As a profession, coaches are the hardest working people around. But people look at them and appreciate their efforts as little more than adults having fun at recess.
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Issues Of Private vs. Public…As competitive balance comes to a head again, no one really knows the consequences of having it pass or fail. For all anyone knows, the biggest issue seems to be…is it possible to make someone, anyone, happy? Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature from Bob Huelsman.
Is there a new small-school athletic conference in the works? That’s a question to be answered, or should be answered, in the near future.
Contrary to what’s been written, or what you might think, not every athletic director is compensated in the manner written about recently…nor is every athletic director’s responsibilities the same. Read on.
To my former colleagues who lost their state tournament dream the past couple of weeks, I know just what you’re going through. You feel, and I still feel, just like this old song from the past.
Changes in the football playoffs, more questions pertaining to competitive balance, and how you “might” spend your summer vacation head the list of latest OHSAA headlines.
For former Newton star Kyler Booher, stardom in one sport wasn’t enough. His real goal is yet to be fulfilled as he pursues what he hopes to be a professional future in golf.
If you liked my ideas about better competitive scheduling opportunities for small-school football, you’re going to love my thoughts about wrestling, I’m sure!
I heard it for years when I was coaching, and now I have a chance to suggest something that would make a difference in the competitive makeup of Cross County Conference football.
The Sonny Fulks column advocating reduction of the football playoff process is counter to the goal of exposing as many deserving student athletes as possible to the ultimate competitive process.
You’d like to believe that Division I colleges have more important things to do. But apparently strict enforcement of high schools borrowing from their marketing logos is at the top of the list.
Apparently, running has never been so popular. Cross country running is enjoying “boom” times, with an new venue announced for the 2011 OHSAA state meet.
Seriously, why do we, you and I, continue to ante up not only for the privilege of watching a college sporting event, but the most basic amenity heretofore thought to be standard equipment…a seat from which to watch! FLEECED: Stripped of money or property as a sheep is stripped of fleece; obtained by unfair or […]
Change is good, and change is inevitable, as reflected by some faces and some new policies adopted by the Southwest District Board for 2011-12.
It’s true…it’s just grass, but it’s what you do with grass that makes the difference between a football field and a field of community pride and tradition.
I ask the burning question pertaining to adolescent sports. Is your kid too young to play in a competitive manner when he stands in center field, pays no attention, and has his hand down his pants?
The confusing facts about golf balls…why there’s so many and why it’s so confusing to try and figure out which one’s right for you.
You really do wonder what the real story is concerning Ohio State football, breaking the rules, Jim Tressel, Terrell Pryor, blah, blah, blah. You wonder, because the only source of information you have is the most unreliable of all.
If athletics comprise only 3% of the average school’s budget, why are superintendents in Wayne County the driving force behind passage of the competitive balance issue proposed by the OHSAA?
The two-year cycle of divisional changes for high school football were announced last week, which makes everyone crazy in some way or another…starting with football coaches!