Latest High school sports News

Eureka football to play first home game since 2018 tornado

Sep. 17, 2019 3:50 PM EDT

EUREKA, Kan. (AP) — The Eureka High School football team will have the home field advantage for the first time in more than a year when it plays on Sept. 27. The team will play at home that night for the first time since an EF-3 tornado destroyed their field, more than 150 homes and close to two dozen...

Students, workers wear maroon to honor WVa football player

Sep. 17, 2019 12:32 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Students, teachers and workers at businesses across West Virginia and beyond are wearing a high school's colors to honor a football player who died after collapsing on the field. Roane County senior Alex Miller died Friday night during a game at Clay County High School. In photos...

Kentucky police: Cheer coach sent sexual video to students

Sep. 17, 2019 11:19 AM EDT

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say they've arrested a high school cheerleading coach accused of sending a sexual video to students. Paducah Police have charged 43-year-old David E. Wade with one count of tampering with physical evidence. The Paducah Sun reports he's accused of sending a message...

Pacific Pro Football schedules camp for NFL free agents

Sep. 16, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Pro Football, which is tentatively scheduled to begin play next summer, is holding a three-day camp for approximately 20 free agents Sept. 25-27 at Whittier College. CEO Jamie Hemann says the non-contact, no pads camp will allow players recently released from NFL rosters and...

Editorials from around Ohio

Sep. 16, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Parental behavior threatens high school sports The Canton Repository Sept. 15 Which highly successful high school coach will be the next to say, "I'm done. I've had enough of parents."? Equally as possible: Which coach, no matter the level...

Claims of racist taunting at California school football game

Sep. 16, 2019 3:29 PM EDT

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) — Administrators are investigating claims that students were subjected to racist taunts during a high school football game in Southern California. The Orange County Register reports players and cheerleaders with Lincoln High of San Diego say they were the targets of racial slurs...

Oklahoma high school football player dies after head injury

Sep. 16, 2019 1:22 PM EDT

YUKON, Okla. (AP) — A 16-year-old Oklahoma high school football player has died after suffering an apparent head injury during a game. Yanda and Son funeral home says Peter Webb died Sunday at an Oklahoma City hospital. Funeral services are incomplete. The Oklahoman report s that Webb, who went Southwest...

Cheerleading squad on probation after Trump banner displayed

Sep. 16, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

NEW LONDON, N.C. (AP) — A high school cheerleading squad in North Carolina is on probation after some cheerleaders posed with a banner supporting President Donald Trump before a football game. Stanly County Schools Superintendent Jeff James told The Associated Press in an email Monday that the warning was...

Popularity of NBA in China seems to create endless options

Sep. 16, 2019 11:09 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Kobe Bryant went to China for the first time in 1998, making the trip to Beijing to help operate an instructional basketball clinic for about a dozen kids. The local coaches working with him didn't know a lot about the game. Barely anyone noticed that an NBA player was in town. Basketball...

Chelsea cashes out with ATM: English youngsters make impact

Sep. 16, 2019 10:45 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea is collecting a rare currency from its "ATM": Goals from young English academy graduates. Abraham, Tomori and Mount. They have scored all 11 goals in Chelsea's five Premier League games so far. The trio — all under the age of 21 — might only be getting its chance in the...