SPRINGFIELD -- Keith McKigney just would not let his team lose Monday, and that competitive fire propelled Springfield into the second round of the Class 2A state baseball playoffs.
SPRINGFIELD -- Matt Kreutzer pitched a complete game, five-hitter to spark Springfield to an 8-1 win over French Settlement in District 9-2A action on Thursday.
MANY -- Many hit three home runs and used a six-run first inning to spark an 11-0 victory over Springfield in a 2A regional playoff game on Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD -- The team colors (blue and white) and mascots (Bulldogs) were the same, but the similarities ended there between Springfield and Red River on April 18 in a Class 2A bi-district playoff game.
HOLDEN -- Olivia Lackie hurled a complete-game one-hitter with 14 strikeouts and Emma Hutchinson went 2-for-4 with a double and a home run to spark Holden to an 8-1 win over Springfield on Monday.
ALBANY -- Brittany Turner hurled a complete game with five strikeouts, and Kaci Payne went 4-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI to lead Albany to an 8-3 win over Springfield on Thursday.
Doyle senior Madison Watts was tabbed the District 9-2A Most Valuable Player, and Samantha White of Doyle was selected Coach of the Year.
Doyle's Tristan Jones was selected the District 9-2A boys basketball Most Valuable Player, and Doyle coach Daniel Kennedy was chosen the league's Coach of the Year.
SPRINGFIELD -- High school softball is supposed to fun, and win or lose, French Settlement standout Jackie Crosby has the most fun of anybody on the field.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT -- Micah Champagne singled in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 7th inning as French Settlement scored a 9-8 win over Springfield on Saturday.
HAMMOND -- St. Thomas Aquinas scored seven runs in the bottom of the 4th inning to key a 14-1 win over Springfield in District 9-2A action on March 28.
Olivia Lackie struck out 14 in a complete game and had an RBI single in the first inning to lead Holden to a 1-0 win over Ponchatoula on March 22, while Holden erupted for 10 runs in the first inning to spark a 21-1 win over Mount Hermon on March 21.
SILDELL -- Matt Kreutzer went 4-for-5 with 3 RBIs and three runs scored to pace Springfield in a 12-4 win over Pope John Paul II on Thursday.
COVINGTON -- After a weekend of softball at the Northlake Christian tournament, Albany and Springfield made a few things quite clear.