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August 31, 2010

Elk River (Minn.) Football Hazing Investigation Shifts To Coaches

With nine players already suspended (some dismissed from the team), the inquiry into the Elk River High (Minn.) football hazing incident has moved to the coaching staff and what they knew. The hazing involved players wrestling other players to the fl...

August 25, 2010

Gulf High (FL) Football Coach Steps Down Amid Illegal Recruiting Allegations

NEW PORT RICHEY - Jay Fulmer’s five-year tenure as Gulf High football coach officially came to an end Tuesday when Superintendent Heather Fiorentino upheld the resignation he tendered Monday morning.Fulmer, 43, resigned after an investigation b...

August 23, 2010

Now 19 McMinnville (Ore.) Football Players Treated For Muscle Injury

A bizarre story in Oregon became more bizarre after a total of 19 football players have been treated for an uncommon muscle injury...or possibly for something worse. A preseason conditioning camp conducted in high heat led to the rash of hospitalized...

August 20, 2010

Family Says Football Coach Intentionally Struck Player’s Head

Family members of a 15-year-old football player on the Morrison High (Ill.) squad say an assistant coach struck the player in the head with his knee at the end of practice Monday. The player was transported to the hospital and spent two days recoveri...

August 20, 2010

6 McMinnville High (Ore.) Football Players Hospitalized

Six McMinnville High School (Ore.) football players were hospitalized yesterday as a result of injuries sustained during an "immersion camp" conducted by first-year coach Jeff Kearin. The camp was held in preparation for the start of fall-sports prac...

August 18, 2010

BYU Staying Mum On Football Status

As word starting spreading yesterday that the BYU football program was working toward its independence from all conference affiliation, there is nothing official coming from the BYU athletic department.

August 17, 2010

H.S. Football Team Practices Starting At 11 p.m. During Ramadan

The football team at Fordson High (Mich.) has started its football practices but, instead of early-morning two-a-days, the team is going with middle-of-the-night practices in respect for the Muslim players during Ramadan. This allows players to rehyd...

August 16, 2010

Houston Area Football Coach Shot During Carjacking

Lionel Crawford, the football coach at Aldine High (Texas) was shot in the stomach during an attempted carjacking Friday night. Crawford, 40, has been moved out of the ICU and into a private room, where he continues to improve.

August 12, 2010

Football Players Left Out Speak Out To KC School Board

Former Westport High School students who have been left out of playing football after being forced to move to Southwest High School were the passionate issue at Wednesday’s Kansas City, Mo., School Board meeting."Let’s just quit playing g...

August 11, 2010

Parent, Coaches Fight At Jr. High Football Practice

After a 12-year-old junior high football player ran the wrong way during a drill at practice, things turned ugly within the Woodstock Junior Wolverines (Ga.) football program. The parent of the 12-year-old says his son was shoved, hit in the head and...