high school athletics

Risk of concussions not exclusive to football

Risk of concussions not exclusive to football

Three female Olympic athletes pledged to donate their brains for research to the Concussion Legacy Foundation earlier this year. It’s a big deal. Of the 2,800 who have pledged to donate their brains in the last decade, less than 600 pledges are from females. Every pledge helps. After all, female athletes deal with concussions, too, […]

Spotlight on Lighthouse sports programs growing brighter

Spotlight on Lighthouse sports programs growing brighter

It takes time to build a sports program from the ground up. It can be challenging, and at times even a little frustrating, but the willingness to stay the course must be strong enough to overcome any obstacle along the way. Marcus Coffey, head football coach at Lighthouse Private Christian Academy, said it isn’t always […]

Door to free agency opened in high school athletics

Door to free agency opened in high school athletics

Florida is one step away from opening the door to free agency in high school athletics. All that is needed now for House Bill 7029 to become a law is a signature from Governor Rick Scott. The massive education bill, which includes allowing student-athletes to transfer between seasons and be eligible to play right away, […]