Friday, August 18, 2017
What started with a modest Friday morning post on Facebook turned into an outpouring of support for former St. James High football coach Rick Gaille.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
“You can’t know the players without a program,” or a similar adage, has been a sports cliché for decades. You can apply the same notion to high school volleyball coaches in the Baton Rouge area this fall.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
St. Amant was in the early stages of a memorable 2016 season when it traveled to eventual Class 3A champion Lutcher without its starting running back.
Monday, August 14, 2017
Sunday, August 13, 2017
With a #HomeIsWhereTheHeartIs hashtag, Southern Lab basketball star Cailain Williams formally announced she changed her commitment from LSU to Southern University on Sunday night.
Larry Thomas, who helped build Baker High into a football powerhouse in the 1970s and 1980s as an assistant coach and spent eight successful seasons as head coach, died Sunday.
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Notre Dame football coach Lewis Cook has another rural-metro proposal designed to be an alternative to the LHSAA’s nonselect/select split championships.
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Eric Randall leans back with hands clasped behind his head and ponders the surroundings in his office that is part of a middle school library. He smiles and talks about the future.
Friday, August 11, 2017
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Central Private and Silliman Institute of the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools get the jump on the the high school football competition Friday night.
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
During his time as an assistant, coaching at St. Martin’s Episcopal and Hahnville, Lester Ricard Jr. monitored the progress of Walker two-sport standout Darius Hampton.
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Former LSU volleyball player Tiara Gibson was hired as the LHSAA's director of media communications and public relations.
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
The NCAA tournament's Final Four is the biggest thing in college basketball. LSU’s decision to hire Will Wade as its coach already has some projecting a berth for the Tigers in the coming years.
Sunday, August 06, 2017
A little more than four months after shattering the world junior record in the pole vault, Armand "Mondo" Duplantis made more history Sunday at the IAAF world championships in London.
Saturday, August 05, 2017
Derius Davis became the first Power Five conference commitment for West Feliciana High School since 2014 when he picked TCU last week.
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Woodlawn High’s Xavier Lodge won’t be the only notable two-way player in the Baton Rouge area — or in District 6-4A, for that matter.
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Derrick Jones has no problem explaining what being hired as the boys basketball coach at Port Allen High means to him.
The day began with such promise for Marucci Elite’s 16s, getting a two-run single from Barbe’s Brayden Corley in the bottom of the eighth inning for a 4-3 semifinal victory over the Louisiana Knights.
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Friday, July 28, 2017
Sometimes leaving nothing to chance makes taking a chance the best option. That's why Marucci Elite 16s coach Brad Wilson shook up his infield lineup.
Thursday, July 27, 2017
DENHAM SPRINGS — With one powerful stroke, Marucci Elite 17s catcher Brennan Lambert of Catholic High had seemingly helped his team wrestle away momentum when he led off the top of the sixth with a go-ahead home run.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Marucci World Series is returning to its home base in hopes of showcasing some of the nation’s top amateur baseball players.
Monday, July 24, 2017
Saturday, July 22, 2017
James Cupit and Henry Combs both submitted retirement papers earlier this year. That won’t prevent either coach from taking on new coaching challenges in 2017-18.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Yvette Girouard and Skip Bertman speculated that some coaches stayed away from the Louisiana Legends Q&A for a very basic reason: Neither former LSU coach was there to offer advice on how to hit a baseball or a softball.
The Louisiana High School Coaches Association honored longtime LHSAA assistant executive director B.J. Guzzardo for his years of service during its general business meeting Wednesday at the Crowne Plaza.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
The Pedal Valves Cardinals are in the driver’s seat for a second consecutive American Legion Baseball state championship.
Opening day for a sports season or theatrical production typically involves fanfare. The reviews on the first day of the LHSCA convention were solid.
Marcus Spears turned and watched a blurry video of him from the 2004 BCS national championship game, lurking in space before returning an interception for a touchdown off Oklahoma’s Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback, Jason White.
Monday, July 17, 2017
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Thunder and lightning struck the American Legion Baseball State Championship Tournament on Sunday, although not in the form of inclement weather.
Since he has a large number of swimmers on his team, Crawfish Aquatics coach Billy Newport doesn’t like to single out individual competitors.
Saturday, July 15, 2017
There was no truth to speculation that Jarvis Landry’s GiveBack camp Friday at his alma mater, Lutcher High School, was pushed up a week so the former LSU wide receiver could be closer to Miami for a potential contract extension from the Dolphins.