Latest High school sports News

Transgender athletes fight Florida’s new ban

Jun. 12, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — They’ve spent months in limbo, anxiously waiting to figure out how they would be able to celebrate Pride Month 2021. They could emerge from more than a year of isolation to celebrate their identities with the rest of their community, free...

Project helps SC teen who died become an Eagle Scout

Jun. 12, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

CHESTER, S.C. (AP) — Hundreds of Chester County, SC, residents stood in the hot sun last Sunday afternoon to remember Evan Bass and unveil the project he started before he died -- a prayer building behind the Chester County Coroner’s Office. ...

High school fined over racist conduct at basketball game

Jun. 11, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

CONNELL, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has fined and put on probation a high school in eastern Washington state over racist conduct at a girls basketball game. Connell High School was fined $1,000 after student fans at Connell High...

Man sentenced in death of St. Louis high school coach

Jun. 11, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after a hit-and-run crash killed a St. Louis high school football coach. Cory Robinson, 37, was sentenced Thursday in the death of Derrick Mitchell, an assistant football coach at Clyde C. Miller Career...

Report: Team's antisemitic language goes back years

Jun. 11, 2021 11:21 AM EDT

DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) — An outside investigator has found that a Massachusetts high school football team that used antisemitic language during a game this season has been using similar language at practice for about a decade. The investigator was hired in March in...

Titans, Williamson County start girls' flag football league

Jun. 09, 2021 04:16 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have partnered with Williamson County to start the first interscholastic girls' flag football league starting in spring 2022. The Titans announced Tuesday that nine teams will play a six-week, eight-game season starting in...

Family gathers to remember 14-year-old shot at party

Jun. 07, 2021 09:09 AM EDT

WOODBURY, Minn. (AP) — Scores of people attended a vigil for a 14-year-old boy shot to death as he was leaving a graduation party in suburban St. Paul this past weekend. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Monday that Demaris Nathan...

Severely injured high school hockey player graduates

Jun. 06, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) — A Rhode Island teen who suffered a severe spinal cord injury during a hockey game has graduated from his Catholic school in Massachusetts. A.J. Quetta attended the graduation ceremony for Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro on Friday and...

Meet this Mississippi school's 1st Black, female student

Jun. 06, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Jasáda Penelope Dunbar knows everyone gets nervous for their first day of school. But when she walked through the doors of Heritage Academy in 1988 to start third grade, her worries reached a different level. “Is my teacher...

James Madison's Odicci Alexander is breakout star at WCWS

Jun. 05, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Back in her high school days, James Madison's Odicci Alexander wasn’t sure she was good enough to play college softball. Now, it’s clear she belongs on the big stage. The 5-foot-7 senior opened her first Women’s College World Series appearance...