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Stories with subject: High school sports
  • No charges for wrestlers in lynching photo 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:54 pm
  • BELVIDERE, New Jersey - A New Jersey prosecutor says no charges will be filed against the members of a high school wrestling team who posed in a photograph that simulated a lynching.

  • Man pleads guilty to SW Idaho rampage crimes 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 1:31 pm
  • BOISE, Idaho - A southwest Idaho man has pleaded guilty to five crimes committed during a drug-fueled rampage that left two men hospitalized and others injured.

  • 3 to run marathon to help school stabbing victims 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 1:22 pm
  • PITTSBURGH - Three people from the western Pennsylvania town where 21 students and a security guard were wounded in a high school stabbing rampage hope to raise money for the victims by running the Boston Marathon.

  • Renasant's name on Tupelo football field 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 12:29 pm
  • TUPELO, Mississippi - Tupelo Public School District Superintendent Gearl Loden says the local high school football field will be called Renasant Field once new blue turf is installed this summer.

  • Prep player charged with assault back in school 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:51 am
  • DETROIT - The Detroit schools have readmitted a high school football star accused of body-slamming a school guard to the ground.

  • Son admits hosting party that led to teen's death 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 9:58 pm
  • MADISON, Minnesota - A 19-year-old western Minnesota man has admitted that he hosted an underage drinking party attended by a star high school athlete from Dawson who was later found dead of hypothermia.

  • Girls basketball MVP shares award plaque 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 7:20 pm
  • MADISON, Minnesota - The girls' basketball coach at Lac qui Parle Valley High School in southwestern Minnesota said he initially didn't believe his team's most valuable player when she told him what she wanted to do with her award plaque.

  • Teen emerges from painful childhood, honored 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:44 pm
  • CHELSEA, Alabama - Maygen Boaz-Jeffords remembers her first run-in with the law. She was 7 years old.

  • Classes resume at high school rocked by stabbings 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:16 pm
  • MURRYSVILLE, Pennsylvania - Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a security guard a week ago while rampaging through a hallway with two kitchen knives.

  • Coach suspended for pushing gas-passing student 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:59 am
  • ALEXANDRIA, Pennsylvania - A high school football coach facing criminal charges for allegedly shoving a student who passed gas in the coach's classroom is receiving support from coaches in neighboring districts and others.

  • Band coach accused of sex exploitation 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 1:28 pm
  • COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - An Air Academy High School band coach is facing charges of sexual exploitation of a child after he was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old student.

  • Westerly coach: Parent interference too much 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:43 am
  • WESTERLY, Rhode Island - A former Westerly High School girls' basketball coach blames significant and persistent interference from parents for her decision to resign last month.

  • TV winners in annual Texas AP Broadcasters contest 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 10:44 pm
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  • Engaged pair, teen athlete among dead in bus crash 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 6:21 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - Five high school students and three chaperones have been confirmed dead or are unaccounted for after a charter bus heading to Humboldt State University was struck by a FedEx tractor-trailer in Northern California. The bus and big rig drivers were killed, but their identities have not been released.

  • Charge resolved for coach implicated in rape case 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 1:06 pm
  • STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - A teacher and coach accused of trying to thwart an investigation into the rape of a 16-year-old girl in eastern Ohio will have the charge dismissed in exchange for community service at a domestic violence shelter, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Friday.

  • Pitino, ex-teammate sought mercy for Farmer 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 11:06 am
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino asked a federal judge to show mercy when sentencing former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer and allow him to "become a productive citizen again" after the basketball star's political and personal fall from grace.

  • W.Va. administrators debate summer practice rule 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 8:19 am
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Some high school administrators are opposed to a proposed athletics rule that would expand voluntary summer practices in West Virginia.

  • Girl hockey teams on the decline in Vermont 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 8:16 pm
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - Participation in girl's hockey in Vermont has been declining for years, leaving coaches and officials to worry about the health of the sport in the state.

  • Man convicted of killing Va. student after game 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:19 am
  • NORFOLK, Virginia - A July 25 sentencing is set for a man convicted of killing a Norfolk student after a high school football game.

  • Sports talk radio show on LGBT issues to debut 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:50 pm
  • NEW YORK - The premiere of "The Outfield" this weekend on satellite radio will open with a discussion of Derrick Gordon, the UMass guard who on Wednesday became the first openly gay Division I men's basketball player.

  • Blue track at Kelso High costs $20,000 more 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 3:55 pm
  • KELSO, Washington - The Kelso School Board decided last month to spend $310,000 dollars for a new running track around the field at Kelso High School.

  • Maine teacher charged with sex assault on student 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 5:55 am
  • BELFAST, Maine - A teacher at the Waldo County Technical Center who also coaches softball at an area high school has been charged with sexually assaulting a student.

  • Local lawyers help undocumented Medford girl 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 4:38 pm
  • MEDFORD, Oregon - Nothing could stop Yaremi Mejia from becoming a star basketball player for South Medford High.

  • 16-year-old sophomore shot dead in Chicago 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 1:52 pm
  • CHICAGO - Officials say a 16-year-old Chicago boy has been shot and killed on the city's South Side.

  • Family achieves dream of owning bowling alley 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 10:52 am
  • DAVENPORT, Iowa - The 300 game - the pursuit of any avid bowler - has never eluded the Roseman family. Collectively, they have rolled 160 perfect games among the six-member family.