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Proposed Ohio Law Stops Coaches from Implementing One-Sport Rule

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Lawmakers want to crack down on schools and coaches that force students to participate in only one extra-curricular activity. They say the one-sport rule can hamper a teenager’s ability to adapt. Rep. Joe Miller (D-Amherst) says the bill, HB459, would stop coaches from requiring their players to only participate in their particular activity. Miller says allowing… Read More

Court Says Catholic School Can Challenge Competition Rules

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Supreme Court is keeping the door open for a court challenge of reforms aimed at leveling the playing field for public and private school sports teams. The court on Tuesday ruled that a Hamilton County judge can properly consider a challenge by a Catholic school athletic league to “competitive… Read More

Bill Would Increase Penalties For Roughing Up The Referee

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Referees at sporting events are used to being heckled by fans but, sometimes, they are victims of actual assault. A new bill has been introduced in the Ohio Legislature to address that problem. Democratic Rep. Joe Miller (D-Amherst) is also a college basketball referee. He says he hasn’t been assaulted by over-zealous fans but he’s aware… Read More

Ohio Football: Other Wideouts Tasked With Stepping Up In Ball’s Absence

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Unfortunately for senior wide receiver Elijah Ball, 2018 is dejá vu of his junior campaign. A career-ending leg injury, this time early in Fall Camp, has once again left Ohio Football with a big hole at the top of their receiver depth chart. Ball announced the decision on Twitter and it leaves receivers coach Dwayne… Read More