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Drake, Des Moines Public Schools announce new sports stadium

Nov. 13, 2019 4:49 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Drake University in Des Moines has announced it’s partnering with Des Moines Public Schools to develop a new community sports stadium in the city. The university said in a news release Wednesday that the 4,000-seat stadium will be located on the Drake campus and serve as the...

Louisiana editorial roundup

Nov. 13, 2019 3:25 PM EST

Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers: ___ Nov. 12 The Houma Courier on Louisiana State University’s win over Alabama in football: No. 1 LSU’s 46-41 road victory Saturday over No. 2 Alabama will go down as one of the biggest wins in Tiger history. With three regular-season games remaining and...

Police to seek hazing-related charges for 3 football players

Nov. 8, 2019 3:10 PM EST

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Three football players at a Catholic high school in suburban Detroit should face charges after an investigation found some players were subjected to hazing involving a broomstick, police said Friday. The investigation began last week after all-boys De La Salle Collegiate said it would...

Some 300 gather to mourn teen killed in crash

Nov. 8, 2019 10:26 AM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Several hundred people gathered for a candlelight vigil in Sioux Falls to mourn the death of a high school freshman killed in an interstate crash and pray for the recovery of a second teen who was seriously injured. High school students, adults and younger children gathered in...

Native American football enjoys a rebirth in South Dakota

Nov. 8, 2019 12:03 AM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — When the Kul Wicasa Oyate of Lower Brule High School meet the Crow Creek Chieftains in the first All Nations Football Conference championship in South Dakota on Friday, only one team will fulfill its dream of claiming a league title. But for many players in this new Native American...

West Virginia high school field house destroyed in fire

Nov. 7, 2019 3:40 PM EST

PETERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A fast-moving fire has gutted a West Virginia high school football team's field house, destroying equipment and forcing a varsity game to be moved. Petersburg High School Athletic Director Travis Liller says the blaze broke out Wednesday as the team was getting changed for practice...

NC school football coach resigns over racist Instagram video

Nov. 6, 2019 2:20 AM EST

KNIGHTDALE, N.C. (AP) — An assistant football coach at a North Carolina high school has resigned after making racist comments on Instagram. News outlets report John Hoskins resigned over the weekend from his post at Knightdale High School. WTVD-TV reports Hoskins, who is white, posted a now-deleted video...

High school football coach suspended after 'lopsided' win

Nov. 2, 2019 6:16 PM EDT

NORTH MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island football coach has been suspended because his team won big — too big. The New York Times reports that Plainedge High School coach Robert Shaver received a one-game suspension after a Nassau County committee found he could have avoided an outsized 61-13...

Michigan prep football power forfeits game due to hazing

Nov. 1, 2019 4:57 PM EDT

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Police are investigating an all-boys Catholic high school in suburban Detroit after the football powerhouse said it would forfeit a Friday playoff game and end the season due to acts of hazing by players. "It became clear to us that the right thing to do was to live by what we say we...

After 103-0 rout in SD playoff game, mercy rule considered

Nov. 1, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota high school playoff football game that ended with the undefeated Pierre Governors walloping the winless Spearfish Spartans 103-0 have some people, including a state lawmaker, calling for a mercy rule. Pierre led 42-0 after the first quarter, 75-0 at halftime and 96-0...