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  • I have no idea if this stat about MSNBC is true, but it sure sounds right...

    03/11/2014 10:38:51 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 39 replies
  • HS Football Player Suspended For Writing Class Poem About Coach's Son

    10/23/2013 4:39:00 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 26 replies
    Deadspin ^ | October 23, 2013
    The Rittman (Ohio) Indians aren't having a good year. They're 1-7. So when junior DE Nick Andre had to write a poem for his composition class, he chose as a subject the team's star wide receiver, who happens to be the son of the coach and brother of the offensive coordinator. The assignment was to write about something that makes you angry. Andre's poem, entitled "Stupid," accuses senior WR Blake Dennis of not being particularly good, but getting all the plays because of nepotism and his friendship with the quarterback. Dennis has committed to Akron next year (his father's alma...
  • Alhambra High School Coaches Fired After Players Given Performance Enhancers (Creatine)

    07/12/2013 11:40:43 AM PDT · by rarestia · 32 replies
    CBS Los Angeles ^ | July 11, 2013 | Staff
    Alhambra High School officials have dismissed the institution’s football coaching staff after it emerged players had been given nutritional supplement Creatine to enhance their performance on the field. Head coach Chuck Leonardis told the Pasadena Star News seven players had been given the organic acid by his staff after the students had asked about it. Athletic director Jerry DeSantis confirmed the school was “in the process of a coaching change”. Leonardis denied doing anything wrong. He said players were given “extremely low dosages” of Creatine, which is naturally synthesized in the human body for muscle use. He also said he...
  • School Under Fire For Allowing Churches to Feed Football Team

    08/22/2012 11:46:56 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 39 replies ^ | 8/22/2010 | Todd Starnes
    A Wisconsin-based group has accused a Georgia high school football coach of violating the First Amendment by allowing local churches to prepare meals for his team. The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter to the superintendent of Walker County Schools demanding an “immediate investigation” into Ridgeland High School football coach Mark Mariakis. The FFRF is a Wisconsin-based group whose purpose is to “protect the constitutional principle of separation between state and church.” They are demanding the school system launch an investigation into allegations that Coach Mariakis allowed local churches to prepare pre-game meals for his football team. They also...
  • Black vs. White?

    01/05/2012 6:22:12 PM PST · by HIDEK6 · 16 replies
    ESPN | 1/5/12 | HIDEK6
    Watching a high school all-star game on ESPN. Instead of North vs. South, East vs, West, or red team vs. blue team, it is the black team vs. the white team. ?
  • Runaway cart hits Dekaney coach, reporters after game

    12/18/2011 6:35:55 AM PST · by neal1960 · 6 replies ^ | 12/18/2011 | Jenny Dial and Jerome Solomon
    ARLINGTON — A runaway electric cart raced unmanned from an end zone to midfield at Cowboys Stadium and plowed into several people after a high school championship game Saturday night, bowling over the winning head coach and several others.
  • And then theres' this: Statistically speaking: 8 OT game is California record-setter

    10/19/2011 9:03:15 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 7 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | Oct 18 2011 | By Jonathan Wall
    High school football games usually take at least two hours to play. But during Friday night's contest between Desert Hot Springs (Calif.) High School and Big Bear (Calif.) High School it took the two schools nearly four hours and eight overtimes before Big Bear prevailed, 56-50.
  • Two deaths, too soon and too close together (2 high school football deaths in same week)

    09/05/2008 8:06:35 PM PDT · by Coleus · 14 replies · 337+ views
    northjersey ^ | 09.01.08 | ALFRED DOBLIN
    LAST MONDAY, Sean Fisher of Waldwick collapsed while running drills. It was reported he may have had an undetected heart condition. Fisher died that day. It was his 13th birthday. On Tuesday, Douglas Morales of Cliffside Park died of injuries sustained during a football practice the previous week. He ruptured a blood vessel to the brain. He was 17 years old. Communities are in mourning, young athletes are unsettled by the untimely deaths of teammates and parents are trying to figure out what happened and how to prevent it from recurring. While each case is different and it’s too early...
  • AMAZING UNBELIEVABLE finish! Texas high school football game, John Tyler vs. Plano East (VIDEO)

    12/06/2006 3:30:06 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 10 replies · 4,198+ views
    You Tube video ^ | October 12th, 2006 | Jody Vance
    Probably one of the most amazing finishes in the history of high school football. Plano East High School (North Dallas suburb), down 41 - 17 to John Tyler with 2 minutes and 42 seconds left in the game, starts an amazing comeback to with a TD and three straight successful onside kicks. With 24 seconds remaining the unthinkable happens. You have to see it for yourself. You WILL NOT believe it! VIDEO - Just AMAZING! You will notice that the game was played at Texas Stadium in Irving, home of the Dallas Cowboys. --- This reminds me of our (Princeton...
  • Nazi phrase gets football coach benched

    10/05/2006 10:08:20 AM PDT · by Graybeard58 · 65 replies · 1,735+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | October 5, 2006 | Eric Herman & Tina Akouris
    After posting a message on players' lockers last week that was worded the same as a Nazi slogan, Maine South High School's top football coach was suspended for a game, officials said Wednesday. Dave Inserra, 39, will sit out Maine South's homecoming game against New Trier this Saturday, Principal David Claypool said. The one-game suspension comes after Inserra put up signs saying, "Work will set you free," on the lockers of the varsity team. The German version of that phrase -- "Arbeit macht frei" -- became infamous when used by the Nazis, who posted it at the entrance to Auschwitz...
  • High Schooler Rushes for 658 Yards

    09/30/2006 4:26:32 PM PDT · by Dysart · 23 replies · 404+ views ^ | 9-30-06 | AP
    Paul McCoy ran for 658 yards in a high school football game and, believe it or not, may not have set a national record with his feat. The total tops the National Federation of State High School Association's listed record of 619 yards set by Ronney Jenkins of Oxnard, Calif., in 1995. But high school records historian Doug Huff said Saturday the recognized record is 739 yards by John Giannantonio of Netcong, N.J., in 1950, against Mountain Lakes. McCoy piled up his yardage on just 29 carries - an average of 22.7 yards per attempt - and scored 10 touchdowns...
  • Like 7, Like Son: High-schooler Jack Elway set to make own “big play” (starts tonight at QB)

    08/31/2006 5:54:31 AM PDT · by ajolympian2004 · 4 replies · 2,071+ views
    Denver Post ^ | Thursday August 31st, 2006 | Neil Devlin
    Jack Elway, son of the Denver Broncos Hall of Fame quarterback, is competing for the same position at Cherry Creek High School, where he is a junior. (Post / John Leyba) Greenwood Village - He wears No. 7. Of course. He gave serious consideration to selecting another jersey number and playing linebacker instead of quarterback. But John Albert Elway III is not sidestepping the shadow cast by his NFL Hall of Fame father. On the eve of opening practice for the state's 86th high-school football season, the blond-haired kid Coloradans watched grow up through Broncos training camps, in sideline...
  • School coach can kneel while players pray

    07/27/2006 4:20:35 PM PDT · by Coleus · 36 replies · 775+ views
    Star Ledger ^ | 07.26.06 | JOHN P. MARTIN
    A federal judge ruled yesterday that the East Brunswick High School football coach can bend a knee and bow his head while his players recite pre-game prayers this season, ending a dispute that had mushroomed into a nationally recognized test of the separation of church and state. After nearly two hours of arguments, U.S. District Judge Dennis Cavanaugh sided with the coach, Marcus Borden, declaring "taking a knee" isn't praying and that the Middlesex County school district can't order him to stand still while his players perform a locker room ritual that spans decades. "Tradition plays a part, and the...
  • Too much for teen to bare

    11/08/2002 8:06:37 AM PST · by Jaded · 42 replies · 348+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 11/8/02 | By JO ANN ZU„IGA
    Too much for teen to bare: Parents upset district sent teen streaker son to alternative school By JO ANN ZU„IGA Copyright 2002 Houston Chronicle La Porte High School honors student Victor Lombrana may give new meaning to a student body with school spirit. La Porte High School student Victor Lombrana, shown with stepfather Joe Canas and mother Julia Maldonado, was sent to an alternative school after he streaked during a school football game. The family is taking the case to court. Overcome with enthusiasm when the football team played rival Deer Park last month, he ran naked across the football...