High School Lacrosse Goalie Scores Incredible 77-Yard Goal

With time running out in the third quarter of a game against Boulder (Co.) High School, Wheat Ridge HS goalie Nolan Hector hurled the ball as far down the field as he could. Amazingly, his 77-yard shot went in with 0.7 seconds remaining in the quarter. You can see the play developing—Nolan only had possession of the… » 3/20/15 12:17am 3/20/15 12:17am

South Dakota High School Wrestler Names, Ranked

Yesterday we brought you the 2015 Lacrosse All-Name Team, featuring such standouts as Deemer Class, Addington Elliot, and Brickman House. » 12/18/14 12:39am 12/18/14 12:39am

The Piggyback Bandit Has Found A New Stomping Ground

Newer readers, or those with faulty memories, may have forgotten about Sherwin Shayegan, better known as The Piggyback Bandit. Let us remind you. » 12/10/14 7:48pm 12/10/14 7:48pm

Soccer Players Accused Of Taping Autistic Teammate To Goal Post

A pair of high school soccer players in the Pittsburgh area are accused of duct taping their 16-year-old autistic teammate to a goal post on Sunday then leaving him there by himself. The boy's mother told WPXI her son was found crying for help. » 10/08/14 5:20pm 10/08/14 5:20pm

Steve Ballmer Practiced Being Owner With His Son's High School Team

The Seattle Times has a piece out today detailing incoming Clippers owner Steve Ballmer's foray into the shady world of high school prep sports and the wealthy parents living vicariously through their kids. Ballmer's son's basketball team at Lakeside School in Seattle sucked, and he wanted to make it un-suck. So he… » 8/17/14 10:12am 8/17/14 10:12am

Deion Sanders's Disaster Of A School Is Being Shut Down

Following an eight-month investigation, the Texas Education Agency announced yesterday it will move to shutter Prime Prep Academy, the charter school co-founded by Deion Sanders. It has been, let us say, a long time coming. » 7/16/14 1:19pm 7/16/14 1:19pm

Ambiguous "Pole Vault Relay" Includes Many Poles, No Vaults

It's unclear what exactly is going on here. There seem to be plenty of spectators and official timing equipment, implying a track meet, and cheering, indicating competition. But there is no such thing as a pole vault relay. » 6/18/14 12:22pm 6/18/14 12:22pm

Why Rich Lacrosse Parents Are Making Their Kids Repeat A Grade

In the lax-crazy scholastic sports scene of the high-end Washington D.C. market, a game between Landon School and Georgetown Prep is essentially 'Skins vs. Cowboys, except with more people named Topper. They're two of the fancy-pantsiest all-boys secondary schools in the area, and their athletic rivalry offers a good… » 5/01/14 3:20pm 5/01/14 3:20pm

Coaches: High School And Its 20-Year-Old Star "Stole" D.C. Hoops Title

Long after the credits should have rolled in the soap opera that was Junior Etou's high school basketball career, we have a plot twist. » 11/25/13 5:50pm 11/25/13 5:50pm

Three High School Soccer Players Charged With Raping Students At Camp

Three Massachusetts high school soccer players are under arrest on charges in the nature of sexual assault at a team-building camp. » 9/01/13 12:00pm 9/01/13 12:00pm

This High School Water Polo Player Is A Very Sore Loser

What you are looking at are members of the St. Thomas Aquinas and Belen Jesuit water polo teams lining up to shake hands after their state championship match in Miami. What you are also looking at is one of the Belen players deciding to go out with a flourish. » 5/03/13 11:02am 5/03/13 11:02am

This High Schooler Won The National Wrestling Title In The Coolest Way…

With ten seconds remaining in his title bout at the National High School Coaches Association wrestling championships in Virginia, Renaldo Rodriguez-Spencer found himself behind on points and in need of a miracle. He found it in something called "the flying squirrel." » 4/10/13 4:29pm 4/10/13 4:29pm

Four High School Basketball Players Suspended For "Their Involvement In…

Great euphemisms in this one, a story about a basketball player peeing, into a cup probably, and her friends pouring the pee into their rival's water cooler prior to a basketball game between the schools. » 3/23/13 5:05pm 3/23/13 5:05pm

FIBA Is Prepared To Say D.C. High School Star Junior Etou Is 18 Years…

Looks like an already-messy situation on the D.C. hoops scene is about to get messier. Junior Etou, a breakout star at Bishop O'Connell High School in Arlington, Va., is about to turn 18 all over again. » 2/22/13 5:05pm 2/22/13 5:05pm

The Young Football And Hockey Players Allegedly Disciplined For Making…

So, here are two news stories that illustrate the artificial (read: administrator-made) perils of being a young person who plays sports and does funny things with friends. » 2/16/13 6:05pm 2/16/13 6:05pm

This Heartwarming Story About A Small-Town High School Basketball Game…

The Oregonian just published a story (with video!) that the reporter realized wouldn't jilt the planet off its axis. The lead, after all, reads: "In a small gym in the middle of nowhere, two boys locked eyes last fall in the final seconds of a meaningless, one-sided high school basketball game." Surely with that,… » 2/09/13 3:30pm 2/09/13 3:30pm

FIBA: No, D.C. High School Basketball Star Junior Etou Really Is 20…

In response to our report that its newest basketball star will turn 21 years old this year, Bishop O'Connell High School is standing by its, um, man. But that support's not making Junior Etou any younger in the eyes of global basketball authorities, who now say they have an "official" copy of the player's birth… » 2/01/13 2:10pm 2/01/13 2:10pm