When Chase Delrie got his Denham Springs High diploma 15 years ago this month, he knew one thing lay ahead in his future: Coaching.
Former Denham Springs High player Travis Swaggerty of South Alabama was selected to the All-Sun Belt Conference baseball team released Monday.
Former Denham Springs High standout Mac Sceroler of Southeastern earned a spot on the All-Southland Conference baseball team, released by the league Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Spring football came to a close last Thursday for the Springfield Bulldogs as they shined in a scrimmage against Baton Rouge’s Mentorship Academy.
The 2017-18 basketball season is a distant notion for high school age players right now, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t work to be done this summer.
Basketball was just a sport that John Capps loved playing as he was growing up in small-town Chatham in North Louisiana. Not necessarily something that captured his attention as a long-term career goal as he made his way through Weston High south of Ruston.
Kenny Almond remembers watching Holden boys basketball teams knock off Istrouma in the Wedge Kyes tournament in 1963 and 1964 as a junior high student.
The official start of summer sports in Livingston Parish arrives this weekend with the annual Denham Springs Wood Bat Tournament, which will feature games at North Park, Walker and Catholic High.
Albany’s late-season push to a share of the District 7-3A championship took a lot of different ingredients, from a savvy veteran outfielder to a batch of freshmen who are the backbone of a promising future. The district coaches paid attention.
Albany High School's drive to the District 7-3A championship was rewarded when coaches voted on the league's all-district team.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Just a few hours after dropping a tight game to the East, the West team turned the tables in a big way in the second game of the Louisiana High School Coaches Association All-Star baseball game.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- The Denham Springs High spring intra-squad game may have been the first chance for new coach Bill Conides to see his Yellow Jackets perform in game conditions, but if that was a big deal for him, he didn’t let it show.
DENHAM SPRINGS –- For the two Livingston Parish participants in Friday’s Louisiana High School Coaches Association All-Star baseball game, the final score wasn’t as important as what the game meant to them in the grand scheme of things.
Live Oak and Denham Springs High both made trips to the state playoffs, and both teams were well-represented on the District 4-5A all-district team.
By the end of the 2017 baseball season, the prospect of playing any opponent from District 4-5A wasn’t all that appealing to Class 5A teams from around Louisiana.
In a season when the Live Oak softball team crossed what was expected to be a tricky bridge of transition with flying colors, nobody typified the Lady Eagles’ personality more than senior third baseman Giselle Ash.
The Louisiana Lobos 7th-grade team won a third straight Southern AAU district state championship recently at Southeastern. Team members include, front row from left, Annabelle Sampey, Abigail Faust, Madeline Richardson, Jalencia Pierre, Aja Bell, Abby Cothern; second row from left, assistant…
The 5th-grade Lady Shockaz are the back-to-back Southern District AAU state champions. Team members are, on first row from left, Catherine Lamonte, Jordyn Wilks, Ava Shields, Sydney Gill; second row, Miracle Irving, Aubrey Hoyt; third row, head coach Colin Odinet, Alexis Odinet, Kennedi Ard,…
WATSON -- Live Oak showed off an experienced defense and an inconsistent offense, but both had their converse moments in a scrimmage on Saturday against East Ascension to wrap up spring practice.
WALKER -- Like a line from Nina Simone’s classic song ‘Feeling Good,’ it’s a new dawn and a new day for the Walker football program, and if Saturday’s intra-squad spring game is any indication, new head coach Lester Ricard should be excited about what’s to come for the Wildcats.
ALBANY -- It's only spring football, and the Albany run game looks to be on track after Thursday's scrimmage against Northeast, but that doesn't mean the Hornets don't have things to work on before the season begins in August.
Once in a while, Jalen Cook gets a vivid reminder of where he stands with his Walker teammates and coaches in terms of high school longevity.
High school sports present an altogether different set of challenges than the levels above, most notably that the window of opportunity is usually small and closes faster than expected for a group of special players and their coach.
The fact that Holden's Kaylee Hughes was selected as the 2017 All-Livingston Parish girls Most Valuable Player may have taken her by surprise.
Landing prep basketball coaching star Gary Duhe a few years ago ranked as a major coup for Live Oak as the school continues to evolve as one of the top all-around schools in the state. Now that promising marriage is over as The Great Flood of 2016 continues to take its toll on Livingston Parish.
Live Oak High senior Kendall Theriot signed to play volleyball at William Carey College. At her signing on May 3, were (seated from left), Ted Theriot, Theriot and Nancy Theriot. Standing are Live Oak Principal Beth Jones and volleyball coach Natalie Cobb.
CENTRAL -- The end crashes down on athletes awfully hard most of the time, especially when the road has been so bumpy, so character-testing.
BATON ROUGE -- Abby O'Donoghue's final mark in her last high school meet might not have been what she would have liked, but in the end, it didn't matter.
MOSS BLUFF -- Walker's joyride through the Class 5A baseball playoffs came to an end Saturday with a 5-3 loss to Sam Houston in the second game of a state quarterfinal series.
CENTRAL -- Sometimes the best-laid plans get torn up and thrown to the side in baseball. Sometimes that happens pretty quickly.
MOSS BLUFF -- The No. 27-seeded Walker Wildcats have been giant killers lately, but they let one slip away on Friday in the first game of a best-of-three Class 5A state quarterfinal series with No. 3 Sam Houston.