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LHSAA Flood Update

To:                     Press Release From:                 Eddie Bonine / Executive Director Subject:             LHSAA Status Date:                 August 15th 2016 ========================================= Presently the LHSAA mode of normal day-to-day operations is suspended until further notice. As you may or may not know, the LHSAA office on Old Hammond Hwy has approximately 20” of water throughout. We have staff members and/or immediate family of staff that now have homes with water from various inches to rooftop flooding. Today, August 15, 2016 via conference call, I met with the LHSAA Assistant Executive Directors to discuss what seems to be a concern amongst schools who are not affected by this devastation,…

High School Sports Participation Increases for 27th Consecutive Year

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 10, 2016) – Led by an encouraging report in football participation nationwide, the number of participants in high school sports increased for the 27th consecutive year in 2015-16 according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Based on figures from the 51 NFHS member state high school associations, which includes the District of Columbia, the number of participants in high school sports reached an all-time high of 7,868,900 – an increase of 61,853 from the previous year. After a decline of almost 10,000 participants in…

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Let’s Move in High School!

I’m sure we all can remember a time in our lives when the best part about the school day was recess – it was a time for running, jumping, playing on the playground and just being active with our friends! Unfortunately, statistics show that only one in about three children nowadays is considered to be active each day. Research also indicates that kids who are active do better in school and every day activities. Better test scores, improved attendance and better behavior in class are all byproducts of those who are more active. It’s not too late to start moving more no matter how old we are! We encourage all of our student athletes and the students at our member…