Lafayette Christian Academy multi-sport standout Brylan Green committed to Liberty University on Saturday for both football and baseball.
When he was a senior at Lafayette High School, Armand “Mondo” Duplantis got bored of winning the pole vault every week by three or more feet.
Penn State was so persistent in its recruitment of Jordan Allen that the Nittany Lions secured a commitment from the Lafayette Christian cornerback before he stepped on campus.
Lafayette Christian lineman Fitzgerald West verbally committed to LSU on Saturday, but the two-time all-state selection revealed after the announcement he had privately pledged to the Tigers last month.
LOREAUVILLE — While many local football stars have decided to announce their future plans before the upcoming season, Calep and Collin Jacob have put that decision on the back burner for now.
The Lafayette Drillers have set the bar high in their first American Legion season since 2016, and they’re set to compete in the state tournament, which kicks off Friday at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium in New Orleans.
After reaching the Class 3A quarterfinals last season, the St. Martinville Tigers are loaded with talent once again with big-time college prospects in the sophomore, junior and senior classes.
ABBEVILLE — Former Breaux Bridge football and basketball coach Chad Pourciau was named boys basketball coach at Abbeville, where he'll also be the defensive backs coach in football.
At the Quick Slants 7-on-7 tournament at St. Thomas More, it didn’t matter whether a team normally runs a run-first veer offense or a pass-heavy spread attack.
As coach Matt Standiford began putting together the first American Legion team in Lafayette Parish since 2016 this summer, he had a pretty good idea the Lafayette Drillers could pitch and play defense.
On Monday evening at St. Thomas More, 16 schools competed in Day 1 of the Quick Slants 7-on-7 tournament, and the event provided three local programs with the opportunity to look at new quarterbacks.
Whenever national signing day came and went in February, Lafayette High School defensive lineman Thaos Figaro had yet to find a college home.
When Above All Sports owner and director Brian Jolivette brought the Zydeco Hoopfest tournament to Lafayette, he wasn’t expecting a huge turnout in its first season.
The amount of football talent in the Acadiana area is no secret, and there’s recruiting buzz once again in Iberia Parish surrounding Westgate High.
On popular football recruiting sites such as Rivals and 247Sports, expert analysts project a high school prospect's future position on each player's profile page.
The Lafayette High Mighty Lions saw a resurgence on the football field under first-year head coach Cedric Figaro and appear to be building a program that will contend for years to come.
Before the season, Lafayette Drillers coach Matt Standiford said pitching and defense would likely be the deciding factors in the American Legion District 7 race.
After bursting onto the scene as a freshman in 2019, Notre Dame softball star Maci Bergeron had high goals for the 2020 season before it was cut short because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
While most prep football programs focus on fundamentals and position battles in spring practice, the Southside Sharks had a more ambitious goal when coach Josh Fontenot's team took the field last month.
Barbe High of Lake Charles swept the LHSAA’s Class 5A baseball and softball Class 5A state championships, and completed another double play by producing the Most Valuable Player on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association All State teams.
It was a special season for the North Vermilion baseball program and the North DeSoto softball program. Both won LHSAA Class 4A titles and now both have swept the top honors on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 4A All-State teams.
Because many of its top football players also play baseball, Ascension Episcopal elected not to have football spring training after its baseball team made a deep postseason push.
Sterlington and Jena won the LHSAA’s Class 3A titles in baseball and softball. So, it is fitting to have players from each school headline the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 3A All-State softball and baseball teams.
Lafayette Christian will be going for its fifth straight state championship this season, and it appears to have the talent once again to get it done.
When former Ascension Episcopal standout swimmer Jillian Barczyk missed out on the U.S. Olympic team trials by just “four or five cuts” out of high school, it was a disappointing moment for her family.
Chad Ashburn led Oak Grove on a dominant run to a Class 1A title. Blaire Bizette willed Catholic-Pointe Coupee back to the Division IV title game.
Coming off their first state championship since 1992, the Carencro Golden Bears went into the spring with excitement along with some questions.
A day after praising school administrators by comparing their work during the pandemic to juggling six live chainsaws, LHSAA executive director Eddie Bonine cut to the heart of a different problem.
With a revamped lineup and more of an underdog status, no one knew what to expect from the Holden High School softball team.
All that talk about missing sports during the pandemic turned into significant action for the LHSAA this spring once COVID-19 fan restrictions were lifted.
LHSAA executive director Eddie Bonine shared an emotional experience from the 2020-21 sports year, noting the contrast going into the LHSAA’s summer executive committee meeting set for Wednesday and Thursday.
When St. Thomas More embarks on a mission to win a third straight Division II football state championship this fall, the Cougars will feature an array of new faces.
The Acadiana Wreckin' Rams, winners of back-to-back Class 5A state titles and 26 of their last 27 games, recently wrapped up spring football practice.