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...

Southwest Virginia high school cancels football season

Aug. 13, 2019 5:18 AM EDT

BLAND, Va. (AP) — A school district in southwest Virginia has canceled its football season because it doesn't have enough willing players. The Roanoke Times reports that Bland County High School has canceled its varsity and junior varsity schedules for the upcoming school year. Bland assistant principal...

Football star, school district chief killed in head-on wreck

Aug. 9, 2019 11:00 AM EDT

CHESTER, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a high school football star heading to college and a school district superintendent have died after their vehicles collided head on. Chester County Coroner Terry Tinker identified the people killed as 18-year-old Savion White from Rock Hill and 58-year-old Betty Jo Hall...

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...

Woman appears in court in college basketball player death

Aug. 5, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A woman accused of fatally shooting her brother, a Portland State University basketball player, and injuring her aunt and grandmother in Portland made her first court appearance Monday. Tamena Strickland, 30, made no public statements and didn't enter a plea in Multnomah County...

Several New Mexico football teams struggle to find players

Aug. 5, 2019 12:00 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Declining student-athlete participation rates are hitting New Mexico high schools that are struggling to find football players to field teams. The falling participation rates and the fact that some schools canceling their seasons because of a lack of players have observers...