Posts Tagged Education

Rankin school board votes down new football facility

BRANDON, Miss. (AP) — After a year of talks of building a new football facility for Brandon High School, the school board has voted 3-2 against the estimated $9.7 million project.

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Iowa State athletic director Pollard discusses heart attack

FILE- In this Dec. 15, 2008, file photo, Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard speaks about former football coach Gene Chizik during a news conference at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.  Pollard is back to work just a month after suffering a heart attack and is expected to meet with the media on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard says he’ll return to work full time on Monday, just weeks after suffering a heart attack.

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2 ex-Dixie State women’s basketball players sue school

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Two former Dixie State University women’s basketball players are accusing the college of racial, sexual and religious discrimination in a federal lawsuit.

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Bill Roth, longtime voice of the Hokies, leaving for UCLA

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Bill Roth is leaving after 27 years as Virginia Tech’s play-by-play voice to take the same job at UCLA.

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Reinstated Northern State wrestling program gets head coach

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Northern State University has hired a coach to lead the wrestling program that the school suspended but then reinstated after an outpouring of financial support from across the country.

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