Police sources tell 7 Action News that a women's basketball coach from Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School shot two men who attacked him as he was walking two basketball players to their cars in the school parking lot.
High School football kicker is kicked off team (no pun intended) by coach, for wearing pink shoes during breast cancer awareness month. This is after other players wore pink items, with no consequences. He is now suing school and all monetary awards being donated to the American Cancer Society.
Eric Dompierre loves sports, especially basketball. Eric never let his Down Syndrome stop him from playing but now he may have to cheer on his team from the bleachers. Its a battle between Eric's family and the Michigan High School Athletic Association with the latter claiming that because he's 19 years old, Eric isn't allowed to play in his senior year of high school.
A retired physician is leading a push to ban football at a high school in Dover, New Hampshire. Dr. Paul Butler is on the school board and says the sport puts players at risk of brain damage later in life. Dover High's athletic director points out that the school is part of a concussion prevention program. The school board chair and vice-chair say they will not support the proposed football ban.
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Beef jerky, Rice Krispie treats and four varieties of Mazzio's pizza are a few of the à la carte choices in the lunchroom at Jenks High School outside Tulsa, Okla., where football is king and the players have royal appetites. But those items, plus the one-pint cartons of whole chocolate milk beloved by many players — average weight on the offensive line is 250 lb. — could be gone now that the federal government has issued new restrictions on fat and sodium offered during the school day.
A Cincinnati high school is paying its students to come to school.
The Dohn Community High School has launched a $40,000 incentive program to get students to come to class.
The school’s CEO Ken Furrier told CBS Cleveland that students will get Visa gift cards for showing up every day for school, being on time for class and not getting into trouble. Seniors would get $25 while underclassmen would get $10.
Mike, a 17 year old Junior at West High School in Manchester, NH, recently discovered CopBlock.org. Yesterday, while coming into the high school cafeteria, Mike noticed his friend was being questioned by the school police officer – Det. Murphy – and decides to film. He caught the use of excessive force.
A mother and her daughter seek to reverse legislation from 1979 and ban boys from playing on female competitive sports teams. The daughter suffered a concussion after colliding with a boy during a field hockey game. Though I can see why the mother would be concerned, I am unable to support new legislation that would allow a girl to play on a high school football team but not allow a boy to play on high school field hockey team.