High school football

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Moore (8) throws as Denver Broncos defensive back Kareem Jackson (22) pursues during the second half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
October 19, 2019 - 6:33 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Matt Moore spent his spring as a scouting assistant with the Miami Dolphins, and he spent most of the summer gearing up for a season as an assistant high school football coach. He'll be spending his fall trying to keep the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl hunt. The...
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September 25, 2019 - 8:07 am
LEXINGTON, Okla. (AP) — A middle school football player in Oklahoma has died after competing in a game. Lexington High School football coach Dale Berglan told The Oklahoman that Riley Boatwright died Tuesday after playing a game in Stratford. A cause of death was not known and no other information...
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September 20, 2019 - 5:28 pm
NEW LONDON, N.C. (AP) — Officials in a North Carolina school district have canceled a football game at a high school where cheerleaders were placed on probation for displaying a banner that said, "Trump 2020: Make America Great Again." Stanly County Schools announced Friday that it decided to...
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September 16, 2019 - 1:21 pm
YUKON, Okla. (AP) — A 16-year-old Oklahoma high school football player has died after suffering an apparent head injury during a game. Yanda and Son funeral home says Peter Webb died Sunday at an Oklahoma City hospital. Funeral services are incomplete. The Oklahoman report s that Webb, who went...
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September 13, 2019 - 10:45 am
POQUOSON, Va. (AP) — A high school in Virginia has forfeited its upcoming football game against a rival after videos emerged of students making threats and racial slurs against their opponents. The Virginian-Pilot reports the videos show students from Poquoson High School threatening to beat people...
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September 05, 2019 - 1:39 pm
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A high school football player has collapsed and died after practice in southwest Missouri. The Joplin School District said in a statement that emergency personnel responded Wednesday evening after 15-year-old sophomore Kadin Roberts-Day had a medical emergency at the Joplin High...
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In this photo provided by the El Paso Independent School District, the Franklin High School's football players hold a banner at the school's football stadium in El Paso, Texas, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in solidarity with the Odessa/Midland community in the wake of Saturday's shooting in the two cities, as El Paso had a shooting on Aug. 3. The Franklin High players will play with Odessa's Permian High School players Thursday. (Leonel Monroy/El Paso Independent School District via AP)
September 04, 2019 - 11:12 pm
Far more than the final score will be on the line as two grief-stricken cities shaken by mass shootings weeks apart turn to the proud Texas tradition of high school football as part of the healing process. Perhaps no team symbolizes this rite of fall in the state more than the Permian High School...
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August 31, 2019 - 3:18 pm
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A 17-year-old student was arrested Saturday in connection with a shooting that happened at a high school football game in Alabama, leaving at least 10 people injured. Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste tells news outlets that six people were directly shot Friday and one...
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Paintsville's John Walker Phelps on a 44-yard touchdown run past Lawrence County's Andrew Tackett on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 in Louisa, Ky. Paintsville won 48-17. (Kevin Goldy/The Daily Independent via AP)
August 28, 2019 - 9:57 am
Led by a decline in football for the fifth straight year, participation in U.S. high school sports dropped in 2018-19 for the first time in 30 years, according to an annual survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations. The 2018-19 total of 7,937,491 participants was...
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In this Aug. 5, 2019, photo, head coach Art Briles instructs his team during a practice at Mount Vernon High Schoo in Mount Vernon, Texas. Most of the town’s residents knew nothing about the possibility of Briles becoming coach until the school board unanimously approved his hiring in a special meeting on the Friday night going into Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
August 26, 2019 - 1:47 pm
MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — In a small East Texas community, a few blocks from a quaint town square, Art Briles is coaching football again on American soil. He is some 200 miles and seemingly a lifetime away from Baylor, the school he led to the doorstep of the College Football Playoff five years...
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