Latest High school sports News

Top QB recruit Arch Manning tweets that he's going to Texas

Jun. 23, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The latest Manning quarterback, and the nation's top recruit for next year's class, has verbally committed to a future SEC school: Arch Manning tweeted Thursday that he plans to play at Texas. The quarterback's message included a photo of him dropping back for...

Man gets life in prison for killing of Santa Fe prep star

Jun. 23, 2022 11:49 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A man convicted of fatally shooting a Santa Fe High School star basketball player after a fight at a house party nearly two years ago has been sentenced to life in prison. A New Mexico district court judge gave 18-year-old Estevan Montoya the maximum sentence...

Tony Siragusa, who helped Ravens win Super Bowl, dies at 55

Jun. 22, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

Tony Siragusa, the charismatic defensive tackle who was part of one of the most celebrated defenses in NFL history with the Baltimore Ravens, died Wednesday. He was 55. Siragusa’s broadcast agent, Jim Ornstein, confirmed the death. The cause of death was not immediately available....

Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson dies at age 26

Jun. 22, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

Jaylon Ferguson, who set an FBS record for career sacks while at Louisiana Tech and then played the past three seasons in the NFL with the Baltimore Ravens, has died. He was 26. Police said Wednesday the cause of death was still to be determined. “On June 21, 2022,...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jun. 20, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. June 17, 2022. Editorial: HB 690 would aid PUCO reform in balancing the public’s interest with utility interests If the House Bill 6-FirstEnergy scandal has done nothing else, it has educated Ohioans about the cozy insiders’ world of...

EXPLAINER: Title IX update faces polarized challenges

Jun. 19, 2022 21:35 PM EDT

At least 19 states now either bar or limit participation in sports by transgender athletes, who are at the center of a polarizing, politicized debate, even though only a fraction of them are believed to be among America's 8.5 million high school and college athletes. Transgender...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Jun. 16, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

Rutland Herald. June 15, 2022. Editorial: Primary concerns In every election, there is a lot at stake. For our state, decisions have been made at the State House and in communities about how pandemic recovery dollars should be spent. Lots of meetings...

After review, Indiana district ends `peace pipe' routine

Jun. 15, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana school district that adopted a Native American mascot nearly a century ago has dropped a basketball pregame routine where students dressed as American Indians performed a “peace pipe" ceremony. The Anderson Community Schools' athletic teams...

Virginia teachers adapt, innovate to help English learners

Jun. 12, 2022 09:03 AM EDT

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Spanish language filled the Salem High School hallways as baseball players and students teamed up for a schoolwide scavenger hunt. About 15 Salem Red Sox team members joined more than 30 English language learners in early May as they searched for sticky notes...

At 85, Georgia man maintains devotion to high school sports

Jun. 12, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — George Groover holds a special place in the hearts of people who love Gainesville High athletics. At 85, the longtime supporter of all things Red Elephants has served in every role imaginable to support their sports teams. And still blessed...