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5 Keys to Landing a College Football Scholarship

Kai Sato | Posted 12.09.2014 | Sports
Kai Sato

At all levels of collegiate play, there are five things that all high school prospects should do to improve their chances of getting recruited for a football scholarship

Knock to the Head: A High School Football Player's Story of Traumatic Brain Injury

Journey Bailey | Posted 12.15.2014 | Sports
Journey Bailey

Something felt terribly wrong. At first I was just a little woozy. Five minutes later I threw up Taco Del Mar all over the locker room floor, and then had the unfortunate aim of collapsing in it. It was clear that this was unlike any concussion I had received in my past.

High Schooler Scores Touchdown With Jaw-Dropping Front Flip

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.07.2014 | Sports

A high school quarterback wowed the crowd with a jaw-dropping play Saturday night, scoring a touchdown with a front flip over a charging opponent. ...

The Devastating Health Impact Of Concussion May Start Earlier Than We Thought

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.18.2014 | Science

For the Ohio State community, Thanksgiving weekend ended in tragedy when 22-year-old football player Kosta Karageorge was found dead of apparent suici...

Legendary Football Coach With Cancer Watches Team Win First State Championship

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.02.2014 | Good News

This football team worked hard to bring their beloved coach a season he will never forget. After more than 40 years of coaching Oak Grove High Sch...

Most High Schools Lack Full-Time Athletic Trainers To Keep Kids Safe

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 11.18.2014 | Sports

Only 55 percent of athletes at public secondary schools have access to a full-time athletic trainer, according to the National Athletic Trainers' Asso...

Town Rallies To Help Family Of Hospitalized High School Football Player

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.06.2014 | Good News

When a beloved student got injured, this community came together and gave his family a big boost in his honor. Hayden Schaumburg, 16, from Watseka...

Rival School Forfeits Football Division Title To Marysville Team In Wake Of Tragic Shooting

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.27.2014 | Good News

This football team knows what sportsmanship and compassion look like. Marysville-Pilchuck High School's football team was scheduled to play the Oa...

23 Blast Is Based On an Amazing True Story

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 10.24.2014 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

One aspect concerning the film that caught my attention is the name of Dylan Baker appearing as the director. Now Baker has been an actor in many movies and in a lot of them he has had some quirky roles.

Around The Country, Halloween Is Being Rescheduled For High School Football

AP | John Raby | Posted 10.22.2014 | Sports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it's time to reschedule the holiday. ...

How Society's Addiction to Masculinity Has Led to Sexual Hazing Between Men

Anthony Nicodemo | Posted 12.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Anthony Nicodemo

I really feel sorry for the victims of the Sayreville tragedy; and yes the incident is a tragedy. Those four young men will be scarred forever. They will have bad dreams, distance themselves from sports and probably need some type of professional help.

Petey Jones, Immortalized In ‘Remember The Titans,' Still Works At T.C. Williams High School

The Washington Post | Alex Prewitt | Posted 10.14.2014 | Black Voices

The golf cart swung onto the sidewalk and out stepped a man, 61 years old with salty hair and bad knees. “Alexandria City Public Schools,” read th...

With Football and Hazing, History Repeats Itself

Brian Patrick Harmon | Posted 12.14.2014 | Sports
Brian Patrick Harmon

When a school team's hazing customs go unchecked, the bullying will grow more degrading every season. In many instances, each class looks to top its predecessor. Given how widespread hazing is, it cannot be eliminated.

High School Cancels Football Season Over Bullying

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 12.07.2014 | Sports

PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — A town that found encouragement in its winning high school football team after the devastation of Superstorm Sandy was left to a...

High School QB Plays For Rival Team In Place Of Injured Athlete, Embodies True Sportsmanship

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.07.2014 | Good News

Sometimes the spoils of victory are better shared -- even when it comes to competitive sports. While Mississippi communities tend to take their foo...

High School Football Deaths Stir Memories of Ugly Youth Football Moments

Brian Patrick Harmon | Posted 12.06.2014 | Sports
Brian Patrick Harmon

It was the waning moments of a damp September fourth quarter, and football, as it often does, had brought out the ugly side of one of its fans. In this case, the red-faced rooter was a 30-something dad.

High School Football Player Dies After In-Game Collision

AP | By FRANK ELTMAN and JAKE PEARSON | Posted 12.02.2014 | Sports

WADING RIVER, N.Y. (AP) — A 16-year-old varsity high school football player who died hours after an on-field collision during a game was mourned Thu...

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 10.19.2014 | 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...