Latest High school sports News

Matt Turner headed for transfer to Arsenal from New England

Jan. 28, 2022 18:22 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Goalkeeper Matt Turner will be transferring from Major League Soccer's New England to Arsenal, according to U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter. The 27-year-old got the shutout for the United States on Thursday night in a 1-0 win over El Salvador in a World Cup...

Wolfsburg signs American winger Paredes from D.C. for $7.35M

Jan. 28, 2022 15:21 PM EST

WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — Wolfsburg signed American winger Kevin Paredes from D.C. United on Friday for what the Major League Soccer team said was a $7.35 million transfer fee. The German club said the 18-year-old Paredes signed a 3 1/2-year contract until the end of the 2025-26...

Hepburn, Badgers win in his emotional homecoming to Nebraska

Jan. 27, 2022 20:27 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It should have been a day of celebration for Wisconsin freshman Chucky Hepburn. He returned to his home state to face the Nebraska Cornhuskers on the same court where he played two state high school championship games, and he scored 13 points and made two key...

19 year old accused of having loaded gun at basketball game

Jan. 26, 2022 18:00 PM EST

BOX ELDER, S.D. (AP) — Authorities in southwestern South Dakota say a 19 year old was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly brought a loaded weapon to a high school basketball game. Box Elder police said the teen was one of four people who showed up at the Douglas High School game...

South Dakota House committee approves trans athlete ban

Jan. 26, 2022 14:11 PM EST

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota House committee on Wednesday approved a proposal from Republican Gov. Kristi Noem to ban transgender women and girls from competing in school sports leagues that match their gender identity. All 11 Republicans on the House State Affairs committee...

Sheriff who tried to stop fight pleads not guilty to assault

Jan. 25, 2022 10:41 AM EST

HAZARD, Ky. (AP) — A sheriff charged with assault after allegedly hitting a teenage girl while trying to break up a fight during a high school basketball game in eastern Kentucky has pleaded not guilty to the charge. Owsley County Sheriff Brent Lynch, 47, appeared Monday in Perry...

Wrestling coach out amid assault charge involving minor

Jan. 24, 2022 20:37 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The wrestling coach at a Vancouver, Washington, high school is out after his arrest on suspicion of felony assault involving a minor. According to a probable-cause affidavit, Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to Jess Pritchard’s home on...

Nygaard heads home to coach Phoenix Mercury

Jan. 24, 2022 20:12 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Vanessa Nygaard is headed home to coach the Phoenix Mercury. A Scottsdale native, Nygaard was announced as the 10th coach in Mercury history on Monday after a nine-year stint as a head high school coach. She replaces Sandy Brondello, who didn’t have...

Maine soccer standout hit by a car in Saudi Arabia

Jan. 23, 2022 11:15 AM EST

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — One of the leaders of a high school soccer team that won its first state championship — and the hearts of many state fans — is struggling for his life after being hit by a car in Saudi Arabia. Zakariya Abdullahi, a defender on the Lewiston High School's...

American defender Justin Che loaned to Hoffenheim by Dallas

Jan. 21, 2022 10:59 AM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — American defender Justin Che has been loaned to Germany's Hoffenheim by Dallas through the 2022-23 season. Dallas said Thursday that Hoffenehim has an option to purchase the 18-year-old's rights. Dallas also announced Che had agreed to a four-year contract that...