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07.20.2014 - Alex Goff
It might be fair to say that the High School All American coaches were a little taken aback by their team’s scrimmage loss to Cordoba Academy. This was, after all, a Cordoba team that the Americans had beaten in 2013, so what gives with the 48-3 loss? There were reasons, for sure.
07.19.2014 - Alex Goff

The USA”s High School All Americans will play Argentina’s U18s without hard-charging flanker Hanco Germishuys, who has been ruled out due to an ankle injury.

The HSAA team is coming off a 48-3 loss to Cordoba Academy, but that was a game treated as a scrimmage by Salty Thompson and his coaching staff.

Thompson used his entire 30-man roster.

07.17.2014 - Alex Goff

The High School All Americans lost their opening match of their four-game South American trip 48-8 to Cordoba Academy.


07.14.2014 - Alex Goff

Leadership is an important factor in the early stages of a national team tour, especially with a team that has to handle turnover, such as the High School All Americans.

Head Coach Salty Thompson certainly expects his more experienced players to establish the tone.

07.14.2014 - Alex Goff
The High School All Americans are settled in at their hotel and training ground in Argentina, looking ahead to a warmup match against Cordoba Academy on Wednesday, July 16. That kicks off a tough series in which they play U18 national teams from Argentina, Uruguay, and Italy. Working out Monday:Top photo (click on smaller