high school football Teen Collapses, Dies During High School Football Practice By Adam Bakst • Jun 12, 2019 Middleton High School PTSA A high school student collapsed and later died during conditioning drills in Tampa on Tuesday. Hezekiah B. Walters, 14, collapsed on the Middleton High School football fields at approximately 4 p.m. Professor Says It Is Time To End Football In High Schools By Alejandra Martinez • Oct 5, 2018 In South Florida, high school football has seen a decline in participation amid growing health concerns. Oxbridge Academy in West Palm Beach recently shut down its program after the coach said they couldn’t get enough players to field a team. Christian School In Tampa Appeals Football Prayer Ruling By The News Service of Florida • Jun 21, 2017 Google Maps A Tampa Christian school is continuing a legal battle about whether it should have been allowed to offer a prayer over a stadium loudspeaker before a state high-school football championship game.