UIL Pushes Back Class 5A, 6A Football And Other Fall Sports Until The End Of SeptemberThe UIL, which is the governing body for public school athletics in Texas, announced Tuesday that the beginning of the football season for larger schools is being pushed back nearly a month.
Texas High School Students Back On Courts & Fields As UIL Coronavirus Guidelines Allow For Organized WorkoutsWith a little more than a month to go before the start of the school year, the University Interscholastic League has released guidelines to help teams navigate practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UIL Recommends Texas Schools Stop Summer Workouts For 10 Days Due To Coronavirus SpreadThe University Interscholastic League is recommending schools cease all workouts and practices starting Friday, July 3 until Monday, July 13.
Texas Student-Athletes Return To Practice Fields During Coronavirus Pandemic, Summer HeatThe extended time off can lead to injuries if the kids jump back in too fast, too soon.
Texas Failing To Track Concussion Data For All High School AthletesWhile one in three Texas schools agreed to report their concussions to the project, far fewer have actually done it. Only 6 percent of schools are currently reporting their injuries.
Steroids Bill Could Ban Texas Transgender WrestlerThe Texas Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill that would let state officials ban a transgender high school wrestling champion from competing.
Texas Senate Endorses Bill Letting Home-Schoolers Play In UILThe Texas Senate has approved a bill that would allow home-schooled students to participate in public school sports and other activities.
Transgender Boy In Texas Wins In 1st Round Of Girls TournamentMack Beggs, a 17-year-old transgender boy, has defeated his female opponent in the first round of match in the Texas state wrestling tournament.
Transgender Wrestler's State Bid Spotlights Texas PolicyA 17-year-old transgender wrestler who qualified for the girls state tournament while transitioning from female to male has become a high-profile test of a year-old Texas policy now being criticized by the attorney who tried to keep the athlete from competing.
I-Team: Is Your Child Playing On A Safe Field?Your football, soccer or lacrosse player may be playing on fields that have no safety standards.
Parents Complain To UIL After Plano Players Storm Field During HalftimeAngry parents of Plano Senior High School band students are complaining to the University Interscholastic League (UIL).
Student Athletes & Band Members Enduring Oppressive Texas HeatTexas student-athletes and band members are taking to the outdoors to begin practicing. But parents, teachers and coaches are keeping an eye on the kids in the triple-digit heat.
Lawmaker: Too Many Texas Schools Make PlayoffsA West Texas lawmaker says too many high school football teams reach the state playoffs and has introduced a bill that would reduce the number of qualifiers.
Lawmaker Seeks To Address 'Watered Down' High School Football PlayoffsA West Texas lawmaker says too many high school football teams reach the playoffs and has introduced a bill that would reduce the number of teams that advance.
Texas Schools Move To 90-Minute Contact LimitTexas high school football is moving toward a 90-minutes-per-week limit on full-contact practice to limit concussions and other injuries.