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Thomas, No. 20 Appalachian St seeking another Sun Belt title

Dec. 6, 2019 1:16 PM EST

Boone, N.C. (AP) — Zac Thomas began to wonder if his dreams of playing college football ended when he broke the tibia and fibula in his leg midway through his senior season at Hewitt-Trussville High School in Alabama. He had nearly a dozen FBS scholarship offers before the injury, but they were quickly...

Brey's Irish lose Carmody to injury, Doherty to transfer

Dec. 5, 2019 8:21 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — For the second straight season, it’s becoming a numbers game for Mike Brey and his Notre Dame basketball team. An MRI on Thursday confirmed that sophomore reserve guard Robby Carmody suffered an ACL injury to his left knee during the final minute of Notre Dame’s 72-51...

Cephus’ faith, family guided him to breakout ’19 for Badgers

Dec. 4, 2019 5:16 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Faith and family mean everything to Quintez Cephus, and for 16 months, the Wisconsin wide receiver needed every bit of his faith and every member of his family more than ever. Cephus and 10th-ranked Wisconsin (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten, No. 8 College Football Playoff) are one win away from...

South Dakota prep basketball player dies during practice

Dec. 3, 2019 7:35 PM EST

DUPREE, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a boys basketball player in South Dakota died suddenly during practice. Ziebach County Sheriff Gary Cudmore said the team was doing wind sprints when the Dupree High School student collapsed Monday evening. Life-saving measures were performed until emergency responders...

Paradise’s dream football season ends 1 year after fire

Dec. 1, 2019 3:13 AM EST

YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — Lukas Hartley stood in the endzone on Saturday night as raindrops mingled with his tears after his high school football team lost a division championship game. “I didn’t cry this bad when my house burned down,” he said. The senior running back was a leader of...

High school football team loses title game 1 year after fire

Dec. 1, 2019 1:45 AM EST

YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California high school football team has lost in a championship game one year after a deadly fire destroyed most of their town, including the homes of most players and coaches. Paradise High School lost to Sutter Union High School 20-7 on Saturday night in the Northern...

The Latest: HS team loses title bid 1 year after deadly fire

Dec. 1, 2019 12:10 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California high school football team’s championship game (all times local): 9:05 p.m. A Northern California high school football team has lost its bid for a championship one year after a deadly fire destroyed most of their town and most of the players and...

Nation’s winningest football coach McKissick dead at 93

Nov. 28, 2019 3:42 PM EST

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — John McKissick, whose 621 victories at South Carolina’s Summerville High made him the nation’s winningest football coach at any level, has died at age 93. Dorchester County Coroner Paul Brouthers says McKissick had been in hospice care and died Thursday surrounded by...

Jets’ Maulet has leaped obstacles to become ‘superhero’

Nov. 28, 2019 12:18 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Arthur Maulet never imagined he’d be where he is today. Not during those rough childhood years growing up in New Orleans’ Ninth Ward. Not when he and his family were forced from their home by Hurricane Katrina when he was 12. And especially not when he stepped on a...

Kentucky’s next lt. gov: ex-teacher and education advocate

Nov. 27, 2019 3:09 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — It’s a role that seems scripted for Lt. Gov.-elect Jacqueline Coleman — as an educator transitioning to the job as a “full partner” in an administration vowing to make public education a top priority. In the days since Democrat Andy Beshear’s victory...