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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.

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WATSON -- It's June, and as far as Live Oak football coach Brett Beard is concerned, that's a good thing.

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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

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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.

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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.

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

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BATON ROUGE -- A new-look Live Oak team has plenty of familiar faces back from the program’s first playoff team since 1996.

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2017 Denham Springs Wood Bat Tournament

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The Louisiana Knights 17U Blue will feature a local Livingston Parish flavor with a familiar face running the show this summer.

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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.

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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.

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

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.

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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.

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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.

  • Rob DeArmond | The News

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.

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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ALBANY -- Not everyone gets to live their dream.

2016-17 All-Livingston Parish Basketball

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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CENTRAL -- Moments after his final team meeting of 2017, Live Oak coach Greg Briggs found himself choked with emotion at the thought of seeing his seven-member senior class depart.

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SULPHUR --Giselle Ash’s voice cracked as she searched for the right words to say.

  • William Weathers | The News

CENTRAL -- After 33 games, Live Oak’s baseball season is officially on the brink.

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SULPHUR -- Live Oak’s Cinderella run continues.

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One of the most successful opening rounds of the LHSAA baseball playoffs for Livingston Parish teams in recent history makes for a busy this weekend around the area as well as some other corners of the state.

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There are some softball teams that know where they intend to spend late April. Live Oak has become one of those programs in Class 5A the last few years, so another trip to Sulphur for the State Tournament isn’t a major shock.

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WATSON -- First impressions being what they are supposed to be and all, it’s safe to say the first few batters for Alexandria on April 25 left Live Oak feeling wobbly when the teams collided in a Class 5A bi-district game.

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