Trials participants learn about the importance of choices

By Chris Hummer Facebook and Twitter have stormed onto the scene during the last few years. Social media affects the way we get news, display our personal lives and interact with celebrities and athletes. It puts sports figures closer to … read more »


Players vie for Team USA spot at Trials

By Chris Hummer The U.S. Under-19 National Team Trials kicked off Wednesday, and hundreds of athletes from across the country ran through drills, all vying for a coveted spot on Team USA. The practice was informative yet intense as offensive … read more »


NFL FLAG teams descend on Austin for regional

By Kelsey Kotzur Boys and girls flag football teams from across the country competed in a two-day, round-robin tournament June 30 and July 1 at Whitaker Fields on the University of Texas campus. The NFL FLAG Regional Tournament, appearing in … read more »


Game previews: July 7

IFAF Under-19 World Championship Medal Round contests kick off Saturday, July 7, at Burger Stadium in Austin, Texas. Here is a look at those games: Bronze Medal game: No. 3 Japan vs. No. 5 Austria 5 p.m. Austria seeks a … read more »


Team USA holds final practice before facing Canada for gold medal in Austin, Texas

By Joe Frollo As Friday’s final practice wound down, players on the U.S. Under-19 National Team came to realize there is only one thing standing between them and a gold medal. Team Canada. All the focus, sweat and effort these … read more »


Game recap: USA 70, Austria 7

By Todd Bell The U.S. Under-19 National Team is one step away from a gold medal in the 2012 International Federation of American Football Under-19 World Championship after defeating Austria, 70-7, on Wednesday night in Austin, Texas. The No. 1-seeded … read more »


U.S. Under-15 National Team preps for final games

By Nick Cremona There was no shortage of red-, white- and blue-colored apparel among the many onlookers Wednesday at Whitaker Fields, where the U.S. and Swedish U-15 National teams had an early practice this morning. “To be out here today … read more »


July 4 game previews

Second-round IFAF Under-19 World Championship games kick off Wednesday, July 4, at Burger Stadium in Austin, Texas. Here is a look at those games: No. 3 Japan vs. No. 2 Canada 5 p.m. This is a repeat of the 2009 … read more »


Under-15 Jamboree allows players, coaches to compete, bond

By Nick Cremona As part of the ongoing USA Football Under-15 International Development Week, three USA teams and one from Sweden participated in a jamboree Tuesday afternoon inside Burger Stadium in Austin, Texas. The Red, White and Blue teams representing … read more »


U.S. Under-15 team embodies opportunity to wear USA shield

By Matt Burkholder As Day 4 of the USA Football Under-15 International Development Week came to a close Monday, excitement began spreading throughout the roster. The players were finally getting the chance to wear a Team USA uniform. Players were … read more »