Hopkinton Recreation Department offers summer programs for all ages | Richmond & Hopkinton

HOPKINTON – The Hopkinton Recreation Department is offering programs over the summer for children of all ages. For more information about any of the programs, call 401-377-7795. To register, unless otherwise noted, visit http://Hopkintonri.org/Recreation.htm On Saturday, June 18, a Grass Volleyball Tournament, with a two vs two format, will be held at Crandall Field, 188 … Read more

Taking their best shots: Kids learn archery through local camp | Local

Wyatt McConville (front) and Alex McCathern aim downrange during an archery summer camp lesson. They were among around 30 kids participating in the June camps at Flyover Archery. CHRISTOPHER BORRO / Star-Herald For the next few months, young archers will hone their skills at Flyover Archery in the Uptown Scottsbluff mall. Dozens of children are … Read more

Union Grove names Thomas Berry head boys basketball coach | Sports

Thomas Berry enjoyed an eventful week as he heads into summer break. Berry was named Union Grove High School’s Teacher of the Year for his work as a math teacher, and also announced as the Wolverines’ new head boys basketball coach. He earned the promotion after spending the past two seasons as a Union Grove … Read more

Teaching STEM through basketball

RACINE, Wis. – Aniya Smith, a sixth grader at Gibson Fine Arts School in Racine, isn’t a basketball player. But during a schoolwide assembly, she and other students practiced different basketball drills. “Probably just how to shoot better, I guess,” Smith said. It’s part of a program called STEM & Sport Team Up. It’s a … Read more

Miami’s Wong Shows College Sports Hurtles Toward Free Market | US News®

By JIM VERTUNO, AP Sports Writer An agent for a prominent college athlete finally got out loud what schools are likely to hear in private: Pay the player more, or he will transfer to a school that will. The brazen demand made on behalf of the University of Miami basketball star Isaiah Wong last week … Read more

Hall of Fame Coach C. Vivian Stringer Retires After 50 Years | Sports News

By DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer announced her retirement Saturday after 50 years in college basketball. She finished with 1,055 wins – fourth all-time among Division I women’s basketball coaches. Stringer made four Final Four appearances and reached the NCAA Tournament 28 times while leading Cheyney State, Iowa … Read more

Kemp signs bills targeting ‘divisive concepts’ in schools, trans girls playing sports

Georgia Gov. Kemp to sign controversial education bills Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is expected to sign a series of controversial education bills regulating what public schools will be able to teach and trans youth playing sports Thursday morning. CUMMING, Ga. – Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a series of seven education bills into law Thursday … Read more

Praying Football Coach Asking Supreme Court for His Job Back | Political News

By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – The clock ran down at the end of the homecoming game and spectators stormed the football field, knocking over members of the high school band – all to gather around an assistant coach as he took a knee in prayer, surrounded by uniformed players. Six years later, … Read more

Practical tips available for parents via an online program to help children play rugby league

Practical tips to help maximize children’s enjoyment and participation in the Junior Rugby League (JRL) will soon be available for Queensland parents via an online program. Delivered in partnership between The University of Queensland, National Rugby League (NRL), Queensland Rugby League (QRL), Triple P – Positive Parenting Program and Central Queensland University, the Play-Well Program … Read more

USA Football takes a major step in coaching accreditation | Sports

USA Football has taken another major step in coaching education at the youth level, having its youth coach certification accredited by the US Center for Coaching Excellence. The governing body for sport in this country joins track and field as the only such organizations with USCCE accreditation for coach education curricula. “The USCCE is proud … Read more