When he came to Albany High as a freshman, Caleb Puma knew he’d have to put in some work if he wanted to earn playing time. He figures he’s going to have to do the same on the next level.
It might have been a given that Doyle girls basketball coach Sam White was selected the All-Livingston Parish Coach of the Year by her peers, but she didn’t want to take all the credit.
Doyle’s Presleigh Scott was selected the MVP of this year’s girls All-Parish basketball team by parish coaches, but as was the case with the Lady Tigers this season, it was part of a team effort.
Editor's note: The following is an opinion/editoral to the state's Class of 2020 athletes from National Federation of State High School Associations Executive Director Dr. Karissa Niehoff released to the media by Louisiana High School Athletic Association Executive Director Eddie Bonine.
Basketball teams normally use summer leagues to get an idea of what to expect for the coming season and maybe get a chance to tinker with a few things before the games count for real.
It didn’t take long for Walker basketball coach Anthony Schiro to run down the list of achievements for Jalen Cook.
When Southeastern Louisiana University women’s basketball coach Ayla Guzzardo saw Natalie Kelly’s name in the NCAA transfer portal, she had just one thought:
School is on hold statewide until April 30 after Gov. John Bel Edwards’ extension of the stay-at-home order issued earlier this week in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, but that doesn’t mean the Louisiana High School Athletic Association has given up hope that champions…
Albany has made a habit of placing players on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 3A All-State team the past few years.
Britney Turner hurled a complete-game three-hitter, and Madison Knight went 3-for-3, helping Albany pick up a 4-0 win over Cabrini on Thursday at Albany.
Brittney Turner hurled a two-hitter and launched a home run to help key a 16-0 win over Central Private on the road Monday.
Micah Cleveland hurled a complete game and Albany backed him with 14 hits in an 11-4 win over Springfield as part of the Ponchatoula Tournament on Saturday.
Britney Turner, Annalea Giamalva and Brilee Ford combined on a four-hitter with 12 strikeouts, and Giamalva had a three-run home run to key a 7-0 win over Pine at Albany on Monday.
John Curtis rode a four-run fourth inning in a 6-2 victory over Albany on Saturday, and Holy Savior Menard put together a seven-run fifth inning in a 10-4 win over the Hornets on Friday as part of the St. Charles Catholic Tournament.
Albany went 2-1 in its own tournament over the weekend with Annalea Giamalva hurling a no-hitter in a 15-0 win over Loranger on Friday, while Brilee Ford went 4-for-4 with four RBIs in a 15-1 win over French Settlement.
Albany grabbed an early lead but gave up a pair of two-run innings to St. Charles Catholic in a 4-2 loss to the Comets on the road Thursday.
NEW ORLEANS - Fourth-seeded Booker T. Washington had four players score in double figures and used a second-quarter surge that created enough separation en route to a 75-40 victory Thursday over Albany in a Class 3A state quarterfinal playoff game.
After a pair of gut-wrenching Class 3A state regional playoff losses to end their season the past two years, the goal for the Albany softball team isn’t complicated heading into the season.
ALBANY – In looking at the Albany baseball roster, there’s no doubt the team’s strength lies in its nine-member senior class. It’s just a matter of putting that experience into play on the diamond this season.
ALBANY – Albany has made a habit of making some deep playoff runs over the past few seasons, finishing as the Class 3A runner-up in 2017 and making the semifinals the past two seasons.
SHREVEPORT - Simply put, the Albany girls basketball team is finding a way to get it done in the playoffs.
Micah Cleveland hurled a complete-game, five-hitter and his offense backed him with 11 hits in a 6-3 road win of Franklinton to open the season Monday.
When it comes to the playoffs, teams have to be able to adjust to things pretty quickly, and sometimes those adjustments occur before games are played.
The Albany girls basketball team didn't leave much doubt that it's headed to the second round of Class 3A playoffs.
Some teams ended up where they figured they’d be, and some didn’t, but in the grand scheme of things, they’re all looking for the same thing – a trip to the Ladies Top 28 in Lake Charles in the first week of March.
The Albany girls basketball team wrapped up an undefeated run through District 8-3A with a 61-57 win over Jewel Sumner on Tuesday at Sumner.
Albany held Bogalusa to single digit-scoring in every quarter to pick up a 67-18 road win to wrap up the District 8-3A title.
Twelve players scored as Albany coasted to an 87-36 win over Archbishop Hannan to remain undefeated in District 8-3A play Tuesday.
ALBANY – So far this season, the Albany girls basketball team has figured out the art of winning two-point games against Loranger.
Twelve players scored as the Albany girls got off to a fast start in a 68-44 win over Sumner in District 8-3A action Friday at Albany.
Trey Yelverton scored 31 points for Albany, but Sumner pulled away for a 76-63 victory over the Hornets in District 8-3A action Friday.