ALBANY -- Sometimes inspirational halftime speeches by a coach are just what a team needs to kick it into high gear.
Spring sports seasons get rolling around the state this week, and Livingston Parish will be one of the many hotbeds as all 18 teams hit the diamonds.
ALBANY -- First-round playoff games can sometimes be a test for the favored team, as it usually is playing an opponent that should be overmatched.
Who could it be from Livingston Parish this season? Who might shock the state and get on a postseason run? The answers to both those questions, as well as the normal playoff drama all gets started Thursday night, as the parish’s girls basketball tradition storms into the postseason.
ALBANY -- Punching a ticket to the playoffs is always nice. Riding into the postseason as a district champion makes things that much sweeter.
ALBANY -- Down one key inside player and with another in early foul trouble, the Denham Springs High girls might’ve been in a tough spot Saturday afternoon in a makeup game at Albany.
Because he didn’t participate in sports until the 6th grade Cheyenne Labruzza never got the opportunity to share with his parents a passion for athletics that would ultimately become a driving force in his life.
ALBANY -- When fans think of a tough, physical matchup between Albany and Amite, they are usually envisioning a contest on the football field.
BATON ROUGE -- Steady defense and a productive third quarter were the right mix for the Denham Springs High girls on Tuesday in a 47-31 victory at St. Joseph’s.