Expanded playoffs, other changes on tap for high school football

An expanded playoff format and other changes are likely headed to Florida high school football next season. During the Florida High School Athletic Association’s Athletic Director Advisory Committee (ADAC) meeting earlier this month, the group endorsed a handful of proposals that would affect the sport beginning this fall. The first would be to add two more teams from each region to the … [Read more...]

Sunlake’s Hrenko sets national mark for shutouts

A lack of height isn’t an issue for Sunlake High soccer phenom Danny Hrenko. The 5-foot-10 Hrenko, a senior goalkeeper on the Sunlake Seahawks soccer team, achieved his 75th shutout on Dec. 14, setting a new national career record for the NFHS (National Federation of State High School Associations). “Once I broke the record, it was definitely a good feeling,” said Hrenko, who has started as … [Read more...]

Rule requires new clarity for softball substitutions

There’s now a specific definition for “projected substitute” in the softball rules of the National Federation of State High School Associations. The new requirement is spelled out in Rule 2-57, Article Four. This may not sound like a very big deal, but it could have a big impact. It could affect how high school coaches manage their softball games going forward. If a coach wants to … [Read more...]