high school sports http://wmot.org en Will Tenn. Schools Feel Impact of New Fed. Sports Regulations? http://wmot.org/post/will-tenn-schools-feel-impact-new-fed-sports-regulations <p>WASHINGTON (AP/WMOT) — The Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association says the state’s school systems will feel little impact from new federal guidelines requiring equal access for students with disabilities.</p><p>The Education Department announced Friday that students with disabilities must be given a chance to play on a traditional sports team or have their own leagues.</p><p>The order is reminiscent of the Title&nbsp;IX expansion four decades ago of athletic opportunities for girls and women and could bring sweeping changes to school budgets and locker rooms for years to come.</p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 18:52:39 +0000 AP/WMOT 20204 at http://wmot.org Will Tenn. Schools Feel Impact of New Fed. Sports Regulations? Ruth. County Hosts 4200 Athletes for Spring Fling http://wmot.org/post/ruth-county-hosts-4200-athletes-spring-fling <p>MUFREESBORO, Tenn (Nelson)&nbsp; -- Thousands of student athletes from across the state have converged&nbsp;on Rutherford County for the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association&rsquo;s 2012 Spring Fling sponsored by&nbsp;Blue Cross.</p><p>Spring Fling is Tennessee&rsquo;s annual high school sports tournament and this is the sixth year it&rsquo;s been held in Rutherford County.</p><p>TSSAA&rsquo;s Matthew Gillespie tells WMOT news,&nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 May 2012 16:55:09 +0000 Tyann Nelson 11210 at http://wmot.org