Two weeks before the curtain raises for real on the 2017 football season, the three District 4-5A teams in Livingston Parish will get their toes wet against teams coming off of playoff seasons.
The Denham Springs High School Athletic Hall of Fame announced its flood-delayed Class of 2016, and those eight honorees will be inducted at Forrest Grove Plantation on Aug. 31 along with four athletic greats from the Class of 2017 whom DSHS and Sport-N-Center recently announced.
There is a laid-back, relaxed feel to summer baseball for high school players who play in the Metro League. It’s the less stressful cousin to weekend travel ball when high school kids become keenly aware of college and professional scouts in the stands and sometimes try to go above and beyon…
The Louisiana Knights Blue wrapped up their summer season with a 2-1 showing at the 17U World Series last weekend, splitting two games with teams from the same franchise before closing out with a solid 8-5 triumph against the Houston A’s on Sunday at Turchin Stadium in New Orleans.
The Louisiana Knights Blue get down to business at the Gulf Coast 17U World Series starting Friday, with three games over a three-day stretch.
The Louisiana Braves will hold tryouts for the 2018 season on Aug. 7 on Fields #s 10 and 11 at the Live Oak Sports Complex.
The Livingston Bomb Squad travel baseball franchise will host tryouts for the 2018 season for its 10-under major team as well as a newly formed 9U team on July 22 at the Livingston Nationals facility in Springfield (26526 LA Highway 42).
SPRINGFIELD -- The Live Oak boys basketball team is still coming together under new coach John Capps, and he's hoping his team learned a little something in its game with Ponchatoula on Thursday at the Springfield High team camp.
BATON ROUGE -- Perhaps the opening quarter of Thursday’s finale for Live Oak in the Woodlawn Summer League was predictable.
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.
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.
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 -- A new-look Live Oak team has plenty of familiar faces back from the program’s first playoff team since 1996.
The Louisiana Knights 17U Blue will feature a local Livingston Parish flavor with a familiar face running the show this summer.
BATON ROUGE -- It’s not like the cupboard is barren for Live Oak. But replenishing is certainly high on the Eagles’ to-do list over the next several months, and that makes the summer schedule a little more meaningful than the last few.