HIGH SCHOOL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Meet the tallest high school basketball player in the world

Every now and then, a young athlete comes along and blows our minds with the way that he simply dominates everyone around him. The latest such example was Trick Shot Titus, the adorable boy who was born to put a basketball through a hoop at any height or distance, as playing for the Duke Blue Devils was obviously written into his genetic code. But today we’re dealing with someone...
Via With Leather
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 7-foot-4 high schooler makes basketball look easy

Say hello to 7-foot-4 high school junior basketball player Tacko “Taco” Fall from Liberty Christian Prep in Orlando, Florida. This young man makes basketball look too easy at the high school level. However, the guy only averages 5 rebounds a game, so there is potential there. According to the [Orlando] Sentinel, he’s eating entire pizzas covered in chicken and hamburger to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

High schooler loses award because of obscene tweet

A high school basketball player in New Hampshire was stripped of his Player of the Year award recently after idiotically sending out an ill-advised tweet trashing an opponent.Pat Welch of Pembroke Academy is the guilty party after sending out this tweet (seen above) on March 15 after scoring 15 points to guide his school to a second straight state title.It didn't take long for...
Via Bush League Chronicle
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Quadruple amputee plays high school soccer

First of all, what’s up, Edith Pop from Incredible Features? You need to call me. Second of all, this is Jorge Dyksen and he rules. He’s a well-liked, affable high school soccer star who also happens to be a quadruple amputee, simultaneously causing a flareup in inspirational videos and cheesy jokes about him not needing his hands. He got an infection when he was a baby and...
Via With Leather
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

H.S. player hits game-winner just weeks after being shot

Tweet Tyquone Greer, a senior forward for Orr Academy in Chicago, came off the bench to knock down the biggest shot of his life Tuesday night, but that isn’t the story. The story is that Greer did it just weeks after he was shot in the leg. “This could have been our last game and I wanted to make my presence felt,” Greer said via the Chicago Tribune. “For me to take...
Via Los That Sports Blog
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

High school girls team wins district title with 70-foot buzzer-beater

The Eldorado High School (New Mexico) and La Cueva High School girls basketball teams were tied in their district standings at the end of the regular season forcing a one game playoff. La Cueva moved ahead by one on a free throw with 1.7 seconds remaining. In the bag, right? No, because they didn't expect...Caitlin Duree.A 3/4 court, district clinching buzzer beater. Bam, Eagles...
Via Bob's Blitz
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: High school teams set aside rivalry to honor injured player

Via KSDK For most teams, finding out that your opponent’s best player suffered an injury before your big game is usually viewed as a silent blessing, but when it’s high school girls basketball and that injury actually ended the career of a girl who has been playing her whole life, only a big jerk can celebrate. So when Fox High School Basketball Coach Jeremy Donald learned that...
Via With Leather
February 26, 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&...
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: 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
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
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
K MASTER

Pitcher strikes out five in one inning

A high school pitcher did the rare feat of striking out five batters in the same inning. See what made the accomplishment possible.

Via NESN.com
May 19, 2012  |  12 Comments
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