ALBANY -- After last week’s win over Independence, Albany coach Mike Janis said he’s still waiting for running back Rhett Wolfe to fully grasp the team’s new offensive scheme.
INDEPENDENCE – It’s only the second week of the season, and Albany’s already getting the hang of making late defensive stops, and part of it comes from practice paying off.
ALBANY – Sure, his team is 1-0, but this isn’t exactly the way Mike Janis wanted to get his first season with Albany started.
ALBANY -- Mike Janis and his coaching staff had a one-word message for their players as the clock slowly ticked away.
ALBANY – Don’t be surprised if Albany coach Mike Janis shakes things up a bit heading into Friday’s season opener against Varnado.
It would be easy to peg Loranger the District 7-3A champion heading into the season, but the league’s landscape has shifted a bit since last season.
SPRINGFIELD – For anyone who’s had a taste of the Albany-Springfield rivalry, things are bound to get a little chippy.
ALBANY – Albany football coach Mike Janis has just one thing he wants to get across to his team and its fans heading into his first season with the Hornets.
The focus may be on football and volleyball right now, but those teams aren’t the only ones in Livingston Parish getting ready for a new season.
ALBANY – Salmen took advantage of four fumbles, returning two for touchdowns, in shutting out host Albany 21-0 in Friday’s jamboree at Jessie Fletcher Memorial Stadium.
First-year Albany coach Mike Janis made certain his team was aware of his mantra going into last week’s scrimmage against St. Michael the Archangel and Glen Oaks.
ALBANY – Albany coach Mike Janis had a plan to test his team’s physicality and endurance in its three-way scrimmage against St. Michael the Archangel and Glen Oaks Thursday night.
The schedule says they’re ‘only’ scrimmages, but for the Springfield and Albany football teams, there’s a little bit more riding on what happens this week.
Practices don’t start for their respective teams until Aug. 6, but Albany’s Mike Janis and Ryan Serpas have already begun laying the groundwork for the upcoming season.
He’s officiated basketball games in Kentucky's Rupp Arena, New York's Madison Square Garden and UCLA's Pauley Pavilion, but for Bobby Olah, it all comes back home.
SPRINGFIELD – The scoreboard wasn’t on, but things were about as even as they could be when Springfield hosted Albany in 7-on-7 football drills Thursday.
There’s nothing like a different perspective to change a few things, and that’s exactly what Karen Hoyt experienced in her first year working with the Louisiana High School Athletic Association.
For the first few seasons of his high school career, Cade Doughty could play the role of kid brother and not worry about a whole lot of added pressure.
In the first season under David Knight, the Albany softball team put up a solid showing on the Louisiana Sportswriters Association’s Class 3A Baseball and Softball teams released Tuesday.
WALKER – It didn’t take long for both teams’ fortunes to turn on a dime when Walker hosted Albany in Metro League action Thursday.
To Livingston Parish, Baton Rouge & Louisiana: In a quick and easy pair of words, thank you.
Albany and Hannan shared the District 7-3A championship, so it’s only fitting players from those teams dominated when it came to selecting the top players in the league.
Regular practices don’t start for a few months, but a scrimmage last Friday with Brusly gave Albany something to build on before the 2018 season arrives.
As soon as the final seconds ticked off the clock to end last season, Albany coach Blane Westmoreland knew this day was coming. Now it’s here.
JENA – Albany coach Gabe Woods hoped the Hornets’ tough schedule would prepare his team for games like the Hornets' Class 3A playoff opener against Jena on Tuesday.
All things considered, Livingston Parish’s baseball coaches with Tuesday playoff games ended up about where they thought they’d be when their respective brackets were released Sunday.
On this topic, there is no debate: The Walker basketball team was loaded with talent in 2017-18, from a seven-player senior class to arguably the state’s best players in the sophomore and freshman classes to key role players off the bench who found the right times and ways to chime in.
It took a lot of things for Denham Springs High to deliver the amazing about-face that the Yellow Jackets produced from one season to the next.