Stories tagged: high school football
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 12:15 a.m.
Coeur d’Alene holds off Central Valley behind impressive performance by backup QB Brady Thompson
Brady Thompson engineered a 98-yard scoring drive, capped when he hit Josh Wilson on a 14-yard pass to give the visiting Coeur d’Alene Vikings a two-score advantage with 6:23 remaining. …
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, noon
Area high school football teams prep for openers
The high school football season is just now beginning its second week.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 4:11 p.m.
Steve Christilaw: Risks of concussion deserve top attention
I still remember a memo my former boss sent around to the staff working the sports section of this newspaper.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 2:30 a.m.
Football players settle hazing case over ‘No Gay Thursday’
Three suburban Philadelphia high school football players have pleaded guilty to menacing a freshman player with a broom handle on what the team called “No Gay Thursday.”
Fri., Sept. 16, 2016, 10:32 p.m.
Liberty edges Asotin in triple overtime
In an early-season battle to assert dominance in the league, Tyler Hass scored a touchdown and two-point try in the third overtime and visiting Liberty held off Asotin 22-20 to …
Fri., June 10, 2016, 11:47 a.m.
Locker room rape case preliminary hearing delayed
An Idaho judge has approved delaying a preliminary hearing for a football player who prosecutors say sexually assaulted a teammate in an Idaho high school locker room.
Fri., Oct. 9, 2015, 8:45 a.m.
Concussion that killed teen football player wasn’t his first
A Washington school district has revealed that a football player who died following a head injury had suffered a concussion before.
Wed., Sept. 30, 2015, 4:04 p.m.
CV picked to take GSL showdown
Two straight weeks picking the same winners ends this week. And we could have had more differences. Not sure who didn’t have enough guts – yours truly or Sam Adams. …
Sun., Sept. 27, 2015
Jordan Spieth takes 1-shot lead into final round of Tour Championship
GOLF: Jordan Spieth already has the best year in golf. He’s one round away from having the richest year in golf history. Spieth battled through a tough, rainy Saturday at …
Sat., Oct. 11, 2014
Gonzaga Prep offense too much for University
Gonzaga Prep was a model of consistency, University couldn’t get out of its own way and the Bullpups’ 54-19 victory Friday night at U-Hi was the end result. Following a …
Fri., Jan. 10, 2014
GSL landscape changing
Greater Spokane League principals voted unanimously Thursday to scrap their traditional football schedule and crown 4A and 3A champions. Beginning in the fall, the six 4A schools will play seven …
Sun., Sept. 29, 2013
Rogers High football players give their all, despite adversity
Jacob Meusy held it together as the seconds ticked off the clock of a homecoming game that appeared won, but somehow slipped to defeat in the final minutes. He held …
Tue., Sept. 24, 2013
G-Prep win moves Pups to top spot in area poll
The lineup received a slight shuffle, but all the players remained the same. In the week-four edition of our NWPrepsNow Power Rankings, the same six football teams remain from week …
Tue., Sept. 17, 2013
Saxons still lead area poll
Different week, same result. Once again, the Ferris Saxons lead our NWPrepsNow high school football Power Rankings after limiting prolific Shadle Park quarterback Brett Rypien to a meager 131 yards …
Sat., Sept. 14, 2013, 5:45 p.m.
Davenport football player expected to make full recovery after head injury
A Davenport football player is expected to make a full recovery from a slight skull fracture after being taken by helicopter to a hospital on Friday.
Sun., Sept. 8, 2013
It’s early, but Friday told a tale
So what did we learn after the first week of Greater Spokane League football? A lot really. And not a lot, really, considering there are eight more weeks of league …
Sat., Aug. 24, 2013
Bears, Titans stoked for success
There’s a palpable sense of excitement about the annual start of high school football practices. It draws on both the fresh promise of a new season and the release of …
Thu., Nov. 29, 2012
Young Broncos eager for title
There are some who might suggest that the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague football team has arrived a year earlier than expected. After all, the Broncos start four juniors, two sophomores and even had …
Sun., Nov. 18, 2012
Mead loses State 4A quaterfinals to Auburn, 21-7
AUBURN, Wash. – The Mead High football team was seemingly overcome by two opponents Saturday in a State 4A quarterfinals matchup: Auburn and the weather. The host Trojans, a mirror …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2012, 11:36 a.m.
Judge rules for cheerleaders in Bible banner suit
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge ruled Thursday that cheerleaders at an East Texas high school can display banners emblazoned with Bible verses at football games, saying the school district’s …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2012, 12:08 a.m.
Judge expected to rule in Bible verse banner suit
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge is expected to rule Thursday whether a group of cheerleaders should be allowed to continue quoting biblical scripture on banners at high school …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2012
Saxons roll up yards in win over Central Valley at EWU
With just eight seniors, Ferris football coach Jim Sharkey has the youngest team he’s had in seven years. The Saxons’ youth appear to be quick learners.
Fri., Aug. 31, 2012
Shadle Park defeats Rogers in football opener
Like a certain uncle who piled up yards at Joe Albi Stadium a couple of decades ago for Shadle Park, another Rypien appears as if he might throw up some …
Sun., Nov. 13, 2011
Football roundup: Royal ends Colville’s season
Colville’s unlikely run to the state playoffs ended Saturday night. Alex Myrick scored on a 1-yard run with 3 minutes, 22 seconds left in the fourth quarter, giving Royal a …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2011
CdA steps up when needed
Top-ranked and unbeaten Coeur d’Alene got the kind of high school football game it has been looking for all season in Friday night’s quarterfinals of the Idaho 5A state playoffs. …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2011
Ferris clinches playoff berth
Everyone knows what Ben Goodwin can do when he’s behind center. But Ferris’s senior quarterback made his biggest impact with his foot. Goodwin’s 64-yard punt with less than 2 minutes …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2011
Tigers continue workmanlike ways
The blue-collar Lewis and Clark Tigers did it again Friday. “We’re not flashy like Ferris and Mead and we’re not blowing any teams out, but we find a way to …
Sat., Sept. 24, 2011
Offense dominates as Mead defeats rival Mt. Spokane 48-24
In a game in which neither defense could contain its opponents’ offense, it was left for Mt. Spokane to stop itself. Neither team punted, but Mead parlayed two Wildcats turnovers …
Sat., Sept. 17, 2011
Post Falls tops East Valley with second-half surge
Through two quarters, East Valley responded every time Post Falls scored. The second half was a different story. The Trojans gained control after halftime and beat the host Knights 49-35 …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2011
Great Northern League schedules
Cheney Clarkston Deer Park East Valley Pullman West Valley Medical Lake (Independent) Sept. 2: Kelowna, 7 p.m. Sept. 2: at Lewiston, 7 p.m. Sept. 2: Chewelah, 7 p.m. Sept. 2: …