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    Helmet Ratings: Lowcountry high school helmet rosters

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    Helmet ratings for Lowcountry high schools
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    News 2 Investigates: How safe are football helmets at Lowcountry schools? Video included

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    When it comes to protecting football players from potential head injuries, information is power. College and NFL teams these days use as much research as possible when deciding which helmets their players will wear. Among the first mentioned by many, is the Virginia Tech Rating System. It is considered the “gold standard” by many equipment managers, including those at the University of South Carolina, and The Citadel. However, until we started asking questions, some high schools in our are... More>>

    Ga prep player dies after overhydrating Video included

    Relatives of 17-year-old Zyrees Oliver had him removed from life support early Monday. Relatives of 17-year-old Zyrees Oliver had him removed from life support early Monday.
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    A Georgia high school football player is dead after drinking too much fluid during practice. More>>

    RI football all-star game cut short by brawl Video included

    Cranston police say they will investigate Saturday's football brawl at Cranston Stadium. Cranston police say they will investigate Saturday's football brawl at Cranston Stadium.
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    A brawl between dozens of players at an all-star football game in Cranston forced officials to end the contest early. More>>

    $60M high school stadium now closed less than 2 years after being built

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    A new $60 million football stadium built in 2012 for Allen High School won't be hosting any games in the fall or have graduation at the stadium either. Cracks in the pedestrian concourse need to be fixed after it didn't meet weight-bearing code in many places. Superintendent Lance Hindt says the district did its part saying it's a black eye for the contractor and the architect. Pogue, the builder and PBK, the architect have good reputations and reportedly told the repairs will not cost the d... More>>

    Blitz On 2 Week 6 - Part 3

    Blitz On 2 Week 6 - Part 3

    High school football teams get first test during scrimmages

    Summerville beats Orangeburg 27-20 in first scrimmage of 2013 season. Summerville beats Orangeburg 27-20 in first scrimmage of 2013 season.
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    In football practice you learn the plays and work on the fundamentals. In a scrimmage, its time to put those theories to the test. Friday is the first day of scrimmages for high schools across the Lowcountry. More>>

    High School football in the Lowcountry ramps up for 2013 season

    The Goose Creek Gators run drills during day three of 2013 football practice. The Goose Creek Gators run drills during day three of 2013 football practice.
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    It's back to the gridiron and back to the basics for players across the Lowcountry. With a full weekend of practice under their belts, players are excited to be back on the field. Dantez Bennamon, quarterback More>>

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    • USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting lies

      USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting lies

      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:28 AM EDT2014-08-28 08:28:40 GMT
      Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.
      Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.
    • Rise in flags makes NFL defenders wary of contact

      Rise in flags makes NFL defenders wary of contact

      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:01 AM EDT2014-08-28 08:01:29 GMT
      By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer A subtle change to the NFL rulebook resulted in an 822 percent increase in illegal contact penalties through three weeks of the preseason.
      By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer A subtle change to the NFL rulebook resulted in an 822 percent increase in illegal contact penalties through three weeks of the preseason.
    • Your Top Plays for Today

      Your Top Plays for Today

      Thursday, August 28 2014 3:19 AM EDT2014-08-28 07:19:12 GMT
      By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
      By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

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