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HIGH SCHOOL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Friday Night Lights Help Ease The Pain Of Ferguson

I’ve learned one thing above all in a few years of high school sports coverage – football reigns supreme. All other sports dim in comparison. It’s the feather in the cap of each local news outlet. When autumn enters, the stage lights up with teenagers who dream of state titles. In Ferguson, Missouri, plenty other […] The post Friday Night Lights Help Ease The Pain Of Ferguson...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

HS kicker scores extra point off opponent's head (Video)

In the category of things you've never seen in a football game before and may never see again, a South Dakota high school kicker made a crazy extra point that actually bounced off an opponent's head before traveling through the uprights.It happened last weekend as Dell Rapids led Milbank 37-0 and lined up for the extra point. A low snap resulted in a low line drive kick...
Via Holdout Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: H.S. football player's amazing post-game interview

Lauren Mickler, of TWC News Austin, was part of one of the greatest post game interviews that the world has ever seen. Apollos Hester, wide receiver for East View High School in Georgetown, Texas, was asked by Mickler how the game went, and his reply was truly inspirational. Watch the complete interview and feel inspired for yourself. This interview took place after East View defeated...
Via Down and Distance
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Vandals burn phallic symbol onto high school field

Police investigators reportedly are seeking warrants in an attempt to collar a group of vandals who utilized a grass-killing agent they purchased on the Internet to burn a penis into the football field at a high school in Bedford, Mich. The suspects in question allegedly are two teenagers who say they got the idea of […] The post Vandals burn 100-yard penis into Michigan high school...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rival fans don tee with mugshot of teen at H.S. soccer match

An Indiana family is angry at their son's former school after students and parents showed up at a soccer game against his new team wearing t-shirts with the teenager's mug shot on them.Alex Rittenhouse was arrested last summer after he was caught with pot and his dad turned him into police, local ABC 6 reported.After the bust, Rittenhouse, now 18, was bullied at school, so...
Via The Other Paper
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Central HS football coach receives racist letter

Miami Central Senior High School football coach Roland Smith received a hate letter, containing the N-word, in advance of the team’s nationally televised game on Saturday against the Hoover (Ala.) Bucs.  The letter, which allegedly came from a Hoover Bucs fan, also said, “Take up your chicken bones and red cups on the way back to Miami after we beat your ass,” according to Al.com.
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
August 22, 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

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

Canadian high school running back trucks multiple defenders

The video below makes two things abundantly clear: Jaeden Washington is very good at football, and the St. Andrew’s College defense is very, very bad at tackling. Washington, a junior running back at St. Michael’s College, is one of the top Canadian high school football prospects (colleges are the equivalent of high schools in Canada), and he showed off that skill against a...
Via NESN.com
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

H.S. football coach suspends entire team for lack of character

The sins of the few can cause the punishment of the many. One high school football coach in Utah is taking that idiom rather literally. Matt Labrum, head coach of Union High School in Roosevelt, Utah, suspended all 80 of his players on Saturday after the team’s 40-16 loss, according to the Deseret News. The suspensions had nothing to do with the loss or the players’ performance...
Via NESN.com
September 25, 2013  |  255 Comments
HOW MUCH YA BENCH?

Texas high school senior lifts 700 pounds

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...
Via NESN.com
March 25, 2013  |  102 Comments
NO ALIBI

Cheerleaders forced into fight club

The first rule of high school cheerleader fight club is that there should never be a thing called high school cheerleader fight club. 

Via Guyism
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss
POLICE BLOTTER

New video of coach assaulting youth player

Via Guyism
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss
CALLED HIS SHOT

High school announcer predicts defensive TD

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...
Via Awful Announcing
November 01, 2012  |  Discuss
HERE COMES THE BOOM

High school kicker makes 67-yard FG

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.

Via Beer Mug Sports
October 19, 2012  |  6 Comments
THROW LIKE A GIRL

High school team has female QB

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.
Via Guyism
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

High school runner Meghan Vogel helps carry injured opponent across finish line (Video)

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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 04, 2012  |  89 Comments
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