Sports fans understand the concept of home court and home field advantage. But a home pool advantage? Yes, it is a thing to note going into the 2019 Louisiana Long Course Swimming Championship.
Jason Kinchen resigned as baseball coach at St. John and was introduced as the Director of Parks and Recreation for West Feliciana Parish on Monday night.
Before she ever played an organized basketball game, McKinley High School's Erica Lafayette had championship dreams. Time after time, she launched shots toward a backyard goal and envisioned winning a championship when the ball rippled through the net.
Gary Burnett, a fixture in south Louisiana high school football coaching circles since the late 1970s, died on Saturday after a brief illness. Burnett, 73, spent the 2018 season as the defensive coordinator at East Iberville, helping the Class 1A …
Outfielder Audrey Greely of Parkview Baptist is part of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-American second team for the second straight year.
A Class 2A all-state basketball player from Red River High School has enrolled at Scotlandville High for his junior season. Point guard Emareyon McDonald has enrolled at Scotlandville, according to his father Charski McDonald.
A sibling rivalry is one thing. But what Brooke Romano sees when she ponders facing her younger sister, St. Amant High pitcher Alyssa Romano, is something else entirely.
Ever hear of a Class 1A football team whose coach plans to operate like a CEO? That is the plan for new Slaughter Community Charter coach Jacob Goudeau.
Campers work through the heat during the Doug Williams Football Camp, Saturday, July 6, 2019, at the Louisiana Leadership Institute in Baton Rouge, La.
Summer football workouts in Louisiana can find even the most dedicated high school athletes looking for respite anywhere they can find it.
INDIANAPOLIS — Seimone Augustus gained fame as a basketball player before she reached her teens and has played at a high level for more than two decades.
The Louisiana teams went 12-3 against Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas and Tennessee over the weekend in the inaugural Louisiana Challenge Baseball Tournament. And on the final day of play, it was two teams from Louisiana who remained standing to pl…
INDIANAPOLIS — Life is always about journeys. It may be a path less traveled, a route to fulfillment or perhaps even a dead-end road.
INDIANAPOLIS — Seimone Augustus has lived out her dreams on some of the world’s largest basketball stages and is the youngest inductee in the 2019 National High School Sports Hall of Fame class. Instead of just recounting memories, the former Capi…
The Instagram post Seimone Augustus made last month from Minnesota has made the rounds. Instead of wearing practice gear or something in a Minnesota Lynx blue, Augustus wore her gold Capitol jersey.
GONZALES — Gauthier Amedee was ready to turn the lights out on Tupelo, Mississippi, on Thursday night. Then the lights went out, causing a one-hour delay. Then lightning struck nearby, causing another delay.
Finding good competition has become a dilemma for American Legion baseball coaches. With more teams giving up on summer programs, often turning their players over to travel teams, there are fewer teams to schedule.
LSU soccer signees Maddie Moreau and Rammie Noel scored what they hope to be one of many goals in Baton Rouge as their club team, Lafayette’s Cajun Rage, advanced to the semifinals of the U.S. Youth Soccer Regional Championship on Tuesday at BREC'…
What can Brown, as in Zachary High two-sport standout Keilon Brown, do for Memphis? If all goes well, play quarterback in football and in the outfield for the Tiger baseball team.
Along with being a track sprinter/hurdler and a football player, Zachary High’s Sean Burrell also is an avid fisherman. So it was appropriate for the Bronco senior-to-be to find out that he landed a different kind of “big one” on the way home from…
In addition to a new home, Sam Houston’s Cameron Meeks found a few extra miles per hour on his fastball and a chance to play on the biggest stage in his one season as a Bronco.
It has been almost two weeks since the LHSAA’s executive committee ended its annual summer meeting with an edict — instructing Executive Director Eddie Bonine and his staff to develop at least two plans aimed at ending the select/nonselect split o…
One of the complaints/comments Brett Beard heard when he became the head football coach at Live Oak High was that college recruiters never seemed to come to the Livingston Parish-based school.
When asked to explain how her softball career took off over the past three years, Mary-Cathryn Comeaux offers a concise and unassuming response.
Logan Lewis of Baton Rouge Magnet High won awards and set records as a high school shot put and discus competitor. The best award for Lewis may be the most recent one.
The Baton Rouge Soccer Club (BRSC) is hosting the 2019 US Youth Soccer National Championship Series’ Southern Regional tournament which starts Friday at the BREC Burbank Soccer Complex and the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.
A 15-year-old Amite High School football player who had been joking around with teammates collapsed and later died after practice Tuesday.
Walker High School's Jalen Cook is a two-sport athlete with multiple options. The 6-foot senior-to-be cleared up a major question about his future by committing to play basketball at LSU on Tuesday night.
Joel Williams launched seamlessly into a narrative about when former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu was asked who his favorite player was when he was growing up.
When former LSU star Rodney Brown heard that Pete Boudreaux was retiring as Catholic High's track and field coach, he did not see himself as a candidate for the job.
St. Amant High School softball coach Amy Pitre is known for her work ethic and two weeks into the season she challenged her team to elevate theirs.
Rulings on appeals made by nine schools, including one by Lafayette Christian Academy, were not released to the media last week as expected. The release could come this week.
Audrey Greely was the center of attention in more ways than one. And it paid big dividends for the Parkview Baptist softball team.
No silver car built for time travel was parked outside the LHSAA office Tuesday. But I did scan the parking lot for it as I walked to my car after the executive committee’s summer meeting ended.
To the victors often go the spoils of success. However, Brusly High School pitcher Mary-Cathryn Comeaux humbly offers a different perspective.
The 2019 LSWA All-State Track & Field Teams, selected by LSWA members from regular season and state meet results. (* Indicates season-best time before LHSAA Outdoor meet).
Skeptics may see high school basketball traditions as a status that comes and goes. Brad Voight and Jason Stampley see the traditions at their schools as something they want to add to.
The more things change, the more they can also remain the same, something the LHSAA reaffirmed with its awarding of championship sites for seven sports.
Division III champions Calvary Baptist and Notre Dame swept the top honors on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 2A All-State baseball and softball teams.
NATCHITOCHES — Peyton Manning offered his ideas on what a perfect quarterback would be, invoking the names of several past Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame inductees.
Some teams and players enjoy breakout seasons. For Catholic-Pointe Coupee and Blaire Bizette, it was a breakthrough season.
NATCHITOCHES — Traffic and other residual effects from Thursday’s severe morning storms kept former LSU football coach Les Miles from arriving for the start of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame news conference.
Two baseball powers made big-name hires on Thursday. Leo McClure has been hired as coach at Central High, while St. Amant has hired Berwick coach Brandon Bravata, a former Redemptorist player.