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high school football

September 6, 2016

Safety concerns prompt Alaska HS football team to forfeit mid-game

An Alaska high school football team walked off the field mid-game last week after watching two of its players sent to the hospital on what the coach called "dirty" tactics. Ketchikan football coach Jim Byron said the forfeit was prompted by safety...


September 1, 2016

Top 25 prep football program to vacate wins from three seasons

One of the nation's top high school football programs must vacate wins from the past three seasons for using a "recruited player," according to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association. [caption id="attachment_17422" align="alignright" widt...


September 1, 2016

Coach, six players charged in Oregon HS football team hazing

A coach and six players of an Oregon high school football team face charges for an alleged hazing ritual that took place during summer training camp. [caption id="attachment_17416" align="alignright" width="128"] Philomath High School (Oregon)[/ca...


August 17, 2016

Wisconsin HS drops football one year after making playoffs

A southwestern Wisconsin high school announced this week it would cancel its upcoming varsity football season, just one year after making the postseason. More than 100 high schools around the nation have dropped football over the last year, accord...


August 16, 2016

Miami HS drops varsity football because of low participation

A Miami high school has announced it will drop varsity football due to low numbers, weeks before the season is set to kickoff. Archbishop Curley will continue with its junior varsity program in hopes of fielding a varsity team for the 2017 season...


August 9, 2016

California sees decline in prep football participation

Participation in high school sports across California is on the rise, but the same can't be said for football. [caption id="attachment_13710" align="alignright" width="238"] California Interscholastic Federation[/caption] The California Intersc...


August 1, 2016

Colorado to try out 40-second play clock in prep football

Colorado will test out a 40-second play clock this season for high school football, becoming one of three states to experiment with the new rule. Colorado had been using a 25-second clock, one that started on the official's whistle once the ball ...


July 28, 2016

Tenn. to crown nine football state champs beginning in 2017-18

Tennessee has approved changes to its high school football classifications, and beginning with the 2017-18 season it will crown nine state champions. The changes were approved this week by the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association's (TSS...