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high school football

March 7, 2017

Arizona could allow year-round access by high school coaches

Arizona's athletic association this week will vote whether to ease restrictions on access for high school coaches, allowing them year-round interaction with student-athletes. The move is reportedly an effort to curb influence by club coaches and ...


February 23, 2017

NFHS makes football rules changes for blindside blocks, pop-up kicks

The National Federation of State High School Associations' Football Rules Committee this week approved 11 rules changes, most of which will be in place for the 2017 season. [caption id="attachment_14860" align="alignright" width="276"] Photo: Kevi...


February 3, 2017

OSU football coach Mike Gundy values multi-sport athletes

Football players hoping to be recruited by Oklahoma State University can improve their chances by playing multiple sports in high school. [caption id="attachment_19195" align="alignright" width="230"] Photo: KT King[/caption] OSU football coach...


January 25, 2017

South Dakota considering six-man football

South Dakota's athletic association plans to survey its members this fall to gauge interest in six-man football According to The Associated Press, schools across the state have struggled with declining enrollment and geographic challenges within ...


January 18, 2017

Florida HS football team forced to forfeit state championship

A Florida high school football team this week was forced to forfeit all of its wins and state title from the 2016 season after state officials discovered the team used an ineligible player. Pahokee High School, north of Fort Lauderdale, finished ...


December 5, 2016

Opposition continues to build against Friday college football

USA Football is the latest organization to speak out against scheduling college football games on Fridays, a day that's typically reserved for high school football nationwide. USA Football joins at least 28 other state coaching organizations thro...


November 30, 2016

New Jersey bans tailgating at high school football championships

New Jersey's athletic association has banned all tailgating at this year's high school football state championships, an attempt to curb alcohol use in stadium parking lots. Four stadiums will host this weekend's championship games, and the New Jer...


November 29, 2016

Florida adopts new high school football playoff point system

Florida high school football has adopted a new system for determining how teams are seeded for the postseason. Beginning with the 2017 season, teams will earn anywhere from 15 to 50 points depending on who they play and how they fare. Bonus points...