Former White Castle football coach Ferrante Dominique has returned to coaching in another part of the state.
Dominique, who led WCHS to the Class 1A state title in 2010, will serve as assistant head coach for Alexandria-based Peabody High. Dominique also is set to be an assistant principal at the school.
In 2010, the Bulldogs led by former LSU player Ronald Martin, beat Ouachita Christian 32-20 in the 1A final. Martin was one of several players from that team that won a 1A boys basketball title in 2011 for WCHS.
- Mike Dugan, who spent one season as football coach at St. John-Plaquemine, has joined the Plaquemine football staff as a defensive assistant.
Dugan was head coach at St. John in 2012. He was an assistant coach at St. John in 1990s and worked with current PHS coach Paul Distefano and former St. John coach Erik Willis, who moved to PHS as an assistant coach last month after a head coaching stint at Brusly.
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Madison Prep’s Josh Anderson, Jhron Whitfield and Josh LeBlanc claimed honors at the Under Armour All-America Camp last week in Charlotte, North Carolina. So did Breaux Bridge’s Galen Alexander.
LeBlanc claimed first-team honors and Whitfield was a second-team choice in the 15-year-old age group. Anderson and Alexander were first-ream selections in the 16s group.
Three players from Belaire claimed impressive honors at the Fivestar Basketball Team Camp help in Waco, Texas, last week. The Bengals’ Terrance Johnson was voted the camp MVP, teammates Robert Lewis (Top Rebounder) and Eric Matthews (Best Playmaker) also were honored.
Chaun Moore, the son of Belaire coach Chauncey Moore and an eighth-grader, was voted the Most Improved and scored 23 points in the tourney final, making 6 of 8 3-pointers.
Davis, Landry events set
Former LSU and University High star Glen “Big Baby” Davis of the Los Angeles Clippers and ex-Lutcher and LSU standout Jarvis Landry are set to host events this week.
Davis kicks off his Glen “Big Baby” Foundation’s annual “Booking it with Baby” Literacy Tour with a meet and greet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Raising Cane’s location on Corporate Boulevard. Davis will work the drive-thru window, sign autographs and do interviews.
All 19 Baton Rouge area Raising Cane’s locations will donate a portion of their Tuesday sales to Davis’ foundation, which supplies books to local libraries.
Landry will host the first Jarvis Landry GiveBack at Lutcher High starting at 11 a.m. Saturday. The event is designed to help 50 disadvantaged youngsters ages 7 to 15 and works in conjunction with the Big Buddy program of Baton Rouge, a group Landry worked with while playing football at LSU.
The youngsters will be treated to lunch, listen to Landry speak and will be put through a series of football drills by the Lutcher coaching staff. Each youngster also will receive school supplies.
Lutcher High seeks an assistant football/baseball certified to teach math. Contact Lutcher football coach/athletic director Tim Detillier at (225) 258-5337.
Former Zachary and LSU softball player Tyra Perry has been hired as the head softball coach at Illinois. Perry spent the past two seasons as head coach at Indiana-based Ball State and also has had head coaching stints at Western Kentucky and Birmingham Southern.
Perry has 409 career victories and led Ball State to an NCAA regional berth last spring. She was an All-Louisiana selection at designated player for LSU as a senior in 1998.
Compiled by Robin Fambrough