Monday, July 16, 2018
A closed-door meeting held Monday at McKinley High for parents, students and alumni in the wake of last week’s unprecedented LHSAA sanctions gave administrators a chance to explain future plans and an appeal of the sanctions.
Sunday, July 15, 2018
Southern Lab seniors Kardell Thomas and Tyrion Davis, both LSU commitments, announced Sunday night on Twitter that they had received invitations to play in the All-American Bowl for the nation's top high school players Jan. 5 in San Antonio.
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Saturday, July 14, 2018
An undefeated record and victories over other LHSAA champions from other divisions/classifications made University High arguably the top football team in Louisiana in 2017.
Friday, July 13, 2018
KENTWOOD — Trey Palmer plans to major in mechanical engineering when he gets to college. Palmer’s coaches contend his skills in three seasons at Kentwood High are engineering worthy. They also have made the 6-foot, 165-pound senior one of Louisian…
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Bridget Bowman and Krystal Huggins Flowers were summoned to a meeting at the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board office.
Esrom Pitre hit the ground running on his fifth day as principal at Class 5A McKinley High School. Pitre and jack-of-many trades Robert Signater began their version of beat the clock Thursday morning.
It was approaching midnight Thursday when the clock finally struck 12 on Marty Luquet’s four-decade-old drought as a head coach without a state championship.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Retif Oil has learned one thing in its march to the championship game of the American Legion Baseball state tournament: Where there’s a Will, there’s a way.
When is a Wednesday not just another day at the office? Moving forward, I will cite July 11, 2018, as one of those days.
The LHSAA hit McKinley High School with an unprecedented and massive all-sports penalty ruling Wednesday, including nearly $42,000 in fines and a two-year postseason ban that leaves the school's new leadership with plenty of cleanup work.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — Dutchtown High School right-hander Jack Merrifield had not thrown a pitch in live action since the opening weekend of American Legion play this summer before being thrust into a situation of dire consequences Tuesday night.
Monday, July 09, 2018
What is the best way to get past losing a top shortstop to the Milwaukee Brewers? Add another local commitment, Zachary High shortstop Collier Cranford.
Sunday, July 08, 2018
Second baseman Brayden Caskey hit a two-run, two-out double to cap a four-run fifth inning that kept Gauthier Amedee undefeated in the American Legion Baseball State Tournament with a 6-4 victory against Retif Oil Sunday night at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium.
Saturday, July 07, 2018
NEW ORLEANS -- Pitching and defense have been two areas where Gauthier Amedee has excelled this summer.
After taking a month off to rejuvenate his pitching arm, Cory Cook is back and flashing the form that made the De La Salle right-hander a Class 3A All-State selection as a junior.
Friday, July 06, 2018
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Wednesday, July 04, 2018
Tuesday, July 03, 2018
The Lee High athletic program is about to become a real hit. The Class 4A magnet school has hired Parkview Baptist assistant coach Phillip Hawke as its head baseball coach. The school also will hire a softball coach in the weeks ahead.
Sunday, July 01, 2018
Rick Gaille, who coached St. James High to three appearances in the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Prep Classic, died Sunday. Gaille was diagnosed with cancer a year ago.
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Ethaniel Rizan is on a competitive paintball team. Derick Hamilton grew up watching the NBA, but never played on a basketball team until ninth grade.
NATCHITOCHES — Each year the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame honors Louisiana’s top athletes and coaches. Many of those inducted have excelled at the college and pro levels.
Friday, June 29, 2018
Ascension Parish schools, including Dutchtown, East Ascension, St. Amant, Donaldsonville, and Ascension Christian, descended on The Pit at St. Amant for a day of drills and friendly competition.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
AMITE — Amite High School coach Zephaniah Powell doesn't mince words when describing senior defensive lineman Ishmael Sopsher.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Episcopal’s Claney Duplechin was introduced as the National High School Athletic Coaches Association’s 2018 National Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
East Ascension girls basketball coach Dennis Chandler didn't hide his frustration during parts of a summer league game against rival Dutchtown.
St. Amant High School Director of Sports Medicine Scott Arceneaux will receive an Athletic Trainer Service award at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association convention in Dallas on Thursday.
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Below is the 2018 LSWA All-State Track and Field team, based on nominations from LSWA members, with emphasis on LHSAA championship meet performances. Performances listed are the athlete's season-best in either the regular season or LHSAA meet.
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Lots of theories exist about how success in one high school sport can be a springboard to accolades in others. Jalen Cook and Brian Thomas Jr. don’t need a springboard.
Davon Godchaux has ideas about what may come next. Thanksgiving Day dinners for families in need in Miami is a likely choice.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Thursday, June 21, 2018
As a junior varsity game between two area schools ends, St. Amant boys basketball coach Travis Uzee gets animated, using arm gestures to point out improvements he saw to one of the coaches.
Gatorade’s high school sports awards are prestigious. Dutchtown High track standout Leah Scott made them a family affair.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
The Dunham School’s Derek Stingley Jr. celebrated his 17th birthday Wednesday. He gave LSU football fans a reason to celebrate, too.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
A week ago, The Dunham School’s Derek Stingley Jr. was deemed the nation’s No. 1 prospect for 2019 by one recruiting service.
All Derek Stingley Jr. could do was glance at The Dunham School’s football coach Neil Weiner and grin right after a 7-on-7 game played recently at the Central High Stadium.
At 6-foot-1 and 195 pounds, Dunham defensive back Derek Stingley Jr. is the No. 1 prospect for 2019 by rivals.com.
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Jacob Evans made a phone call after settling into his hotel room. A couple of minutes into the interview, the former St. Michael the Archangel standout asked an unusual question.