Student Athlete

Baylor Football Player Convicted Of Sexual Assault In WacoA one-time All-American who transferred to play football at Baylor University has been convicted of sexually assaulting a fellow student athlete in 2013.
Student Athletes & Band Members Enduring Oppressive Texas HeatTexas student-athletes and band members are taking to the outdoors to begin practicing. But parents, teachers and coaches are keeping an eye on the kids in the triple-digit heat.
Devoted Coach Helps Turn Troubled Girl Into State Wrestling ChampA year ago, Kymber’Lynn Jackson was angry, annoying — her words — and savoring bad choices. “I used to like getting in trouble,” the North Dallas High sophomore said with an incredulous laugh. “I used to like getting in trouble!”
North Texas Special Olympics Squad Will Leave You CheeringWith pom-poms in hand, and relentless joy in their hearts, the cheer squad at Dallas’ Notre Dame school polishes their big routine: and they’re not at all territorial with their support.
WEB VIDEO EXTRA: CBS 11 Sports National Signing Day SpecialThe 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.
South Oak Cliff Student-Athlete Excels Despite Tough OddsNational 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.
Big 12 To Add Aid Increases, Longer Scholarships For Student AthletesThe Big 12 has announced it will cover the full cost of a student-athlete's attendance and offer multi-year scholarships.
New Information In DISD Basketball Recruiting ScandalThere is new information in the recruiting scandal that rocked the DISD. This month, the district fired 15 employees - including the top management in the athletic program. CBS 11 News has uncovered how the district uncovered what it calls “lies.”
Texas College World Series Player A Testament In PerseveranceAt the College World Series in Nebraska, a lot of people were surprised when Texas Tech didn't start their lefty freshman -- all-American Dylan Dusek. The teen has been impressive, but the journey to the mound is the inspiring part of his story.
Former North Texas H.S. QB Accused Of Burglary & ArsonAn 18-year-old former student and football player at Krum High School is accused of burglary and arson. William ‘Caz’ Wojciak remained in the Denton County jail Friday evening, on $300,000 bond.
Texas Women's Track Coach Resigns Amid InvestigationUniversity of Texas women's track coach Bev Kearney resigned Saturday and acknowledged in an interview with the Austin American-Statesman that she had an intimate relationship with an athlete in her program in 2002.
Playoff Dollars Could Spark Calls To Pay PlayersThe new playoff system means big money to the schools in major college football, as much as a half billion dollars per year just in television rights alone.