With double winners Olivia Brunet and Emily Bourgeois leading the way, St. Amant made a little swimming history Saturday morning.
BRUSLY — Starting the high school volleyball season a week late has given teams fewer games to develop chemistry, a key element The Dunham School and Brusly were in search of Saturday morning.
Teams only have three minutes between sets during a high school volleyball match. For Baton Rouge High, it was enough time for a proper attitude adjustment before the fourth set.
Whether they knew Remy Hidalgo or not, members of the Denham Springs community on Friday mourned a high school junior who died while working to fulfill his dream of one day playing college football.
ST. AMANT — St. Amant made quite an opening statement in its bid to upset six-time reigning Division I state champion Mt. Carmel Academy in an early-season match Thursday at the Gold Dome.
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Several hundred students gathered at the Denham Springs High School football stadium Wednesday evening, holding candles while offering prayers for the recovery of Remy Hidalgo, a classmate hospitalized after being stricken with heatstroke during f…
What would make Friday Night Lights move to Thursday? A pandemic that contributes to a shortage of officials.
A Denham Springs High lineman who was hospitalized at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital after collapsing at the end of Tuesday’s football practice was transported to Children's Hospital of New Orleans on Wednesday afternoon.
High school football is a happy place for plenty of people in Louisiana. So, when the LHSAA’s executive committee put its rubber stamp of approval on an eight-game coronavirus altered football regular season last Wednesday, there was reason to celebrate.
The Capital City Swim League has a rich tradition of large crowds and fast times. Could it be possible to have one without the other?
Everybody has a novel coronavirus pandemic story. None are like the one University High coach Bonita Johnson has.
Catholic High and St. Joseph’s Academy dominated the action in a subdued atmosphere at the 42nd Round Table run hosted by Episcopal High on Saturday morning.
The season's first high school swim meet and one of Baton Rouge’s oldest cross country meets highlight Saturday’s high school schedule.
Starting a master class for high school football coaches in Louisiana would typically be easy to do. No one has all the answers for coaching through a pandemic.
University High's Bonita Johnson recorded her 1,000th coaching victory Thursday night when the Cubs notched a 3-0 volleyball victory over Zachary. UHS won by scores of 25-10, 25-15 and 25-23.
Experience can never guarantee a volleyball victory. But it came up aces in more ways than one for Parkview Baptist.
Remember the days when people complained about the LHSAA not making decisions or offering leadership during the coronavirus pandemic? That was so last week. Literally.
More than a month after wondering whether her senior volleyball season would even take place, Catholic High-Pointe Coupee’s Blaire Bizette is certain of one thing.
When the LHSAA executive committee unanimously approved a plan to move forward with football contact drills and its season, regardless of what coronavirus reopening phase Louisiana is in, the move was not a surprise.
With little fanfare and only brief discussion, the LHSAA executive committee unanimously approved a plan to move forward with football contact drills and its season, regardless of what novel coronavirus reopening phase Louisiana is in.
The LHSAA executive committee’s fall meeting is typically a good housekeeping event that covers many topics. It will be more of the same — with a twist of urgency this time.
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s administration reiterated the contention that the city may not move ahead with the LHSAA football plans to begin full contact this week as a transition toward the season that would begin Oct. 8-10.
Louisiana politics is loaded with colorful stories about backdoor deals and surprising alliances. Another was added Friday when legislators announced an agreement that secures the LHSAA’s 2020 football season plans.
The races still covered three miles each. A new world for high school cross country was framed both by what it was and what it used to be.
Ever heard of a cross country meet with deliberate social distancing? Neither had St. Michael's Neil Borel or West Feliciana’s Nick Smith until a few months ago.
The House Education Committee will host a hearing designed to provide more information about high school sports, including football, in 2020-21 at 9 a.m. Friday in Room 5 at the State Capitol.
Frustration felt by LHSAA football coaches and parents reached an emotional boiling point last weekend as they watched high schools in other states play their games on television.
LHSAA volleyball schools will get the chance to tip off their seasons as planned next week while keeping Phase 2 limits in place.
If this were a typical year, BREC’s Olympia and Memorial Stadiums would likely be preparing for Week 1 high school football games this week.
There is no electricity or water. Many streets in Lake Charles remain blocked by the devastation Hurricane Laura left behind early Thursday.
Few people were surprised when Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that Louisiana would remain in Phase 2 of coronavirus reopening for 14 more days on Wednesday. Edwards had suggested Phase 2 could continue a day earlier.
Sai’Vion Jones pushed beyond the practice limits just a bit one day. For a split second, even St. James head coach Robert Valdez stood in awe.
Becoming a high school football head coach was a dream come true for several Baton Rouge area coaches — even with the challenges brought by the novel coronavirus pandemic and potential hurricanes.
Distance races with added social distancing? Swim meets with no fans and competitors waiting in two staging areas? And volleyball players in masks?