Louisiana High School Athletic Association Executive Director Kenny Henderson told the Louisiana High School Coaches Association last week that a five-year deal to keep the state’s football championships in the Louisiana Superdome is in the works.
Henderson and the LHSAA staff also delivered the latest LHSCA financial report during the LHSCA Coaches Clinic held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center.
The financial report showed that the LHSCA had total assets of $347,911.14 as of June 30.
For 2011-12, the LHSCA is projected to garner $295,000 from coaches’ dues.
Bulldogs ring ceremony
Members of the White Castle boys basketball team will receive their state championship rings during a ceremony set at 6 p.m. Monday in the school cafeteria.
WCHS coach Ronald Johnson said members of the Iberville Parish School Board, school sponsors and friends-family of the players are invited. The Bulldogs beat Southern Lab to win the 1A title in March.
Hess tourney set
The fifth Brian Hess Benefit Golf Tournament is set for Aug. 1 at Greystone Country Club in Denham Springs.
The tournament is designed to raise funds to cover family expenses and treatments not covered by workman’s compensation for Hess, the former Woodlawn High boys basketball coach who was injured in an auto accident in 2005.
Cost is $100 per player for the four-person scramble. First flight tee times are 8 a.m. Second flight tee times begin at 1 p.m.
Register, volunteer or make plans for a sponsorship by visiting www.brianhess.org.
Grantham crab boil set
Tara High boys basketball coach Larry Grantham will host his 25th preseason crab boil for coaches in the Baton Rouge area at 4 p.m. Aug. 6. Contact Grantham at (225) 978-7463. Jambalaya will also be served.
East Ascension is looking to hire an assistant football coach certified to teach English or special education. Call EAHS head coach/athletic director Paul Bourgeois at (225) 391-6130 or email résumés to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hosanna Christian needs a varsity-junior varsity volleyball opponent on Oct. 19.
Call coach Cotina Marshall at (225) 772-4347 or Athletic Director Pat Doise at (225) 715-6496. Doise and Marshall can also be reached at (225) 926-4885.
• University High seeks varsity and junior varsity girls basketball games on Dec, 6, Dec. 16 and Dec. 21.
Contact coach Bonita Johnson at (225) 7721633 or send email to email@example.com.
EAHS season tickets
The East Ascension Athletic Department is having a special sale of football season tickets from 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the school office.
Once the sale ends, tickets won’t be sold again until Aug. 11. Current season ticket holders have until Aug. 26 to renew. After Aug. 26, seats not renewed will be sold on a first come, first serve basis.
Cost is $48 for standard season tickets. Blue chair back seats cost $60. The Spartans have six home games this fall. Call Lisa Gray at (225) 391-6117 for details.
Volleyball officials to meet
The Capital City Board of Volleyball Officials will hold its first meeting for 2011 at 5:30 p.m. Monday in Room 117 at BREC’s Independence Park.
All returning officials and those interested in becoming an official should attend. Contact assignment secretary Nedda Taylor at (225) 954-5809 or President Darlene Harrell at (225) 954-8754.
Webre to ULL
Former Denham Springs and University of Louisiana at Lafayette softball player Joy Webre is returning to ULL as an assistant coach.
Webre played for the Cajuns from 2002-05 and previously was an assistant on the staff. She spent the past two years as head coach at St. Thomas More-Lafayette.
Former Redemptorist girls basketball coach Stacey Miller died last week in the Monroe area. She had been battling cancer for the past year.
Miller played basketball at Mangham High, Panola Junior College and Louisiana Tech. Her coaching career included stints at Ruston High, William and Mary College and Start Junior High.
• Walker High athlete Tyler Daniel has signed to play baseball at Centenary College. Daniel hit .278, helping lead the Wildcats to the 5A playoffs.
• Live Oak High golfer Emily Blount has signed with the University of Mobile. Blount recorded top-10 finishes at the Metro and Division I-Class 5A tournaments last spring.
• Baker High basketball player Myron Williams has signed with Oklahoma-based Carl Albert State College.