One finish line arrives for boys basketball teams around the state on Friday, with many poised to re-start things next week when the playoffs begin.
After coaching for a while, Denham Springs High boys’ coach Kevin Caballero doesn’t encounter a lot that surprises him.
SHREVEPORT -- It looked as though Denham Springs High would check every box, playing complete and dominating soccer for 80 minutes only to travel back home with a first-round playoff loss on Friday.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Denham Springs High rolled past H.L. Bourgeois 5-1 Friday to advance to the second round of the Division 1 soccer playoffs.
Two weeks remain in the 2017-18 regular season and for the Walker girls, that includes handful of key games remaining before they embark on promising postseason journey.
Walker and Scotlandville have played a lot of basketball coming into this week and still have plenty left to look forward to as the 2017-18 season reaches the stretch run.
Seasons run together, games get burry and it gets harder to recall exactly how things played out when it comes time to recall.
It has been little while since Livingston Parish basketball teams in the lower classifications have taken the court and that is exactly what has Maurepas coach Jake Bourgeois a bit concerned heading into Friday’s District 7-B opener against Holden.
ALEXANDRIA -- Denham Springs High defeated rival Live Oak 1-0 in the second round of the 2018 CENLA Cup en route to a second-place finish in the tournament.
LAFAYETTE -- Denham Springs High edged state power Brother Martin 3-2 in a tight matchup in the second round of the Elite Invitationale de Louisiane last Saturday.
BATON ROUGE -- Emotional swings are expected in sports. How a team handles them – theirs and the opponents’ – generally has a lot to do with how a game plays out.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- At the very least, Tuesday’s 42-33 victory over St. Joseph’s Academy was a reassuring nod toward the potency of Denham Springs High’s starting five.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Denham Springs High will host the Alton Leggette Memorial Tournament for freshman teams beginning Wednesday at Hornsby and Jacket gyms.