Latest High school sports News

Police ID teen tackled after bringing gun to Oregon school

May. 18, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police released the identity Saturday of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a gun into classroom at an Oregon high school. Angel Granados Dias had been booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on suspicion of possessing a firearm in a public...

North Carolina student drowns in lake near school

May. 18, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina high school student has drowned in a lake across the street from his school. Assistant Chief Dwayne Church of the Greensboro Fire Department tells news outlets that three students were swimming Friday afternoon in a lake near Page High School. They were jumping off...

Longtime Alma High School principal retires after 38 years

May. 18, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

ALMA, Ark. (AP) — Jerry Valentine graduated from Alma High School in 1975 — a standout athlete, well-mannered, respectful teenager with high aspirations. Jerry Valentine was good at baseball, too. But he had enough smarts to know the St. Louis Cardinals wouldn't be calling him one day. But a...

Ex-Oregon football star stops armed student at Oregon school

May. 17, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former college football standout at the University of Oregon was credited Friday with tackling an armed student at a Portland, Oregon, high school before anyone was injured. Keanon Lowe, a football and track coach and a security guard at Parkrose High School, told reporters as he...

The Latest: Students alerted staff before gunman found

May. 17, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of an armed person at a Portland, Oregon high school (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Officials at a Portland, Oregon, high school say two students informed a staff member of concerning behavior by another student before a school coach and security guard found him...

TCU RB Sewo Olonilua arrested on drug possession charges

May. 16, 2019 5:17 PM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — TCU running back Sewo Olonilua, who set a school bowl record with 194 yards rushing in a victory over California last season, has been arrested on drug possession charges. The Walker County Sheriff's Department said Thursday that Olonilua is facing third-degree felony charges of...

2 still hospitalized after bus crash involving school team

May. 13, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

WESTPHALIA, Mo. (AP) — Two drivers who were injured when a Missouri high school girls soccer team collided with another vehicle remain hospitalized but all team members have been released from the hospital. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a bus carrying the Belle High School girls soccer team was...

4th family member dies from injuries suffered in 2017 crash

May. 13, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas man is the fourth member of his family to die from injuries suffered in a crash that happened more than a year ago as they returned home from watching the man's sons play in a state high school football championship, according to a prosecutor and funeral home. Lee Fred...

Authorities report measles exposure in Puget SOund

May. 13, 2019 10:29 AM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a man in his 40s from has tested positive for measles after visiting several public places across the the south Puget Sound area earlier this month, including Sea-Tac Airport, Orting, Puyallup and Bonney Lake. KOMO reports those locations include: Orting High School, a...

Portal scouting: Searching for transfers in college football

May. 13, 2019 2:41 AM EDT

Justin Crouse, director of player personnel for Memphis, makes his first check of the transfer portal around 8 a.m. each day, searching for new names in the NCAA's database of football players looking for a new school. He checks again at lunch and one more time — at least — before he calls it day....