In the 2012 NFHS rule book.
There isn't one. The EH is not allowed in NFHS.
Virginia most likely follows the NFHS soccer rulebook. The NFHS is the national governing body for high school athletics in the U.S.
The WILSON GST is most popular. However, some states have their own regulation NFHS approved football model/brand. Call 866.496.4327 (www.xosport.com) to find out about your state!
2010-11 season as required by the NFHS
FIFA does not required side line retrievers. NFHS (U.S. High School) soccer does require them.
As for which is the "best ball", no singular answer for that, but if you are trying to purchase a good ball, stick to "Premium Match" quality balls and if you can find a ball that is FIFA & NFHS Approved and/or NCAA Compliant as these are usually manufactured to a higher quality.
The way "fair catch" is defined under NFHS rules (2-9-1), the receiver must give a valid signal AND must also make the catch before it can be called a "fair catch." If the ball hits the ground, there is no fair catch and therefore no protection for the receiver is warranted.
Yes. NFHS Rule 9-2-5c. A player shall not clip except to tackle a runner or player pretending to be a runner.
There are many places a person could find rules for field hockey. For instance, a person may check out a book from the local library which describes the rules and play of field hockey. Additionally, a person may check with the websites called Field Hockey ISport and NFHS Field Hockey. Both websites offer information on the rules of field hockey.