Latest High school football News

Josh McCown already fitting in well with Eagles

Aug. 18, 2019 3:29 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh McCown was talking to reporters when Alshon Jeffery stepped up on a chair, hit record on his phone and asked the newest Philadelphia Eagles quarterback a question. "How's No. 17 as a basketball player?" Jeffery inquired. McCown, who played a lot of hoops with Jeffery when they were...

Records: Hazing at football camp included sexual assault

Aug. 16, 2019 3:23 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Eleven Cleveland-area high school football players were victims of hazing at a camp in June, including four who were sexually assaulted by teammates, court records show. Authorities say the assaults and hazing occurred during a Berea-Midpark High School football camp held at Case Western...

The Latest: El Paso-area trustee critical of cancelling game

Aug. 15, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of a shooting that killed 22 people in El Paso, Texas (all times local): 6:45 p.m. An El Paso-area school board member is critical of the decision to cancel a game between one of the board's high schools and the Dallas-area school attended by the suspect in...

White Arkansas woman pulls gun on 4 black fundraising teens

Aug. 15, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

WYNNE, Ark. (AP) — The wife of an Arkansas jail administrator was arrested and charged with assault several days after police say she pulled a gun on four black teenagers who were going door to door to raise money for their high school football team. Police in the eastern Arkansas city of Wynne, about 100...

Kitna returns to NFL with Cowboys, seeks growth in Prescott

Aug. 14, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Jon Kitna unfolded a piece of paper detailing that day's practice plan because he thought it was a good way to illustrate why the former Dallas quarterback was back in the NFL with the Cowboys after coaching high school football for seven years. Dak Prescott's new position coach never...

Art Briles back on field in Texas, not talking about Baylor

Aug. 6, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — Art Briles was back at his roots Monday, coaching a high school football team in Texas following a season in Italy and more than three years after the two-time Big 12 champion coach was fired by Baylor in the wake of a sexual assault scandal. Briles is now coaching at Mount...

Portland State: Shooting victim was basketball player

Aug. 3, 2019 12:35 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland State University has confirmed that a man fatally shot Friday at a house in the city was a basketball player at the school. The school said in a statement that it "mourns the tragic loss of student-athlete Deante Strickland." Strickland, 22, played basketball at Portland...

HOF Preview: Ty Law's path to greatness guided by big dreams

Aug. 1, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ty Law was a wide-eyed youngster with big dreams when he started making summer visits to his Uncle Tony's home in Texas. They fueled his passion for football. And, they guided his journey to greatness. Tony Dorsett was forging his own path to the Pro Football Hall of Fame long before his...

Falcons 1st-round pick McGary undergoes heart procedure

Aug. 1, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons first-round pick Kaleb McGary underwent a surgical procedure Wednesday to correct heart rhythm problems, a recurrence of the condition that plagued the offensive tackle in high school and college. The Falcons described the cardiac ablation procedure as minimally...

HOF Preview: Bailey's best play blemished Brady's perfection

Jul. 30, 2019 12:25 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — From the moment he played his first pickup game on a steamy summer day in the three-stoplight town of Folkston, Georgia, Champ Bailey had a nose for the football. "I mean, he was greedy with the football," said Boss Bailey, his younger brother by 16 months who played with Champ in high...