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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.

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BATON ROUGE -- It wasn’t as though Live Oak coach Gary Duhe was counting the days or anything like that. If you believe that, think again.

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BOSSIER CITY -- Live Oak will have to wait one more year for its elusive state championship in Division II wrestling.

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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.

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Monday

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WATSON --There was no blowout this time.

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WALKER -- Progress from the week before had Walker eager to hit the stretch run of the 2016-17 regular season.

Jan. 31

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MONROE -- For 80 minutes, the Live Oak girls gave higher-seeded Neville all it could handle. But in the end, it still wasn’t enough.

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

DENHAM SPRINGS -- When you put two hungry, desperate and wounded teams on the court together, you expect the competitive nature to be prominent in the storyline.

  • David Gray | The News

BATON ROUGE -- The difference was night and day, Live Oak coach Zach Miller said.

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WATSON -- Tremeeka Spikes scored 14 of her team-high 20 points in the second half as the Denham Springs High Lady Jackets rallied to beat Live Oak 49-42 in a District 4-5A game on Friday.

Monday

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The stakes were high when Division II, District 4 rivals Live Oak and Belaire met Jan. 25.

  • David Gray | The News

For the second consecutive year, the Live Oak girls’ soccer team is in the playoffs.

  • David Gray | The News

BATON ROUGE -- Heading into Tuesday’s game at Central, Live Oak guard Presley Wascom knew she needed only four points to reach the grand total of 2,000 for her career.

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WATSON -- Competitive spirit makes every loss sting to some degree. Some of them ache a little more, though. Sometimes a loss is like an itch you can’t quite reach to scratch.

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BATON ROUGE -- For now, the streak continues.

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WATSON -- Scotlandville continued its hex over Live Oak last Friday.

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WATSON -- Needing a win to bolster its playoff résumé, the Live Oak girls were in position to grab one after playing Archbishop Hannan to a scoreless first half last Friday night. But the optimism was short-lived.

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BATON ROUGE -- When the LHSAA released its latest unofficial power ratings on Wednesday, Live Oak was at No. 17, one spot ahead of Belaire in Division II.

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ST. MARTINVILLE -- It didn’t take long for Live Oak to get over its heartbreaking loss to Central on Saturday.

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WATSON -- A mixture of intense defensive pressure, multiple starters in foul trouble and two technical fouls soured the mood on the Live Oak Lady Eagles’ bench as the clock ticked down Tuesday night.

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ZACHARY -- Don’t look now, but the Denham Springs High girls are starting to diversify.

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BATON ROUGE -- For the second straight season, Live Oak and Central will share the Division II, District 4 crown.

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WATSON -- For a brief moment, it looked as if Live Oak’s struggles on Friday had returned for Saturday’s district match against Broadmoor.

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WATSON -- The Live Oak wrestling community and Eagles’ coach Christopher Collier took time to honor the program’s seniors and their parents and families last Wednesday.

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DENHAM SPRINGS -- One step forward, one step back? Not necessarily, although the Denham Springs High boys didn’t get what they were looking for Friday night.

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