Posts Tagged High school sports

Chicago’s Little League champs return as heroes

Jackie Robinson West All Stars Little League baseball team manager Darold Butler shakes the hand of a fan as his team participate in a rally to celebrate the team's U.S. Little League Championship Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should.

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Pacquiao to help set up boxing academy in China

WBO Welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, left, of the Philippines, and WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri of United States, right, pose for photographers during a news conference in Macau, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. The boxers are scheduled to battle in WBO welterweight title match at The Venetian Macao on Nov. 23 in Macau. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Manny Pacquiao is setting up a boxing institute in China and believes the country of 1.4 billion people can produce professional world champions.

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MSU’s Lewis a threat to run, catch and throw

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — It’s easy to lose Mississippi State’s Jameon Lewis on the football field. At just 5-foot-9 and 187 pounds, he can often slice through creases in the defense or slip behind the offensive line undetected.

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Doctor: Football player died after loss of sodium

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The physician who treated Jackson Prep football player Walker Wilbanks says the 17-year-old died of a severe loss of sodium that caused water to build up on his brain.

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Vikings to provide high school athletic trainers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will provide athletic trainers for high school football programs in the Minneapolis and St. Paul school districts during the upcoming season.

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