Latest High school football News

Cousin showdown: Ryan, McGlinchey meet for 1st time in NFL

Dec. 12, 2019 3:31 AM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — To Matt Ryan, that's still his little cousin. Never mind that Mike McGlinchey is a 6-foot-8, 310-pound offensive lineman for the San Francisco 49ers. “He's a kid to me,” Ryan quipped, “but he's out there playing like a grown man.” The first cousins...

Paradise’s dream football season ends 1 year after fire

Dec. 1, 2019 3:13 AM EST

YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — Lukas Hartley stood in the endzone on Saturday night as raindrops mingled with his tears after his high school football team lost a division championship game. “I didn’t cry this bad when my house burned down,” he said. The senior running back was a leader of...

High school football team loses title game 1 year after fire

Dec. 1, 2019 1:45 AM EST

YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California high school football team has lost in a championship game one year after a deadly fire destroyed most of their town, including the homes of most players and coaches. Paradise High School lost to Sutter Union High School 20-7 on Saturday night in the Northern...

The Latest: HS team loses title bid 1 year after deadly fire

Dec. 1, 2019 12:10 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California high school football team’s championship game (all times local): 9:05 p.m. A Northern California high school football team has lost its bid for a championship one year after a deadly fire destroyed most of their town and most of the players and...

Nation’s winningest football coach McKissick dead at 93

Nov. 28, 2019 3:42 PM EST

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — John McKissick, whose 621 victories at South Carolina’s Summerville High made him the nation’s winningest football coach at any level, has died at age 93. Dorchester County Coroner Paul Brouthers says McKissick had been in hospice care and died Thursday surrounded by...

Jets’ Maulet has leaped obstacles to become ‘superhero’

Nov. 28, 2019 12:18 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Arthur Maulet never imagined he’d be where he is today. Not during those rough childhood years growing up in New Orleans’ Ninth Ward. Not when he and his family were forced from their home by Hurricane Katrina when he was 12. And especially not when he stepped on a...

Accused shooter in football game killing will remain jailed

Nov. 27, 2019 12:20 PM EST

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A man accused of firing a gun into the crowded bleachers of a New Jersey high school football game, killing a 10-year-old boy, will be held in jail until his trial. Alvin Wyatt is charged with murder and other offenses stemming from the Nov. 15 shooting at a playoff game between...

NFL’s Legends Community reaches 10,000 members

Nov. 26, 2019 11:49 AM EST

John Randle did enough great things on the football field to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He's now being rewarded after his playing career not only with such accolades, but simply by being able to help others. Specifically, former NFL players. Randle, the dynamic defensive lineman for Minnesota...

Judge orders man held in high school football game shooting

Nov. 21, 2019 5:03 PM EST

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A man charged in connection with a shooting at a high school football game that led to the death of a 10-year-old spectator will remain jailed until his trial on weapons charges. A judge made the ruling Thursday during a detention hearing for Vance Golden, citing the potential for...

Amid new grief, schools finish playoff game on Eagles’ field

Nov. 20, 2019 6:31 PM EST

A 10-year-old New Jersey boy who was shot at a high school football game last week died Wednesday, shortly before the game was resumed at the home field of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles, where an announcer proclaimed that “acts of violence do not win.” Micah Tennant was shot in the neck...