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  • Rob DeArmond | The News

Former Holden coach David Knight summed up Olivia Lackie's impact on his team fairly simply.

  • Rob DeArmond | The News

It's safe to say former Holden softball coach David Knight is a bit of a late bloomer when it comes to coaching.

2017 All-Livingston Parish Softball

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

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.

BASEBALL

  • Staff report | The News

Four area schools get their 7-on-7 football schedules started Wednesday and continue through June.

  • Rob DeArmond | The News

Karen Hoyt is preparing to take on another challenge -- and she can thank Albany Police Chief Russell Hutchinson for nudging her in that direction.

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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.

  • Staff report | The News

Albany High School's drive to the District 7-3A championship was rewarded when coaches voted on the league's all-district team.

  • Rob DeArmond | The News

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.

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

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.

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

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.

2016-17 All-Livingston Parish Boys Basketball

  • Rob DeArmond | The News

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.

  • Jason Russell | The News

ALBANY -- Not everyone gets to live their dream.

2016-17 All-Livingston Parish Basketball

  • Rob DeArmond | The News

BATON ROUGE -- There's something to be said for experience.

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

As one school year charges toward the finish line with the LHSAA State Track & Field Meet this week and the LHSAA baseball playoffs gaining steam toward the annual get-together in Sulphur, the 2017 high school football season is standing on deck.

  • Staff report | The News

The three-day festival known as the LHSAA Track & Field State Meet arrives this week and Livingston Parish will send a strong contingent to Bernie Moore Track on the campus of LSU for the final event of the season.

  • Geoff Stoute | Special to The News

BERWICK -- A young Albany squad kept things close with Berwick for 3½ innings Monday and trailed by only three runs heading into the bottom of the 4th in a Class 3A bi-district playoff game.

  • Staff report | The News

Let the postseason begin.

Monday

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ALBANY -- Ponchatoula's Basiel Williams had a two-run single in a three-run 4th to snap a 4-4 tie and lift the Green Wave to an 8-6 win over Albany on Saturday.

  • Rob DeArmond | The News

LUTCHER -- Call it a learning experience for the Albany softball team.

DISTRICT 4-5A

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The weight on Albany coach Gabe Woods' shoulders got a little bit lighter on Thursday when he was informed the Hornets are in the LHSAA Class 3A playoffs.

  • Rob DeArmond | The News

ALBANY -- Albany's baseball team came into Tuesday's doubleheader with Amite looking for a sweep and an outright District 7-3A championship.

  • Rob DeArmond | The News

ALBANY -- It had been four trips and four season-ending losses for Albany since 2012, including a trio of one-run losses in that span.

  • Staff report | The News

The Albany High boys bowling team captured the Hammond region district title with a 9-1 record, while Holden was second with an 8-2 mark.

  • Staff report | The News

The 2017 LHSAA softball postseason gains momentum tonight with a pair of parish teams in action.

  • Staff report | The News

INDEPENDENCE -- Albany scored an 11-8 win over Independence on April 13 to set up a crucial doubleheader with Amite on Tuesday.

April 10

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SPRINGFIELD -- Albany scored in all but two innings to pick up a 9-6 win over Springfield at Springfield Middle School on Saturday.

  • Staff report | The News

SLIDELL -- Albany cranked out 11 hits and took advantage of five errors to pick up a 12-4 non-district win over Pope John Paul II on Wednesday.

  • Staff report | The News

ALBANY -- Albany continued its recent upswing with a 10-0 win over Independence in District 9-3A action on Tuesday.

April 4

DISTRICT 4-5A

DISTRICT 4-5A

  • Staff report | The News

FRANKLINTON -- Albany scored in every inning but the first in a 15-4 win over Franklinton on Monday.

  • Jason Russell | The News

WATSON -- She might not be the biggest of the track stars to grace the field at Live Oak, but Kelsey Case can now count herself among the fastest.

  • Ryne Bertholet | The News

WATSON -- Live Oak’s assistant track and field coach Travis Johnson could only mutter one word as he laid the tape measure down.

Boys

Girls

  • Staff report | The News

Four starters from Albany’s District 7-3A champion team earned first- or second-team all-district honors this season when the coaches chose the team last month.

  • Staff report | The News

The 2016-17 season was an up-and-down struggle for Albany, but senior Sean Sykes was one of the bright spots and the District 7-3A coaches took note.

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