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NFHS Voice: Security Wake-Up Call

NFHS Voice: Security Wake-Up Call
Sunday, December 8, 2019
Given the increase in school-related shootings since the Columbine massacre 20 years ago, perhaps it is not surprising that these acts of violence are no longer confined to regular school hours. 
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Retired AD Smith to Receive NFHS Honor

Retired AD Smith to Receive NFHS Honor
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Retired longtime athletic director Fred Smith has been selected to receive a Citation from the National Federation of State High School Associations during the 50th National Athletic Directors Conference sponsored by the NFHS and National Interscholastic Athletic Admini...
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NFHS Voice: Coaches, ADs Keys to Success

NFHS Voice: Coaches, ADs Keys to Success
Sunday, November 24, 2019
Fortunately, there are far more good acts of sportsmanship that happen in high school athletics and activity programs; however, the unsportsmanlike displays tend to make more headlines and sometimes overshadow the great things that are occurring.
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NFHS Voice: Find Answers at Youth Level

NFHS Voice: Find Answers at Youth Level
Sunday, November 17, 2019
Are there long-term solutions to increasing the number of participants in high school sports and improving parental behavior at high school contests? The answer to both questions might start at the youth sports level.
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NFHS Voice: Source of HS Playing Rules

NFHS Voice: Source of HS Playing Rules
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
While the NFL, NBA, MLB and NCAA can be used on first reference without explanation, many people are unfamiliar with the NFHS. And yet the NFHS has been around as long – or longer – than the other four major sports organizations.
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NFHS Voice: Respect Everyone

NFHS Voice: Respect Everyone
Monday, November 4, 2019
Case studies have revealed that kids want to participate in high school sports because they are fun. 
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NFHS Voice: Fall Fridays for HS Football

NFHS Voice: Fall Fridays for HS Football
Monday, October 28, 2019
Some of the top football matchups featuring Ohio teams Friday, Oct. 18, were Mentor vs. Shaker Heights, Cleveland St. Ignatius vs. Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller, Cincinnati St. Xavier vs. Massillon Washington and Northwestern vs. Ohio State.
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NFHS Voice: No HS Football Link to CTE

NFHS Voice: No HS Football Link to CTE
Monday, October 21, 2019
When it comes to the long-term effects of concussions in sports, there is a wide range of information published – almost on a daily basis. Unfortunately, much of the media coverage as it relates to high school sports – and particularly the sport of football ...
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NFHS Voice: Amateurism Benefits

NFHS Voice: Amateurism Benefits
Sunday, October 13, 2019
While the NFHS addressed a number of important issues with member state associations at section meetings the past month, perhaps none of the topics are as significant as the tremor that occurred in California on September 30 – the signing of the “Fair Pay to...
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NFHS Voice: Football Continues to Thrive

NFHS Voice: Football Continues to Thrive
Sunday, September 29, 2019
When the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey was released by the NFHS in August, many headlines across the country focused on the drop in the number of boys playing 11-player football. However, perhaps the most important number was overlooked.
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NFHS Voice: Your Best Sports Option

NFHS Voice: Your Best Sports Option
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Recent articles have documented the rising costs of club sports, with one noting that about 62 percent of “travel ball” parents will go into debt to involve their kids in year-round sports.
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NFHS Voice: We Must Act on Vaping

NFHS Voice: We Must Act on Vaping
Sunday, September 15, 2019
The issue of vaping has reached a crisis stage across the United States, and leaders in our nation’s schools must take immediate steps to stop the use of these electronic cigarette products by our nation’s youth – particularly the more than 12 million ...
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NFHS Voice: Time for Teachable Moments

NFHS Voice: Time for Teachable Moments
Sunday, September 8, 2019
Welcome to another year of educational opportunities through high school sports and other activity programs in our nation’s schools. These programs provide many teachable moments not available in the classroom, and we look forward to making an impact on the more t...
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Adult Fans: HS Sports' Biggest Challenge

Adult Fans: HS Sports' Biggest Challenge
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Inappropriate adult behavior at high school athletic events in Michigan has reached epidemic proportion.
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NFHS Introduces Updated Logo

NFHS Introduces Updated Logo
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
As the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) heads into the next 100 years of leading high school sports and other activity programs nationwide, it will be doing so with a new logo.
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Getting Smart but Acting Foolishly

Getting Smart but Acting Foolishly
Friday, April 26, 2019
We communicate on smart phones, drive smart cars, make purchases using smart cards and even drink smart water. But, really, how smart are we?
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3 Michigan Coaches Earn NFHS Honor

3 Michigan Coaches Earn NFHS Honor
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Three Michigan high school coaches with long histories of championship success were honored Wednesday with 2018 National Coaches of the Year awards presented by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NHFS) Coaches Association.
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Dear Mom and Dad: Cool It

Dear Mom and Dad: Cool It
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in Michigan, this message is primarily for you.
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The Inherent Risk of Sport Specialization

The Inherent Risk of Sport Specialization
Monday, April 30, 2018
One of the responsibilities that parents take most seriously is protecting their children from injury, whether it is buckling seat belts in a car or wearing a helmet while riding a bike.
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Connecticut's Niehoff to Head NFHS

Connecticut's Niehoff to Head NFHS
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Karissa Niehoff, executive director of the Connecticut Association of Schools-Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference, has been selected as the next executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations.
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