a two-step process to significantly reduce the association’s national office responsibility and renew rules at all … Read more

Schools in the Ozarks react to CDC suggestion to cancel sports seasons

NIXA, Mo. (KY3) – New recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention include the cancellation of some school sports and activities. Parents hope to avoid repeating the spring of 2020 this year. “Girls her age lost the entire second half of her sophomore year,” explains Lance Brumley about her daughter’s 2020 Nixa High … Read more

Boston Public Schools athletics set to resume practice next week

After a pandemic break since Dec. 23, athletic teams at Boston Public Schools will be able to start training on Tuesday, with the chance to resume competition later this month. Superintendent Brenda Cassellius made the announcement Wednesday at a district school board meeting Sunday night after announcing that BPS athletics would not begin as scheduled … Read more

Arlington schools update isolation guidelines, end pause on sports, extracurriculars

Arlington Public Schools in Virginia announced updates to its quarantine and isolation guidelines on Wednesday. The Arlington Public Schools in Virginia announced updates to its quarantine and isolation guidelines on Wednesday, approving the latest recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for staff, but maintaining a longer isolation period for students. In a … Read more

To Play or Not? CDC, Schools Diverge on Sports

Students at Delaware State University’s Early College High School have been studying for almost January as the school tries to suppress the latest pandemic outbreak. But for school-going students, the game will continue. This week, members of the basketball and cheerleading teams returned to socially remote training and outdoor games, wearing masks with their school … Read more

Extreme cold closes schools and COVID testing sites

On Monday, the New Hampshire Department of Health announced that the state’s COVID-19 would be closed due to cold weather. The sites are Claremont, Manchester, Newington and Nashua. The announcement is reflected in several other northeastern states due to temperatures closing schools. Continue reading below Our outstanding videos According to weather experts, temperatures in the … Read more

Arlington Public Schools urged to adopt CDC guidelines

Parents in Arlington, Virginia are calling for the school system to take on new Disease Control and Prevention Centers to isolate them, and to restart athletics and extracurricular activities. Parents in Arlington, Virginia are calling for the school system to take on new Disease Control and Prevention Centers to isolate them, and to restart athletics … Read more

High school sports schedules disrupted as more schools go remote

Members of the Biddeford Cooperative girls ice hockey team do push-ups during a November workout. The Biddeford High group, along with three other schools in southern Maine, will be paused until at least Jan. 18 to attend distance learning. Ben McCanna / Staff Photographer As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the state, at least … Read more