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New NCAA Eligibility Requirements Mean Higher Academic Standards

New NCAA Eligibility Requirements Mean Higher Academic Standards Chelsea L. Dixon, M.S., M.A.T • Oct 23, 2015 As of August 1, 2016, student-athletes seeking eligibility to play for Division I schools must meet new academic standards established by the NCAA. According to the new standards, high school student-athletes must complete 10 of 16 required NCAA-approved

Cecilia Orozco Named to The Gazette All-Area Softball Team

The Gazette Softball All-Area teams Sierra’s Cecilia Orozco has received honoravble mention recognition and named to The Gazette All-Area Softball Team for the 2015 high school softball season.  Congratulations Cecilia!! By: THE GAZETTE preps@gazette.com Published: December 13, 2015 FIRST TEAM Pitcher Megan Horn Air Academy, sr.   Pitcher Laci Lashley Falcon, sr. Coming off injury,

The Importance of Sleep for Athletes

The Importance of Sleep for Athletes   By Art Horne Good sleep habits play an important role in athletic performance; there are few things as intuitive as the need for a good night’s rest. Yet how many athletes in your setting truly take advantage of it? If you’ve ever looked around a team bus and

Keeping Up! Time Management Tips for Student-Athletes

Keeping Up! Time Management Tips for Student-Athletes Source: LHSAA Website Student-athletes seem to have so much on their plates nowadays. They learn quickly that there aren’t as many hours in the day as many would like. A typical day may look like this: wake up, breakfast on-the-go, school, practice, a little Candy Crush playing to