Updated: 9:14 AM 2/20/2015BRUSLY - There's Dynasties in sports. And then there's Brusly Wrestling. The Panthers are winners of the last three Division III state titles. They've also brought home the championship trophy 10 out of the last 11 years. This year, Brusly is trying to make it four straight at... (More)
Updated: 11:12 PM 2/19/2015BOYS BASKETBALL Baton Rouge Catholic 43, East Ascension 40 Bishop McManus Academy 70, First Baptist Academy 38 Brother Martin 79, Holy Cross 42 G.W. Carver 54, Sci Academy 53 Hamilton Christian Academy 82, Basile 30 Jesuit 68, Archbishop Shaw 40 Mandeville 86, Covington 64 New Iberia Catholic 62, Opelousas... (More)
Updated: 1:30 PM 2/13/2015INDIANAPOLIS - The National Federation of State High School Associations has changed a football rule involving unnecessary roughness to minimize the risk to players. The association said Friday that its board of directors has approved revising the rule to ban unnecessary roughness against defenseless players. The group also has revised... (More)
Updated: 5:32 AM 12/22/2014BATON ROUGE - Some of the top high school seniors gathered for the 2014 Red Stick Bowl, and the two teams put on a show Sunday afternoon, as the Rough Riders beat the Black Knights 35-23 in the annual high school all-star football game. The Rough Riders, led by... (More)
Updated: 6:52 AM 12/19/2014NEW ROADS, LA - Blaire Bass celebrated signing day like any other high school senior. A big celebration in the gym of her school, Catholic of Pointe Coupee, surrounded by family and friends congratulating her as she signed with Auburn. But the road leading east to Auburn, Alabama was... (More)
Updated: 11:29 PM 12/17/2014
BATON ROUGE - After two successful seasons at Woodlawn High, Brett Beard will take over Live Oak as the new head coach of the Eagles.
Beard guided the Panthers to back-to-back playoff appearances, and this past season led Woodlawn to a regular season win over Warren Easton, at the time the #1 team in the state in Class 4A.
Beard takes over an Eagles team that finished 4-6 in 2014.
Updated: 3:04 PM 12/13/2014NEW ORLEANS - A year after falling one win shy of a state championship, the Livonia Wildcats returned to the scene of the crime and won the Class 3A state title, defeating Amite 43-14 Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats (14-0) took a 7-0 lead on a 1-yard touchdown run by... (More)
Updated: 11:22 PM 12/5/2014NEW ORLEANS - Nick Brossette ran for a state title game record 272 yards, and University High got their long-awaited for state championship, winning the Division 2 title with a 46-32 win over Parkview Baptist. The Eagles reached the state title game for the 2nd time in 3 years,... (More)
Updated: 11:02 PM 12/5/2014LIVONIA - New coach, same result: the Livonia Wildcats are headed back to the state championship game, this time under the guidance of head coach Guy Mistretta, as the Wildcats outlasted West Feliciana 23-17 Friday night in the class 3A semifinal. The Wildcats made the state title game last... (More)
Updated: 3:12 PM 12/5/2014NEW LENOX, IL - The nation's first high school sports governing body to face a class-action concussions lawsuit is warning legal action could result in wealthier schools keeping their football programs and cash-strapped ones eliminating them. Illinois High School Association Director Marty Hickman said in a Friday news conference that... (More)