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NFHS Voice: Participants Show Resilience

NFHS Voice: Participants Show Resilience
Monday, September 28, 2020
The resiliency of players, coaches and leaders in high school activity programs the past seven months has been amazing.
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NFHS Voice: Football's Promising Results

NFHS Voice: Football's Promising Results
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Normally at this time of year, the NFHS releases the latest figures from its annual High School Athletics Participation Survey. 
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NFHS Voice: Planning with Patience

NFHS Voice: Planning with Patience
Friday, May 29, 2020
For several weeks, Americans have been awaiting answers to several questions. When will restaurants restart dine-in services? When will hair salons and gyms be open? When will people be able to congregate for worship services? And, of course, when will education-based s...
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NFHS Voice: 'New Normal' Sportsmanship

NFHS Voice: 'New Normal' Sportsmanship
Friday, May 22, 2020
While the social-distancing and no-contact guidelines are necessary – at least for the short term – to diminish the spread of the virus, they should not dampen the enthusiasm and emotion by everyone involved with high school sports.
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NFHS Voice: Reading the Crystal Ball

NFHS Voice: Reading the Crystal Ball
Friday, May 15, 2020
Along with leaders of youth-level sports and the NCAA, the NFHS and its member state associations are exploring all options for conducting sports this fall. And while we all want answers, the truth is that there are more questions than answers at this point.
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NFHS Voice: Nationally, Lost Spring Ends

NFHS Voice: Nationally, Lost Spring Ends
Friday, May 8, 2020
On Monday, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association became the 51st and final NFHS member state high school association to cancel its spring sports championships due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
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NFHS Voice: Lights Signal Thanks, Hope

NFHS Voice: Lights Signal Thanks, Hope
Friday, April 24, 2020
We anticipate that senior athletes and activity participants in the class of 2020 will move on to the highest of leadership roles in their chosen professions in the years to come.
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NFHS Voice: Good Time to Appreciate Officials

NFHS Voice: Good Time to Appreciate Officials
Sunday, April 12, 2020
During this shutdown of normal life in our nation, we are learning to deal with a new challenge – how to handle the unexpected time on our hands at home. Simply keeping up with the days of the week is a major accomplishment!
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NFHS Voice: Salute Seniors with Spring on Hold

NFHS Voice: Salute Seniors with Spring on Hold
Sunday, March 29, 2020
A visitor to the local high school in late March would normally find boys and girls engaged in track and field, baseball, softball and lacrosse practices. Inside the building, some students would be involved with speech or debate activities. Unfortunately, this is not a...
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NFHS Voice: Madness to Maddening

NFHS Voice: Madness to Maddening
Monday, March 23, 2020
March Madness took on another meaning for everyone in the sports world during the week of March 9 – a week like none other in the history of organized sports with the acceleration of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States.
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NFHS Voice: Should Tech Aid Performance?

NFHS Voice: Should Tech Aid Performance?
Sunday, March 15, 2020
One of the age-old objectives of the NFHS has been to preserve the records, tradition and heritage of education-based athletics and activities programs in the United States.
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NFHS Voice: March Madness Begins Again

NFHS Voice: March Madness Begins Again
Sunday, March 8, 2020
The calendar has turned to March, which in the world of high school sports can only mean one thing – Basketball. It is time for state tournaments, March Madness and, yes, the annual rhetoric about the merits of the shot clock.
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NFHS Voice: Viewership Continues to Climb

NFHS Voice: Viewership Continues to Climb
Monday, March 2, 2020
Often, the public’s concept of high school sports is a football or basketball game televised on a national cable channel between highly-ranked prep teams from different parts of the country – or the game-by-game tracking of “star” players like Le...
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NFHS Voice: Give Thanks for Officials

NFHS Voice: Give Thanks for Officials
Sunday, February 23, 2020
While the behavior of parents and other fans at high school games is still a work in progress, there is some good news on the officiating front.
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NFHS Voice: Committed to HS Football

NFHS Voice: Committed to HS Football
Sunday, February 16, 2020
The interest level in playing football – and following the sport at all levels – has never been higher. With that continued interest in the sport comes the expectation that everything possible is being done – at all levels – to ensure that the sa...
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NFHS Voice: Multi-Sport Paves QB's Way

NFHS Voice: Multi-Sport Paves QB's Way
Monday, February 10, 2020
On football’s grandest stage earlier this month, its latest star attraction not only delivered another virtuoso performance but demonstrated the best career path to success.
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NFHS Voice: Lessons Learned in Loss

NFHS Voice: Lessons Learned in Loss
Sunday, February 2, 2020
Sometimes in life things simply do not happen as planned. The unexpected is always right around the corner. When these situations occur, we must adapt to change and determine the best steps in moving forward.
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NFHS Voice: MLK Provides Reminder

NFHS Voice: MLK Provides Reminder
Sunday, January 26, 2020
As we reflect on the tremendous efforts of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to bring everyone together, let it be a further reminder that all student activity participants – regardless of race, religion, political views or gender identity – should be treated with ...
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NFHS Voice: Emphasis on Education

NFHS Voice: Emphasis on Education
Monday, January 20, 2020
Sometimes, numbers or statistics in sports can be misleading or perhaps even meaningless. Often, they simply do not tell the whole story. 
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Armada's Fredette Receives NFHS Honor

Armada's Fredette Receives NFHS Honor
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Longtime Armada tennis coach David Fredette has been named one of 23 National Coaches of the Year for 2018-19 by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NHFS) Coaches Association.
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