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Prep sports participation nationwide increases for 27th straight year

It's another year of growth for high school sports, as the latest participation survey from the National Federation of State High School Associations ... more »

Parents risking it all to support their child’s sports dreams

The pursuit of a professional sports career is one of the leading causes of sports specialization.And in some cases, it's a cause for financial ruin.T... more »

West Virginia takes aim at opioid use among young athletes

West Virginia's athletic association is partnering with groups around the state to tackle opioid abuse in high school sports.The state's attorney gene... more »

Shortage of prep sports officials becoming a ‘crisis’ in Oregon

Oregon's athletic association is becoming concerned that there aren't enough qualified, young officials to replace those who are leaving the professio... more »

Winning Hoops is now on Instagram

Winning Hoops has finally joined Instagram, and we're inviting you to be part of our community!Follow Winning Hoops on Instagram before Aug. 8, and on... more »

Survey of Alabama prep coaches highlights issues with parents

A recent survey of Alabama high school coaches revealed that nearly two-third of them have quit or considered leaving their positions due to issues wi... more »

Study: Concussions have doubled among U.S. kids

A recent study has found that concussions are on the rise among U.S. kids and teens.The study, presented Sunday at the American Orthopaedic Society fo... more »

Study: Many athletes don’t see initiation rituals as hazing

Team initiation activities are often recognized publicly as bullying or hazing, but most athletes don't see it that way, researchers say.According to ... more »

Michigan prep sports participation up for first time in five years

Despite another slight decline in enrollment at Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) member high schools for the 2015-16 school year, par... more »

Kentucky prep basketball coach sued by former players

Two former Kentucky prep basketball players are suing their coach and the high school, alleging mistreatment and bullying while participating on the t... more »


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