It won’t take long for Albany’s girls basketball team to find out where it stands in the District 7-3A race – even if it happened a bit by accident.
ALBANY – Kate Thompson scored 23 points and pulled down 12 rebounds helping Denham Springs play to its strength for a 63-40 win at Albany.
After overcoming a serious knee injury as a sophomore and waiting his turn behind a pair of productive running backs as a junior, Albany’s Justin Parrish emerged with a vengeance during his senior season.
ALBANY – Albany coach Stacey Darouse wasn’t quite sure would to expect from her team entering their own tournament.
BATON ROUGE – Albany guard Caleb Puma said he received a not-so-subtle message from coach Chris Carter.
ALBANY – In a matter of a few days, Albany turns its attention to the start of their District 7-3A schedule, and if Thursday’s 80-55 victory over Gulf Shores in their own tournament was an indication of what’s to come, the Lady Hornets appear more than ready.
DENHAM SPRINGS – This year’s Offensive MVP of the 2018 All-Livingston Parish football team – Denham Springs’ Treveon Muse – is a story about resolve and redemption.
WALKER – The chip that B.J. Lockhart’s carried around on his shoulder during his career has been a sizeable one.
The basketball tournament Albany High School is hosting will be spread over two days at two different gymnasiums and features a cross-section of girls teams from all over the state, including one from Alabama.
WATSON – While neither team shot the ball particularly well or limited their turnovers, that didn’t deter Albany and Live Oak from producing a dramatic conclusion to their intra-parish matchup.
It's probably a safe bet that Springfield football coach Ryan Serpas was smiling a bit when the Louisiana High School Athletic Association released its final re-districting plan, which takes effect next school year.
Albany placed four players on the District 7-3A All-District first team and another five on the second team, which was selected by the league’s coaches.
For Springfield’s Beau Husser and Albany’s Justin Parrish, it’s all about the opportunity.
MAUREPAS – Damien McAllister broke a 29-all tie with just over four minutes to play and Albany went on to a 41-34 victory Saturday over Holden in the consolation championship of the Livingston Parish Tournament at Maurepas High School.
MAUREPAS – There’s no denying the value of Presleigh Scott to Doyle’s basketball team when she’s on the floor.
MAUREPAS – Denham Springs High coach Blake Zito didn’t want to say his team is playing its best ball at the right time, but against Albany, it was pretty close.
The girls bracket for the Livingston Parish Tournament has a slightly different look this year, and that's perfectly fine with some of the parish's coaches.
WALKER - The alarm clock for Albany’s girls basketball team rang a little earlier than normal for Saturday morning.
ALBANY – Albany used a patient approach in its game against Springfield, and eventually that patience paid off.
Behind the scoring of Vince and Bryan Bayonne, Live Oak remained perfect on the season with a convincing 70-41 win over St. Michael the Archangel.
Albany didn’t lead until the final buzzer in its 50-48 victory Tuesday over previously undefeated Runnels in The Dunham School’s tournament.
Senior center Xavier Miles scored a game-high 22 points and fellow senior Micah Banks added 20 to lead Denham Springs to home-opening 55-48 win Thursday over Port Allen.
ALBANY -- At some point later this season, Albany coach Stacy Darouse is hopeful she and her team can look back on Thursday's game with Ponchatoula as a learning experience.
ALBANY – Yeah, Albany picked up a win over French Settlement on Thursday, and while the score might not indicate it, Hornets coach Chris Carter felt a little better once the final horn sounded.
On a night of celebration for the Albany girls basketball program, the Lady Hornets made sure their predecessors went home happy.
WATSON – It didn’t take Live Oak very long to find the hot hand. The Eagles opened the 2018-19 season by shooting the ball at a torrid pace in handing Albany a 74-40 defeat on Monday in a game played at Live Oak's C.B. Wheat Gymnasium.