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North Texas Parents File Gender Discrimination Suit Against ISD

Football is deeply embedded in the Texas culture. Ever since they were young, boys put on pads and helmets for a chance to make it big. But one North Texas father says girls don’t have the same opportunities.

CBS 11–08/28/2013

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Tips for Parents of High School Athletes

No matter what the level of ability a high school student athlete has, parents should understand the value of getting involved in their child’s program of choice as they collectively enter one of the most important chapters of their lives.

08/22/2013

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Texas Lawmakers Pushing For Review Of UIL

One of the chief critics of the University Interscholastic League is pushing lawmakers to conduct a thorough review of the governing body for public Texas high school sports.

05/21/2013

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UIL Concussion Insurance Pilot Program Approved By Texas House

The Texas House has approved a pilot program allowing parents to purchase concussion insurance for boys who play football and girls who play soccer.

05/07/2013

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Safety Group: Student Athletes Need Bill Of Rights

A coalition of more than 100 groups is recommending that student athletes have access to health care professionals, better-trained coaches and up-to-date equipment.

02/06/2013

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Little Scores 33 Points, Wylie Wins State Title

Peyton Little scored 33 points, including a 3-pointer with 3 seconds left at end of the third quarter, leading Abilene Wylie to a 59-45 win over Celina for the 3A state title.

03/03/2012

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50-Run Baseball Blowout Prompts Changes

The local high school baseball game ended either 53-0 or 57-0. Either way, it was the most lopsided game in state history.

04/07/2011

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Texas Adopts New Head Injury Rules For High School

Texas high school athletes will soon be required to sit out at least one day after sustaining a head injury.

04/04/2011