Talk about eliminating district play started not long after power rankings were added for multiple LHSAA sports. In some sports — and the list includes basketball, baseball, softball and volleyball — schools now opt to play just one district round.
With Le’Veon Moss leading the way, Istrouma High crossed a couple of important milestones off its football to-do list.
Dutchtown has waited its turn, patiently posting victories. In Week 7, the Griffins step to the forefront of the District 5-5A football race.
The drop in temperature and races times was expected at the Catholic High Invitational cross country meet. However, some things remained the same as host Catholic and St. Joseph’s Academy won team titles again.
Compared to a pulsating come-from-behind win over St. Thomas More in Week 5, what second-ranked Catholic High might have seen Friday night might seem mundane.
After a tight first three quarters, the Parkview Eagles scored 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter, giving the Eagles their second district victory 34-6 over the West Feliciana Saints.
WALKER — Walker took advantage of five Scotlandville turnovers and scored three unanswered touchdowns late in Friday night's game to open District 4-5A play with a 35-27 win.
PORT ALLEN — Despite sloppy field conditions, the Port Allen Pelicans ran wild for 268 yards en route to a 32-14 win over the East Feliciana Tigers in their District 8-2A opener Friday night at Guy Otwell Stadium.
CENTRAL — Central High probably didn’t need extra motivation before its District 4-5A opener against Denham Springs, but the Wildcats found it anyway.
The Dutchtown Griffins were able to start their season with five straight wins by playing stingy defense and controlling the clock with a steady running game.
VACHERIE — St. James and Lutcher’s District 9-3A matchup was interrupted by an hour-long rain delay, but that did not slow the Wildcats in their victory against Lutcher 34-13 on Friday night.
PLAQUEMINE — In a game dominated by rushing attacks, St. Michael coach Joey Sanchez went against the grain to dial up a two-score lead for in their 31-14 win against Plaquemine on Friday.
Catholic High School and Zachary High School each picked up big wins in district play in Week 6 of the high school football season in the Baton Rouge area.
More than 1,800 runners are registered to compete in a wide range of races at the Catholic High Invitational cross country meet set for Saturday at Highland Road Park.
Ascension Catholic traveled 14 miles to rival White Castle for the district 7-1A opener and brought home a dominant 48-6 win Thursday night.
GONZALES — Can a team’s eighth straight win qualify as a signature win? It did for the East Ascension volleyball team Thursday night.
The LHSAA is not requiring football teams to take hydration breaks during Week 6 games. A longer than usual period of high temperatures and humidity prompted the LHSAA to extend the hydration breaks this season until Week 5 games.
The fantasy world for a high school football junkie would be one in which every game is a big one. Of course, that notion is not realistic.
Lutcher coach Dwain Jenkins is familiar with the First Rule of Holes: If you find yourself in one, stop digging.
Appalachian State quarterback Zac Thomas scored on an 8-yard bootleg with 1:55 left, his second touchdown of the game, providing the Mountaineers all the margin they needed in a 17-7 victory over UL in Wednesday night’s nationally televised rematc…
Parkview Baptist rallied to win a highly competitive third set and take a 3-0 victory over host University in an important District 3-IV volleyball match Wednesday.
Think high school football rivalry stories are a dime a dozen? Brad Harris recalls precise details with a contemporary link to LSU football that is priceless.
As high school football in Louisiana reaches the halfway point, two big-time district openers in the Baton Rouge area take place Thursday night.
LUTCHER — While the Lutcher High School swim team has enjoyed tremendous success, having won 16 boys state titles and one girls state title, it also has had to overcome its share of adversity.
It is already a big week for the St. James High football program. The Wildcats start District 9-3A play by hosting parish rival Lutcher on Friday night.
Here are the Louisiana Track and Field Coaches cross country coaches poll for this week. They are, divided into large schools and small schools, Classes 3A and below and Classes 4A/5A. First-place votes in parentheses.
A game-winning Hail Mary pass play is one of the most exciting plays in football. The time for the LHSAA, and its select schools in particular, to dial one up is now.
BRUSLY — West Feliciana High used three big plays as the springboard for an 18-17 come-from-behind road win over Brusly High on Friday night.
Isabelle Brown of St. Joseph’s Academy knew she needed a new approach. But it was more of the same for Belle Chasse’s Louden Boudreaux.