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Mississippi school’s football kicker also homecoming queen

Oct. 23, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

LONG BEACH, Miss. (AP) — It was a championship week for Ashton Rupert, who helped her Long Beach High School team win the first round of volleyball playoffs on Oct. 12 and played in her school’s varsity football game Oct. 15 after being crowned homecoming queen. All...

Clemson, Brownell look to keep ACC momentum growing

Oct. 20, 2021 10:58 AM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's Brad Brownell acknowledged the water took a lot longer to boil on his men's basketball program than he would've liked. These days, Brownell believes the Tigers have a rising basketball brand that stands strong in the powerhouse Atlantic...

Column: No jab, no job: Rolovich gets pink-slipped at Wazzu

Oct. 19, 2021 12:48 PM EDT

You’re never going to convince guys like ex-Washington State coach Nick Rolovich to get the shot. It’s a waste of breath. The best scientists and all the evidence in the world couldn’t. Losing a $3 million-a-year job didn’t. Even public pleas from the likes of...

Former teacher, coach gets probation in child porn case

Oct. 19, 2021 09:06 AM EDT

DERBY, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas middle school teacher who was caught with more than 250 images and videos of child pornography has been sentenced to three years of probation. The Wichita Eagle reports that 40-year-old Cody Chitwood also must register as a sex...

William 'Bud' Davis, former university leader, dies at 92

Oct. 13, 2021 18:33 PM EDT

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — William Eugene “Bud” Davis, who was a higher education leader in Idaho, Oregon, New Mexico and Louisiana as well as a college football coach and candidate for U.S. Senate, has died. He was 92. The Idaho State Journal...

Minnesota HS football coach resigns amid investigation

Oct. 12, 2021 10:58 AM EDT

PROCTOR, Minn. (AP) — The football coach at a Minnesota high school has resigned amid a police investigation into player misconduct on his team. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that Derek Parendo resigned from his coaching and teaching jobs...

High school football team ends season amid hazing allegation

Oct. 07, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — The Brunswick High School football team's season has been canceled and its coach fired following a hazing investigation that revealed “serious misbehavior” at an overnight team retreat, the school department said. The Brunswick School...

Former teacher get probation for sexually assaulting teen

Oct. 04, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A former central Minnesota middle school teacher and coach has been sentenced to probation for sexually assaulting a female high school student. Thirty-two-year Daniel Fragodt, of Melrose, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sexual conduct...

Wisconsin to name Camp Randall Stadium's field after Alvarez

Oct. 01, 2021 21:48 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is naming the playing field at Camp Randall Stadium after former Badgers football coach and athletic director Barry Alvarez. Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced the decision at a Friday night ceremony honoring Alvarez, who retired as...

Ex-USC soccer coach tells of faking athletic credentials

Sep. 27, 2021 15:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former assistant women's soccer coach at the University of Southern California testified Monday during the first trial in the nationwide college admissions bribery scandal that she regularly created fake athletic profiles with exaggerated accomplishments coupled with images...