HIGH SCHOOL RUMORS & GOSSIP
They say a picture tells 1000 words, this one says “sorry Mother Nature, the game must go on”. Fox 31 Denver posted the below photo (along with several others worth seeing) showing kids playing baseball as they normally would with a huge gray cloud over center field. Smoke billows beyond center field in ColoradoCredit: @PeterMcEvoy2 The photo was originally tweeted by Peter...
6'1" Carlee Clemons of Millbrook (NC) High School won the 2013 Southeast Summer Showcase dunk contest last weekend in Winston-Salem. He did such by dunking over 6'8" Javis Howard and 6'8" Gary... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
BELIEVE IN MIRACLES?
As Rick Chandler of SportsGrid so deftly pointed out, this happened during the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association Division II-AA Boys Soccer Championship game between Father Ryan High School and Montgomery Bell Academy. With the game knotted up at one, and Father Ryan’s Luke Strebel lining up for a 54-yard free kick as overtime was about to expire, it looked as if...
MIGHT AS WELL JUMP
Franklin High School (CA) vs Davis High School, Division 1 playoffs yesterday. Up 5-3 in the 7th, catcher Nick Frei drives in two...one of the two was Sean Nicholson...who jumped over catcher Hayden... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
YouTube Everything is bigger in Texas, or so they say. Well, one thing that is bigger is the high school baseball postseason tournament earlier this week. In the University Interscholastic League high school playoffs, Diboll High (TX) and Caldwell (TX) were tied one game to one in a best-of-three series. Caldwell was down to their final strike in the final inning of the third...
HOW MUCH YA BENCH?
If Matt Poursoltani keeps lifting at this rate, he may be able to find a part-time job hoisting cars or other heavy objects off people sometime soon. Poursoltani lifted a ridiculous 700 pounds on Saturday — a feat not only impressive because it’s 700 pounds but also because Poursoltani is a high school senior at Pilot Point High in Texas, and because he has increased the amount...
The first rule of high school cheerleader fight club is that there should never be a thing called high school cheerleader fight club.
February 21, 2013
Central DeWitt high school sophomore boys basketball coach Brandon Barnhart went all out to propose to his girlfriend recently. DeWitt called in a favor from his team as well as a bunch of their friends to make the proposal a memorable one, and it definitely worked. Check out the choreographed charade which ended up in an engagement between Coach Barnhart and his girlfriend Hannah...
Michael McComish, senior wrestler for the Madison Bulldogs (SD), was competing in a match against Chamberlain Friday night at the annual “Madison Square Garden” when a huge light fell from the... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
November 12, 2012
CALLED HIS SHOT
R.J. Lewis is a high school football analyst in Atlanta. Last weekend he announced a game between Douglass and Rockmart and made a bold prediction with Douglass on defense and trailing 54-0. He predicted Douglass would score a defensive touchdown. "The Douglass Astros will get on the board defensively... you gotta step out on that limb. A bobbled snap, scoop it in for...
KIDS THESE DAYS
A number of athletes at Piedmont High School in California have been caught running something called a "sex fantasy league."
HERE COMES THE BOOM
Austin Rehkow of Central Valley High (Wash.) hit a 67-yard field goal -- 4 yards longer than the NFL record -- as time expired to send the game to overtime.
THROW LIKE A GIRL
17-year-old Erin Dimeglio is making history in the state of Florida, as the first female to play quarterback on a high school varsity football team.
GOTTA SUPPORT THE TEAM
A public address announcer for a Florida high school was relieved of his duties after he was spotted in the stands at a rival's playoff game last season.
There was some outstanding sportsmanship displayed during at the Ohio state track meet last Saturday.
Meghan Vogel, a junior at West Liberty-Salem (Ohio) High School, won the state’s Division III 1,600 meter race, but she gained more attention for a race in which she finished last.
Vogel was running the 3,200 meter race and about 50 meters from the finish line when she saw...
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A high school pitcher did the rare feat of striking out five batters in the same inning. See what made the accomplishment possible.