High School Sports
Football is deeply embedded in the Texas culture. Ever since they were young, boys put on pads and helmets for a chance to make it big. But one North Texas father says girls don’t have the same opportunities.
No matter what the level of ability a high school student athlete has, parents should understand the value of getting involved in their child’s program of choice as they collectively enter one of the most important chapters of their lives.
One of the chief critics of the University Interscholastic League is pushing lawmakers to conduct a thorough review of the governing body for public Texas high school sports.
The Texas House has approved a pilot program allowing parents to purchase concussion insurance for boys who play football and girls who play soccer.
A coalition of more than 100 groups is recommending that student athletes have access to health care professionals, better-trained coaches and up-to-date equipment.
Peyton Little scored 33 points, including a 3-pointer with 3 seconds left at end of the third quarter, leading Abilene Wylie to a 59-45 win over Celina for the 3A state title.
The local high school baseball game ended either 53-0 or 57-0. Either way, it was the most lopsided game in state history.
Texas high school athletes will soon be required to sit out at least one day after sustaining a head injury.