Youth Football

The Wellesley Junior Raiders (WBZ-TV)

Unbeaten Wellesley Youth Football Team Seeks Another Title

The Patriots still have a way to go, but playoff football has already begun for an elite team of sixth graders from Wellesley.

11/20/2014

(Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Concussions In Youth Sports

Gresh and Zo took a look into the declining participation rates in youth football on Thursday’s show.

98.5 The Sports Hub–11/14/2013

Dover, NH youth football

School Board Member Wants To Ban Football In Dover, NH

Dr. Paul Butler argues that Dover schools should ban the game, amid what he sees as clear evidence of the lasting damage that concussions can have on the developing brain.

10/02/2012

Chelsea Pride youth football players

Boston Children’s Hospital Puts Out Injury Prevention List For Young Athletes

With youth sports seasons getting underway, and the number of injuries suffered by young athletes on the rise, Boston Children’s Hospital is trying to see that number decrease.

09/14/2012

Chelsea Pride youth football players

Chelsea Youth Football Banned From Games After League President Helps Teen

Last year, Chelsea Pride’s president let a 15-year-old play – even though 14 is the age limit.

08/22/2012

Pop Warner youth football players. (File Photo by: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Pop Warner Limiting Contact In Youth Football Practice

Pop Warner football players won’t be taking quite as many hits from now on.

06/13/2012

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