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Paralyzed Former H.S. Player Now Works To Motivate

One North Texas teen was doing something he loved, until, his life changed in an instant. Now, the paralyzed former high school football player works to motivate others with a message of faith and perseverance.

CBSDFW.COM–03/20/2015

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Star North Texas H.S. Football Player Charged With Aggravated Assault

A star high school football player was arrested and charged with a felony count of aggravated assault after a woman claimed the 18-year-old held a knife to her neck and had sex with her.

CBS 11–02/17/2015

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Unnecessary Roughness Rule Changed For High School Football

The National Federation of State High School Associations has changed a football rule involving unnecessary roughness to minimize the risk to players.

02/13/2015

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WEB VIDEO EXTRA: CBS 11 Sports National Signing Day Special

The CBS 11 Sports team airs a special webcast with an in-depth look at the top football recruits in North Texas and all of the area schools and there was some added suspense on National Signing Day this year.

CBS 11–02/04/2015

South Oak Cliff H.S. football player J.F. Thomas andhis family. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

South Oak Cliff Student-Athlete Excels Despite Tough Odds

National Signing Day saw the DISD send 114 student-athletes to college. But, getting to this point was an incredible challenge for South Oak Cliff High School wide receiver J.F. Thomas.

CBS 11–02/04/2015

Allen High School quarterback Kyler Murray accepts The Landry Award alongside his coach, Tom Westerberg, on December 15, 2014. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Allen’s Kyler Murray Named AP Player Of Year In Texas

Allen High School’s Kyler Murray, who has a 41-0 record as the starter and is trying to win a third straight state championship, is the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors Player of the Year.

12/19/2014

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Lawmaker Seeks To Address ‘Watered Down’ High School Football Playoffs

A West Texas lawmaker says too many high school football teams reach the playoffs and has introduced a bill that would reduce the number of teams that advance.

12/12/2014

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High School Football Research Shows Brain Change Without Concussions

A new study raises questions about how safe it is for teenagers to play high school football.

CBSDFW.COM–12/01/2014

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Frigid Temps & H.S. Football Have North Texans Bundling Up

High school football playoffs kick off across the state as North Texas faces its coldest night in months. Players and fans may know how to dress, but what about other game participants in flimsier uniforms? How do drill team members stay warm?

CBS 11–11/13/2014

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Friday Night Lights Meant Halloween Came Early In One City

Football or Halloween? It’s hard to compete with high school football. So, folks in Decatur made sure trick-or-treaters wouldn’t have to compete with Friday night lights.

CBS 11–10/30/2014

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Iconic “South Dallas Super Bowl” Takes Place At Cotton Bowl

There’s a Super Bowl coming to the Cotton Bowl at Dallas Fair Park. No, not that Super Bowl, but the self-proclaimed South Dallas Super Bowl pitting the Lincoln Tigers against the Madison Mighty Trojans.

CBS 11–10/28/2014

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Texas AP High School Football Poll

Here is the latest Associated Press high school poll.

09/22/2014

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