Latest High school sports News

Ed Littler, central Nebraska sportscaster for 25 years, dies

Jan. 19, 2022 15:25 PM EST

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Ed Littler, a central Nebraska sportscaster for 25 years, has died after being hospitalized with COVID-19. He was 70. Littler died Tuesday night, according to KSNB-TV in Hastings, where Littler had worked for more than two decades. Littler, who...

Dallas' Ferreiras 1st father-son designated players in MLS

Jan. 18, 2022 20:06 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jesús Ferreira joined his dad David as the first father-son combination of higher-priced designated players in the history of Major League Soccer, agreeing to a four-year contract with Dallas. The deal announced Tuesday for the 21-year-old forward includes a...

3 officers charged in shooting death of 8-year-old girl

Jan. 18, 2022 19:54 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three police officers have been charged with manslaughter and reckless endangerment after firing their weapons in the direction of a crowd of people exiting a high school football game outside of Philadelphia, killing an 8-year-old girl and injuring three people. ...

TABC boys and girls high school basketball rankings

Jan. 17, 2022 22:05 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school boys and girls rankings for the week of Jan. 17. BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Richardson, 21-1; 2. Duncanville, 19-1; 3. Spring Westfield, 18-1; 4. Austin Westlake, 23-1; 5. Fort...

Rising above reality: How Djokovic bends his mind to succeed

Jan. 15, 2022 12:10 PM EST

To his critics, Novak Djokovic has been cavalier and reckless in the face of a deadly pandemic. But students of the tennis star’s game note that bending reality has been a secret to his success, until now. The dizzying saga playing out in Australia over Djokovic’s refusal to get...

Announcers fired for mocking weight of high school athletes

Jan. 15, 2022 10:53 AM EST

HOULTON, Maine (AP) — Two radio announcers calling a Maine high school girl's basketball game were fired after they mocked players for being overweight. The comments were made by two broadcasters on the Houlton radio station WHOU-FM on Thursday evening during a game between teams...

RSL's Kei becomes youngest player to sign with MLS club

Jan. 14, 2022 18:13 PM EST

HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — Real Salt Lake has signed 14-year-old forward Axel Kei, the youngest player ever to sign with a Major League Soccer senior team. Kei, a lanky 6-foot-4 product of the RSL Academy, inked a two-year deal at 14 years and 15 days, the club announced Friday. ...

Duluth high school student charged in plunger assault

Jan. 14, 2022 17:34 PM EST

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Duluth high school student has been charged with sexually assaulting a football teammate with a plunger. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported the 17-year-old defendant was charged in juvenile court with third-degree sexual assault on Friday. Prosecutors...

DA criticized for handling of police shooting of 8-year-old

Jan. 13, 2022 16:09 PM EST

A hearing for a teenager charged with murder in the death of an 8-year-old girl hit by police gunfire was postponed Thursday as elected officials and activists stepped up their criticism of a prosecutor's handling of the case so far. Authorities say Angelo Ford, 16, got into an...

Longtime high school hockey coach Bill Belisle dies

Jan. 13, 2022 15:56 PM EST

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — Bill Belisle, a Rhode Island high school hockey coach who led Mount Saint Charles Academy to 32 state championships in more than four decades at the helm and had more than 20 players drafted by NHL teams, has died, according to the school. Belisle died...