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Tennessee Cheerleaders Sidestep Their School's Prayer Ban

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.18.2014 | Religion

A group of Tennessee cheerleaders decided to bring prayer back to the football field. Oneida High School administrators instituted a moment of sile...

Are States Doing Enough To Protect High School Athletes?

stateline | Michael Ollove | Posted 09.12.2014 | Sports

Athens, Georgia -- When Georgia public high schools were asked several years ago to devise a policy to govern sports activities during periods of high...

Melissa Jeltsen

The Moral Case Against Watching Football

HuffingtonPost.com | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.04.2014 | Sports

Is it immoral to consume violent entertainment that can result in dire, even deadly consequences for its participants? Is it immoral to cheer for a da...

9 Things De La Salle Football Taught Me About Life

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 08.19.2014 | Sports
Kathleen Buckstaff

In 2011, my middle-school son came to me and said he wanted to attend a football summer camp at De La Salle. I asked what was De La Salle. I could see my son wanted to go with every ounce of his being. The school was an hour and a half drive from our house.

Urgent Need to Protect HS Football Players From Brain Injury

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 08.23.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

Football will never be injury free, but we can act now to make it safer. Parenting is our most critical role on this earth -- we need to protect the most vulnerable youth.

WATCH: High School Football Recruit Throws Deep Pass... To Himself

Complex Sports | Posted 05.05.2014 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports Say hello to Gary Haynes, a high school football recruit who, for whatever reason, has been largely ignored by m...

How This Reluctant Football Mom Was (Mostly) Converted

Victoria Patterson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Parents
Victoria Patterson

So many qualities and values that I wanted to instill, he gained on his own, by being with his team. He's stronger, tougher, and more resilient, disciplined and respectful.

LOOK: High School Football Team Mocks Cowboys Owner

Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

The Aledo (Texas) High School football team is the latest to mock the Dallas Cowboys after their historic collapse to the Green Bay Packers last Sunda...

Favre Compares State Title To Super Bowl

AP | DAVID BRANDT | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Brett Favre is a three-time NFL Most Valuable Player and a Super Bowl champion. Now, he can add one more accomp...

Teen Who Suffered Two Strokes Makes Amazing Return To Field

AP | BETSY BLANEY | Posted 11.28.2013 | Sports

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Just three months after Kenbriel Hearn emerged from a coma, the 18-year-old football star scored the most memorable touchdown ...

Teen Football Player Injures Spinal Cord During Game

AP | Posted 11.26.2013 | Los Angeles

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California high school football player is in critical condition after injuring his spinal cord during a game. The ...

WATCH: This Could Just Be Football's 'Trick Play Of The Year'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.20.2013 | Sports

In the words of Sherlock Holmes, "There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact." The coaches of El Camino Real's football team likely coul...

High School Football Player Charged Over Alleged In-Game Attack

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

PLATTE CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri high school football player was charged Tuesday with assault for allegedly ripping off another player's helmet du...

Is This The Biggest Running Back In The World?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.20.2013 | Sports

Billed as "The Biggest Running Back In The World" in the description of a YouTube video of his highlights, high school football player Tony Picard see...

High School Students Ban 'Redskins,' Get Sent To Principal

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 11.16.2013 | Sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When a high school newspaper at a suburban Philadelphia football powerhouse decided the word "Redskins" had no place in its page...

High School Football Player Dies 2 Weeks After Injury

AP | Posted 11.14.2013 | Sports

TIPTON, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri high school football player has died after being hospitalized with a brain injury since an October playoff game. Tipt...

High School Football Player Dies Days After Game

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A high school football player in Arizona died from an injury suffered in the fourth quarter of a blowout playoff game loss, ...

2 High School Football Players Killed In Wreck

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

SHARON, Pa. (AP) — A high school football player preparing for a playoff game lost control of his sports utility vehicle, leading to a head-on colli...

Turnaround Luminary: How Coach Bowman Makes Football Winners

Kai Sato | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Kai Sato

In only his second season, the Houston Christian head coach is not your average football coach. Coach Bowman was kind enough to share insight into how he's repeatedly helped turn programs around.

Is Football Just Too Dangerous?

Larry Strauss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Larry Strauss

Should there even be high school football? Just asking that question is probably an affront to players and their fans at every level. But I'm asking because the question needs to be asked. Because don't we put student safety above all else?

WATCH: High School Team Pulls Off Bizarre Trick Play

Posted 10.30.2013 | Sports

The Sherwood High School football team in Sherwood, Ore. ran a bizarre trick play after scoring a touchdown against Putnam High last week. On the ...

'A Thousand Pieces Of Me Come Together For One Moment'

Annie Schugart | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Annie Schugart

As I watch the football players play their hearts out, I think about all the players who had done the same in the exact field years before. I think about the thousands of fans who pile into the bleachers year after year.

High School Football Player Suspended Over Poem

Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

Nick Andre was suspended from Rittman High School and kicked off the school's football team for writing a poem, as first reported by FOX 8 Cleveland. ...

America Is in a State of Denial When It Comes to Football

Ken Reed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Ken Reed

As a nation, we love football and we don't want to deal with the giant elephant in the room: football is a game that's inherently dangerous to the human brain, and there's really not much we can do about it.

Football Team Accused Of Bullying Over Shutout Win

Posted 10.22.2013 | Sports

Aledo High School's football team crushed Fort Worth’s Western Hills in Texas on Friday by a score of 91-0. The lopsided victory led to one parent o...