Work Works

Having been socially distanced now for more than 8 weeks I am appreciating more and more the value which I am personally deriving from physical labor. I have dug extensively in my garden, filled countless holes in my driveway, moved and stacked over a dozen cords of wood, hand pounded a good number of cedar […]

NYSPHSAA Selects COVID-19 Task Force Committee

Latham, NY – The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has selected members to serve on a COVID-19 Task Force  (see attachment) to examine potential impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the fall 2020 season and the 2020-2021 school year. Task Force members were selected by Paul Harrica, NYSPHSAA President, with input and […]

Let’s Gain New Appreciation for Officials During Down Time

Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, NFHS Executive Director During this shutdown of normal life in our nation, we are learning to deal with a new challenge – how to handle the unexpected time on our hands at home. Simply keeping up with the days of the week is a major accomplishment!             While we anxiously await […]

Whittaker Commits to Geneseo

Arianna Whittaker, daughter of Jennifer and Erik Whittaker, recently committed to run Cross Country and Track and Field at SUNY Geneseo.  Arianna has run for Canton Central School since the 10th grade when she transferred in from the Little River School in Canton. Arianna has had an amazing career as a Canton Golden Bear. She […]

DEALING WITH DISAPPOINTMENT DURING CORONAVIRUS CANCELLATIONS, POSTPONEMENTS

The recent cancellations of playoffs, championships, games, tournaments, and meets at every level are disappointing, but I also am aware they are necessary to prevent further spread of disease. While cancellations and precautionary measures continue, how can I (as an athletic director, coach, or parent) talk to my athlete about this disappointment? Positive Coaching Alliance’s […]