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2015 New Orleans Saints/LHSAA Game of the Week

BATON ROUGE, LA (August 20, 2015) — The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) is pleased to announce that it has renewed its partnership with the New Orleans Saints, who will again be recognized as the title sponsor for its 2015 New Orleans Saints/LHSAA Game of the Week series.   “The 2015 football season marks the eighth consecutive year that the LHSAA Game of the Week series has aired statewide, and all eight years we have been lucky enough to team up with the New Orleans Saints as title sponsor of the program,” said Eddie Bonine, LHSAA Executive Director. “The…

LHSAA Announces New Assistant Executive Director

LHSAA Announces New Assistant Executive Director

BATON ROUGE, LA (August 7, 2015) — The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) officially announced today that Rhonda Blanford-Green has been hired for the position of Assistant Executive Director. She joins the 15-person staff which includes current assistant directors BJ Guzzardo and Keith Alexander. Blanford-Green boasts an extensive 19-year career at the state association level. She held the same position with the Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) from 1996-2012. At the CHSAA Blanford-Green primary duties included overseeing the sports of boys’ soccer, cheerleading and dance, track and field, cross country, ice hockey and skiing. She also maintained positions…

NFHS Announces Partnership with Selective Service System

NEWS RELEASE Selective Service System Announced as NFHS Corporate Partner FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                           Contact: Mark Koski INDIANAPOLIS, IN (July 24, 2015) — The Selective Service System, an independent agency within the Executive Branch of the U.S. Federal Government,  is a new Corporate Partner of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).    Selective Service will be the exclusive NFHS partner for football, which will include coverage in the sport’s rules book, rules poster and rules PowerPoint. In addition, Selective Service will have coverage in the Basketball Rules Book, Wrestling Rules Book and Basketball Scorebook. “We are pleased to…

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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…