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With his health declining, Herman Boone was still mapping out football strategy as if he were about to walk the sidelines one more time. “His daughter said the other night he asked for a clipboard. He started drawing plays,” said Aly Khan Johnson, an assistant on Boone’s staff in 1972. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US […]

Six men have been charged after a shooting at a New Jersey high school football game that critically wounded a 10-year-old boy and sent players and the packed crowd fleeing in panic. Ibn Abdullah, 27, was the target of the Friday night shooting and was charged because a gun was found on him when emergency […]

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An assistant high school football coach in Wake County, North Carolina is out of a job after he posted a video making racist remarks to his Instagram. “15 seconds of fame in the wrong way. I’ve ruined the last 12 years of my career,” John Hoskins told ABC11. The 32-year-old He said it happened one […]

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MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana high school football player told investigators that he killed a 17-year-old schoolmate because he was angry that she waited so long to tell him she was pregnant with his child that it was too late to get an abortion, authorities said Monday. Aaron Trejo, 16, was charged as an […]

A white high school football player was forced to issue and apology after a Snapchat went viral. Why? Because of the caption that referred to a Black cheerleader at his school as the ‘n’ word. The Root reports: Tyler Tackett, a student at Western High School in Russiaville, Ind., posted a Snapchat showing him, a fellow […]

  Lakatriona Brunson made history by being named the first female football head coach in Florida history. Brunson, who will lead the Miami Jackson Senior High Generals in 2016, will also be joined by 2 Live Crew founder, Luther “Luke” Campbell who was hired as the team’s defensive coordinator. Along with being a physical education […]

High school football is huge in the south, especially in North Carolina. In 1964 in the small town of Hickory, history was made when the all-Black Ridgeview Panthers went undefeated, winning all twelve games in that season. What makes the Panthers’ run even more astounding is that their opponents never once scored on them. Ridgeview […]

CHICAGO (AP) — Unlike some resource-rich powerhouses that typically vie for Illinois’ high school football championships, the Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no field of their own. A former gang member-turned-star safety sleeps at the assistant coach’s […]