The 4 x 100 meter race is about pure, raw speed, but it also takes a good deal of coordination to time your handoffs right. This is much easier if you have a dang high jump bar to hand off instead of a tiny, near-weightless baton.
Four parents of Lincoln High School (Portland, Ore.) basketball players have filed a complaint against varsity coach Pat Adelman, alleging that Adelman called white players racists during a halftime tongue-lashing, and demeaned two black players by making their teammates touch them, according to Willamette Week.
Four Norman (Okla.) North High School junior varsity wrestlers have been charged with “rape by instrumentation” for their roles in a pair of alleged sexual assaults that occurred on January 9. An 18-year-old, two 17-year-olds, and a 16-year-old are charged with having attacked a 16-year-old teammate on the bus ride…
According to a report from the Dallas Morning News, two baseball coaches at Plano East Senior High School ran a pretty horrifying shop. Details from an investigation conducted by Plano ISD officials were released to the Morning News and wooboy, they’re bad. Not only did two coaches allegedly racially insult their…
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…
Yesterday we brought you the 2015 Lacrosse All-Name Team, featuring such standouts as Deemer Class, Addington Elliot, and Brickman House.
Newer readers, or those with faulty memories, may have forgotten about Sherwin Shayegan, better known as The Piggyback Bandit. Let us remind you.
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.
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…
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.
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.
This is one of the weirdest plays you're going to see for awhile.
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…
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.
Three Massachusetts high school soccer players are under arrest on charges in the nature of sexual assault at a team-building camp.
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."
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.