The coronavirus pandemic has brought more questions about high school athletics than answers for Louisiana and other states.
Proof of the ever-changing sports landscape the coronavirus pandemic has brought us came to me in a Friday night email.
Contrary to some reports, there was no earth-shaking news Thursday regarding the LHSAA and its plans for fall sports during the coronavirus pandemic.
After two days of statements and debate, the LHSAA issued a brief response to Sen. Cleo Fields and other critics, saying it remains committed to a safe return of fall sports amid the coronavirus pandemic.
As leaders for the Board of Elementary and Second Education issued a Tuesday statement saying the group does not have the authority to suspend public school high school sports because of the coronavirus pandemic, reaction to the Sen. Cleo Fields’ …
When you run an AAU basketball organization and the season gets canceled because of the coronavirus shutdown, it’s a sickening feeling.
The spread of the coronavirus was not the only thing LHSAA executive director Eddie Bonine was eager to address.
Picture a day of brainstorming inside, likely framed by projected thunderstorms outside. If you can, you have a realistic vision of what the LHSAA’s summer meeting may look like.
The first time I heard the concept was during a catch-up phone call with an area high school football coach about six weeks ago.
When Eunice High football coach Paul Trosclair began chemotherapy treatments for multiple myeloma cancer in 2014, the chances health concerns would eventually force him to step down was always an understood possibility.
Eli Ortego didn’t have a frame of reference last weekend in his second appearance in the Louisiana Golf Association’s State Amateur Championship.
As co-director of Tulane’s Sports Medicine Program and the Green Wave’s team physician, Dr. Greg Stewart is an authority on sports injuries and treatment.
LHSAA executive director Eddie Bonine said four parishes have reported having one school each with football players who have tested positive for coronavirus.
Editor's note: Here are the lists of seniors selected to play in the LHSCA All-Star baseball and softball games that were canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lafayette QB Walker Howard, the No. 3-ranked pro-style passer in the country for 2022, announced his commitment Friday to play for LSU. Howard made the announcement in a video he released about 11 a.m.
In many ways, Acadiana High sophomore cornerback Laterrance Welch was just like most other high school students a month into the coronavirus shutdown.
The LHSAA executive committee’s unanimous Wednesday vote to move forward with a June 8 summer practice start should ignite some excitement.
Brooks Badeaux has never coached on the high school level before, but he’s certainly not new to the game of baseball or teaching it to young people.
As hard as it has been to watch the video of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, Northside football coach John Simmons said, coaches and parents should use the tragedy to educate the youth around them.
All it took was one rule adjustment to put the LHSAA and some of its schools in the spotlight, or the crosshairs, depending on your point of view.
When Shaquay Hunt first got to J.S. Clark Leadership Academy in Opelousas, the Bulldogs’ athletic department wasn’t even part of the LHSAA.
For potential college prospects like Carencro baseball players Jaron Royer and James Mitchell, the coronavirus was a two-fold problem.
A mere impression perhaps, but there was something about the way Tulane's coaching staff recruited Carencro defensive back Bailey Despanie that sold him.
She had finally enjoyed the kind of season so many were expecting when Bailey Hemphill left St. Thomas More for Alabama as a two-time high school All-American back in 2016.
Notre Dame catcher Maci Bergeron was named the Gatorade Louisiana Softball Player of the Year, the Gatorade Company announced Thursday.
Despite guidelines and warnings, the LHSAA is investigating a growing list of schools who were turned in on suspicion of practicing before the new June 8 summer start date.
The novel coronavirus pandemic is the gift that keeps giving to sports and sportswriters — just not in ways any of us prefer.
Like so many events in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual LHSCA Coaches Convention is going virtual. The LHSCA’s executive council voted unanimously to make event virtual during a Zoom meeting held Thursday. The online event will be con…
For many high school coaches across the Acadiana area, returning to action could ease tension during these anxious times of the coronavirus shutdown.
Two days after the LHSAA executive committee voted unanimously to delay its summer practice dates to June 8 as part of a COVID-19 return-to-sports plan, executive director Eddie Bonine fired off a second memo. It details a list of sanctions school…
When the LHSAA announced its decision to push back the start of its summer-rules season to June 8, there were mixed reviews.
NATCHITOCHES — The 2020 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame induction celebration slated June 25-27 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 15 through Thursday, Dec. 17, according to a news release.
Citing a large amount of information and discussion, the LHSAA executive committee voted unanimously to postpone implementation of summer rules until June 8 because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Even though plenty of COVID-19 questions remain, LHSAA executive director Eddie Bonine made one thing clear — he wants Louisiana’s fall high school sports to begin on time.
High school football coaches all across the Acadiana area are starting to feel pretty lonesome for their players these days.
It’s not the kind of history St. Thomas More softball standout Molli Perry or her twin sister Meredith ever wanted to be a part of.
No matter what the issue is, I will always say the LHSAA has a 50-50 chance of making people happy. In other words, half the people won’t like whatever the decision is.
For Reece Beekman, every possession and each basketball game are a means to an end. The Scotlandville High senior is at his best when he is in the middle of the action.
Jerkaila Jordan is no overnight success story. The John Curtis star has always had the ability to score in a variety of ways — including an NBA-like Euro Step move in the lane.
Now that the high school baseball season is officially over, the focus for some turns to hopes of playing summer baseball.
Like high school spring-sports coaches across the state, Cecilia baseball coach Jamie Calais has been adjusting to a new March and April routine.