• NY high school football team loses equipment in fire

    SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York high school football team preparing for its first playoff game as a combined unit has lost all of its equipment in a fire.

  • Notre Dame Prep apologizes for football violations

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The president of a Scottsdale preparatory school is apologizing after the school’s football team was banned from the playoffs for improper summer practices and recruiting.

  • Officials: 9 high school rowers saved after vessel overturns

    PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say nine members of a high school rowing team had to be rescued off the coast of Long Island after a powerboat with no lights passed them at a high rate of speed, causing their vessel to overturn.

  • Mogadore continues a century of success

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of the most successful football schools in Ohio is celebrating its 100th year since the start of the program by doing what it usually does — win.

  • Sculptor gives trove of tools, books to arts school

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Glenna Goodacre lifts an old blade, still sharp, from the table in her white-walled Santa Fe studio.

  • Nebraska AP high school football rankings

    The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week’s ranking, previous week’s result and this week’s opponent (NR-not ranked last week). The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Nick Benes, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

  • In this photo taken Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, Aya Tal-mason gestures as she talks to a reporter, at Florida Atlantic University High School, in Boca Raton, Fla. Tal-mason described her research on cancer-fighting drugs. At tuition-free Florida Atlantic University High School, all students can simultaneously earn their high school diploma and bachelor’s degree. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

    Finish high school with bachelor’s degree? At 1 school, yes

    BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Aya Tal-mason’s excitement as she describes her research on cancer-fighting drugs rivals her schoolmate Paige Fries’ audible enthusiasm about her recently published science-fiction novel. Fellow student Hannah Herbst recently visited President Barack Obama to explain the inexpensive generator she designed that uses plastic spoons and the hydropower of streams to charge cellphones, giving remote villagers a link to the outside world.

  • Fred Slaughter, who led UCLA to 1st NCAA hoops title, dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fred Slaughter, who helped UCLA win its first NCAA basketball championship as a senior under coach John Wooden in 1964, has died. He was 74.