Latest High school football News

Coach intervenes in locker-room fight, charged with assault

Dec. 5, 2019 8:54 AM EST

NEW KENT, Va. (AP) — A high school football coach in Virginia is accused of assault after allegedly pushing one of his players in a locker room. New Kent County Sheriff J.J. “Joe” McLaughlin told news outlets that John William Fulks, 42, was arrested and released Wednesday on a misdemeanor...

Hundreds mourn boy, 10, killed in football game shooting

Dec. 1, 2019 11:04 AM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered over the weekend to mourn a 10-year-old boy killed in a shooting at a high school football playoff game in New Jersey and to call for an end to such violence Micah Tennant, who died five days after gunfire erupted in the stands Nov. 15 at a...

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...

Fracas after high school football game under investigation

Nov. 27, 2019 4:54 PM EST

WALLED LAKE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the actions of spectators and players that followed a Michigan high school semifinal football game. The Oakland County sheriff’s office said Wednesday that unsportsmanlike conduct and unnecessary roughness penalties prompted referees to stop...

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...