High school sports

Paradise running back Lucas Hartley, center right, celebrates with teammate Kasten Ortiz after scoring the first touchdown of the year for the team in their high school football game against Williams, in Paradise, Calif., Friday Aug. 23, 2019. This is the first game for the school since a wildfire in November killed multiple people and destroyed nearly 19,000 buildings, including the homes of most of the Paradise players. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
August 24, 2019 - 3:28 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — It's hard to recognize Paradise. It is heaps of melted metal. It is scorched pine trees. It is a place where things used to be, before a fire destroyed nearly 19,000 structures and killed 86 people in November 2018. But on Friday night, Paradise looked like home again...
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Paradise running back Lucas Hartley, center right, celebrates with teammate Kasten Ortiz after scoring the first touchdown of the year for the team in their high school football game against Williams, in Paradise, Calif., Friday Aug. 23, 2019. This is the first game for the school since a wildfire in November killed multiple people and destroyed nearly 19,000 buildings, including the homes of most of the Paradise players. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
August 24, 2019 - 1:27 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Few things are powerful enough to bring people back to the scene of their greatest tragedy. For the community of Paradise that was nearly leveled by a wildfire, football is it. Thousands of people packed Om Wraith Field on Friday night to watch the Paradise High School...
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Paradise tight end Jacob Duncan runs through a tunnel of former players during the opening ceremony of their high school football game against Williams, in Paradise, Calif., Friday Aug. 23, 2019. This is the first game for the school since a wildfire in November killed multiple people and destroyed nearly 19,000 buildings, including the homes of most of the Paradise players. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
August 24, 2019 - 1:10 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the first high school football game since a devastating wildfire in a Northern California town (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Paradise defeated Williams High School 42-0 at Om Wraith Field on Friday in front of thousands of people that packed the stadium. For...
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August 24, 2019 - 12:36 am
PREP FOOTBALL= Alexander Central 28, Lenoir Hibriten 19 Andrews 42, Trinity, Tenn. 36, 3OT Apex Middle Creek 27, Wake Forest Heritage 21 Asheville 34, Franklin 6 Bethel Christian Academy-Kinston 64, Pungo Christian 0 Boonville Starmount 27, Mount Airy 21 Burnsville Mountain Heritage 22, Brevard 13...
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August 24, 2019 - 12:11 am
PREP FOOTBALL= Abbeville, S.C. 10, Lincoln County 7 Athens Academy 35, Savannah Christian Prep 7 Atkinson County 34, Montgomery County 7 Augusta Christian 21, Augusta Prep 0 B.E.S.T. Academy 28, KIPP Atlanta 12 Bainbridge 47, Seminole County 7 Bleckley County 48, Hawkinsville 0 Blessed Trinity 28,...
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August 23, 2019 - 10:26 pm
PREP FOOTBALL= Abbeville 10, Lincoln County, Ga. 7 Andrew Jackson 37, McBee 0 Ashley Ridge 21, Goose Creek 20 Blackville-Hilda 36, Bethune-Bowman 14 Blue Ridge 35, Landrum 14 Broome 20, Central 14 Calhoun Falls 6, Greenwood Christian 0 Cane Bay 20, West Ashley 12 Cardinal Newman 41, John Paul II 6...
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August 23, 2019 - 4:31 am
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A high school football player in North Carolina has been charged in the death of a teammate who fell from the back of a pickup truck and hit his head. News outlets report the 17-year-old Mooresville High School senior is charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle...
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August 22, 2019 - 11:23 pm
PREP FOOTBALL= Airport 41, Dreher 7 Branchville 23, Colleton Prep 7 Great Falls 39, C.A. Johnson 38 Lake View 46, Hannah-Pamplico 6 Marion 28, Johnsonville 8 W.J. Keenan 37, Columbia 12 Wilson 43, Lake City 6 ___ Some high school football scores provided by Scorestream.com, https://scorestream.com/
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2018, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown talks to reporters in the locker room in Florham Park, N.J. McCown's retirement lasted two months. The Philadelphia Eagles signed the 40-year-old quarterback to a one-year deal on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. He is coming out of retirement to join his 11th team and play his 17th season. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 18, 2019 - 3:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh McCown was talking to reporters when Alshon Jeffery stepped up on a chair, hit record on his phone and asked the newest Philadelphia Eagles quarterback a question. "How's No. 17 as a basketball player?" Jeffery inquired. McCown, who played a lot of hoops with Jeffery when...
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August 16, 2019 - 11:25 pm
PREP FOOTBALL= Alexander 38, Heard County 20 Aquinas 12, Banks County 0 Aucilla Christian, Fla. 42, Sherwood Christian 0 Burke County 25, Jefferson County 16 Callaway 48, Starr's Mill 7 Cartersville 24, Dalton 21 Cass 23, Pepperell 21 Cedartown 55, Chattooga 0 Colquitt County 21, Columbia, Fla. 14...
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