Monday, March 28, 2011

DeMatha Football Coach Bill McGregor Resigns after 29 Years

by Jeff Fisher
High School Football America

After 29-years and 280 wins against only 39 losses, Bill McGregor is leaving the DeMatha sideline.

McGregor has resigned after a distinguished career that saw him send over 350 players on to college football with Division I scholarships.  His teams won 18 Washington Catholic Athletic Conference titles.

In 2004, McGregor was named the NFL's National Coach of the Year.  Eight of his former players have played in the NFL.  At the start of the 2009 NFL season, DeMatha led American high schools with five former Stags on NFL opening day rosters.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Two American High School Football Teams to Play in Ireland

by Jeff Fisher

The long least since December...American high school football game in Ireland appears now to be a reality.

Texas-based Global Football is putting together a series of games in 2012 will include Arizona-power Hamilton (Chandler, AZ) taking-on Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks, California on August 31, 2012 in Dublin, Ireland.

Reports indicated that four more high school games could be added to the weekend, which will conclude with the Army-Notre Dame college football game at Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

Hamilton has won three straight state championships, while Notre Dame has been one of the top programs in California for years.