HOLDEN – French Settlement placed both of its girls and boys basketball teams in the consolation championship games of the Livingston Parish Tournament.
In his second season at the helm of the Springfield boys’ basketball program, John Hii is embracing a youth movement.
SPRINGFIELD –It’s Billy Dreher’s second season as Springfield’s girls basketball coach, and things are a little different this time around.
Maurepas girls basketball coach Brittany Lauzervich isn’t trying to hide anything after losing six seniors from last season’s team. She knows the Lady Wolves are rebuilding this season, but it’s not something she or her team is shying away from.
Maurepas first-year coach Garrett Stewart knows he’s got his work cut out for him this season, but it’s a challenge he and his players are meeting head-on.
LIVINGSTON – The way Doyle basketball coach Daniel Kennedy sees it the Tigers have some pieces in place to maybe make some waves this season, but in the end, it’s going to come down to one key variable – chemistry.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT –Yeah, French Settlement girls basketball coach Daniel Martin is really high on his team this season, and it’s not difficult to see why.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT – Sometimes it takes a little time to get things headed in the right direction when a new coach takes over a program.
DENHAM SPRINGS — Just because they’re going to start four sophomores and won’t get one of their two seniors back until at least a month into the season, Denham Springs doesn’t want your pity.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The conclusion in what was a magical season for the Denham Springs’ Lady Jackets didn’t have the fairy-tale end they were hopeful of experiencing.
WATSON – The spectacular career of Live Oak guard Dijone’ Flowers has reached its farewell stage and the Lady Eagles would love nothing more than to send her out in style.
HOLDEN — Holden’s girls basketball program has six state titles to its credit, and every season that lofty expectation is always on the table.
HOLDEN — It may be Landon DuBois’ first year as the head coach of the Holden boys basketball team, but he’s already setting the bar for the program, especially after last season’s trip to the Class B state playoffs.
WALKER — The loss of the state’s Gatorade Player of the Year – Tiara Young – may be somewhat noticeable upon first glace of this year’s Walker High team.
HOLDEN - A year after making a trip to the Class 5A state championship game, Denham Springs is getting the type of treatment befitting a state runner-up team.
HOLDEN – When they look back on it, there’s a chance Denham Springs coach Kevin Caballero and Holden coach Landon DuBois point to their teams’ meeting in the Livingston Parish Tournament as one that helped them prepare to navigate the challenges of the season.
HOLDEN – Albany’s Haley Meyers had to overcome a pair of obstacles not dressed in Walker High’s green and gold uniforms.
WALKER – Walker High’s Brennan Jones was among the team members during last year’s magical run to the Class 5A state softball tournament that shed happy tears over the reversal of fortunes the program had experienced.
HOLDEN - A splendid second half for Live Oak turned even more enjoyable in the final minute of Tuesday’s opening-round matchup with French Settlement in the Livingston Parish Basketball Tournament.
HOLDEN – Simply put, Tuesday’s girls game between French Settlement and Holden as part of the 35th Livingston Parish Tournament wasn’t lacking for intensity.
HOLDEN – The opening game of the 35th Livingston Parish Basketball Tournament may have been a learning experience for both teams involved.
The significance of signing day wasn’t lost on Albany softball coach David Knight, who had three seniors sign with colleges at the school on Friday.
Only once in the 35-year history has a school won the Livingston Parish basketball tournament in five consecutive years.
DENHAM SPRINGS - Senior C.J. Johnson scored 17 points and sophomores JaBarry Fortenberry and T.J. Magee added 14 and 13 points, respectively, to lead Denham Springs to a 62-54 victory Monday over Livonia.
BATON ROUGE - Senior guard Lawrence Pierre scored 17 of his game-high 32 points during a decisive third quarter stretch that was enough to help lead Live Oak to a 69-66 road win over Capitol.
FRANKLINTON - Live Oak's Lady Eagles began its preparation for this week's Livingston Parish Tournament with a road victory Monday, defeating Franklinton 63-33.
WATSON – From the opening whistle Live Oak’s game plan and respect for Mandeville was clear when the Lady Eagles came out in a decidedly defensive formation, well aware of the talent the Lady Skippers possessed.
WALKER – Ordinarily it’s a once-in-a-lifetime moment Lane Thomas got the rare chance to experience a second time.
LAKE CHARLES - Walker High's first opportunity at a regular-season championship fell by the wayside Saturday, dropping a 65-52 semifinal decision to Huntington in the Showdown In The Lake hosted by Hamilton Christian.
MISSOULA, Mont. – No. 6 Montana scored 28 points in the second quarter and never looked back on the way to a 73-28 victory over No. 24 Southeastern Louisiana in NCAA FCS Playoff second round action Saturday afternoon at Washington-Grizzly Stadium.
HOUMA - Another fast start for Walker High proved beneficial when the Lady Cats roared out to 26-8 halftime lead en route to taking a 58-25 victory Saturday over Lutcher in the Vandebilt Catholic tournament.
DENHAM SPRINGS - Live Oak had a last-second shot attempt blocked, thus falling to Northshore 40-38 on Saturday in the Denham Springs Basketball Tournament.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT – Like so many athletes French Settlement senior guard Dannah Martin admits to being superstitious.