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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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NFHS Voice: 'Commit' is Verb, not Noun

NFHS Voice: 'Commit' is Verb, not Noun
Monday, January 13, 2020
When is “commit” not a verb? According to Webster’s never – that is, unless the reference is to where the high school’s star quarterback is headed to college.
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NFHS Voice: Football Powerful in Healing

NFHS Voice: Football Powerful in Healing
Friday, December 27, 2019
Amid the sorrow of the day, an incredible storybook finish by the Newtown High School football team gave everyone in the community – at least for a moment – the strength to continue the healing process this fall.
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NFHS Voice: Leadership Continues at NADC

NFHS Voice: Leadership Continues at NADC
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
In the history of high school sports, the early 1970s will always be remembered first and foremost for the passage of Title IX in 1972 – legislation that sparked the growth of girls sports in the United States. A year earlier, however, the National Federation of S...
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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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