Latest High school sports News

For many high school athletes, host families fill a voidfy

Mar. 23, 2019 9:01 AM EDT

OWING MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Roland Park Country School girls' basketball team trails by four points with 21 seconds remaining, and McDonogh School Coach Brad Rees is growing nervous that his biggest rival's season will end in heartbreak. "I can't imagine a worse situation," Rees says with a groan as he...

Duke's Zion Show has successful NCAA Tournament debut

Mar. 23, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Everything was set for Zion Williamson's starring turn on the biggest stage in college basketball. The Duke megastar made his NCAA Tournament debut some 90 miles away from his high school, in front of what was essentially a hometown crowd, with a CBS camera dedicated to his every...

Agent Joe Linta representing QB son as draft approaches

Mar. 22, 2019 3:00 AM EDT

It didn't take long for TJ Linta to select an agent for a potential pro football career. "After an exhausting search, I finally settled on JLSPORTS," he says with a laugh. The agent there is one Joe Linta, TJ's father. And also his coach in high school. Joe Linta doesn't have a huge NFL clientele, but he's one of...

2019 Wisconsin girls basketball all-state team

Mar. 21, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

2019 ASSOCIATED PRESS GIRLS BASKETBALL ALL-STATE TEAM Player of the Year: Shemera Williams, 5-9, sr., Milwaukee Academy of Science Coach of the Year: Tim Chase, Beaver Dam FIRST TEM Lexi Donarski, 5-10, jr., La Crosse Aquinas Sydney Hilliard, 6-0, sr., Monroe Sydnee Roby, 6-3, sr., Milwaukee King Shemera...

Milwaukee Science's Williams is AP Wisconsin player of year

Mar. 21, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

When Shemera Williams started her freshman season at Milwaukee Academy of Science, she already had built a reputation on the club circuit. The word was that she was going to be something special. Williams, however, had little idea of buzz she was creating. "My expectation was to just go in and win," she said,...

New Zealand to observe Muslim prayer after mosque attacks

Mar. 21, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — In a day without precedent, people across New Zealand were planning to observe the Muslim call to prayer Friday as the nation reflected on the moment one week ago when 50 people were slaughtered at two mosques. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and thousands of others planned...

Judge sends teen's locker-room rape case to juvenile court

Mar. 21, 2019 12:45 PM EDT

DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a 15-year-old accused of instigating the rape of fellow members of his Maryland high school football team will be tried as a juvenile. NBC Washington reported Thursday that the teen is one of five boys charged with rape last fall. He is also the last of four...

Tribes fight to display tribal flag during sporting events

Mar. 21, 2019 12:08 PM EDT

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — The Fort Peck Tribes have filed a grievance with the Montana High School Association involving the presentation of tribal flags during pre-game ceremonies. The Great Falls Tribune reported on Wednesday that a letter obtained by the newspaper from the Fort Peck Assiniboine and...

Football's in his blood, but basketball in Caroline's heart

Mar. 20, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sometimes Jordan Caroline feels as if he is asked as much about the sport he doesn't play as the one he does. Nevada's star forward understands. His dad is former NFL defensive end Simeon Rice, and his grandfather, J.C. Caroline, is in the College Football Hall of Fame. "Every time...

School official sorry for calling Hitler a 'good leader'

Mar. 20, 2019 7:09 AM EDT

MADISON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey sports official is apologizing for telling student athletes that Adolf Hitler was a "good leader" with "bad moral character and intentions." Nutley High School athletic director Joe Piro made the remark while addressing Madison High School students Saturday during an...