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)
Updated: 1:09 PM 12/5/2014NEW ORLEANS - Southern Lab fell hard to Ouachita Christian in the Division IV state championships Friday, losing 52-6 at the Superdome. The Kittens' only touchdown came on a carry from RB Darbbeon Profit with just under four minutes left in the first quarter. Profit was also named Southern... (More)
Updated: 7:11 AM 12/5/2014We know the Baton Rouge area will bring home at least one state title after Friday. Now, we just have to figure who it will be. In Division II, it's an all-BR final, as No. 1 University Lab faces off against No. 7 Parkview Baptist. Kickoff is set for... (More)
Updated: 11:46 PM 11/28/2014Louisiana High School Football PREP FOOTBALL Class 5A Quarterfinal Acadiana 28, Mandeville 14 Destrehan 24, Hahnville 12 West Monroe 19, C.E. Byrd 7 Class 4A Quarterfinal Easton 55, Benton 7 Plaquemine 33, South Terrebonne 22 Class 3A Quarterfinal Amite 31, Jennings 7 North Webster 51, Patterson 47 West Feliciana... (More)
Updated: 8:20 AM 11/27/2014RB Nick Brossette and QB Manny Miles have made more than a few teams lose their appetite when preparing to face U-High. Opposing defenses have had trouble all season, trying to stop them. This year, Brossette has close to 1,300 yards rushing and Miles has passed for nearly 1,600... (More)