Latest High school football News

Georgia coach Smart's father unable to attend CFP title game

Jan. 07, 2023 21:16 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart said his father, former high school football coach Sonny Smart, won’t be at the College Football Playoff national title game because of health issues. “It hurts me that he and my mom won’t be here,” Kirby Smart said Saturday,...

Vegas high school flag football player dies after collapsing

Jan. 06, 2023 14:51 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A high school student-athlete died Thursday after suffering a medical emergency and collapsing during a varsity flag football game at her school, authorities said Friday. The Clark County coroner identified the girl as Ashari Hughes, 16, and reported that a...

After flip from ND to Oregon, 5-star signs with Oklahoma

Dec. 22, 2022 19:57 PM EST

Peyton Bowen, the highly rated defensive back who backed off a verbal commitment to Notre Dame and said he was going to attend Oregon, ended up signing with Oklahoma on Thursday. Bowen's flip from the Fighting Irish to the Ducks during a ceremony at his high school in Denton, Texas,...

High school football incidents spark racism talks, programs

Dec. 22, 2022 05:01 AM EST

Superintendent Torie Gibson felt she had no choice but to make the unpopular decision. When learning Amador High's football team had a group chat titled, “Kill the Blacks,” filled with derogatory language and racial slurs, she ended the Northern California school’s varsity season. ...

Boston College tops No. 21 Virginia Tech 70-65 in OT

Dec. 21, 2022 21:43 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — During recruiting, Boston College coach Earl Grant watched tape of Devin McGlockton playing football in high school, where he was a first team all-state selection in Georgia. “Devin’s supposed to be playing Power 5 tight end right now. He just decided he loved...

Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach dies at 61

Dec. 13, 2022 20:53 PM EST

Gruff, pioneering and unfiltered, Mississippi State's Mike Leach was one of the most influential football coaches of this or any generation. His boundless curiosity and fascination for people, places and things made him famous beyond the field, a unique character in sports. Leach,...

Warren De La Salle’s Brady Drogosh wins Michigan AP D1-2 POY

Dec. 09, 2022 09:24 AM EST

Brady Drogosh went out in style. The Warren De La Salle High School quarterback had just two incomplete passes among 23 attempts in his final high school football game, a 52-13 victory over Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central in the Division 2 final. Drogosh left the...

Jets' White won't let 4-INT game vs. Bills beat him again

Dec. 08, 2022 18:02 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mike White was wrapping up his interview session with reporters in the New York Jets locker room when he asked someone in the back of the scrum if he had any questions. “Yeah, how are you feeling, like, about the receiver group and everything about...

Columbus coach Selgrad named as Wis. AP Coach of the Year

Dec. 08, 2022 16:42 PM EST

Columbus High School football coach Andrew Selgrad shared a few words with his team prior to the Cardinals taking the field for their WIAA Division 4 championship game showdown with perennial power Waukesha Catholic Memorial. Columbus had prepared for this moment since the end of the...

Mayville RB Schraufnagel named Wis. AP player of the year

Dec. 08, 2022 15:48 PM EST

Wherever his football journey takes him next, Blake Schraufnagel will always remember where it started. It’s safe to say the Mayville community won’t be forgetting the running back anytime soon, either. On Thursday, Schraufnagel was selected as Wisconsin Associated...