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  • West Monroe High bans Confederate flag

    August 29, 2015 5:14 PM

    WEST MONROE, La. - A high school in Louisiana is restricting Confederate battle flags that have been displayed for decades at athletic events. West Monroe High School, where teams are called the rebels, has banned students from flying the flag from their vehicles on campus. Principal Shelby Ainsworth says clothing... more »
  • Police investigate three mojo overdoses at high school

    August 20, 2015 4:35 PM

    COVINGTON – Covington Police said they are investigating possible drug overdoses by three students at Covington High School Thursday afternoon. According to WWL's Ashley Rodrigue the Covington Fire Department was called to Covington High School after lunch over a report of an unresponsive student. When firefighters arrived on... more »
  • McKinley student accused of carrying gun in backpack

    August 18, 2015 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A McKinley High School junior accused of bringing a gun to school was arrested Tuesday after a gun was found in a backpack. Members of the School Drug Task Force booked Owen Salgado Galo, 17, into the Parish Prison for illegal carrying of a weapon on... more »
  • Combined college and high school program continues to grow

    July 20, 2015 7:40 AM

    GONZALES- A River Parishes Community College program that lets students simultaneously earn a high school diploma and an associate's degree will have its largest freshman class yet when school begins Aug. 10. More than 100 ninth-graders have enrolled in what's called the Early College Option program, a partnership of the... more »
  • Officials say school will keep 'Midget' name, mascot

    July 17, 2015 11:18 AM

    FREEBURG - Athletes at a southern Illinois high school will keep the nickname Freeburg Midgets, despite the objections of a group representing people with dwarfism who find the name offensive. About 500 people gathered at the Freeburg Community High School late Thursday to urge the school board not to dump... more »
  • Referees, schools announce four-year deal

    July 16, 2015 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The state High School Athletic Association and High School Officials Association announced that they've reached an agreement which will keep high school sporting events going without any delays. The four-year agreement includes putting into place raises requested by referees for seven sports: baseball, basketball, football, soccer,... more »
  • LHSAA reaches deal with high school referees

    July 13, 2015 9:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The high school football season will go on in Louisiana without replacement referees. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association agreed to tentative terms with the referees to keep them on the field this season. The exact terms of the deal haven't been released, but a source tells... more »
  • ACT Prep Academy check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 13, 2015 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge and the LSU Office of Strategic Initiatives are teaming up to offer an ACT preparation academy and college readiness information session for high school students in the area. The ACT Preparation Academy will have representatives from colleges and universities who... more »
  • LHSAA agrees to terms with referees

    July 12, 2015 8:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The LHSOA and LHSAA have agreed to a tentative deal that will keep the refs on the field this high school football season. The terms of the agreement were not released. A member of the LHSOA tells WBRZ that more details might be released over the... more »
  • BR football coaches waiting out referee pay debate check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 10, 2015 6:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the upcoming high school football season in limbo, head coaches around the Baton Rouge region are watching closely. Many referees say they won't work without a contract and pay raises. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association said schools can't agree to contracts with the Louisiana... more »
  • La. high school football season in jeopardy check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 7, 2015 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The upcoming high school football season in Louisiana could be in jeopardy if referees and the Louisiana High School Athletic Association do not come to terms on a contract agreement. Right now all referees, except in Lake Charles, plan to skip the season if their demands... more »
  • Redemptorist High School send-off

    June 29, 2015 8:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Today, alumni and former faculty will say their final goodbyes to Redemptorist High School. After 68 years the school is closing due to money issues and dwindling enrollment. The school was founded in 1949 and enrolled about 1,100 students in 1980. However, in 2015 Redemptorist was... more »
  • Talks break down over high school referee fees check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 23, 2015 4:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana High School Athletics Association said Tuesday talks abruptly broke down Tuesday with the state's sports officials' group over how high school referees were to be paid. LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine said they'd been in discussion with the Louisiana High School Officials Association for... more »
  • Mississippi superintendent won't say if he'll drop cheering charges

    June 6, 2015 12:14 PM

    JACKSON, Miss. - The Mississippi school superintendent who pressed charges against people for cheering at a high school graduation says he plans to make a statement in court Tuesday, but won't say if he'll drop the charges. Senatobia school Superintendent Jay Foster reiterated in a telephone interview Friday that he's... more »
  • Astronaut brings space exploration to Scotlandville High check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 14, 2015 7:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An astronaut who spent several months in space brought his experience down to earth for high school student in Louisiana this week. Richard Mastracchio spoke with about 200 students at Scotlandville Magnet High school Thursday about the time he spent in space and his life as... more »
  • New Louisiana public school student ID system developed

    May 5, 2015 5:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Public school students will soon be assigned new student identification numbers. The state education department says the Louisiana Secure Student ID system required under state law has been developed. Agency spokesman Barry Landry says the department is working with school districts to test the new system and regional... more »
  • Cool Schools: Walker High Robotics Team check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 28, 2015 10:43 AM

    WALKER- It's taken two semesters and hours of work, but the Underwater Robotics Team from Walker High School has finally competed in their first competition. Members of the team say this was a "learning year," but the six students who showed off their talents are proud of a job... more »
  • Redemptorist alums speak out against school auction Play Video

    April 24, 2015 7:52 PM

    CENTRAL - The Diocese of Baton Rouge has a plan to raise money as Redemptorist junior and senior year high schools prepare to close their doors, but some alumni are not buying into the plan. Students will walk the halls of Redemptorist for the last time in about a... more »
  • Stage collapses at Indiana high school

    April 24, 2015 9:37 AM

    WESTFIELD, Ind.- Authorities in central Indiana say more than a dozen people have been injured after a stage filled with students collapsed during a theater performance at a public high school. Capt. Charles Hollowell of the Westfield Police Department said Thursday night that authorities don't have an exact number of... more »
  • Livonia High to offer EMT course check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 16, 2015 5:23 PM

    POINTE COUPEE - Acadian Ambulance is partnering with Livonia High School to offer EMT classes to students in the fall. Acadian says they hope the learning opportunity will encourage more students to go into the field of emergency services and paramedics. "(We're) trying to look at other resources... more »
  • Illinois group says concussions lawsuit 'threatens' football

    April 13, 2015 11:00 AM

    CHICAGO - The nation's first prep sports governing body to face a class-action concussions lawsuit wants an Illinois judge to dismiss the suit, saying it could kill football programs statewide. The Illinois High School Association says in a filing with Cook County Circuit Court that it's already doing what it... more »
  • Cool Schools: West Feliciana High School Senior Spotlight check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 7, 2015 7:57 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE- The Duke Blue Devils are national champions, and soon one senior at West Feliciana High School will call the school "home". Ngozi Nwabueze moved to West Feliciana when she was two years old. Her father is from Nigeria and her mom's from Trinidad. Nwabueze was named... more »
  • Redemptorist swan song involves buying or leasing campus

    February 12, 2015 11:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thursday night, a group gathered to discuss what they see as the only viable option left to keep parts of the Redemptorist school open. The Diocese of Baton Rouge will close the junior and senior level schools at the campus at the end of the current... more »
  • Redemptorist alumni, parents keep faith to save school

    January 26, 2015 7:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Parents and alumni of Redemptorist High School and Junior High say they're not giving up when it comes to saving their beloved alma mater. It comes after the diocese of Baton Rouge reaffirmed their decision to close down the school in a letter this weekend. For... more »
  • Group ready to buy Redemptorist from Diocese of Baton Rouge check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 25, 2015 8:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Save Redemptorist Group says it has a plan in hopes of keeping the school open. They are willing to purchase the property outright. The group told News Two's Jessica LeBlanc they are planning to ask the Diocese of Baton Rouge to name their price for... more »
  • Redemptorist High, Jr. High decision not overturned

    January 24, 2015 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The decision to close Redemptorist High School and Junior High will not be overturned. After multiple meetings scheduled by the Diocese of Baton Rouge school board to review the final plan, Bishop Robert Muench says the efforts are appreciated but the plan did not assure them... more »
  • Feds warn La law might set HS grad bar too low for disabled

    January 19, 2015 6:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Federal officials have renewed warnings that a state law to help special education students may violate federal laws. A letter sent last week says authorities are worried the law will illegally set standards too low for disabled students. The law lets teachers and parents put together alternative... more »
  • Tight-lipped Redemptorist supporters promise they can save school

    January 16, 2015 6:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People who are vowing to save Redemptorist Junior and High School discussed a proposal with the Diocese of Baton Rouge Friday that would put them in control of operations. Supporters of Redemptorist, made up of alumni and parents of current students and others, met with the... more »
  • St. Helena Parish opens doors to new high school check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 9, 2015 5:35 PM

    ST. HELENA - St. Helena College and Career Academy opened its doors for the first time Wednesday morning with hopes that the new facility can give young minds in the parish a place to thrive. After students were temporarily made to carry out their learning in temporary trailers and... more »
  • Redemptorist High, Jr. High to close in 2015 check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 19, 2014 11:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Diocese of Baton Rouge announced Friday they would be shutting down Redemptorist High School and Junior High. The announcement was made by Bishop Robert Muench at a press conference called Friday morning. He cited plummeting enrollment as the primary reason for the decision, and said... more »
  • Police: 3 conscious after shooting outside school

    December 12, 2014 2:58 PM

    PORTLAND, OR - Police say a shooter wounded two boys and one girl outside an alternative high school in what may be a gang-related attack in Portland, Oregon. Sgt. Pete Simpson said Friday that the victims are believed to be students at Rosemary Anderson High School, which serves about 190... more »
  • Some area teams leave Mercedes Benz Superdome without the bling

    December 5, 2014 10:07 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- The Superdome provided mixed news for football fans of the two lab schools associated with LSU and Southern Friday night. University High was declared the state champions in Division 2 by outplaying Parkview Baptist, also of Baton Rouge in a 46 to 32 final. Kick off was... more »
  • Police: Student led high school prostitution ring

    November 25, 2014 5:57 AM

    VENICE, FL - Authorities in Florida say a 17-year-old Sarasota High School student organized a prostitution ring of students from nearby high schools. The teen was arrested Friday on felony charges of human trafficking of a person under 18. Venice police say at least one act of prostitution took place,... more »
  • High School Football Playoffs: Round 2 check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 21, 2014 11:08 PM

    Louisiana High School Football Class 5A Second Round Acadiana 38, Ponchatoula 28 C.E. Byrd 37, East Ascension 20 Destrehan 68, East St. John 14 Hahnville 28, Haughton 14 Mandeville 24, Barbe 21 Scotlandville 27, Thibodaux 15 West Monroe 24, Covington 7 Zachary 35, Denham Springs 10 Class 4A Second... more »
  • McKinley High alumni gather for awards banquet check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 11, 2014 7:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Nearly 100 years since the first graduating class, McKinley High School in Baton Rouge is proud of their history. They're looking forward to the future next week and inviting the public to join them at their annual fundraising event. Rev. Dale Flowers joined News Two's Kylie... more »
  • Washington high school reopens after shooting

    November 3, 2014 1:16 PM

    MARYSVILLE, WA - Hundreds of people lined the streets leading to a Washington state high school as it reopened more than a week after a student fatally shot three of his classmates, wounded two others and then killed himself. Waving well-wishers, many holding candles, greeted students returning Monday to Marysville-Pilchuck... more »
  • High school marching bands to compete at Dutchtown Play Video

    October 23, 2014 8:15 AM

    GEISMAR - Dutchtown High School is getting ready for its 10th annual High School Marching Contest. The "Dutchtown Sound" won't compete since they're hosting the competition, but 16 other Louisiana high schools and 2,000 students will march to the beat this weekend: Plaquemines Lutcher Central C.E. Byrd St.... more »
  • 7 charged in high school football hazing case

    October 11, 2014 1:29 PM

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Prosecutors say seven students have been charged as part of an investigation into hazing on a New Jersey high school football team. Middlesex County prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said Friday night three of the students are charged with aggravated sexual assault, criminal restraint and other crimes.... more »
  • Fans' Choice Award Winner Week 4: RB Tyre Goldmond check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 1, 2014 10:14 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - When you score 64 points in a game, a lot of things are going your way that night. For Denham Springs, one of those right things was running back Tyre Goldman. He finished with 185 yards on the ground and three touchdowns in a 64-20 rout... more »
  • Future of Pointe Coupee Central High still unclear

    September 26, 2014 6:20 AM

    NEW ROADS - The future of Pointe Coupee Central High School remains uncertain after the parish school board again delayed making a decision, opting instead to set another special meeting to determine a new course for the now-vacant school. Much of the discussion surrounding what to do with the campus,... more »
  • Catholic rides Guice to 3-0 record with win over Denham Springs Play Video

    September 20, 2014 12:00 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Catholic High once again used its star running back to overpower an opponent, as Derrius Guice led the way to a Bears 35-13 victory over Denham Springs Friday night. Guice kicked off the scoring with a touchdown catch from Ian Briam to make the score 7-0... more »
  • Plaquemine scores 29 unanswered to defeat Woodlawn 35-21 Play Video

    September 19, 2014 11:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Plaquemine trailed Woodlawn 21-6 in the 1st quarter. They didn't allow another point for the rest of the game. The Devils pulling off the comeback victory, 35-21 over the Panthers, scoring 29 unanswered points. Plaquemine running back Austin Mitchell scoring three touchdowns on the night,... more »
  • Woodlawn victorious over Madison Prep 35-16 check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 12, 2014 11:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Woodlawn picking up a comfortable win over Madison Prep 35-16. The Panthers picking up touchdowns on the ground and in the air from quarterback Charles Brooks. Woodlawn moves to 2-0 on the year while Madison Prep drops to 1-1. more »
  • Springfield pulls out Double OT thriller over Walker check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 12, 2014 11:31 PM

    WALKER - Springfield pulling out a thriller in double overtime over Walker 43-42. After the Wildcats pulled ahead 42-35, the Bulldogs scoring and deciding to go for two to end the game. Walker led 27-0 in the 2nd quarter, but after a weather delay, Springfield stormed back by... more »
  • Friday Night Blitz: Week 2 Scores Play Video

    September 12, 2014 11:07 PM

    Watch the attached video for the complete Friday Night Blitz, Week 2 broadcast. STATE SCORES: Archbishop Rummel 37, Hahnville 31, OT Archbishop Shaw 60, Fisher 6 Ascension Catholic 24, Dunham 23 Ascension Christian School 12, Crescent City Christian 8 Ascension Episcopal 35, False River Academy 6 Barbe 34,... more »
  • Woodlawn defeats Denham Springs 28-0 check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 5, 2014 11:48 PM

    Woodlawn defeats Denham Springs 28-0 to open the 2014 season. The Panthers led by quarterback Charles Brooks, who scored two touchdowns in the game. Woodlawn will play it's home opener next week against Madison Prep while Denham Springs will travel to Salmen more »
  • Friday Night Blitz: Week 1 check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 5, 2014 11:19 PM

    Friday Night Blitz Week 1: Acadiana 55, Northside 6 Airline 57, Bossier 0 Amite School, Miss. 27, Baton Rouge CHEF 14 Archbishop Rummel 39, East St. John 0 Archbishop Rummel 39, East St. John 0 Ascension Catholic 28, Grand Lake 0 Barbe 29, Washington-Marion 0 Bastrop 56, Huntington 7 Baton... more »
  • Watch the BLITZ & nominate Fans' Choice

    September 5, 2014 10:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE- High school football has returned and that means the Sports 2 team is covering all the action. But, they need your help to find the most outstanding kids of the week. Nominate your favorite player each Friday in the Fans Choice contest. Click HERE to get... more »
  • Arbitrator rules refugee child ineligible for football season

    September 5, 2014 3:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A child refugee and high school senior won't get to step onto the gridiron this year, according to the child's host mom. Clement Mubungirwa, 19, is a refugee from Congo and a member of Episcopal High School's football team. Jeanne James, Mubungirwa's host mom, says he... more »
  • U-High and Central win jamboree games check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 29, 2014 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - High school jamborees continuing on Friday in the Baton Rouge Area. At Olympia Park, U-High defeating McKinley 21-7 thanks to Nic Brossette, who scored a touchdown in the game. Also at Olympia, Northeast defeating Tara 8-6. In Zachary, Central getting the win over Baker 21-0, as James... more »
  • High school football jamborees kick off in Baton Rouge area

    August 28, 2014 11:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - High School football began tonight in the Baton Rouge area as Dutchtown and Port Allen both hosted jamborees. The Griffins played host to the Walker Wildcats, where Kajuan Coleman and Averee York both scored touchdowns to lead Dutchtown to a 33-0 victory. In Port Allen,... more »
  • High school student dies after attack at school check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 27, 2014 8:40 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - A student at Natchitoches Central High School has died after he was beaten during a fight. The victim was identified as 18-year-old Johnquaries Smith. Smith was attacked in what police are calling a random act of violence. He was air lifted to the hospital following the... more »
  • Lance Abshire racing to the top check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 23, 2014 1:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - At 14 years old, Lance Abshire has established himself as one of the best young cyclists in the state...and the country. At the National Championships in Wisconsin this summer, Lance finished second in both the time trials and the road race. Both he and his... more »
  • The Future: Central's Dynamic Duo check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 21, 2014 7:05 PM

    CENTRAL - The Central Wildcats have plenty of talent on their 2014 team - indicated by two of their standouts who have their eyes on college football next year. Terrell Chatman, committed to the University of Miami, and Kevin Henry, committed to LSU, are not only competitors pushing each... more »
  • Legends of Motown come to Baton Rouge Saturday check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 15, 2014 8:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Legends of Motown are coming to Baton Rouge for a special concert on Saturday. It's all to benefit the unique and legendary radio programs at Baton Rouge Magnet High School. 2une In's #1 Motown fan, John Pastorek, previewed the concert this morning. Check out... more »
  • The Future: Donald Freeman check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 14, 2014 7:01 PM

    SCOTLANDVILLE - The Hornets have plenty of help this season, with senior outside linebacker Donald Freeman. The Scotlandville defender is gaining interest from Division 1, and even some SEC, schools as he decides where he'll spend his collegiate career. Sports 2's Brian Holland takes a look at one... more »
  • BREC to host Coaches Challenge Field Day Event

    August 11, 2014 10:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - High school athletes from East Baton Rouge Parish will have a chance to win prize money for their school as they compete in BREC's Coaches Challenge Field Day Event next Saturday. The event was created by BREC to provide school sports teams with an opportunity to... more »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: Central Wildcats check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 10, 2014 9:26 PM

    CENTRAL - The Wildcats hope to live up to their program tradition and last year's record(11-2) in 2014. Central has won at least a share of their district crown in each of the past six years, but head coach Sid Edwards warns they only won it last year by... more »
  • Sports 2-A-Days: East Feliciana Tigers check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 9, 2014 10:56 PM

    CLINTON, La. - The East Feliciana Tigers look to take a deeper run, after being ousted from the playoffs in the first round last year. The Tigers will rely heavily upon their size on the defensive line, but head coach Cedric Anderson says they'll have to find key starters... more »
  • High school robotics team returns from international competition check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 7, 2014 8:23 AM

    NEW ROADS - The robotics team from Catholic High School of Pointe Coupee just returned from an international competition in Hawaii. Despite all of their success, the team is already looking forward to next year. CHSPC students Ian Landry and Cade Forbes stopped by 2une In this morning to talk... more »
  • Sports2-a-Days Preview: Southern Lab Kittens check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 1, 2014 7:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Lab Kittens hope to make another deep run in the 1A playoffs, after getting to the semifinal round in 2013. Kitten QB Bladerick Veal can throw it or run it, making him a dangerous threat to opposing defenses. What else can we expect... more »
  • Sports2-a-Days Preview: CHEF Patriots check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 31, 2014 7:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The CHEF Patriots are gearing up for another successful season under head coach Jim Moslander. The team brings back 15 starters from last year's team that won their league championship, and their goals are just as high for 2014. For more on the Pats, click... more »
  • More high school students earning college credit

    July 31, 2014 3:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's high school seniors are making increased strides on Advanced Placement exams that are used to earn college credit. The Department of Education said Thursday that more than 4,500 public high school students who took an AP test in 2014 scored 3 or higher. That's the grade... more »
  • Talent showing up at LSU football camps check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 25, 2014 7:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The importance on camps in other sports isn't as intense as it is in football. LSU, like other universities around the country, use their summer high school camps to identify talent. This year, plenty of local high school football players took to the field on... more »
  • Suspected thieves on camera looting Istrouma check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 23, 2014 5:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Istrouma High School has a long and storied history in Baton Rouge, but now thieves are suspected to be taking it apart piece by piece. The state's Recovery School District decided to close the high school at the end of last year, and vandals have started... more »
  • Denham Springs school getting upgrades check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 23, 2014 4:55 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Denham Springs Freshman High School students will notice a new look for their school when they head back to class in August. The school is undergoing a $1.2 million renovation that includes new windows, air conditioning and heating along with big plans for the gymnasium. DSFH... more »
  • Central WR gives verbal commitment to Miami

    July 5, 2014 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Central High School wideout Terell Chatman pledged his verbal commitment to the University of Miami this weekend. The six-foot-four prospect told WBRZ Sports 2 he is being recruited by offensive coordinator James Coley and wide receivers coach Brennan Carroll as an "outside receiver" for the Hurricanes.... more »
  • Louisiana among states encouraging bilingualism with diploma seals

    June 28, 2014 10:37 AM

    PORTLAND - Several states are starting to recognize and reward high school graduates who are bilingual. California, New Mexico, Washington, Illinois and Louisiana recently moved to add special bilingual seals to the diplomas of students who are proficient in two languages. Other states are working on rules to begin using... more »
  • Police: Gunman kills student in school shooting

    June 10, 2014 12:15 PM

    TROUTDALE, Ore. - Police in Oregon say a gunman fatally shot a student at a high school near Portland. Authorities said Tuesday the suspect also was dead and the situation is stabilized. The Multnomah County sheriff's office said there were reports of shots fired about 8 a.m. at Reynolds High... more »
  • Groundbreaking scheduled for new Lee High School

    June 4, 2014 10:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - EBR School System officials said groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Robert E. Lee High School will occur on Thursday morning. Officials said the ceremonies mark the beginning of construction of a $54.4 million campus which will initially include three academy buildings and a 60,000 square foot... more »
  • Teacher accused of intentional exposure to AIDS

    May 29, 2014 11:38 AM

    GRAY - Sheriff's deputies upgraded charges against a Terrebonne Parish teacher Thursday to include intentional exposure to AIDS. Deputies arrested Derrick Nesby, 37, of New Orleans Wednesday evening on suspicion of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile. On Thursday, detectives upgraded his charges to include intentional exposure to AIDS.... more »
  • Lawmakers pass bill inspired by refugee student

    May 22, 2014 2:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A measure that would allow students who are ruled ineligible to play high school sports to appeal the decision with a third-party arbitrator will go to Gov. Bobby Jindal for final consideration. The House voted 54-38 Thursday for Baton Rouge Sen. Dan Claitor's measure, which would require... more »
  • Central Freshman Academy construction to begin soon check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 20, 2014 5:46 PM

    CENTRAL- A battle between two contractors to build the Central Freshman Academy will end quietly this week as the two companies agreed to binding arbitration. Buquet & Leblanc won the initial low bid for the estimated $5.2 million dollar construction, but Cangelosi Ward argued their slightly higher bid should... more »
  • LSU of Alexandria offers summer academy for high school students check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 15, 2014 6:37 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - High school juniors and seniors have a chance to earn some college credit before then even graduate high school. LSU of Alexandria's Assistant Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Heather Poole visited 2une in Thursday morning to talk about the program. The program will give students the full college... more »
  • Livonia baseball playoff run awaits court ruling check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 29, 2014 9:38 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The Livonia baseball program awaits a ruling by an East Baton Rouge judge on whether or not the Wildcats will make the playoff bracket. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association ruled one of Livonia's freshman baseball players ineligible last Thursday, retroactively taking away the football team's deepest... more »
  • Spring Fling Festival this weekend at French Settlement High School check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 29, 2014 8:19 AM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT - The Spring Fling Festival and Craft show is this Saturday at French Settlement High School. All proceeds will benefit the high school's technology fund. Both students and administrators agree that this event is important for the school. "We want to expand our technology," said Lauren... more »
  • Baton Rouge schools advance to Fastpitch 56

    April 25, 2014 9:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Local softball teams had their seasons on the line Friday night, with a shot at advancing to the state quarterfinals and Fastpitch 56 in Sulphur next weekend. 5A teams did the best, with four area teams advancing on to keep their seasons alive: St. Amant, East... more »

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