Monthly Archives: June 2015

Does Today’s High School Coach Face Greater Challenges?

June 20th’s state championship tilts in baseball, softball, and lacrosse concluded another year of high school athletics in the Pine Tree State.  The 2014-15 school year produced highlights galore, memorable individual performances, with many other contests soon to be forgotten. Guiding the young participants on the fields, courts, and rinks were the coaches.  Some thrived, […]

Summer Basketball: Are You Practicing Enough?

As the 2014-15 school year comes to end, with it the comes the close of another high school sports calendar.  Accompanied with this hiatus should be some down time for our state’s student-athletes.  Or so it would seem.  Anyone who has participated in or closely followed the sports happenings in our state, or most other […]

Maine High School Sports are not Big Time….And That’s Okay

High school football, well football in general, for many states in the deep south is religion.  Actually, many would say it is much more important than that.  Recently, I read an article posted in AL.com where Hoover, Alabama’s high school football coach, Josh Niblett, became the state’s highest paid head coach.  At a whopping $125,000 […]