See the full list of our high school athletes of the year, coaches of the year, special award-winners and top honorees from each sport.
Whether it’s football, tennis or wrestling, Evan Light has found ways to excel, no matter the circumstances.
John Miremont was on a business trip last July when his wife, Kristina, sent him an email about her alma mater that changed their lives — and the athletic program at McKinley High.
If there was ever a time when Zachary star Keilon Brown was not busy playing either football or baseball, he does not remember it.
An air of excitement spread through the stands and into the Zachary High press box. The University High football team was locked in a Week 5 battle with Zachary High.
Focusing on goals and putting in the work to make them a reality is a process that has come naturally to Brusly High’s Mary-Cathryn Comeaux.
It has been 40 years since the song was released. The Sister Sledge hit “We are Family” quickly became an anthem for many sports teams.
Titles were won and records set. Teams and individuals spent time in the spotlight during a 2018-19 high school sports season that was as memorable as any in recent memory.
SULPHUR — The ability to avoid big innings was a big reason why University High was the top seed going into Tuesday’s Division II title game. It had been two months since an opponent scored seven runs on the Cubs.
SULPHUR — All the pieces seemed to be in place for second-seeded Doyle to get its storybook ending. The Tigers raced out to a 4-0 lead in the Class 2A title game that closed out Monday’s action at the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Baseball tournament.
Wayne Academy forced a deciding Game 3 and rode the momentum against Central Private in Monday’s doubleheader following rainouts on Saturday.
SULPHUR — Successful sports teams are the norm for University High. The football program has won two straight state championships. The Cubs’ boys and girls basketball teams have made their title runs too over the past decade.
SULPHUR — By the time the Division V title game reached the sixth inning, both Runnels and Northside Christian knew what needed to happen.
Title games that feature teams from the smaller classifications take their turn in the spotlight as the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Baseball tournament enters its third day. Think it might be nice to chalk up one for the little guys?
SULPHUR — Down to the final three outs of its season, Catholic High started to find the grit that earned the Bears this year’s top seed in Division I.
SULPHUR — Baseball coaches and scouts covet a five-tool player who has speed, can hit for power, hit for average, field flawlessly and possess arm strength. University High’s Dylan Carmouche showcased a different skillset.
Runnels center fielder Collin Bueche is a guy who has a future in baseball. It just isn’t the future most high school players dream about.
Live Oak softball coach Michelle Morris has been relieved of her coaching duties after 16 seasons, including 14 LHSAA tournament appearances.
SULPHUR — Lightning struck awfully close to the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Baseball tournament Thursday afternoon. Instead of waiting another day, the LHSAA will wait three days to resume play.
Beau Chene softball coach Thad Dickey packed his bags and started driving to Monroe to prepare for the annual LHSCA All-Star softball games. Dickey, president of the Louisiana Softball Coaches Association, soon turned around and headed home.
Two former Louisiana football players, including Walker standout quarterback Jacobi Scott, were killed in a car crash Wednesday evening while they were driving home from college for summer break.
SULPHUR — The second-seeded Doyle Tigers scored early and played solid defense in taking a 5-2 victory over No. 3 Welsh in a Class 2A semifinal at the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA State Tournament on Wednesday at McMurry Park.
When it comes to matters of the heart, romantics say absence makes the heart grow fonder. But what does it do to a baseball rivalry?
SULPHUR — Cameron Gauthier did it all in leading Opelousas Catholic past Ascension Catholic 8-3 in the Division IV semifinals Wednesday at McMurry Park.
SULPHUR — Junior Ricky Harrison’s gutsy performance on the mound powered fifth-seeded Runnels to a 7-2 upset of No. 1 and defending state champion Claiborne Christian ON Thursday in the Division V semifinals at the LHSAA state baseball tournament.
Adversity is not something the Parkview Baptist baseball team has face much of during its season, but the Eagles did hit a lull in late March.
The quote “We have met the enemy and they are us” typically references a military battle. There is a baseball variation to keep in mind as two second-seeded teams, Class 2A Doyle and Division IV Ascension Catholic, help open the Allstate Sugar Bow…
Todd Landry believes his life turned out the way it was supposed to. The 47-year-old has devoted much of his adult life to two things he loves — baseball and Ascension Catholic.
No. 1 University High did just enough to get past No. 8 Vandebilt Catholic in the quarterfinals of the Division II playoffs. The Cubs needed a run late for a 3-2 win in Game 2 to sweep the best-of-three series.
ZACHARY — Fifth-seeded West Monroe punched its ticket to the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Baseball tournament with a 15-7 victory over No. 4 Zachary in Game 3 of their Class 5A quarterfinal series completed early Sunday morning.