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Referee Harassment law signed by Governor Edwards

Baton Rouge, La. -- Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, presented a bill (HB 184) to legislators that will prohibit the harassment of a school or recreation athletic contest official. The bill passed in both the house and senate and was signed by Gov. John Bel Edwards on June 17, 2019. HB 184 now known as Act No. 355 will go into effect on August 1, 2019. In a recent study, more than 75 percent of officials quit because of “adult behavior”. Rep. Cameron Henry said, “This bill isn’t to prevent a parent to express concerns about a call they feel is…

Former LSU Outfielder Beau Jordan Throws Out First Pitch at LHSAA Baseball Championship Game

For Immediate Release: May 9, 2019 For more information, contact: Hillary Sutton, Division Manager, Health Education and Community Engagement Well-Ahead Louisiana (225) 235-5351 Former LSU Outfielder Beau Jordan Throws Out First Pitch at LHSAA Baseball Championship Game Sulphur, La. – Former LSU and Barbe High standout Beau Jordan will throw out the first pitch at the 6 p.m. championship baseball game Saturday on behalf of Well-Ahead Louisiana, a chronic disease prevention and healthcare access initiative of the Louisiana Department of Health. Well-Ahead Louisiana promotes and recognizes healthy choices in the spaces and places where we live and work every day…

Rules Changes Approved in High School Spirit

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (April 3, 2019) — Rules related to minimizing risk of injury to dance and cheer team members are among 29 rules revisions for the 2019-20 high school spirit season. The rules changes were recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Spirit Rules Committee at its March 2-4 meeting and subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors. “We’re trying to create a safer environment for activities to occur in cheer and dance and make the rules book as clear as possible,” said James Weaver, director of performing arts and liaison to the NFHS Spirit…