Ever since the state Department of Health announced Saturday that it had connected a coronavirus outbreak to the 48th Louisiana Classic wrestling tournament, the reaction has been swift and predominantly negative.
When Catholic High and Denham Springs face each other in soccer, it always seems like plenty is on the line. The trend continues when the Bears host the Yellow Jackets for a match that will decide the Division I, District 3 title.
Do not make the mistake of thinking Liberty’s 59-55 win over Scotlandville last Saturday signals a meteoric boys basketball rise and/or an overnight success story.
Acadiana won a second consecutive Class 5A title with standout players on both sides of the ball, but defensive lineman Cameron George ranked among the best.
Playing a solid zone defense and watching a player settle into a zone while making shot after shot are different basketball art forms.
The state Department of Health announced a coronavirus outbreak connected to last week's 48th Louisiana Classic wrestling tournament in Gonzales, saying the department has received more than 20 reports of athletes, staff and attendees testing posi…
Curious as to why the LHSAA opted for a 12-game minimum for boys and girls basketball teams to make the playoffs during the pandemic? It was all about finding a number teams could realistically reach.
The Carencro Golden Bears and St. Thomas More Cougars had seasons to remember, winning LHSAA titles last month.
Parkview Baptist coach Jermaine Williams wants his team to be able to play any style of basketball it needs to in order to win. Friday night that style was up-tempo, and the Eagles showed they could handle it.
GONZALES — Catholic High proved a couple of points on its way to a 53-47 victory Friday over East Ascension in the District 5-5A opener for both teams.
Finding ways to win is an important attribute for any basketball team. After his team lost to University 62-50 on Thursday night, Port Allen High coach Derrick Jones cited another.
Is it possible for a team with a 16-game winning streak to be in rebuilding mode? For the Walker High girls basketball team it is.
The LHSAA announced late Wednesday that teams must play a minimum of 12 games in order to qualify for the boys and girls basketball playoffs that begin next month.
Landry Williams approached the football season as a week-to-week mission for Madison Prep. When it ended in late December, the Chargers had accomplished the ultimate mission — winning the LHSAA’s Class 3A title.
Parkview Baptist boys basketball coach Jermaine Williams refers to Nehemiah Johnson as a “late bloomer.”
Things have seemingly been quiet on the LHSAA front since late last month when the football championships were held in Natchitoches.
PLAQUEMINE — Plaquemine hit one 3-pointer the entire night but dominated in the lane and won both the rebound and turnover battles, which are main ingredients in a winning basketball recipe.
Maggie Denison may have scored a hat trick in St. Michael’s 6-0 win over district rival West Feliciana on Tuesday, but it was her first goal of the day that meant the most.
Lafayette Christian athlete/return specialist Sage Ryan and Many defensive back Tackett Curtis led their teams to titles at the LHSAA Prep Classic and now lead the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 2A All-State football team.
The bad news? COVID-19 issues struck Madison Prep late last month and the Chargers forced to the sidelines after a December 30 loss to Rayville.
WALKER — Roughly translated, a famous hit song by the Rolling Stones says, “You can’t always get what you want … you just might find, you get what you need.”
Their faces could have revealed extreme disappointment, saddened by the season’s first loss Dec. 3 when the St. Michael the Archangel girls’ soccer team boarded its bus for the hour-long trip home from Lafayette.
Two gyms and a total of 12 girls basketball games featuring some of Louisiana’s top teams make up the Martin Luther King Main Event on Monday at Walker High.
After shining on the big stage while leading their teams to LHSAA championships, Calvary Baptist quarterback Landry Lyddy and Oak Grove defensive back Bud Holloway claimed top honors on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 1A all-state…
It was Brusly senior Andrew Trahan’s last chance to make a mark at the Louisiana Classic Wrestling meet and the odds weren’t good as the No. 3 seed.
What was it like for Shelia Achee to describe a 500 career win milestone that started before any of her current Baton Rouge High soccer players were born? In two words, interesting and rewarding.
CENTRAL — Just like practice. That is the way Nah’Landri Stinson described the biggest shot of the season to date for Central.
GONZALES — Baton Rouge area No. 1 seeds Brad Mahoney of East Ascension, Nawab Singh of Live Oak and Ashton Freeman of Zachary advanced into the semifinals at the 48th Louisiana Classic Wrestling Tournament on Friday at the Lamar Dixon Center.
Central does not have a lofty profile in boys basketball or a conventional team. And that suits the Wildcats just fine even as District 4-5A play looms.
GEISMAR — Carrigan Hookfin watched the ball rebound to her after Riley Hicock’s shot bounced off a defender. Then, in the 93rd minute, Hookfin did what nobody else could in Dutchtown’s 1-0 win over St. Amant on Wednesday.
LIVINGSTON — Doyle High School had not played a home since November, thanks to multiple cancelations by opponents for COVID-19 reasons.
Everything about Brad Mahoney’s wrestling season screams perfection. The East Ascension senior has a 40-0 record competing in the 170-pound weight class.