Posts Tagged High school sports

Against odds, Chicago school aims for championship

In this Nov. 26, 2014 photo, Phillips Academy assistant coach Michael Larson left, poses with Phillips Academy player Jamal Brown, 19, at their practiced field in the south side Chicago. “Football isn't as hard as our everyday lives,” said Brown, a former dropout and gangbanger who now lives with Larson and is headed to college on a football scholarship. (AP Photo/ Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Unlike some resource-rich powerhouses that typically vie for Illinois’ high school football championships, the Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no field of their own.

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Vols get boost from players in Vandy’s backyard

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is trying to recapture its status as the state’s dominant football program by relying on players who grew up near Vanderbilt’s campus.

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Texas high school football playoff pairings

CLASS 6A DIVISION I

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NLR faces defending champ Bentonville in semis

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Defending Class 7A state champion Bentonville has turned its season around following a difficult start to the year against out-of-state competition.

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Michigan AP Division 5-6 All-State football list

The 2014 Associated Press Division 5-6 All-State football team, which is selected by a statewide panel of Michigan sports writers:

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