Latest High school sports News

Mother of high school player who died sues Joplin district

May. 25, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The mother of a Joplin High School football player is suing the school district over his death after he suffered breathing problems during a football practice. Kadin Roberts-Day, a sophomore, died on Sept. 4, 2019, after suffering a medical emergency during...

Refugee Olympic team awarded prestigious Spanish prize

May. 25, 2022 14:32 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The Olympic Refugee Foundation and the refugee Olympics team are the winners of this year’s Princess of Asturias Award for sports, the Spanish foundation that organizes the prizes said Wednesday. The prize jury said that their work to help refugee athletes “merges...

Slain cyclist Moriah Wilson, 25, 'exceptional in every way'

May. 24, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

Moriah Wilson had shifted gears a number of times in her 25 years of life, but no matter her focus — collegiate ski racing, a career in logistics and, most recently, professional mountain bike and gravel racing — those who knew her described her as “exceptional in every way.” ...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

May. 23, 2022 12:55 PM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. May 20, 2022. Editorial: As deadly fentanyl claims more Ohio lives, evidence-based treatment is among the answers Ohio and the nation are confronted with a drug abuse crisis typified by misuse of the powerful deadly synthetic opioid, fentanyl....

Rapper J. Cole to play pro basketball in Canada

May. 19, 2022 22:04 PM EDT

SCARBOROUGH, Ontario (AP) — Rapper J. Cole will play another season of pro basketball, this time in Canada. The Canadian Elite Basketball League tweeted Thursday night that the 37-year-old rapper will join the Scarborough Shooting Stars in the coming season as a guard. The season...

Lo van Pham honored to be first Asian American official

May. 19, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

Lo van Pham’s journey to the NFL began when he fell in love with sports upon arriving in Texas after living in refugee camps with his family. More than 40 years later, van Pham is set to become the first Asian American to officiate in the NFL. “I never dreamed...

New league for prep standouts sends 2 players to NBA combine

May. 19, 2022 03:13 AM EDT

They took a chance on each other: The teenage power forward from New Jersey on the start-up league. The start-up league on the young player with immense talent. Dominick Barlow received on-the-job training — and a six-figure salary — to skip college and join Overtime Elite, a new...

Chicago-born rookie Suwinski homers, lifts Pirates over Cubs

May. 19, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Jack Suwinski, who attended high school 20 minutes from Wrigley Field, hit a tiebreaking home run and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cubs 3-2 Wednesday night, ending Chicago’s four-game winning streak. Suwinski made his major league debut this season and...

Man pleads to homicide in 2019 shooting outside stadium

May. 18, 2022 12:27 PM EDT

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to homicide in a shooting death outside a western Pennsylvania stadium during the closing minutes of a high school football game more than 2 1/2 year ago. Court records indicate that a guilty plea was recorded Tuesday for Greg Harper,...

Man convicted in fatal shooting of a Santa Fe star athlete

May. 17, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting of a Santa Fe High School basketball star nearly two years ago. A jury on Tuesday returned the verdict against Estevan Montoya in the August 2020 shooting of Fedonta “JB” White. ...