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Stoneman Douglas hockey team pulls upset, wins state title

Parkland, Florida’s Stoneman Douglas High School claimed a state championship in hockey on Sunday.The South Florida school won two games on Sunday, including a big upset over the tournament’s top seed, to claim the prize.“Marjory Stoneman Douglas High has won the Lightning High School Hockey League Tier 1 state title with a 7-4 victory Sunday over Jesuit,” an ESPN report said. “Fourth...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

League kicks out youth BB team for racist, offensive jerseys

A youth basketball team in Cincinnati will no longer be allowed to take part in its recreational league after players wore customized jerseys featuring racist and inappropriate phrases on them.Tony Rue, a parent who sometimes coaches the West Clermont team in the Cincinnati Premier Youth Basketball League, noticed last month that kids from the Kings Mills team had inappropriate phrases...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 11, 2018  |  Discuss

Man punches official at girls JV basketball game

Imagine being so wrapped up in high school sports that you would be willing to go far enough to incite violence on those officiating a game. Now, imagine being arrested for assault after punching an official at a girls junior varsity basketball game.Well, that’s the case when it comes to the 21-year-old Dwan Lamont Marshall Jr., who was arrested by authorities.The story is as follows...
Via SNIPdaily
January 10, 2018  |  Discuss

Brooklyn high school cheerleaders in major brawl

This might not be "Mean Girls" or something of that ilk, but the plot for many high school movies played out in real life at the Canarsie school in Brooklyn last month.According to the NY Daily News, several teenagers in a disbanded cheerleaders squad attacked rival cheerleaders in a Brooklyn high school on Dec. 18.“The wild brawl, captured on cell phone video and posted on social...
Via SNIPdaily
January 04, 2018  |  Discuss

Female kicker makes history in Texas H.S. championship

K-Lani Nava not only helped her team win a state championship by making some big kicks, but also helped pave the way for other female football players in the future.Nava played in Wednesday’s game between Strawn and Balmorhea, with her Greyhounds emerging victorious in the Class 1A Six-Man Division II Championship, 78-42. Not only that, Nava also became the first female player to...
Via The Sports Daily
December 21, 2017  |  Discuss

LaVar Ball says he’s launching basketball league for high school graduates

LaVar Ball on Wednesday revealed plans to launch a basketball league for high-profile players who have graduated from high school but do not want to attend college.Ball says the Junior Basketball Association will be fully funded by Big Baller Brand. The plan is to pay the lowest-ranked players a $3,000-per-month salary. Meanwhile, the best player would earn $10,000 per month, according...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 20, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alabama high school's heartwarming touchdown

Two Alabama high school football teams did their part to help make a dream come true on Friday night. Jake Pratt, an 18-year old senior at Vestavia Hills High School with Down Syndrome, scored a touchdown on the final play of the team’s preseason scrimmage with Briarwood Christian. Pratt, who had never dressed for a football game, celebrated as the fans chanted his name. According...
Via Sportsnaut
August 26, 2017  |  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, Tenn., 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 the wrong...
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January 05, 2016  |  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 player...
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October 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 a...
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

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 Davis...
Via The Other Paper
February 26, 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 boneheaded...
Via Diehardsport
January 22, 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

High school majorette doubles as kicker for football team

South Allegheny (Pa.) High School senior Audra Lewis has quite a bit more on her plate than many of her classmates. Lewis is a majorette. She twirls batons at halftime during the school’s football games, which as you can imagine takes hours of repetition to perfect. I’m sure she gets plenty of practice in when […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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