Jeff Seidel Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 AM EDT Nov 2, 2018 Michigan defensive end Chase Winovich was working during an internship on the East Coast about 1½ years ago and ended up on a golf course with President Donald Trump. Winovich was warned not to approach the president — Secret Service gets a little antsy when a 6-foot-3, 250-pound man gets too close. Of course, Winovich approached the president. “Chase ended up getting on the course with President Trump,” Peter Winovich Jr., Chase’s dad, said. “He has his arm around him like they are drinking buddies. Yeah, then, it ends up that Chase is playing video games with Trump’s son, Barron. That’s just Chase. He leaves no stone unturned.” More: Michigan football vs. Penn State: Scouting report, prediction This wasn't a political statement. It's just how Winovich lives his life. He is bold and confident and he will approach anybody. “That’s … [Read more...] about Michigan football: How Chase Winovich became U-M’s heartbeat
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Last Friday, Sun Valley coach Greg “Bubba” Bernhardt wanted his players to share in a special experience.Well, they did.Sun Valley was on the wrong end of a wrong game. The Vanguards went to Massillon Washington High School, in Massillon, Ohio, located on Paul E. Brown Drive, where they play in Paul Brown Tiger Stadium, which is better than every local college stadium, save Franklin Field. Massillon has an indoor practice facility that can rival Ohio State’s. Sun Valley dressed 37 players. Massillon dressed 96, according to Bernhardt. Massillon is ranked No. 49 in the country, according to MaxPreps. Sun Valley, 6,140th.Massillon is an Ohio school with a long, rich football tradition. Legendary coach Paul Brown went to Massillon, as did Harry Stuhldreher, one of Notre Dame’s legendary Four Horsemen, former Ohio State coach Earle Bruce and Ohio State All-American linebacker Chris Spielman. It’s where they genuflect to statues of Woody Hayes and sing … [Read more...] about Delaware County HS football team keeps cool in Ohio, after opponent ran up score in 95-point defeat
One of the top football prospects in the country, defensive lineman Omar Speights, abruptly left Northeast High School in Philadelphia this week to live in Oregon because his mother feared the violence in the city, his coach said Saturday. Speights, a senior, last year played on the same team as Kristian Marche, who was gunned down at his house in West Oak Lane just days before he was set to leave for Penn State on a full athletic scholarship. 2nd Teen Arrested in Track Star's Death Marche's killing, allegedly at the hands of two fellow teenagers, "freaked out" Speights's mother, according to Northeast High coach Phil Gormley. "Omar’s mom was familiar with what happened. She heard about what happened with the shooting (of Kristian Marche) and stuff and she got a little freaked out," Gormley said. Arrest in 'Brutal' Killing of Philly Track Star, Sources Say Speights and Marche, one of the best sprinters in the state, played together at Imhotep High School … [Read more...] about Top Football Prospect Flees Philadelphia Over Violence, Coach Says
Home In-Depth Reporting Youth tackle football faces litigation over… National Pulse By Julianne Hill August 2018 Pop Warner teams in Florida. Photo by John Panella/Shutterstock.com When he was 8 years old, Tyler Cornell proudly put on shoulder pads and a big helmet for the first time as he joined the Pop Warner Little Scholars football team in Rancho Bernardo, California. For the next 10 seasons, his mother, Jo Cornell, spent hours on the sidelines watching her only child play peewee tackle football organized by Pop Warner, the largest U.S. youth football league. Her son loved the game and all that came with it— the friendship, the teamwork, the adrenaline rush. Photo of Tyler Cornell courtesy of Jo Cornell. He played for the Pop Warner team until he switched to the high school team, where he played on the line, taking down countless opponents, enduring countless hits to the head. Right before leaving for the University of California at Santa Barbara, Tyler Cornell … [Read more...] about Youth tackle football faces litigation over head injuries, along with proposals to ban the sport altogether
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by ByMatt Flegenheimer and Thomas Kaplan Aug. 19, 2018 CONWAY, Pa. — The rules are workable enough in the right hands, in the right corner of a right-leaning region of a state like this one. Avoid the jacket-and-tie look, so voters — wary enough of Democrats — do not think they are looking at a Jehovah’s Witness. “That happened,” recalled Representative Conor Lamb, now in a polo shirt. Pivot to safe subjects. After a local here loudly mocked the idea of “Russian collusion” with President Trump to a peer, Mr. Lamb, 34, moved in to introduce himself, telling the man (who said he was Russian) about falling in love with Russian cuisine when he was in the Marines. And if all else fails — and it will, often — there is always prayer. “I was … [Read more...] about Trump Won Pennsylvania. Democrats Want the State (and His Voters) Back.