Last Friday Amy Weaver of the OPELIKA-AUBURN (AL) NEWS broke the news that Auburn Junior High ninth-grader Blaise Taylor, 14-year-old son of Auburn University assistant head football coach Trooper Taylor, was suing the school system for racial discrimination.
The federal lawsuit was prompted by the grooming policy of the school’s basketball coach, Frank Tolbert. Tolbert, who […]
This week’s HSAGW (High School Announcers Gone Wild) video comes to us from Batesville, Arkansas, and features Ronald Richardson and Jasson (with two s’s) Sturgeon.
In the video we get the garden variety oxygen-gasping, but Sturgeon breaks off a line that has officially frozen time, in memoriam. After a late Batesville touchdown, Sturgeon emits the […]
Friday Louisville-area high schools Butler and Pleasure Ridge Park played to a finish reminiscent of what some think is the most famous football play of all time.
(Top: Pleasure Ridge coach, players thought ref whistled Butler player down)
Using a series of laterals much like California did to defeat Stanford on the final play of the […]
Recently NFL star Randy Moss was traded from the New England Patriots to the Minnesota Vikings after expressing dissatisfaction with the Pats.
So how will things end up working out for Moss after his extraordinary move? It’s almost impossible to know how he’ll adjust, but if he takes his cue from his daughter, Vikings fans may […]
In the past week Brent Schrotenboer of the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE has uncovered an almost incomprehensible scandal involving athletes at an evangelical high school in San Diego.
6-8 Maranatha Christian star Chen Cai, who moved to the U.S. four years ago primarily to play basketball, averaged 26 points and 17 rebounds last year at the school […]
Like you, I was just thinking that it’d been too long since a parents-and-players brawl broke out on video at a Houston-area pee wee football game, so I’m happy to report that the good folks in Pearland, Texas, obliged two weeks ago.
(Victim uninjured. Cowardly cheap shot artist somehow uncharged.)
Kristi Nix of the PEARLAND (TX) […]
The DOTHAN (AL) EAGLE and WTVY-TV in Dothan report this week that a local high school football player has been slapped with four misdemeanor harassment charges after he allegedly groped four cheerleaders after a game on Sept. 17.
(Accused on Myspace: “I take my shirt off watch all the gurls go crazy”)
18-year-old Sandarius Reed of Elba […]
Monday Cleveland-Glenville High School defeated Dwyer (FL) High School in the Kirk Herbstreit Classic at Ohio Stadium in Columbus.
The game was marred by a controversial conclusion that saw what appeared to be a last-second, game-winning Dwyer touchdown go for naught. Instead, Glenville claimed a 26-22 victory in front of a national television audience.
In the aftermath […]
Matt Porter of the PALM BEACH POST reports Dwyer (Palm Beach, FL) high school tight end and grandson of Jack Nicklaus, Nick O’Leary, has been suspended for two games by the Florida High School Athletic Association for an obscene gesture during a game last Monday.
O’Leary, who is of the country’s top high school football prospects, […]
Monday the nationally-televised Kirk Herbstreit High School Football Series gave most of us our first glimpse at Dwyer (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.) High School football player Nick O’Leary. O’Leary, who is the grandson of Jack Nicklaus, is the top-rated high school tight end prospect in the country and lived up to that billing today against […]