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North Carolina dad charged for tackling son's foe at HS wrestling match

This would be the extreme case of the overly protective parent.
Barry Lee Jones’ son, who attends Hickory Ridge High School in North Carolina, was in a wrestling match against a foe from Southeast Guilford over the weekend
Jones’ son was taken down with a move the referee in the bout signaled was illegal. Barry Lee Jones then charged onto the mat and tackled his son’s opponent to the floor.

The student wasn’t injured in the incident, police said.

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USA TODAY High School Sports Awards: Los Angeles girls golf nominees

The USA TODAY High School Sports Awards are coming to Los Angeles.
On May 19, 2020, the top athletes from around the Los Angeles area will be honored at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus.
Here are the 12 nominees for Los Angeles Girls Golfer of the Year.

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Jennifer Cai
School: Sage Hill School (Newport Coast)
Class: 2020
College: Northwestern
Noteworthy: At the state golf championship tournament, Cai shot a 3-over-par 74 to finish in 10th place.
Caroline Canales
School: Calabasas
Class: 2021
College: Uncommitted
Noteworthy: Canales claimed the CIF state championship by shooting a one-under 70 for a one-stroke victory over Sherilyn Villanueva of Troy

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USA TODAY High School Sports Awards: Dallas football finalists — offense

The USA TODAY High School Sports Awards are coming to Dallas.
On May 15, 2020, the top athletes from around the Metroplex will be honored at Music Hall at Fair Park.
Here are the 12 finalists for Dallas Football Offensive Player of the Year.

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Nate Anderson, Frisco Reedy (Photo: 247Sports)
Nate Anderson
School: Rick Reedy (Frisco)
Position: Offensive lineman
Class: 2020
College: Oklahoma
Noteworthy: Anderson bills himself as the “#1 OG in the Nation,” and he backs it up on the field with the skillful tactics that he will be employing for the Sooners against Big 12 pass-rushers.
Savion Byrd, Duncavnille (Photo: C

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USA TODAY High School Sports Awards: Dallas football finalists — defense

The USA TODAY High School Sports Awards are coming to Dallas.
On May 15, 2020, the top athletes from around the Metroplex will be honored at Music Hall at Fair Park.
Here are the 10 finalists for Dallas Football Defensive Player of the Year.

RelatedUSA TODAY High School Sports Awards: Dallas football finalists — offenseSave the date for inaugural USA TODAY High School Sports Awards in Dallas
Billy Bowman Jr. (2), Denton, Ryan (Photo: Jeff Woo/Denton Record-Chronicle)
Billy Bowman
School: Ryan (Denton)
Position: Defensive back
Class: 2021
College: Texas
Noteworthy: Bowman (5-foot-10, 175 pounds) is a ball hawk with the instincts to take sure first steps toward the ball, and he can cover plenty of ground with an aggressive gait

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USA TODAY High School Sports Awards: Atlanta football finalists — offense

The USA TODAY High School Sports Awards are coming to Atlanta.
On May 11, 2020, top high school athletes from around the Atlanta area will be honored at Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center.
Here are the 10 finalists for Atlanta Football Offensive Player of the Year.

RelatedSave the date for inaugural USA TODAY High School Sports Awards in Atlanta
Harrison Bailey, Marietta (Photo: Johnny Walker)
Harrison Bailey
School: Marietta
Position: Quarterback
Class: 2020
College: Tennessee
Noteworthy: A pocket passer, Bailey, who stands 6-foot-4 and weighs 220 pounds, overcame a broken collarbone earlier in his career to throw for 4,261 yards and 44 touchdowns at a 69.4% clip as a senior

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USA TODAY High School Sports Awards: Atlanta football finalists — defense

The USA TODAY High School Sports Awards are coming to Atlanta.
On May 11, 2020, top high school athletes from around the Atlanta area will be honored at Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center.
Here are the 11 finalists for Atlanta Football Defensive Player of the Year.

RelatedSave the date for inaugural USA TODAY High School Sports Awards in Atlanta
Barrett Carter, North Gwinnett (Photo: William Curtis)
Barrett Carter
School: North Gwinnett (Suwanee, Ga.)
Position: Linebacker
Class: 2021
College: Uncommitted
Noteworthy: Carter (6-foot-1, 205 pounds) is a collision waiting to happen, whether at the line of scrimmage or behind it

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USA TODAY High School Sports Awards: Los Angeles football finalists — defense

The USA TODAY High School Sports Awards are coming to Los Angeles.
On May 19, 2020, the top athletes from around the Los Angeles area will be honored at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus.
Here are the 12 finalists for Los Angeles Football Defensive Player of the Year.

RelatedSave the date for inaugural USA TODAY High School Sports Awards in Los Angeles
Jaylin Davies, Mater Dei (Photo: Logan Newman/USA TODAY High School Sports)
Jaylin Davies
School: Mater Dei (Santa Ana)
Position: Cornerback
Class: 2021
College: Uncommitted
Noteworthy: Davies came up big often for Mater Dei, especially in the regular-season game against St. John Bosco when he made two crucial plays to help secure the victory

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Jordan Burch becomes highest-ranked South Carolina commit since Jadeveon Clowney

Jordan Burch, the No. 2 player in the Chosen 25, has elected to stay in state.
The strong-side defensive end has committed to South Carolina on Early Signing Day with plans to sign Wednesday and enroll next summer.
Burch committed to South Carolina over schools such as Alabama, Clemson, Georgia and LSU, according to 247Sports.
He is the highest-rated South Carolina commit since Jadeveon Clowney in 2011

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Justin Flowe joins Noah Sewell as five-star Oregon inside linebacker commits

Oregon already had a strong piece at inside linebacker with the November commitment of Noah Sewell.
With the addition of Justin Flowe on Early Signing Day, the Ducks now have the two top-rated inside linebackers in the country.
They’re just piling onto last year’s class that was highlighted by 2018 ALL-USA Defensive Player of the Year and 2019 Pac-12 Football Freshman Defensive Player of the Year Kayvon Thibodeaux.
Flowe played a role in all three phases of the game this season. On defense, he had 123 tackles, 18 tackles for loss and 10 sacks with five forced fumbles