An estimated 1,700 in-person school days were lost as a result of COVID-19 isolation and quarantining and one person died after a two-day wrestling tournament that featured athletes from 10 high schools across three Florida counties, according to a federal study released Tuesday.
A former Astronaut High School football coach and teacher has died. Robert Randy Hallock, 56, of Titusville, passed away on Monday, December 7.
It was an emotional victory for the family of a high school football player who died from heatstroke in 2017.
In a statement, Edinburg CISD said that they decided to remove the entire team from the playoffs, even after they won the game 35-21 to advance.
A Daytona Beach high school cheerleader is back with her team Friday night after going into cardiac arrest. The teen is getting support from her community and NFL players.
Coronavirus has resulted in quarantines among players of the Edgewater High School football team, Orange County Public Schools said. The Eagles were scheduled to play Wekiva High School on Friday.
Young athletes are being told they can play football as long as they pass their COVID-19 test. Some parents have expressed concerns that a false-positive result could keep players off the field. They also have privacy concerns.
Parents and students in Orange County are not giving up their fight to have cheerleaders and other student groups perform at high school football games.
Many students and parents in Orange County are upset that marching bands and cheer squads will not be allowed at fall sports events.
Orange County school officials on Tuesday laid out plans for fall sports. The first football games are set for the week of September 14.
An Orange County man who has been coaching youth baseball for decades is the latest person to test positive for the coronavirus.
Young athletes from across the country will gather in Brevard County during the last week of July for the AAU Junior Olympics.
The Florida High School Athletics Association is discussing how to safely ramp up fall sports.
The coronavirus pandemic has drastically altered high school sports this spring and will likely impact fall sports as well.
The Florida High School Athletic Association said Monday that it is canceling spring sports events, including championship events.
The big win for Seminole High School baseball had very little to do with the 7-0 final score Tuesday night. The real victory was having head Coach Kenne Brown return to the dugout.
Both Jones and Edgewater gave their opponents everything they could handle, before ultimately falling in state championship games Saturday in Daytona.
Apopka was less than ten seconds away from a title.
Daytona Beach is hosting the Florida High School Athletic Association state high school football championships this year at Daytona Stadium.
Teams all over Central Florida battled Friday night for a trip to Daytona, and the state finals. Apopka, Edgewater, Jones and Cocoa high schools were all among the teams with title dreams. Fox 35 Sports anchor Evan Fitzgerald has the highlights.