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All-Louisiana Baseball: Tulane's Kody Hoese and Hudson Haskin, Southern's Kerrick Jackson among major award winners

Staff report

Tulane’s Kody Hoese added another award to an already impressive postseason rèsumè on Saturday as the All-American slugger was part of a group that was honored by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association on its All-Louisiana College Baseball Team. Read more

Sam Houston's Cameron Meeks garners LSWA's Mr. Baseball award


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. Read more

Kushner: Zion is getting hype, but Griffin is shifting pressure to Holiday

BY SCOTT KUSHNER | Contributing columnist

For Zion Williamson, there’s no escaping the pressure. Read more

Are LHSAA schools ready to accept major changes along with a new action plan? Time will tell


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 or preventing its expansion. Read more

The story of Badara Traore: his family's 'American Dream,' long train rides and long journeys

BY BROOKS KUBENA | Staff writer

Two weeks in Guinea and two more in Mali led Badara Traore to a fuller view of his family. Read more

At Goretti Playground dedication, Zion Williamson connects with New Orleans' 'family environment'

BY NATHAN BROWN | Staff writer

Two of the pillars of the Pelicans franchise, its coach and the team’s future superstar, might have taken different paths toward NBA stardom, but they share a common thread: the spark for their love of the game was lit on outdoor basketball courts. Read more