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As most schools continue with distance learning this fall, high school sports will be put on hold until—at least—early next year. KCBX speaks to a local athlete and coach about what the delay means for them.

Bree Zender


KPRL is a small AM radio station in Paso Robles. They pride themselves in broadcasting news, talk and sports across the northern part of San Luis Obispo County. And for about 50 years, KPRL broadcast football games for the Paso Robles High School Bearcats.

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Hear the extended interview with Nate Avery and Tanya Avery, close friends with Isaac Lindsey, Templeton High School Junior who was severely injured this month during a football game. 

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The Templeton community is continuing to raise support for a seriously injured high school football player. Templeton High Junior Isaac Lindsey was injured during a game Friday night against San Luis Obispo High. 

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Isaac Lindsey, a junior at Templeton High, was in a medically induced coma Monday afternoon, according to a statement released by family members. 

Against Football

Sep 12, 2014

Broadcast date: 9/8/14

Author and former football fan Steve Almond speaks out against American’s favorite pastime. It’s not just the issue of brain damage to players that is disturbing; Almond says, it’s also the deep-seated passion for violence that pervades our society.

Against Football

Sep 5, 2014

Broadcast date: 9/8/14

Almond argues that by watching, cheering, and participating in football culture, we are all complicit in the damage it wreaks even as it “legitimizes and even fosters within us a tolerance for violence, greed, racism and homophobia."

In his book Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto, Almond looks at the impact, literally life-and-death issues, that cannot be ignored in any discussion about the sport.

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The San Luis Obispo Police Department confirmed Thursday that drugs played a role in the August 10 armed robbery at the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house on California Boulevard.

Investigators say they were able to determine narcotics were being stored, distributed and sold from within the fraternity house before and after the robbery.

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The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's Office formally announced charges Friday in a 12 count criminal complaint against the five Cal Poly students investigators connected to a fraternity robbery earlier this month.

The most serious charges are against 18-year-old Cameron Marcel Akins who has several gun enhancements added to the already serious robbery charges he's facing. Gun enhancements can add 10 years to a prison sentence.

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Five Cal Poly football players are facing charges related to an attempted weekend armed robbery at a fraternity house adjacent to campus.

The official university statement says the players were "suspended from all team activities effective immediately" and possible student disciplinary action is awaiting the results of an internal investigation.