The U.S. Under-19 National Team is one step away from a gold medal in the 2012 International Federation of American Football Under-19 World Championship after defeating Austria, 70-7, on Wednesday night in Austin, Texas.
The National Athletic Trainers' Association, in an effort to prevent deaths of college athletes, wants football programs to stop using exercise as punishment and to create individualized training programs for players.
NATA, which announced these recommendations and others Wednesday at its annual convention in St. Louis, says that exertional heat stroke, complications stemming from sickle cell trait and cardiac conditions were the three leading causes of death during football training sessions in the last 12 years.
In 2008, Cleveland St. Ignatius High School celebrated its 10th state title by printing T-shirts with the motto: “One for the other thumb,” referring to the school’s 10th state championship ring.
Following a 2011 season in which the Wildcats won another Division I state title, the head coach has more rings than fingers, a testament to the amazing dynasty that Chuck Kyle has orchestrated.