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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
September 12, 2014 11:07 PM
Watch the attached video for the complete Friday Night Blitz, Week 2 broadcast.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
April 25, 2014 3:50 PM
PITTSBURGH - Police say the Pennsylvania boy accused of stabbing 21 high school classmates wrote a note saying he couldn't wait to see the "helpless looks" on students' faces when they realize "their precious lives are going to be taken." Police say the note was found in Alex Hribal's locker.... more »
April 9, 2014 9:36 AM
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. - A doctor says some victims of a multiple stabbing at a high school near Pittsburgh have suffered injuries classified as life-threatening, though all are expected to survive. Dr. Chris Kaufman says two victims were in the operating room and one was awaiting surgery at Forbes Regional Medical... more »
February 26, 2014 2:02 PM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Coaches Clinic, which featured Jack Harbaugh at last year's event, announced it will host another all-star cast of guest speakers in 2014.
Former NFL great and two-time Super Bowl champion Ray Lewis, New Orleans defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, quarterback guru George Whitfield, and Oakland... more »
February 7, 2014 9:23 PM
Boys Basketball Atlanta 80, Jonesville Central 13 Ben Franklin 53, Easton 52, OT Bishop McManus Academy 34, Grand Isle 32 Bossier 64, Green Oaks 40 Centerville 61, Maurepas 41 Clark 91, Reed 55 Loyola College Prep 54, North DeSoto 35 Plainview 84, St. Joseph 49 Scotlandville 74, Walker 36 St.... more »
February 5, 2014 9:42 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU capped an impressive National Signing Day by finishing with the second-ranked recruiting class in the nation, including top prospects in several key positions.
Besides landing the top-ranked high school recruit in the nation, St. Augustine running back Leonard Fournette, the Tigers also scored an offensive... more »
February 1, 2014 6:15 PM
PHOENIX - Authorities say several gunshots were fired Friday night outside a Phoenix high school as a basketball game was going on inside, but no one was hit. Police spokesman Steve Martos confirmed that there were no injuries as a result of the gunfire, but he did not release other... more »
January 29, 2014 4:57 PM
BATON ROUGE - Weather-related road conditions have prompted the Louisiana High School Athletic Association to postpone its Louisiana High School Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1cuP9FS ) the event, originally scheduled for Wednesday, will now be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Crowne Plaza. Former... more »
January 27, 2014 1:29 PM
JACKSON, Ms. - Mississippi could enact a law requiring public and private schools to evaluate student athletes for concussion after they're shaken up during practice or competition. A player with a concussion would be banned from play until fully recovered. The House and Senate have passed House Bill 48 (http://bit.ly/1cWl94o... more »
January 17, 2014 11:00 PM
BATON ROUGE - In high school boys basketball, Dunham survived a close game at Episcopal and stayed undefeated in district 6-2A with a 75-70 win.
These two teams came in ranked in the top four of the LHSAA power rankings with the Tigers at #3 and the Knights ranked... more »
January 14, 2014 10:16 PM
ST. JAMES- Two people have been taken into custody after a shooting in the parking of a high school as a basketball game was in progress Tuesday night.
The shooting happened at St. James High as the school's team was playing Lutcher High.
One person was shot, and... more »
January 2, 2014 3:10 PM
ST. PETERSBURG - Leonard Fournette, the number one overall prospect in the nation for the high school class of 2014, has pledged to play college football for the LSU Tigers next season.
The running back from New Orleans picked the Tigers over Alabama, Auburn, Texas A&M, Florida, USC, Michigan,... more »
December 31, 2013 2:51 PM
COVINGTON, La. - Covington Police Chief Tim Lentz says a lieutenant who arrested two high-school football referees in October has been suspended without pay and demoted to sergeant. Lentz says Stephen Short must also pass an evaluation before he can return to work after the 10-day suspension, and cannot apply... more »
December 30, 2013 10:47 PM
ZACHARY - Sports 2 has learned that Zachary head coach Neil Weiner is going to be announced Wednesday as the next head coach at Dunham High School.
The move comes after Weiner led the Broncos to the furthest the school had ever been since moving from 4A to 5A.... more »
December 13, 2013 5:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - In the days leading up to their state title game in the Superdome, head coach David Brewerton has his team simulating dome conditions at the LSU Indoor Practice Facility.
"That dome turf is going to get warm," Brewerton told his team Wednesday in the huddle. "And... more »
December 10, 2013 7:15 PM
BATON ROUGE - We've seen the Fans Choice Award winners throughout the season put together some remarkable performances, but Tuesday it was their turn to sit back, relax, and enjoy their accomplishments at the WBRZ Studios.
From Ascension Catholic High School to Central High, the winners showed up to... more »
December 6, 2013 10:23 PM
Class 5A Semifinal Acadiana 35, Destrehan 7 Parkway 28, Covington 27 Class 4A Semifinal East Jefferson 18, Neville 15 Karr 29, Landry/Walker 0 Class 3A Semifinal Livonia 25, Jennings 20 Union Parish 40, Amite 0 Class 2A Semifinal Kinder 28, Winnfield 21 Many 27, Loreauville 26 Class... more »
December 5, 2013 8:49 PM
Brusly Tournament Dutchtown 55, Madison Prep 51 White Castle 71, East Iberville 29 Cedar Creek Tournament Choudrant 42, West Ouachita 26 Elton Tournament St. Edmund Catholic 75, Kinder 53 Glenmora Tournament Rapides 75, Hicks 43 Haughton Tournament Minden 68, Lakeside 53 Holy Cross Tournment St. Augustine 65,... more »
December 2, 2013 8:55 AM
GREENSBURG- St. Helena Parish is aiming to convert its elementary and high schools into academies that would refocus the curricula at both schools. Superintendent Kelli Joseph said St. Helena Central Elementary School and St. Helena Central High School use traditional curricula, which means they teach core classes and electives. At... more »
November 29, 2013 10:03 PM
Class 5A - Quarterfinal Acadiana 27, Barbe 17 Covington 20, Central 14 Destrehan 23, Dutchtown 7 Parkway 49, Zachary 34 Class 4A - Quarterfinal East Jefferson 35, Easton 26 Karr 26, Franklinton 0 Landry/Walker 20, Plaquemine 7 Neville 41, DeRidder 0 Class 3A - Quarterfinal Amite 28,... more »
November 22, 2013 11:09 PM
NEW IBERIA - The Broncos senior class finally shook the second-round bugaboo that's haunted the Zachary football team since they came to high school, with a 34-30 win over New Iberia Friday night.
Bryson Dunn got into the end zone twice for the Broncos in the first half to... more »
November 22, 2013 10:59 PM
WEST MONROE - The Denham Springs Yellowjackets almost pulled the upset last week in West Monroe, this week another Baton Rouge-area team finished off the Rebels.
Central, even though their high-powered offense only scored two touchdowns, downed West Monroe by a final score of 14-0 on the Rebels' home... more »
November 22, 2013 10:38 PM
Class 5A Regionals Acadiana 49, Ponchatoula 7 Barbe 42, Hahnville 14 Central 14, West Monroe 0 Covington 27, East Ascension 21 Destrehan 34, Ruston 7 Dutchtown 24, John Ehret 13 Parkway 52, East St. John 25 Zachary 34, New Iberia 30
Class 4A Regionals DeRidder 24,... more »
November 15, 2013 11:43 PM
GEISMAR - The Dutchtown Griffins eliminated the Woodlawn Panthers with a 41-20 final score.
The Griffins took advantage of four Woodlawn interceptions, and strung together some explosive plays on offense to advance to the second round.
Dutchtown will play John Ehret in the next round of the LHSAA... more »