Latest High school sports News

For Miami's N'Kosi Perry, the waiting game might be over

Sep. 23, 2018 3:37 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The last time that Miami quarterback N'Kosi Perry started a real football game was 22 months ago, back when he was still in high school. That might be about to change. As if a short week wasn't going to present enough challenges for the Hurricanes — who open defense of...

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...

Old pals Malzahn, Morris face off in Auburn-Arkansas game

Sep. 21, 2018 10:41 AM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Gus Malzahn and Chad Morris joined the ranks of Southeastern Conference head coaches after winning three state titles apiece in high school and transitioning to college as offensive coordinators. The two friends have something else in common: Both could really use a win. Malzahn and No....

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,...

Michael Jordan donates $2M for hurricane relief in NC

Sep. 18, 2018 4:14 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan grew up playing high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina. So when the former NBA star watched the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence to his hometown and surrounding area, he acted quickly to help. The six-time NBA champion and Charlotte Hornets owner...

Lawsuit: New Mexico soccer player raped by team members

Sep. 18, 2018 1:41 PM EDT

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Members of a southeastern New Mexico high school soccer team raped a young teammate, recorded the sexual assault of another player and subjected other players to violent sexual acts as part of hazing, according to a federal lawsuit. The lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District Court in...

School district cancels games vs. school over alleged slurs

Sep. 14, 2018 3:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A suburban Pittsburgh school district is canceling all sports games against another district over accusations that the opposing team's fans and players used racial slurs during a varsity high school soccer match. Penn Hills Superintendent Nancy Hines tells the Tribune-Review that the...

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...