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Stories with subject: High school football
  • Michigan taxidermist recreates football rivalry story has photos
    Updated: Jul-30-15 4:44 pm

    LANSING, Michigan - A Lansing-based taxidermist used the longtime rivalry between Michigan State University and the University of Michigan as inspiration for his latest creation.

  • South Albany High becoming Rebels in name only 
    Updated: Jul-27-15 1:08 pm

    ALBANY, Oregon - They removed the Confederate battle flag from South Albany High School 20 years ago. A Confederate soldier does not dance during football games. This year, one of the school's 10 black students led the cheers.

  • American football gains popularity in China story has photos
    Updated: Jul-25-15 5:57 pm

    BEIJING - The scene could be from any U.S. suburb: two teams of youngsters in football helmets, cleats and pads; referees in pinstripes; parents snapping photos and cheering from the sidelines. But the clipboard-toting coaches call out plays in Chinese and the field is at a park in Beijing.

  • North All-Stars beat South All-Stars 20-7 
    Updated: Jul-18-15 12:40 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - INDIANAPOLIS - Not much went the way Jerrell Poindexter thought his Indiana All-Star football experience would go on Friday night.

  • NFL's first full-time female official low-key as debut nears 
    Updated: Jul-17-15 7:57 pm

    IRVING, Texas - Sarah Thomas shared hugs and idle chatter at her first preseason clinic since the NFL made her the first full-time female on-field official.

  • TSSAA council narrowly rejects complete public-private split 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 5:59 pm

    MURFREESBORO, Tennessee - The legislative council of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association has narrowly rejected a proposal completing a split of public and private schools in the state's high school athletic group.

  • Oxford begins prep for MHSAA football championships 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 4:18 am

    OXFORD, Mississippi - The high school football season begins a little more than a month from now, and with that begins the preparation for the prep football championships.

  • Mom blames football helmet in death of high school player 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 2:48 pm

    RIVERSIDE, California - The mother of a high school football player who collapsed during a game in Southern California has filed a lawsuit blaming his helmet for his death.

  • Fear of concussions spur new rules for high school football 
    Updated: Jul-14-15 3:45 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - In the hopes of reducing the risk of concussions and head injuries in high school football, the Ohio High School Athletic Commission's board of directors voted unanimously Monday to limit full-contact drills during practices.

  • Coach gets 6 months in football rape case probation breach 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 4:28 pm

    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - A volunteer coach whose Ohio house was the scene of a party that preceded the 2012 rape of a girl by two high school football players has been sentenced to six months in jail for another probation violation.

  • Bronze statue honoring Pendleton coach unveiled 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 12:35 pm

    PENDLETON, Oregon - A new bronze statue honoring Pendleton High School football coach, Don Requa, has been unveiled at Brownfield Park.

  • At 20, Manning camp's influence on NFL is widespread 
    Updated: Jul-11-15 2:32 pm

    THIBODAUX, Louisiana - Archie Manning never really intended the football camp he founded two decades ago to become a magnet for future NFL quarterbacks.

  • Indianapolis football player dies after medical emergency 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 3:45 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - An Indianapolis school district says a high school football player has died after experiencing a medical emergency during practice.

  • Former coach accused of molestation denied new sentencing 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 11:06 am

    JACKSON, Mississippi - A Bible-quoting judge did not allow religion to influence the 300-month sentence given to a former prep football coach who had been accused of molestation, a federal appeals panel has ruled.

  • East Ridge forfeits football titles over ineligible player 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 12:41 pm

    WOODBURY, Minnesota - East Ridge High School in Woodbury will forfeit the conference and section football titles it won over the past two seasons because one of its players was ineligible.

  • Australian academy prepares punters for US college football 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 11:59 am

    MELBOURNE, Australia - The fog is still lifting off a deserted playing field on the outskirts of this southern Australian city as 10 aspiring college football punters begin their morning drills.

  • Former NFL star tackles overgrown field for football camp story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-02-15 2:19 am

    HIGHLAND PARK, Michigan - The weeds and wild grass rose well above Reggie McKenzie's knees as the former NFL star walked the field bearing his name in the small Detroit enclave of Highland Park. With two weeks until the start of the youth football camp he's been running for four decades, the city-owned field had yet to be mowed - and something had to be done.