- Michigan taxidermist recreates football rivalry Updated: Jul-30-15 4:44 pm
LANSING, Michigan - A Lansing-based taxidermist used the longtime rivalry between Michigan State University and the University of Michigan as inspiration for his latest creation.
- Indictment against ex-coach dismissed in eastern Kentucky Updated: Jul-30-15 4:04 pm
HARLAN, Kentucky - An eastern Kentucky judge has dismissed an indictment that was brought last fall against a former Harlan County High School basketball coach.
- Aberdeen's decades-long run as host to all-star games ends Updated: Jul-30-15 7:56 am
ABERDEEN, South Dakota - The South Dakota High School All-Star Games will no longer be part of the Aberdeen summertime landscape.
- Jon Gruden worries about present, future of youth sports Updated: Jul-28-15 12:27 pm
NEW YORK - Jon Gruden looks at the present and predicted future of youth sports. It makes him cringe.
- South Albany High becoming Rebels in name only Updated: Jul-27-15 1:08 pm
ALBANY, Oregon - They removed the Confederate battle flag from South Albany High School 20 years ago. A Confederate soldier does not dance during football games. This year, one of the school's 10 black students led the cheers.
- American football gains popularity in China Updated: Jul-25-15 5:57 pm
BEIJING - The scene could be from any U.S. suburb: two teams of youngsters in football helmets, cleats and pads; referees in pinstripes; parents snapping photos and cheering from the sidelines. But the clipboard-toting coaches call out plays in Chinese and the field is at a park in Beijing.
- Education dept. fined in connection to contaminated field Updated: Jul-24-15 2:46 pm
HONOLULU - The Hawaii Department of Education is disputing $4.1 million in fines connected to solid waste removal from a Honolulu high school track field that was found to be contaminated with lead and arsenic.
- With rise of personal coaches, can anyone still be the QB? Updated: Jul-24-15 1:47 pm
Jackson Burkhalter and Sheldon Layman are slinging a football around a grassy field on a muggy fall evening in Mobile, Alabama, under the watchful eye of David Morris, who spent most of his college football career as Eli Manning's backup and is now tutoring aspiring QBs.
- Man charged in crash that killed teen soccer player Updated: Jul-21-15 4:21 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, New Jersey - A man who authorities say was under the influence of drugs when he caused a crash that killed a teenage soccer player is now charged with vehicular homicide.
- Police: Swastika made of blocks found on high school track Updated: Jul-21-15 6:21 am
MILLBURY, Massachusetts - Police are investigating after a swastika made out of cinder blocks was found on the track at a Massachusetts high school.
- Georgia Sports Writer Association contest results Updated: Jul-19-15 9:16 pm
ATLANTA - Results of the Georgia Sports Writers Association contest, announced Sunday at the association's annual meeting in Norcross:
- North All-Stars beat South All-Stars 20-7 Updated: Jul-18-15 12:40 am
INDIANAPOLIS - INDIANAPOLIS - Not much went the way Jerrell Poindexter thought his Indiana All-Star football experience would go on Friday night.
- NFL's first full-time female official low-key as debut nears Updated: Jul-17-15 7:57 pm
IRVING, Texas - Sarah Thomas shared hugs and idle chatter at her first preseason clinic since the NFL made her the first full-time female on-field official.
- Wake Forest QB Wolford sees bright future after tough 2014 Updated: Jul-17-15 11:08 am
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina - As a freshman at Wake Forest last year, quarterback John Wolford won the starting job.
- Illinois school athletes remain 'Midgets' despite objections Updated: Jul-17-15 9:37 am
FREEBURG, Illinois - Athletes at a southern Illinois high school will keep the nickname Freeburg Midgets, despite the objections of a group representing people with dwarfism who find the name offensive.
- TSSAA council narrowly rejects complete public-private split Updated: Jul-16-15 5:59 pm
MURFREESBORO, Tennessee - The legislative council of the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association has narrowly rejected a proposal completing a split of public and private schools in the state's high school athletic group.
- UNC hoping freshman Williams provides 3-point shooting boost Updated: Jul-16-15 11:35 am
CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina - Kenny Williams III is known for his 3-point range. Just don't refer to North Carolina's newest guard as simply an "outside shooter."
- Oxford begins prep for MHSAA football championships Updated: Jul-16-15 4:18 am
OXFORD, Mississippi - The high school football season begins a little more than a month from now, and with that begins the preparation for the prep football championships.
- Mom blames football helmet in death of high school player Updated: Jul-15-15 2:48 pm
RIVERSIDE, California - The mother of a high school football player who collapsed during a game in Southern California has filed a lawsuit blaming his helmet for his death.
- Norway agrees to take ownership of beloved ballpark Updated: Jul-15-15 1:32 pm
NORWAY, Iowa - The eastern Iowa city of Norway, which was long known for its high school baseball teams before the school closed years ago, has agreed to take ownership of a beloved ballpark this week.
- Murray, Hill win national prep athlete of the year awards Updated: Jul-15-15 12:03 am
LOS ANGELES - Kyler Murray, a quarterback headed to Texas A&M, and sprinter Candace Hill were honored as the national prep athletes of the year Tuesday night.
- Fear of concussions spur new rules for high school football Updated: Jul-14-15 3:45 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - In the hopes of reducing the risk of concussions and head injuries in high school football, the Ohio High School Athletic Commission's board of directors voted unanimously Monday to limit full-contact drills during practices.
- Coach gets 6 months in football rape case probation breach Updated: Jul-13-15 4:28 pm
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - A volunteer coach whose Ohio house was the scene of a party that preceded the 2012 rape of a girl by two high school football players has been sentenced to six months in jail for another probation violation.
- Bronze statue honoring Pendleton coach unveiled Updated: Jul-13-15 12:35 pm
PENDLETON, Oregon - A new bronze statue honoring Pendleton High School football coach, Don Requa, has been unveiled at Brownfield Park.
- Boone Grove AD approved by IHSAA as assistant commissioner Updated: Jul-13-15 12:24 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Boone Grove athletic director Kerrie Schludecker will become the newest assistant commissioner of the Indiana High School Athletic Association on Aug. 1.