High school sports

September 23, 2017 - 10:30 am
ADA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio factory that makes footballs for the National Football League has been fined by federal regulators over workplace safety violations. Wilson Sporting Goods is facing more than $65,000 in fines after two inspections at its factory in Ada, which makes about 700,000 footballs...
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September 22, 2017 - 11:29 pm
PREP FOOTBALL Albemarle 27, Chatham Central 0 Alexander Central 59, West Caldwell 35 Apex 41, Cary Panther Creek 0 Apex Middle Creek 28, Raleigh Wakefield 20 Arden Christ School 57, Southlake Christian 21 Ashe County 35, Alleghany County 13 Asheville 43, Enka 7 Asheville Erwin 51, North Buncombe 9...
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September 22, 2017 - 11:22 pm
PREP FOOTBALL Abbeville 41, Mid-Carolina 6 Andrews 35, Latta 28 Augusta Christian, Ga. 43, Oakbrook Prep 0 Aynor 49, Word of God Christian Academy, N.C. 12 Bamberg-Ehrhardt 26, Edisto 0 Baptist Hill 48, North Charleston 18 Battery Creek 29, Calhoun County 22 Beaufort Academy 55, Calhoun Academy 18...
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September 22, 2017 - 6:14 pm
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado principal has retired and an athletic director has resigned after videos surfaced showing a high school cheerleading coach pushing cheerleaders down in splits. Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg also on Friday released a report by a law firm that the district...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017 file photo, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez reacts to his double murder acquittal after the sixth day of jury deliberations at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. Hernandez's lawyer said Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool, File)
September 22, 2017 - 4:04 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Former football star Aaron Hernandez' brain was riddled with damage from a degenerative brain disease linked with head blows, but that doesn't necessarily explain the troubles that plagued his young life. The diagnosis comes from a Boston University researcher who has studied...
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FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2017, file photo, Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck calls out a timeout during an NCAA college football game against Buffalo in Minneapolis. Minnesota is off until its Big Ten opener at home against Maryland Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. The Gophers also were unbeaten through three games last season, but this year’s accomplishment seems greater. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs, File)
September 21, 2017 - 1:57 pm
Purdue football is showing new signs of life on the field and on the airwaves, too. Jake Query, who co-hosts an afternoon radio show on Fox Sports 975 in Indianapolis, said the Boilermakers didn't stimulate much, if any, audience participation the last couple years. Now six or eight listeners a day...
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September 21, 2017 - 12:41 pm
NEESES, S.C. (AP) — Officials had to move two high school football games in South Carolina last week because the fields were infested with fire ants. Coaches and administrators at Hunter-Kinard-Tyler in Orangeburg County and Lee Central in Lee County said they are taking measures so they can keep...
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Emoni Bates, during basketball practice in Ypsilanti, Mich., Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Bates is the best 13-year-old basketball player in America, according to some recruiting services. One of his highlight reels on YouTube has been viewed about 1 million times. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 21, 2017 - 9:27 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Emoni Bates walks out a front door of Clague Middle School with just inches to spare. A wide smile tops his 6-foot-7, extra-lean frame. He's holding a seventh-grade honor society certificate in his right hand. His braces gleam in the afternoon sun. Meet the best 13-year-old...
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Emoni Bates, during basketball practice in Ypsilanti, Mich., Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Bates is the best 13-year-old basketball player in America, according to some recruiting services. One of his highlight reels on YouTube has been viewed about 1 million times. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 21, 2017 - 9:27 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Emoni Bates walks out a front door of Clague Middle School with just inches to spare. A wide smile tops his 6-foot-7, extra-lean frame. He's holding a seventh-grade honor society certificate in his right hand. His braces gleam in the afternoon sun. Meet the best 13-year-old...
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September 16, 2017 - 8:40 am
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday declined a university's request to stop one of its football players convicted of rape as a teenager from playing on the team. The ruling means Ma'lik Richmond, 21, will be allowed to play for Youngstown State University in a game against...
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