The Japan High School Baseball Federation (JHBF) added two more schools to their list of schools that can offer students baseball scholarship in 2010: Toou Gakuen High School and St. Ursula Gakuin (both schools from Aomori). There will now be 445 schools that can provide scholarships (25 schools were added to the list and 8 were removed).
The JHBF also announced that the following schools were reported:
Momoyama High School (Kyoto) - violence within the team, bullying
Hojo High School (Ehime) - violence within the team, bullying
Katsushika Shogyo High School (Tokyo) baseball director - delay in reporting violence directed at players by the manager