Posts Tagged High school sports

News outlets seek access in football hazing case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Associated Press has joined other media organizations requesting access to juvenile court hearings for seven New Jersey high school students charged in a football hazing investigation.

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Another school football season ends over hazing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A second high school football team’s season has come to an abrupt halt after allegations rookie players were subjected to what officials called humiliating and inappropriate initiation rites.

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SC coach fired over watermelon celebration rehired

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina high school football coach fired because of postgame celebrations that officials said involved players smashing watermelons and making ape-like sounds has been reinstated.

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No penalties for Hattiesburg from fight

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Hattiesburg High School will not face any penalties for its part in a fight that occurred moments after the Tigers’ 38-31 victory over Gulfport last Friday at Hattiesburg.

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High-schooler Anraku 1st in Japan baseball draft

Japan's high school pitching star Tomohiro Anraku smiles next to a photo of his baseball team head coach Masanori Joko who died in September during a news conference at Saibi High School in Matsuyama, western Japan, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, after he was chosen first overall in Nippon Professional Baseball's amateur draft and was headed to the former team of New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. The Yakult Swallows and Rakuten Eagles selected Anraku, whose fastball has been clocked as high as 97 mph (156 kph), with the first and second picks respectively, and the Eagles won a lottery for the highly touted 17-year-old right-hander. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORY

TOKYO (AP) — High school pitching star Tomohiro Anraku was chosen first overall in Nippon Professional Baseball’s amateur draft on Thursday and was headed to the former team of New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka.

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