October 2013
ID Required to Attend HS Games

Ugly incidences, both on and off the field, have prompted some high schools to institute a number of precautions in how they stage their sporting events.  Safety protocols and incident response plans are becoming common place whenever public events take place on public school grounds.

Looking to ensure safety at school events, officials are requiring anyone who attends a football game at a Hemet (CA) high school this fall to show a valid identification card before entering.




October 2013
Post-Game Handshake is Out in Kentucky

 The Kentucky High School Athletic Association has issued a "Commissioner's Directive" advising schools not to hold organized post-game handshake lines because of too many fights and physical conflicts.

"While it is an obvious sign of sportsmanship and civility, many incidents have occurred ... where fights and physical conflicts have broken out," according to the Commissioner's Directive that went to schools on Tuesday. "Unfortunately, the adrenaline and effort required to participate in the sport sometimes seems to deplete the supply of judgment available to participants."

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