Latest High school sports News

Turkey distribution provides food for Frederick community

Nov. 28, 2021 09:04 AM EST

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — As a former case manager and soup kitchen cook, Urbana assistant coach John Jefferson knows the value of giving back to the community. So when the football and girls varsity basketball coach got the chance to bring high school athletes to a...

Football taught coach to live again after wife's death

Nov. 28, 2021 00:13 AM EST

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Steven Ensminger Jr. leaned forward in the visitor’s press box. Play sheet at the ready. Eyes transfixed on the field. It’s the first Friday night of high school football season. Ruston High at Neville High. And Ensminger, the new quarterbacks...

Texas high school football playoff pairings

Nov. 28, 2021 00:00 AM EST

Texas high school football playoff pairings, provided by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and texasfootball.com and distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 6A DIVISION I State Quarterfinals Allen (11-2) vs Southlake...

Don Shondell, longtime BSU men's volleyball coach, dies

Nov. 27, 2021 11:57 AM EST

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Don Shondell, who led the Ball State men’s volleyball team to 13 NCAA tournament appearances, has died at age 92. The university announced that Shondell died Tuesday. Shondell coached the Ball State team for 34 years until he retired in 1998. ...

Indiana, Purdue eager to resume Old Oaken Bucket rivalry

Nov. 26, 2021 03:15 AM EST

Jeff Brohm and Tom Allen grew up watching college rivalries from vastly different perspectives. Allen was the son of an Indiana high school football coach in a rural community with deep red ties to the Hoosiers. Brohm stuck around his hometown of Louisville to play...

In his final days, Ahmaud Arbery's life was at a crossroads

Nov. 24, 2021 21:02 PM EST

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — He was at a crossroads, his life stretching out before him, his troubles largely behind him. He had enrolled at South Georgia Technical College, preparing to become an electrician, just like his uncles. But first, he decided, he would take a break. College could wait...

Lawmakers approve bill to mandate education on genocides

Nov. 24, 2021 16:05 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Middle and high school students in Massachusetts would learn about the history of genocide and human rights issues under a bill approved by state lawmakers Wednesday. The bill requires middle schools and high schools in the state to include instruction on...

Lawsuit claims hazing injured high school football player

Nov. 24, 2021 14:14 PM EST

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A lawsuit claims a player on a highly ranked Southern California high school football team suffered traumatic brain injury, gashes and a broken nose in a locker room hazing ritual in which players punch each other until one gives up. The Orange...

Home for the holidays: Duke Johnson relishing Miami chance

Nov. 24, 2021 11:18 AM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Duke Johnson is home for the holidays. And working. For him, it’s the perfect scenario. The veteran running back grew up practically in the shadow of Hard Rock Stadium, attending high school just a few minutes from the...

NFL Prospect Watch: Arkansas NT John Ridgeway thriving

Nov. 24, 2021 08:11 AM EST

Maybe it was that heavyweight wrestling title he won in high school in Bloomington, Illinois, that caught the eye of Arkansas coach Sam Pittman, who gave defensive tackle John Ridgeway the chance of a lifetime. An afterthought coming out of high school because of...