Thursday, June 22, 2017
Gonzales-based American Legion baseball team Gauthier & Amedee has long been know for fielding highly competitive teams featuring rosters filled with Ascension Parish’s best talent. With this summer’s addition of coach Marty Luquet, the Wombat…
Lafayette High’s Armand “Mondo” Duplantis and Kyah Loyd of Shreveport’s C.E. Byrd were selected as Louisiana’s Gatorade Track & Field Athletes of the Year, according to a news release.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Tulane’s joint football camp with LSU last Friday at Yulman Stadium already is paying dividends for the Green Wave.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Monday, June 19, 2017
During last week’s National Basketball Players Association’s Top 100 Camp, Josh Leblanc of Madison Prep was lurking, waiting for the right moment.
Audrey Viso of St. Joseph's Academy won a lot of awards during her senior season. But it was easy for the Clemson signee to explain why the 2016-17 Gatorade Louisiana Girls Soccer Player of the Year award is the most significant.
Saturday, June 17, 2017
For a guy that isn’t big on individual awards, West Monroe’s Jacob Pearson has accumulated an impressive list.
Most of us have at least one original Father’s Day story. The thing that sets St. Amant High volleyball coach Allison Didier Leake’s story apart is that it is also the story of a grandfather she never met.
Jeremy Gradney looked the part of a young entrepreneur as he surveyed the grounds and spoke to two construction workers.
Friday, June 16, 2017
It will come as a surprise to few that Emma Callie Delafield, known around the state’s softball diamonds as EC, hails from a hardy stock when it comes to athletic prowess.
Thursday, June 15, 2017
ST. AMANT — Don’t tell St. Augustine quarterback Dwayne McGill Jr. that the Airo/Battle 7 v 7 state tournament doesn’t mean anything.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Ta’la Spates exuded the excitement, albeit two days after the fact. The Brusly High junior-to-be described watching LSU’s Mikiah Brisco winning the NCAA 100 meters title as if it just happened.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Nearly six months after realizing a life-long objective — a commitment to LSU — the elation is still evident in Damone Clark's voice.
Saturday, June 10, 2017
Friday, June 09, 2017
The 2017 Louisiana Sports Writers Association all-state track and field teams, as selected by Bruce Brown from submissions by members of the LSWA and based on regular season, regional and state meet performances:
Thursday, June 08, 2017
Given his size, it is hard to contain East Ascension High offensive lineman Cameron Wire to a small area. Wire said LSU coach Ed Orgeron managed to do just that, geographically speaking.
Teurlings Catholic’s Hayden Cantrelle and Emma Callie Delafield of North DeSoto High headline the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 4A All-State baseball and softball teams.
Wednesday, June 07, 2017
It won’t change the venue for the next two Sugar Bowl/LHSAA wrestling tournaments. But a Wednesday meeting between Executive Director Eddie Bonine and a group of wrestling coaches apparently put the two groups on the same page.
Monday, June 05, 2017
Could a change to the dates for the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA state wrestling tournament for 2018 lead to the site being rebid?
Saturday, June 03, 2017
The LHSAA awarded four championships in baseball and softball for schools on the Class 2A level for the first time this spring. Coincidentally, the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 2A All-State teams also were divided four ways.
By now, those who follow high school sports in Louisiana closely know what happened at last week’s LHSAA summer meeting.
Friday, June 02, 2017
Playing on a team that wins a state title can help a player attain postseason honors. No titles in either Class 1A or Division IV proved to be no problem for players from Ascension Catholic, Catholic-Pointe Coupee and False River Academy.
Thursday, June 01, 2017
I’ve covered great victories and gut-wrenching defeats in high school sports across Louisiana for three decades. And I can honestly say I’ve never seen anything quite like what happened Thursday.
What brings a coach who was the defensive coordinator at Class 5A Ruston High School to Class 3A Brusly High? Hoff Schooler said it was the proper combination of the time and place to be a head football coach for the first time.
The LHSAA executive committee picked six cities to host a total of eight LHSAA championship events to kick off the second day of its annual summer meeting at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge on Thursday.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
There were executive sessions and presentations by cities bidding to host LHSAA championship events. Expect the big news from the LHSAA’s summer meeting to come Thursday.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
While the method will be somewhat different, LHSAA President Niles Riche of Assumption High School said the executive committee will focus on executing an efficient, fair process to award championship events in eight sports during its annual summe…
Monday, May 29, 2017
Sunday, May 28, 2017
W.J. "Butch" Little, best known for his stints as a boys basketball coach at East Ascension and a girls basketball coach at Donaldsonville, died Friday night.
Saturday, May 27, 2017
LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine’s answer to one question sounded a little like that famous quote from Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities.”
Friday, May 26, 2017
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Monday, May 22, 2017
Briggs Bourgeois and Janie O’Connor had a good idea what to expect. Winning The Advocate’s Athlete of the Year awards simply took things to another level, one the two seniors relished.
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Saturday, May 20, 2017
The number of high school basketball games left for Scotlandville’s Ja’Vonte Smart are dwindling. And so is the number of colleges the star point guard is considering.