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August 7th: Providing Transportation

The Ocean State University, James River Institute and Country Roads College  (OSU) men’s soccer teams begin preseason practice later this week.  Some of the incoming freshmen are international and do not have transportation from the airport to campus.  Is it permissible for the OSU coach to pick up these incoming Read more…

By Julie Angell, ago
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August 6th: Preseason Practice

  Ocean State University (OSU) football team has begun preseason practice.  The coaches are fine tuning the activities, drills, etc. the team will participate in during the five-day acclimatization period.  Is it permissible for OSU to use footballs during the five-day acclimatization period? Yes with conditions.  A recent update posted on Read more…

By Julie Angell, ago
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August 3rd: Medical Exams

Several freshmen student-athletes are making their initial arrival to Ocean State University, James River Institute and Country Roads College to begin their participation in intercollegiate athletics. TRUE OR FALSE~ These freshmen student-athletes need to undergo a medical exam prior to any participation in practice, competition or any other athletic activities. TRUE Division Read more…

By Julie Angell, ago
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August 2nd: Exhibition Contests

  Ocean State University and James River Institute Volleyball Coaches are finalizing their preseason schedules,  which include exhibition contests.  If a student-athlete only participates in one of these preseason exhibition contests, does she utilize a season of competition? No as long as any specified conditions are met. Division I NCAA Bylaw Read more…

By Julie Angell, ago
Compliance

Hello, August 1st!

Ready for the school year?     Ocean State University (OSU) football team begins preseason practice today.  Once the team has completed the five day acclimatization period, the coaches would like to conduct a few two-a-day practices.  Is that permissible as long as they do not occur on consecutive days? Read more…

By Julie Angell, ago
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