GEISMAR -- Live Oak found itself with a depleted roster Monday at Dutchtown in a Metro League game, but the Eagles made the most of what they had to slip past the Griffins 6-3.
Mac Sceroler is hoping the patience he's showing to begin his pro baseball career will pay dividends down the line.
It didn't take long for former Walker High standout Bryce Brown to get his first hit as a professional baseball player. And even though it's way early in the season, he doesn't appear to be slowing down.
WALKER -- Sometime soon, a new-look Live Oak team will have to put its gloves and bats down as a group. Football will summon some. Vacations lie ahead. And then the school year arrives in August.
BATON ROUGE -- As the 24 minutes rolled off between Walker and Live Oak Wednesday in a Woodlawn Summer League game, the deep, talented and powerful Wildcats did things they have gotten used to doing the last few seasons.
It's safe to say former Holden softball coach David Knight is a bit of a late bloomer when it comes to coaching.
Former Denham Springs High School pitcher Mac Sceroler has yet to compete in a professional baseball game, but he's already accomplished a goal he set for himself last season.
WALKER -- There’s something about waiting your turn in sports. It tends to make you hungry when your chance finally arrives, even if it happens to be the lazy days of summer.
WATSON -- Depending on who you ask, Metro League summer ball is either a big deal or not all that vital. What isn’t debatable, though, is that actually getting on the diamond is much more preferable than watching days go by without playing.
Coaches have a way of foreseeing how seasons will play out, and a big part of that is to make sure they aren’t surprised when things veer in a different direction.
BATON ROUGE -- It would be easy enough for Walker to go through the motions in summer ball with most of the nucleus from a powerful team back from last winter.
Karen Hoyt is preparing to take on another challenge -- and she can thank Albany Police Chief Russell Hutchinson for nudging her in that direction.
Roughly a month after winning the Class B state championship in softball, Holden High School has a new coach.