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Six Livingston Parish softball teams will participate in the Live Oak Tournament this weekend.

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WALKER -- Live Oak’s BreAnna Corkern has always felt hitting was contagious, but she never imagined home runs could be — until now.

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BATON ROUGE -- The Walker softball team hung tight with Central through 2 scoreless innings Tuesday before getting upended by Raegan Willis’ grand slam in the 3rd inning on the way to an 8-1 loss.

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WALKER -- The final play of Monday’s game against H.L. Bourgeois summed up the entire night for Walker.

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WALKER – If you’ve heard that sports can teach people life lessons, it’s true.

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March 14

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An emotionally-charged rally late Friday night highlighted an impressive showing for the Live Oak softball team in one of the year’s biggest tournaments.

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Thursday

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ZACHARY -- Five Walker errors, four in the bottom of the 1st inning, allowed Zachary to roar in front early on the way to a 15-0 rout in District 4-5A play on Thursday.

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LAFAYETTE -- When, where and how you score runs doesn’t really matter as long as you have more by the end of the game.

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WALKER — Springfield’s boys defended their small schools championship at the Livingston Parish track meet on March 15 at Walker High, and the Bulldogs did it in dominating fashion.

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The parish’s three Class 5A baseball teams head Lafayette for their annual competition against foes from the Hub City area for the next three days.

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WALKER -- So how close was the large schools boys competition at the Livingston Parish track meet on March 15 at Walker High School?

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BAINS -- The 1st inning is a little early to figure out that a game isn’t going to be full of a lot of offense. But it doesn’t hurt to get something on the scoreboard as soon as possible.

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DENHAM SPRINGS -- Nearly 30 minutes after the game ended, Denham Springs High catcher Karlie Galloway was still beaming.

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ST. AMANT – Walker went 2-1 in the St. Amant Invitational last weekend, toppling Westgate and East Ascension in the first two games before getting routed by Hahnville.

Wednesday

Rains wreaked some havoc on the sports schedule in and around Livingston Parish on Thursday, causing one tournament to get shuffled and another District 4-5A opener to be rescheduled.

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ZACHARY -- Short-term memory is a must for most athletes and that is often the crux of a sermon coaches use as a go-to.

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WALKER -- Trading the long ball for bunts was the game plan for Walker against Hammond on Thursday.

Wednesday

Feb. 28

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WALKER -- Usually, seven errors in a game doesn't make for a victory celebration.

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NATCHITOCHES -- At this late stage of a basketball season, players and coaches hope that a small handful of things will decide a game.

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WALKER -- Any notion of a playoff upset usually hinges on how well a team can take the opponent out of its comfort zone and for how long.

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DENHAM SPRINGS -- Sadness is always an element to the end of a season, no matter what level or how the conclusion arrives.

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It took a little longer than usual, but the LHSAA boys basketball playoff field is finally set.

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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WALKER -- There are some pluses and minuses to a playoff system based on power ratings where teams know well ahead of time they will have a postseason.

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WALKER -- Pineville saved its best shooting for the last quarter to take a 52-48 victory over Walker in the first round of the Class 5A girls basketball playoffs on Thursday.

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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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DENHAM SPRINGS -- There are always some uncertainties for a team when it makes the transition from an emotional game that didn’t turn out as hoped to the next challenge.

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WALKER -- For the first time in a long time, it’s safe to say the Walker football program is in strong enough shape to comfortable say that there aren’t a whole lot of major problems to fix.

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WALKER -- Sometimes the ones that get away are the hardest to choke down, as well as the hardest to get over.

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