Will high school activities make the grade?

...are an issue across all activities in JSD, and low numbers can lead to unsafe participation. Think of a freshman football player being put up against a three-year senior starter. This was one reason football conferences went to small, medium...
Hot rod driver gets 3 months for injuring passenger best. Swanson said her client is just "naturally intimidating" because of his size, noting he's a former football player and stands about 6' tall.Before the sentence was announced, Maake made a brief statement to the court and apologized...
Would the world be better off without pro football?

My friend was watching Monday-night football with his three young sons when the infamous video of football player Ray Rice appeared during halftime commentary.His boys, 6, 8 and 10, knew nothing at the time of the February incident involving...
Football player draws 6 years in Conn. sex assault

...LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) - A Torrington High School football player charged in a statutory rape case was sentenced Friday...get back," she said. "He raped her."Another football player, 18-year-old Joan Toribio pleaded guilty to second-degree...
Pure Sole: Not your grandma's jump shot

...player, albeit a much improved one.Former Thunder Mountain Falcons state basketball player and all-conference football player Ben Jahn finished his freshman season at Williamette University pretty much the same way he ended his TMHS gridiron...
Today in sports history

...20,000.2009 - Nebraska's Ndamukong Suh becomes the first defensive player voted The Associated Press College Football Player of the Year, winning the award after his dominant performance against Texas in the Big 12 title game.2010 - Stanford's...
49ers release McDonald amid further legal trouble

...expect, extremely disappointed," Baalke said. "We drafted Ray in the third round. He's been an awful good football player and for the most part, has been a tremendous asset to this organization and this community. He has made some poor...
Seattle counting on Kevin Williams for depth

...For this late in the season he's in as good a shape as he's ever been in. He's a really good, stout, tough football player. He will give us great play in there. It will be a little different style, makeup and size-wise, but he has...
Photos: Heads Up

Juneau Youth Football League players had a chance to ask questions of former NFL quarterback Jake Plummer during the USA Football Heads Up Football Player Safety Clinic in the Dimond Park Field House on Friday.
Homer Mariners football player suspended

...student athletes suspendedA starting Homer Mariners football player was among 14 Homer student athletes suspended for...suspended.According to the Alaska Dispatch, the football player and his older brother were arrested Thursday on one...


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