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  • 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.

  • Jason Russell | The News

WALKER -- Like a line from Nina Simone’s classic song ‘Feeling Good,’ it’s a new dawn and a new day for the Walker football program, and if Saturday’s intra-squad spring game is any indication, new head coach Lester Ricard should be excited about what’s to come for the Wildcats.

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

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.

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

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

  • Rob DeArmond | The News

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.

  • Jason Russell | The News

ALBANY -- Not everyone gets to live their dream.

2016-17 All-Livingston Parish Basketball

  • By Rob DeArmond | The News

BATON ROUGE -- Abby O'Donoghue's final mark in her last high school meet might not have been what she would have liked, but in the end, it didn't matter.

  • Rob DeArmond | The News

BATON ROUGE -- There's something to be said for experience.

  • Warren Arcenaux | Special to The News

MOSS BLUFF -- Walker's joyride through the Class 5A baseball playoffs came to an end Saturday with a 5-3 loss to Sam Houston in the second game of a state quarterfinal series.

  • Rodrick Anderson | Special to The News

MOSS BLUFF -- The No. 27-seeded Walker Wildcats have been giant killers lately, but they let one slip away on Friday in the first game of a best-of-three Class 5A state quarterfinal series with No. 3 Sam Houston.

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

Walker’s baseball season isn’t over. That alone is a fairly surprising fact.

Denham Springs High and Walker are set for the state quarterfinal round of the LHSAA Class 5A baseball playoffs.

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

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.

  • Staff report | The News

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.

  • Neal McClelland | Special to The News

NEW IBERIA -- Walker senior Kyle Guidry twice came away the hero Saturday, first with his bat, then with his arm.

  • Staff report | The News

NEW IBERIA -- Walker’s offense found its groove Friday night in a Class 5A best-of-three series opener against New Iberia.

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

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.

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

DESTREHAN -- Lane Thomas, the pitcher, was no secret to Destrehan. Two solid seasons for the Walker varsity assured that he wasn’t going to sneak up on anybody.

  • Charles Salzer | Special to The News

ZACHARY -- Abigail O’Donoghue is the three-time reigning Class 5A state champion in the high jump. Even so, the Denham Springs High senior was nervous before competing last week in the District 4-5A meet.

DISTRICT 4-5A MEET

  • David Gray | The News

Surrounded by teammates, family and friends, Ja’Myra Dickson was in no mood to talk.

  • Staff report | The News

Let the postseason begin.

Monday

DISTRICT 4-5A

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

DENHAM SPRINGS -- Expecting a lot of offensive chances is something that Denham Springs High and Walker have learned to categorize as wishful thinking this season, especially lately.

  • Staff report | The News

WALKER -- Deonte Dotson punched a two-out RBI single in the 3rd inning to put Scotlandville back in front Saturday and the Hornets gained steam from there to pull away from Walker for an 8-2 victory.

April 10

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

WATSON -- Baseball has a funny way of coming full circle from week to week.

  • Staff report | The News

WALKER -- Two hits won’t win a whole lot of baseball games. But Walker’s only two of the night on Tuesday at least gave the Wildcats a chance for a stunning comeback against Central..

  • David Gray | The News

WATSON -- Kendall Theriot had no doubt Live Oak would shake out of its early funk against Walker on Tuesday. It just took a little longer than she expected.

April 4

DISTRICT 4-5A

DISTRICT 4-5A

  • Jason Russell | The News

WALKER -- While having good pitching is something that will go a long way to success during a softball season, a powerful offense is not a bad thing to have either.

  • Staff report | The News

ZACHARY -- Walker’s two-game momentum hit a brick wall Saturday.

  • Jason Russell | The News

WATSON -- She might not be the biggest of the track stars to grace the field at Live Oak, but Kelsey Case can now count herself among the fastest.

  • Ryne Bertholet | The News

WATSON -- Live Oak’s assistant track and field coach Travis Johnson could only mutter one word as he laid the tape measure down.

Boys

Girls

  • Randy Rosetta | The News

WALKER -- Scoring runs hasn’t exactly been a breathe-easy concept for Denham Springs High or Walker since District 4-5A play commenced.

  • Staff report

Three of Denham Springs High’s senior contingent, Live Oak’s dynamic duo and a newcomer who came up big all season for Walker landed spots on the 2017 All-District 4-5A team voted on by the coaches last month.

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