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WATCH: High school coach appears to headbutt referee in face

A high school basketball coach in Pennsylvania reportedly was removed from the end of his school’s game after allegedly headbutting a referee, causing the official to fall to the floor. Jerry Devine, who is an algebra and history teacher at Neshaminy High School in Pennsylvania, allegedly headbutted an official in the face during the final minute of his team’s 49-42 loss to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

President Obama tearfully remembers hero football player killed by gun violence

President Barack Obama became teary eyed Tuesday afternoon, as he recalled the story of Zaevion Dobson during a speech on gun control.The 15-year-old Dobson, a star high school football player in Knoxville, Tennessee, died last month shielding a trio of teenage girls from a hail of gunfire — an action that made him something of a national hero."He wasn’t in the wrong place at...
Via Yardbarker
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

High school hockey team tries to play two goalies at once

Tenafly high school in New Jersey has had a tough season for hockey so far. They got crushed in back-to-back losses in a home-and-home with Paramus by scores of 8-3 and 9-1 going into a matchup with St. Joseph’s … a ranked team. It was a team that they didn’t want to play: According to head coach Andy Escala, Tenafly/Cresskill (0-5-1) had tried to opt out of the game...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Canadian high schooler scores 103 points in a game

Point guard Ahmed Ali, of John Polanyi High School in Toronto, scored 103 points Wednesday night in the team's 111-76 victory over C.W. Jefferson Wednesday night.Ali, who drained 22 three pointers in the game, joined former NBA player Denham Brown as the only Canadian players to score over 100 points in a high school contest. Brown scored 111 points in a game back in 2002."After...
Via Yardbarker
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Parent attacks H.S. basketball coach, charged with assault

Some parents take their children’s sports a bit too seriously. One of these situations arose in Amory, Mississippi on Thursday night, when Hamilton High School girls basketball head coach Sue Verner was allegedly assaulted by a parent during a boys basketball game. Here are the details of the assault, according to WCBI-TV in Mississippi. WCBI has learned that coach Verner...
Via The Comeback
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: 7'6" 15-year-old towers over peers on court

Ever seen a 7-foot-6 15-year-old playing basketball against people his own age? Check out Robert Bobroczky, a Romanian star on the U-16 squad at Stella Azzurra, who actually has a few post moves to go along with his ridiculous height. We’re not sure how quickly he can get up and down the court, but in the half-court game, he seems to be a nightmare to deal with. Will we be seeing...
Via College Spun
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

adidas to assist high schools in changing controversial mascots

“Sports have the power to change lives.” That statement from adidas Group executive board member Eric Liedtke, is from a release the shoe and apparel brand put out on Thursday in announcing a nationwide initiative to assist high schools that want to change their mascots. From adidas.com: “Sports have the power to change lives,” said Eric Liedtke, adidas Group executive...
Via Awful Announcing
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

High school rivalry game highlighted by No. 1 team's first-ever female place kicker

Friday night’s matchup between St. Francis High School and Bellarmine College Prepin Mountain View, CA is already slated as must-see rivalry football, particularly with St. Francis being undefeated so far this season.But this week’s game is a little different from ones in previous seasons, with St. Francis’s addition of a not-so-average  kicker.Enter Courtney Ogren: The soccer...
Via Yardbarker
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

H.S. football player allegedly wipes IcyHot on opponent's face

Blindsiding a referee is one thing. Hitting an opponent on the head with your helmet is another. But using IcyHot as a weapon? The line must be drawn. A high school football player in California has been accused of smearing a heat rub substance on an opposing player’s face during a game earlier this month, CBS Los Angeles reported last week. The incident allegedly occurred Sept...
Via NESN.com
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

High school RB gains 722 yards, 10 TDs in 107-90 win

If high school fantasy football was a thing, Journey Brown would have given you enough points to last a whole season Friday night. Brown is the star running back at Meadville (Pa.) High School, and to say he had a good game against DuBois (Pa.) would be an understatement. Brown rushed for a surreal 722 yards and 10 touchdowns on “only” 30 carries. His ridiculous effort broke...
Via NESN.com
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Ref speared by two H.S. football players 'wants' to press charges

This past weekend, a video of two high school football players intentionally spearing a referee went viral, for obvious reasons. It turns out the two young men, who play for John Jay High School in San Antonio, could be in a great deal of trouble following the incident. According to Wayne Elliott, a secretary from the Austin Football Officials Association, the referee from the contest...
Via College Spun
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

High school players suspended for dirty hit on referee

    The two Texas high school players who targeted a helpless referee with blindside hits during a game on Friday night have been suspended from their team. Two members of the John Jay High School football team in San Antonio crushed a referee towards the end of their 15-9 loss to Marble Falls. The reason for the players attacking the referee is still unknown, but we do know...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN recruiting analyst accidentally tweets porn link

ESPN national recruiting analyst Gerry Hamilton may be in a bit of hot water after making an incredibly embarrassing mistake Wednesday afternoon. Hamilton, attempting to tweet out a link with video highlights of four-star linebacker recruit Roquan Smith, instead included a link to a PornHub video. He quickly deleted the post and replaced it with the correct link, but the damage was...
Via College Spun
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Sexual nature of alleged high school football hazings revealed

The alleged sexual hazing rituals which forced a New Jersey high school football team to cancel the rest of its season have been revealed by the parent of a player in the program — and the details are are disturbing.The reported attacks within Sayreville War Memorial High School's football program happened frequently and without warning, the parent claimed. It would start with...
Via The Other Paper
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

H.S. cancels football season amid 'sexual' hazing allegations

While local and county authorities looks into reports of a New Jersey high school football team's widespread hazing, the school has decided to cancel the remainder of its season because of the bullying allegations.After an emotional two hour meeting with school officials and parents of the football players, Sayreville High School decided to cancel the rest of the season. The cancellation...
Via The Other Paper
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

H.S. football players posing with guns on campus sparks outrage

A photo of high school football players posing with guns on campus has an Indiana community up in arms.
Via Gamedayr
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

High school hoops game marred by brawl, ugly postgame tweets

An unforunate incident involving social media and racism followed a high school basketball game in New York this past week. Mount Vernon High School defeated Mahopac High School in the state playoffs. After the game, several students took to Twitter and posted tweets with disparaging remarks, specifically those related to race. Mount Vernon has a […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Refs flee court after controversial girls' basketball game

A girls' high school basketball game ended in confusion and controversy after the three referees ran off the court following a highly contested decision at the end of the game.With a place in the state championships at stake, Celina trailed Argyle by just one point with 4.8 seconds left in the Texas 3A Girls' Region II final, when the bizarre incident took place.Celina's Kynese...
Via The Other Paper
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama girls H.S. basketball team wins state title by a score of 15-2

The Glenwood High School (AL) girls basketball team captured their first state title in 6 years. They didn’t have to wait long in the state championship game, thanks to their opponent attempting to win by using a tactic that many NBA teams tried to do before the institution of the shot clock. The NBA instituted […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michigan State QB commit bodyslams security guard

2015 Michigan State football commit Jayru Campbell  Cass Tech High School’s Jayru Campbell is making news for all the wrong reasons. The 4-star recruit according to 247Sports, was videotaped by a Cass Tech student body-slamming a security guard at his high school on Wednesday. Wouldn’t be surprised one bit if Michigan State pulled their scholarship offer to Campbell after his...
Via Diehardsport
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Military mom surprises 13-year-old son at free-throw line

I don’t care how many times I see these type of videos, they never get old. The reaction from 13-year-old Derrick Jenkins when he sees his mom first the first time in eight months is simply priceless. Lt. Col. Cotina Jenkins-Sellers just finished her deployment in Kuwait, and snuck up behind her son as he […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

High school athlete suffers season-ending injury during team photos

Athletes often put themselves in vulnerable positions where injuries can easily occur, but one would think a player is safe during team photos. As Sheffield (Iowa) West Fork High senior Lindsey Peterson reminded us a few weeks ago, nothing is certain. The two-sport star suffered a horrific injury that ended her basketball season when she […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 02, 2014  |  2 Comments
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