Latest High school football News

Report: Trainer acknowledges sexual abuse of students

Sep. 21, 2018 5:50 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An athletic trainer at a Montana high school sexually abused at least 18 student athletes decades ago under the guise of boosting their athletic performance, according to a lawsuit filed Friday. The deception was aided by the team winning five state football championships in 16...

Storm-tossed high school cancels football season

Sep. 19, 2018 7:00 PM EDT

SABINE PASS, Texas (AP) — Officials in a school district hit hard by Tropical Storm Harvey last year have canceled the rest of their high school football season. Sabine (suh-BEEN') Pass High School head coach Jason Thibodeaux (TIH'-bah-doh), who also is the Sabine Pass school district athletic director,...

Man charged with kicking cat like ball in Snapchat video

Sep. 14, 2018 9:30 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 19-year-old man has been charged with kicking a cat like a ball on a Kansas City high school football field in an act of apparent cruelty that was captured on video and posted to Snapchat. Johnathan Taylor, of Kansas City, was charged Thursday with misdemeanor animal abuse. Court...

Latest: School chief identifies girl stabbed to death

Sep. 12, 2018 7:46 PM EDT

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the stabbing of a 16-year-old girl at a high school in suburban Detroit (all times local): 7:45 p.m. A Detroit-area school superintendent has identified a 16-year-old girl who was stabbed to death at her high school. Fitzgerald Public Schools chief Laurie Fournier says...

Team offers respectful gift after racially insensitive act

Sep. 12, 2018 5:22 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — After officials said students' actions at a football game in Kentucky were racially insensitive, their volleyball team has offered a token of friendship as the two high schools competed again. News outlets report Ballard High School's volleyball players gave yellow roses to their...

Court overturns Missouri football player's sodomy conviction

Sep. 12, 2018 10:00 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has overturned the sodomy conviction of a former football player from a private Christian school in suburban St. Louis. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the court ruled Tuesday that a prosecutor and judge made mistakes in the case against Maverick Holmsley,...

Principals: Watermelon at football game racially insensitive

Sep. 10, 2018 2:43 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Officials say the act of Kentucky high schoolers passing a watermelon around at a football game was racially insensitive and is being investigated. News outlets report the watermelon was lifted by Ballard High School students at an away game for Louisville Central High School. Both...

Mississippi homecoming queen boots game-winning extra point

Sep. 8, 2018 9:22 PM EDT

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — One Mississippi high school senior had to quickly discard her crown after being named homecoming queen — and put on a football helmet. Kaylee Foster was crowned homecoming queen of Ocean Springs High School before Friday night's football game. She then put on her football...

For 17, by 17: Stoneman Douglas wins football home opener

Sep. 8, 2018 6:35 AM EDT

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Marjory Stoneman Douglas's first home football game of the season paid tribute to the 17 victims of the February massacre on its campus, with the number 17 displayed on the field and on every player's helmet. The tributes carried over to the scoreboard. Douglas beat South Broward on...

7th-round draft pick Crossen makes Patriots

Sep. 2, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Keion Crossen spent most of Saturday doing what all NFL bubble players do: wondering, worrying — and, most importantly, refreshing his phone. "All day. Every second hitting refresh, refresh the Twitter page or whatever you got to do," Crossen said Sunday after making the New...