• Ithaca defeats Clinton for state Division 6 championship

    DETROIT (AP) — Ithaca quarterback Jake Smith ran for three touchdowns and threw for another as the Yellowjackets defeated Clinton 27-20 at Ford Field for the team’s fifth Division 6 state championship in six years.

  • Tri-Valley defeats Auburn 41-8 for Class 2A title

    DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Quarterback Peyton Roop ran for two touchdowns Friday, in leading unbeaten Tri-Valley to a 41-8 victory over Auburn for the school’s first Illinois Class 2A championship.

  • RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT DATE - Lafayette Central Catholic High School senior Jackson Anthrop (23) runs the ball out of the backfield against the Linton-Stockton defense during the second half of the IHSAA Class 1A State Championship game, Friday, Nov. 27, 2014, in Indianapolis. Lafayette Central Catholic High School won 34-7. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

    Lafayette Central Catholic beats Linton-Stockton 34-7

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Lafayette Central Catholic had its way with Indiana Class 1A football from 2009-2012, earning four consecutive state titles that propelled the Knights up to Class 2A the past two seasons due to the IHSAA Tournament Success Factor.

  • Arcola beats Stark County 35-17 for Illinois Class 1A title

    DE KALB, Ill. (AP) — Arcola senior Clayton Strader said it took him longer than expected to figure out Stark County’s defense in the Illinois Class 1A championship game.

  • Muskegon Catholic Central takes 3rd straight Div. 8 title

    DETROIT (AP) — A fourth quarter touchdown run by senior quarterback Christian Martinez was all Muskegon Catholic Central needed to win its third consecutive Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 8 state championship.

  • Police: Shooting kills 1, wounds 3 outside Fenway Park

    BOSTON (AP) — Police have tightened security around Boston’s iconic Fenway Park after one person was killed and three others wounded in an early morning shooting.

  • Columbus Scotus defeats Norfolk Catholic 32-27 in C1 final

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cole Harrington rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns and Brady Przymus ran and passed for scores as No. 3 Columbus Scotus won its first state football title since 1993 with a 32-27 victory over top-ranked Norfolk Catholic in the Class C1 final at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday.

  • 2015 AP Northeast Inland All-District Team

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2015 Associated Press Northeast Inland All-District football team, as selected by a media panel from the district:

  • Humphrey SF defeats Renegades 22-20 in Class D2 title game

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Damien Bamgart threw two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter to lead No. 5 Humphrey St. Francis to a 22-20 come-from-behind victory over No. 2 Chambers/Wheeler Central in the Class D2 championship game at Memorial Stadium on Monday.

  • Backhaus leads Spirit Lake past Mount Vernon for 2A title

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Logan Backhaus accounted for six touchdowns Monday before leaving the game with an injury, and unbeaten Spirit Lake rolled to the Class 2A state championship with a 70-56 victory over Mount Vernon.