High School Football

FILE - In this July 12, 2020, file photo, Miami Marlins' Jonathan Villar, left, Jesus Aguilar, center, and Jon Berti wait to bat during a baseball scrimmage at Marlins Park in Miami. Marlins CEO Derek Jeter blamed the team's coronavirus outbreak on a collective false sense of security that made players lax about social distancing and wearing masks. Infected were 21 members of the team's traveling party, including at least 18 players. None is seriously ill, Jeter said Monday, and he expects all to return this season. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
August 04, 2020 - 5:03 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Miami Marlins are supposed to end an eight-day hiatus with a game at Camden Yards on Monday night against the Orioles, but those plans have been temporarily put on hold. Major League Baseball released a...
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Mick Hoffman, executive director of the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association, poses for a photo, Thursday, July 16, 2020, sitting in the empty stands of the Renton School District's Renton Memorial Stadium, which is used for high school football, soccer, and track events in Renton, Wash. Hoffman and other administrators across the country are facing difficult decisions regarding the overwhelming uncertainty of whether high school sports can go forward this fall as the clock ticks closer to the start of the 2020-21 school year with little clarity in place for an obvious and safe path moving forward for athletics. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
July 21, 2020 - 9:46 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Ironman World Championship that previously had been rescheduled is now cancelled because of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. It’s the first time in the 43-year history of the triathlon event that it won’t be run...
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FILE - A student athlete runs a drill during a strength and conditioning camp at Arlington Martin High School Thursday, June 18, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Texas will play high school football this fall, but some of it will be delayed, fans will be limited and masks will be required as the state fights a surge in new coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and fatalities. The University Interscholastic League on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 released its guidelines for Texas public high school fall sports, pushing back the start of the football and volleyball seasons for the largest schools by one month into late September and extending the football championships for those schools into January. (AP Photo/LM Otero, file)
July 21, 2020 - 4:49 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas will play high school football this fall, but some of it will be delayed, attendance will be limited and masks will be required as the state fights a surge in new coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths. The University Interscholastic League released its guidelines...
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July 21, 2020 - 11:18 am
The University Interscholastic League announced on Tuesday that it has pushed all fall sports back in the two largest groups of high school in Texas.
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Cutout photos of Brighton fans fill the empty stands during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Newcastle United at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, England, Monday, July 20, 2020. (Glyn Kirk/Pool via AP)
July 20, 2020 - 7:05 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on sports around the world: ___ The Mountain West has postponed its football virtual media days which were scheduled for July 27-29. The league didn’t say when the online event would take place, saying only that “any future decisions and...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2016 file photo, Royal quarterback Kaden Jenks (10) celebrates with the trophy after Royal beat Connell in the Washington Div. 1A high school football championship in Tacoma, Wash. The overwhelming uncertainty of whether high school sports can go forward in the fall of 2020 amidst the continued COVID-19 pandemic is a constant refrain among administrators and decision makers as the clock ticks closer to the start of the 2020-21 school year with little clarity in place for an obvious and safe path moving forward for athletics. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
July 19, 2020 - 1:34 pm
The same pandemic-related questions that have bedeviled professional and college sports are front and center for high school administrators across the country -- and they are far more complicated. Setting up expensive, tightly regimented bubbles for professional athletes or setting protocols for...
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A foul ball rests in empty stands during Kansas City Royals' baseball practice at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday, July 9, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 15, 2020 - 10:30 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Detroit Tigers left-hander Matthew Boyd was kept away from Comerica Park on Tuesday, a day after coming in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. Boyd told reporters on a Zoom call on Wednesday...
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July 15, 2020 - 10:52 am
The South Carolina High School League has announced it's plan for the upcoming football season. The executive board voted today pass the league proposal, 14-2. The proposed start date has been pushed back from July 31 to Aug. 17. SCHSL retains flexibility to extend this. Under this proposal, each...
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In this 1984 photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Hugh Culverhouse, left, and general manager Phil Krueger laugh during NFL football practice in Tampa. Fla. Krueger, who helped build a dominant defense as an assistant for 1967 national champion Southern California and later became part of the first coaching staff in Buccaneers' history, died Monday, June 22, 2020, at his home in Pembroke Pines, Fla. He was 90. Krueger coached offense, defense and special teams during more than three decades in the NFL and college. (Fraser Hale/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
June 28, 2020 - 1:53 pm
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. (AP) — Phil Krueger, who helped build a dominant defense as an assistant for 1967 national champion Southern California and later became part of the first coaching staff in Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ history, has died. He was 90. Krueger died Monday at his home, his family said...
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In this 2019 photo provided by XTECH, XTECH co-founders Teddy Monica, left, and and Bob Broderick pose in MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Broderick and Monica have found ways to get shoulder pads out to NFL, college and high school players in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. (Evan Pinkus/XTECH via AP)
June 23, 2020 - 1:09 pm
As football teams from the NFL to the high school level prepare — and hope — for a 2020 season, one of the unrecognized concerns by outsiders could be getting those squads fully equipped. Just like those teams, XTECH, which makes custom shoulder pads out of its New Jersey factory, has had to...
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