Latest High school football News

XTECH shouldering its way into locker rooms on all levels

Nov. 9, 2018 3:53 AM EST

EAST HANOVER, N.J. (AP) — At 43, Baylor coach Matt Rhule is far removed from a playing career. That doesn't mean he won't run the gauntlet with his guys to prove a point. When Rhule was helping turn around the program at Temple, he already had many of his players outfitted with XTECH shoulder pads, a...

Football hazing yields rape charges for 5 teens in Maryland

Nov. 5, 2018 11:06 AM EST

DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland high school superintendent says five teens are charged with second-degree rape in connection with hazing involving junior varsity football players. Citing a Montgomery County police release, news outlets report the sexual assaults took place in a Damascus High School locker...

New book examines greatness of Walsh, Gibbs, Parcells

Oct. 26, 2018 4:24 PM EDT

Bill Walsh, Joe Gibbs, Bill Parcells. Hall of Famers all. The three coaches who dominated the NFL in the 1980s and just beyond — Walsh coached the 49ers to three Super Bowl titles, Gibbs did the same with the Redskins, and Parcells won two with the Giants — are the subject of an outstanding new book...

The Latest: Sheriff thanks volunteers in missing girl case

Oct. 23, 2018 5:40 PM EDT

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A Wisconsin sheriff says some items were found during a search for clues into the disappearance of a 13-year-old girl whose parents were killed, but they're still being assessed and...

10 days after hurricane, football offers a welcome escape

Oct. 20, 2018 7:11 PM EDT

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Castor Gay knew his life had changed the moment he watched his back fence disappear into the howling wind and water started pouring from his ceiling. Mike Maddox sensed the same thing when he packed into a tiny pantry closet with his mom, brother and five dogs while his house...

Manning stresses importance of financial literacy for kids

Oct. 19, 2018 3:01 PM EDT

Eli Manning recognizes that the numbers in a playbook aren't the only important statistics. Manning wants children, including his three daughters, to have a strong set of financial skills. "I think it's so important for kids to understand what it means to save, to have a budget, to be smart about spending money,"...

Utah school sued after alleged football team sex assault

Oct. 18, 2018 7:02 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah mother said in a lawsuit Thursday that school officials brushed aside an alleged sexual assault of her son by his football teammates as "boys being boys" and hazing that went too far. The woman said her 14-year-old son was pinned down by two teammates while a third rubbed his...

Minnesota prep player apologizes for 12th-player tackle

Oct. 15, 2018 4:23 PM EDT

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota high school football captain has apologized after running from the sidelines to tackle an opponent racing for the goal line. St. Cloud Cathedral senior Brad Reuter (ROO'-tur) apologized on Twitter for running onto the field toward the end of the Crusaders' home game...

Oklahoma City student charged with felony in alleged assault

Oct. 12, 2018 6:20 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City high school student was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon Friday for allegedly using a broom handle to assault another student. Court records indicate the felony charge was filed against Dawson Michael McClain, 18, of Bethany in connection with...

The Latest: Felony filed against Oklahoma student in assault

Oct. 12, 2018 5:46 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the alleged assault of a teenager at an Oklahoma high school (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Prosecutors have charged an 18-year-old Oklahoma high school student with assault and battery for allegedly using a broom handle to assault another student. Court records indicate...