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High School Football

Josiah O'Brien (credit: CBS 2)

Football Manager With Down Syndrome Plays In Game, Scores Big

A high school football team manager with Down syndrome went from the sideline to the spotlight.

10/22/2013

Billy Andrle was named Nassau County’s most outstanding high school football player in 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Family Suing High School After Star Player Was Kicked Off Team Due To Injury

Billy Andrle was a linebacker and running back for the East Meadow Jets – until he suffered what turned out to be a high school career-ending injury.

10/10/2013

Anthony Starego

Autistic High School Football Player Has Moment For The Ages, Kicks Game-Winning Field Goal

A high school student with autism becomes a hero on the football field. Sounds like a good movie doesn’t it? Well, it’s a true story.

10/23/2012

Harrison High School players celebrate following a win over Rye High School. Credit CBS 2

Friday Night Fights: Westchester High School Football Games Marred By Over-The-Top Fan Behavior

An American tradition has turned violent in Westchester County, where high school football games have ended recently with injuries caused by celebrations gone wild.

10/22/2012

(AP Photo/Sean Fitzgerald)

NJ Community Grieves After 4 Football Teens Killed In Crash

Students and community members have come together to grieve for four New Jersey high school football players killed in a car crash that injured four other team members.

WFAN–08/21/2011