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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Cook County Medical Examiner identifies Curtis Walton as student drown in Calumet New Tech High School pool

Natalia Derevyanny, a Cook County medical examiner’s office spokeswoman, spoke to the press to identify Curtis Walton Jr. as the student found dead in the Calumet New Tech High School pool in Gary, Indiana on More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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Washington Appeals court rules against football coach Joe Kennedy praying to himself on the field, after the game

A three-judge panel took aim at a high school football coach over praying after a game. A panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals determined Bremerton High School assistant football coach Joe Kennedy does not More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, October 7th, 2016
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Lou Holtz addresses National Anthem protests, football not used to promote causes

The famous college football coach Lou Holtz spoke out about the National Anthem protests, made more popular by 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick who took a knew during the Star Spangled Banner to object to a “country More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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Louisiana police officers boycott ‘voluntary detail’ at high school football games after players protest Star Spangled Banner

High school football players in Louisiana exercised their First Amendment right to take a knee during the national anthem before a game prompting sheriff’s deputies to exorcise their right not to work as voluntary More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 6th, 2016
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ADF joins Colorado fight over Bible verses on football players’ nameplates

The Colorado School of Mines has removed all donor nameplates from its football locker room rather than allow a former football player to include a Bible reference on his nameplate. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, November 12th, 2015
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San Diego State abandons ‘king and queen’ names for homecoming, now called ‘royals’

San Diego State University has ended the longtime tradition of naming a homecoming “king” and “queen,” and 2015 will mark the first use of the gender-neutral term “royals,” the Daily Aztec campus newspaper More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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‘Woodlawn’ tackles racism, spiritual awakening in Tony Nathan, Alabama biopic

Faith-based films have exploded on the cinematic stage and the Erwin brothers (Moms Night Out, October Baby) are stretching their legs with Woodlawn, an inspiring story from the 1970s when public high schools were More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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‘When the Game Stands Tall’ Review: De La Salle true story becomes great family film

Audiences have already seen the underdog overcome the giant in countless sports films. When the Game Stands Tall examines the fall of the giant, which rise again on the back of faith and character. The great cast, More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 24th, 2013
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Ohio student, Nick Andre, writes ‘poem’ blasting football team, gets kicked off team, suspended and called a bully

A Rittman High School in Akron, Ohio complete his writing assignment on “What Makes You Angry” by venting about the football team and now finds himself expelled from school. Nick Andre, age 16, is charged by More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
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President Obama cautions NCAA to protect players, says he wouldn’t let ‘son’ play

President Obama cautions NCAA to protect players, noting that the violence needs to be addressed in the NFL and NCAA, even at the expense of the sport. photo JJ Hall In an interview with Franklin Foer and Chris More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
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Nick Blohm, high school linebacker, leads Wisconsin cafeteria boycott, not enough food

Students at a southeastern Wisconsin high school are boycotting cafeteria food over what they say is a federally-mandated one-size-fits-all approach to nutrition, leaving some students hungry. Nick Blohm myspace More...


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