Latest High school football News

Police to seek hazing-related charges for 3 football players

Nov. 8, 2019 3:10 PM EST

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Three football players at a Catholic high school in suburban Detroit should face charges after an investigation found some players were subjected to hazing involving a broomstick, police said Friday. The investigation began last week after all-boys De La Salle Collegiate said it would...

Native American football enjoys a rebirth in South Dakota

Nov. 8, 2019 12:03 AM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — When the Kul Wicasa Oyate of Lower Brule High School meet the Crow Creek Chieftains in the first All Nations Football Conference championship in South Dakota on Friday, only one team will fulfill its dream of claiming a league title. But for many players in this new Native American...

NC school football coach resigns over racist Instagram video

Nov. 6, 2019 2:20 AM EST

KNIGHTDALE, N.C. (AP) — An assistant football coach at a North Carolina high school has resigned after making racist comments on Instagram. News outlets report John Hoskins resigned over the weekend from his post at Knightdale High School. WTVD-TV reports Hoskins, who is white, posted a now-deleted video...

After 103-0 rout in SD playoff game, mercy rule considered

Nov. 1, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota high school playoff football game that ended with the undefeated Pierre Governors walloping the winless Spearfish Spartans 103-0 have some people, including a state lawmaker, calling for a mercy rule. Pierre led 42-0 after the first quarter, 75-0 at halftime and 96-0...

Anxious students felt pinch amid Chicago teachers strike

Oct. 31, 2019 4:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Deadlines that affected Chicago students and striking teachers loomed over efforts this week to resolve a walkout that canceled classes for 11 days in the nation's third-largest school district. Parents across the city worried about time away from school slowing their kids' progress. The...

Chicago teachers OK tentative agreement but strike goes on

Oct. 31, 2019 2:38 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's teachers union voted to approve a tentative contract agreement with city officials Wednesday but refused to end a strike that has canceled two weeks of classes unless the city's mayor adds school days to cover that lost time. Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Wednesday night that she would...

The Latest: Chicago mayor: No makeup days in teachers strike

Oct. 30, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Chicago Public Schools teachers' strike (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Chicago's mayor refused to grant striking teachers demands to add school days making up for two weeks of classes canceled by the walkout. The union's elected delegates voted Wednesday night to accept a...

Moore gives Chiefs chance in showdown with Packers

Oct. 28, 2019 1:02 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Matt Moore did everything the Kansas City Chiefs asked of him but win the game. With league MVP Patrick Mahomes still rehabbing a dislocated kneecap, the backup quarterback stepped under the bright lights Sunday night and put on a show. Moore threw for 267 yards and two touchdowns...

The Latest: Judge: Cross country team can't compete in meet

Oct. 25, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the Chicago teachers' strike interruption of fall high school sports (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A Cook County judge has ruled that high school cross-country runners idled by a Chicago teachers' strike won't be able to participate in a state-qualifying meet Saturday....

Appeals denied for ineligible players on Briles' prep team

Oct. 22, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) — A committee representing the governing body of public high school sports in Texas on Tuesday denied the appeals of two players declared ineligible on a football team led by former Baylor coach Art Briles. A pair of 4-1 votes upheld a decision earlier this month by a district...