Ascension Christian’s football team knows what its like — the good and the bad — when you play tough opponents almost every week.
Many athletes announce their commitments well in advance of the NCAA’s fall early signing period. But there is always a surprise or two and McKinley High girls basketball player Kenyal Perry is one of them in 2019.
Dutchtown High School running back Dylan Sampson got valuable experience during his freshman season, and it's paying big dividends.
Plenty of people work the traditional 9-to-5 schedule. The Thursday plan for local teams calls for just a bit more when the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Volleyball tournament begins.
St. James High football coach Robert Valdez acknowledged he did not know much about No. 32 seed Mansfield (4-6), the team his top-seeded Wildcats (10-0) will host to open Class 3A playoffs at 7 p.m. Friday.
Though his team will not play for another week, Catholic High coach Gabe Fertitta cautioned every coach of a high-seeded team Sunday.
A lot goes into any high school football season. After 10 regular-season weeks packed with joy, heartache and pressure, one key question remains.
PLAQUEMINE — There was more to Ascension Catholic’s 62-6 win over St. John-Plaquemine Thursday night than plenty of points, a District 7-1A title or the end of the regular season with a 9-0 record.
Catholic High and St. Joseph’s Academy swept the team titles at the LHSAA’s Class 5A, Region 2 cross country meet Friday at Highland Road Park.
ST. AMANT — Falling into a predictable pattern is a trap many teams get caught in. Forging a new one is usually difficult, but the eighth-seeded St. Amant High volleyball team made it look easy.
GONZALES — A game-changing interception return for a touchdown is nothing new for East Ascension coach Darnell Lee, particularly when his Spartans are playing Ascension Parish rival St. Amant.
ZACHARY — There was no knockout punch. But the DeJarian Jones’ knock down of the two-point conversion pass intended for Walker High’s Brian Thomas Jr. was enough to wrap up a third straight District 4-5A football title for Zachary High.
It was a coming out party for Woodlawn junior safety Lanard Harris, who scored two defensive touchdowns in the second quarter to spark Woodlawn to a 49-33 victory over McKinley on Friday night at Woodlawn.
BRUSLY — Mentorship Academy and Brusly are both headed to the playoffs next week — but in Friday night's regular-season finale, the Panthers had more than just a slight edge, overpowering the Sharks 43-0 at home.
NEW ROADS — Catholic High-Pointe Coupee made certain the outcome of the Week 10 game would bear no similarities to last year’s regular-season finale.
WATSON — Live Oak held a slim three-point lead late in the third quarter against visiting Central on Friday night.
No big reveal emerged at Thursday’s LHSAA executive committee meeting. But executive director Eddie Bonine said member schools will receive revised portions of the LHSAA handbook, along with the agenda for the January convention by late next week.
Walker coach Chad Mahaffey can detail how the seasons for his team and seventh-ranked Zachary High have run along similar paths. Up to one key point.
St. Michael continued to show how far it has come in volleyball this season when it took the court Wednesday evening for a first-round Division III playoff match against Berwick.
Richard Oliver knew what he was stepping into when he accepted the job as football coaching job at McKinley High.
By the time the LHSAA executive committee convenes its fall meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday, much of the heavy lifting will be done.
There were some unknown factors when Benny Saia was hired to be the football coach at Ascension Catholic. How well would the veteran coach, known for his success Class 5A Dutchtown, be accepted? And how would the ACHS players adapt to change?
Whenever the tenure of a coach ends, there can be a wide range of emotions that include sadness or anger. That makes the story of Bill Conides at Denham Springs High a bit different.
Brother Martin’s Ryan Gallagher and Teurlings Catholic's Mike Boyer find themselves at a crossroads as venues for select school football games are being hammered out.
The fast-paced action of a basketball game doesn’t always translate into success on the football field, but its something that has worked well for White Castle quarterback Javier Batiste.
McKinley High volleyball coach Nicole Gillette borrowed a phrase from another profession to describe her team’s feelings about getting the chance to host a bidistrict playoff game Thursday.
Team seeding is listed in parentheses before the school name and the team record is listed in parentheses after the school name. Nov. 7 is deadline for bidistrict contests for Divisions I-II. Nov. 6 is the deadline for Divisions III, IV, V.