Latest High school sports News

8-year-old killed, 3 others injured in St. Louis shooting

Aug. 24, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say an 8-year-old girl has been killed and three others injured in a shooting near a high school in St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the shooting happened about 8 p.m. Friday outside Harold's Chop Suey restaurant in the city's Academy neighborhood. Police Chief John...

Football victory a salve for devastated California town

Aug. 24, 2019 1:17 PM EDT

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — It's hard to recognize Paradise. It is heaps of melted metal. It is scorched pine trees. It is a place where things used to be, before a fire destroyed nearly 19,000 structures and killed 86 people last November. But on Friday night, Paradise looked like home again. Thousands of...

'I don't want no sympathy:' Football helps heal ravaged town

Aug. 24, 2019 1:27 AM EDT

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Few things are powerful enough to bring people back to the scene of their greatest tragedy. For the community of Paradise that was nearly leveled by a wildfire, football is it. Thousands of people packed Om Wraith Field on Friday night to watch the Paradise High School Bobcats play...

The Latest: Football team wins 1st game after 2018 fire

Aug. 24, 2019 1:11 AM EDT

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the first high school football game since a devastating wildfire in a Northern California town (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Paradise defeated Williams High School 42-0 at Om Wraith Field on Friday in front of thousands of people that packed the stadium. For many, it...

Tennessee House replaces speaker, delays action on lawmaker

Aug. 23, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee state representatives elected a new House speaker Friday, following months of chaos inside the GOP-dominated chamber as the former leader became engulfed in multiple scandals involving sexually explicit text messages. House members met for a special legislative session...

Andy Murray to play in Challenger Tour event in Spain

Aug. 22, 2019 7:38 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Andy Murray will play in a second-tier Challenger Tour tournament hosted by Rafael Nadal's tennis academy. The tournament says Murray has accepted an invitation to play. Murray, a three-time Grand Slam champion, had hip surgery in January. He returned to the court in June playing doubles...

After school Nazi salute video, more racist videos emerge

Aug. 21, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — School officials in Orange County, California, said they will reopen an investigation into a group of high school students seen on video giving Nazi salutes last year after more racist images surfaced, according to a report Wednesday. The initial video obtained by the Daily...

Analysis: Arizona State, Auburn, UNC to rely on frosh QBs

Aug. 21, 2019 9:39 AM EDT

There is a trickle-down effect from having true freshman quarterbacks star in the last two national championship games. Clemson's Trevor Lawrence capped his freshman season by leading the Tigers to a blowout of Alabama in last season's College Football Playoff title game. One year earlier, it was Alabama freshman...

Analysis: Arizona State, North Carolina to rely on frosh QBs

Aug. 21, 2019 2:06 AM EDT

There is a trickle-down effect from having true freshman quarterbacks star in the last two national championship games. Clemson's Trevor Lawrence capped his freshman season by leading the Tigers to a blowout of Alabama in last season's College Football Playoff title game. One year earlier, it was Alabama freshman...

Kentucky freshman QB Nik Scalzo to have right knee surgery

Aug. 20, 2019 1:40 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky freshman quarterback Nik Scalzo will undergo surgery after re-injuring his right knee during the Wildcats' second scrimmage. Scalzo, a 6-foot, 180-pounder from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, had surgery last fall as a high school senior for a torn anterior cruciate ligament in the...