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2016-17 Student Advisory Committee Announced

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Eighteen high school student‐athletes from across the Hoosier State will begin the school year as members of the 2016‐ 17 IHSAA Student Advisory Committee (SAC).

Track & Field/Cross Country Rules Changes Include Assisting Injured Competitor

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Effective with the 2017 high school track and field season, a participant who assists an injured/ill competitor shall not be disqualified if an appropriate health-care professional is not available.

High School Softball Rules Changes Focus on Uniforms, Equipment

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Softball Rules Committee approved four additions to Rule 3 regarding uniforms, equipment and substitutions at its June 13-15 meeting in Indianapolis. These changes approved by the committee, along with one in Rule 1, were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors.

Baseball Rules Changes Announced by NFHS

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

High school baseball rules now will require a pitching restriction policy based on the number of pitches thrown in a game.

2016-17 By-Laws Posted

Monday, July 11, 2016

The 2016-17 edition of the IHSAA By-Laws are now available.

New Physical Evaluation Form Now Available

Friday, July 01, 2016

IHSAA Rule 3-10 requires that "Between April 1 and student’s first Practice in preparation for interschool athletic participation, the student shall have a physical examination by, or shall provide certification from, a physician holding an unlimited license to practice medicine, a nurse practitioner or a physician assistant, who shall clear the student for athletic participation using the current IHSAA Pre‐Participation Evaluation form."

Tip of the Week

IHSAA Student-Athlete Tip of the Week (5-23-16)
"Promoting education based athletics in Indiana"

In looking back at your classroom and sports performance this past school year, what have you learned about yourself? Hopefully you tasted some success and learned from your mistakes.

But more importantly, I hope you have developed a work ethic and attitude that will benefit you going forward.

Eleven-time Grand Slam tennis champion Novak Djokovic admitted in Sports Illustrated that "there were days and times of my career when I went through a lot of doubt."

So whether you are a graduating senior or just starting your high school experience, know there will be tough times and a lot of doubt. No student-athlete is exempt! Not even the most successful ones.

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