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 »
November 15, 2013 11:17 PM
PLAQUEMINE - The Green Devils are known as a second half team, and they needed some magic after halftime again, eventually pulling away from Washington-Marion 28-12.
The Devils fell behind 12-7 at the half, but the Plaquemine defense stood tall in the final frames.
Plaquemine would score a... more »
November 15, 2013 11:13 PM
Class 5A Bi-District
Acadiana 35, Slidell 7
Barbe 42, South Lafourche 16 Central 34, Comeaux 13 Covington 48, Airline 14 Destrehan 44, Terrebonne 0 Dutchtown 41, Woodlawn (BR) 20 East Ascension 42, McKinley 21 East St. John 19, St. Amant 7 Hahnville 42, Ouachita... more »
November 15, 2013 9:47 PM
BATON ROUGE - High school football teams took to the field Friday night after months of controversy over the new LHSAA football playoff brackets.
Some football teams were dropped from their playoff brackets and moved to new ones this post-season.
Private schools will play private schools and public... more »
November 13, 2013 10:07 PM
ZACHARY - Forrest can run.
In fact, this week's Fans Choice Award winner, Forrest Town ran for 140 yards and accounted for 175 all-purpose yards for the Zachary Broncos in a 32-20 win over Broadmoor.
Town sparked the Broncos offense with a 36-yard touchdown reception ,after Zachary fell... more »
November 13, 2013 12:22 PM
FRANKLIN, La. - Two West Mary High School football players were arrested after an investigation into an alleged physical altercation with a referee during a Nov. 1 game. St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Traci Landry tells The Advertiser (http://bit.ly/19jVCgw ) the teens, ages 15 and 16, were arrested Friday... more »
November 12, 2013 8:55 AM
PHOENIX- A Hopi High School football player has died from a head injury sustained in a playoff game over the weekend. The Arizona Interscholastic Association said Monday night that Charles Youvella died at a hospital of a traumatic brain injury. Youvella, a senior, was injured in Hopi's 60-6 loss to... more »
November 6, 2013 11:10 PM
BATON ROUGE - This week's Fans Choice Award winner makes the most with what he's given; even though Connor Whalen was only thrown to three times against Woodlawn last week, he helped his Catholic High Bears to a 62 points with his two touchdown receptions.
The good news about... more »
October 30, 2013 10:32 PM
ASCENSION - For the 16th year, high school rivals shouted and cheered for their school to win top honors and bragging rights for a year.
The East Ascension Spartans and the St. Amant Gators went head-to-head at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center. The Shout Out is a week-long show... more »
October 30, 2013 10:07 PM
BATON ROUGE - KJ Robinson joins an elite fraternity of defensive players to be voted Fans Choice award winners, after his two-touchdown performance Friday night.
What's amazing, is Robinson scored one touchdown on defense and another on offense.
His one-yard TD run paled in comparison to his 42-yard... more »
October 25, 2013 11:23 PM
WALKER - Both teams came into the game coming off district losses, but Zachary came out on the winning side Friday night with a 28-9 win at Walker.
Zachary would lead 21-0 at the half, and Keon Brown would add a second-half TD to put the Broncos up 28-3.... more »
October 25, 2013 11:14 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - Don't tell a lower classification team they can't compete with the big boys - #1 U-High(3A) was all over their 5A opponent Denham Springs Friday night.
Nick Brossette scored three touchdowns in the Cubs' 45-13 win at the Hornets Nest.
Freshman runninng back Dylan Moses... more »
October 25, 2013 11:04 PM
Airline 24, Southwood 0 Arcadia 33, Grambling 32 Avoyelles 38, Vidalia 24 Barbe 42, Comeaux 14 Basile 34, East Beauregard 0 Baton Rouge Catholic 42, McKinley 15 Ben Franklin 35, Crescent City Christian 7 Benton 28, Minden 15 Block 40, Lena Northwood 0 Bolton 21, Peabody 12... more »
October 23, 2013 6:44 PM
BATON ROUGE - The East Ascension Spartans were counted out after losing their star running back, and LSU commit Sione Palelei, to a season-ending knee injury; EA didn't notice, going 7-0 this year to start the season.
Stepping up in Palelei's absence, Layne Trahan threw three touchdowns to help... more »
October 17, 2013 10:41 PM
Capitol 36, Northeast 6 Christian Life Academy 27, Varnado 0 East Beauregard 26, South Cameron 0 Eunice 23, Rayne 11 LaGrange 52, Crowley 27 Loreauville 42, Delcambre 3 Montgomery 38, St. Mary 35 Notre Dame 42, Erath 7 more »
October 16, 2013 6:50 PM
CENTRAL - Jarrad Hayes is filling the big shoes Brett Courville left for the next Central quarterback.
This past Friday night vs Denham Springs, the senior quarterback completed 12-of-17 passes for 196 yards and five touchdowns.
However, it didn't come easy this season for Hayes, who had to... more »
October 16, 2013 8:50 AM
SUNSET- The newly formed Louisiana High School Boxing Association is getting ready for its inaugural Hall of Fame Induction and Reunion. The event is set for Sunday afternoon in the city of Sunset at the Sunset Events Center. In a news release, the group says 33 former prep boxers and... more »
October 10, 2013 10:25 PM
Thursday Night Scores:
Archbishop Rummel 38, Archbishop Shaw 0 Assumption 46, Ellender 16 Broadmoor 30, Live Oak 22 C.E. Byrd 28, Airline 3 Easton 52, Belle Chasse 24 Franklin 50, Berwick 0 Haughton 35, Southwood 14 New Iberia Catholic 72, Jeanerette 6 North Vermilion 29, Kaplan 28 North Webster... more »
October 9, 2013 7:57 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Episcopal Knights are off to a 5-0 start(five game win streak) due to their strong play in the backfield - and specifically, their junior tailback Clement Mubungirwa.
The Congo native had to move around Uganda with his family for years throughout his childhood due to... more »
October 9, 2013 11:33 AM
MANDEVILLE - Two students were arrested after a loaded handgun was found in a boy's restroom at Mandeville Junior High School.
The school was placed on lockdown and parents were informed with a "robo call".
Police say students alerted school officials about rumors that a student had a... more »
October 4, 2013 11:46 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Catholic High Bears aren't used to coming off a loss, but that's what they had to do Friday night after losing last weekend to Rummel in Metairie.
Clyde Edwards-Helaire had another big game for the Bears' ground attack, but was hobbled midway through the game... more »
September 27, 2013 11:48 PM
BATON ROUGE - The U High Cubs made easy work of the Brusly Panthers Friday night with a 46-14 win.
Nick Brosette did most of the work on the ground early, Manny Miles only played one series in the second half, and the Cubs dominated Brusly from start to... more »
September 27, 2013 11:40 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - The Yellowjackets had the ground game hitting on all cylinders versus Live Oak Friday night.
Denham Springs gave the ball to strong rushers like BJ Armstrong and Kyandre Brooks to get in the end zone in the first half.
After holding a 26-15 advantage after... more »
September 27, 2013 11:33 PM
ST AMANT - The Gators took a big chomp out of Lutcher's bid for their first win of the year.
St Amant scored early and often against Lutcher, who also had some special teams problems on the night.
The Bulldogs fall big to St Amant, 44-12.
For... more »
September 27, 2013 11:26 PM
BATON ROUGE - The McKinley Panthers circled this game on their calendar this summer after several of their players, including their quarterback, transferred to Central High.
The Panthers stayed in the game for most of the first half, but couldn't make a comeback after their quarterback got knocked out... more »
September 27, 2013 11:14 PM
Acadiana 27, Lafayette 10 Albany 26, Varnado 6 Amite 42, Belaire 6 Archbishop Hannan 49, Pine 26 Ascension Catholic 55, False River Academy 7 Assumption 34, Covenant Christian Academy 11 Avoyelles 48, Bunkie 42 Barbe 47, Carencro 23 Basile 42, Merryville 6 Baton Rouge Episcopal 56, Istrouma... more »
September 25, 2013 8:36 PM
DONALDSONVILLE - James Martin isn't your typical fullback. Ascension Catholic's triple option isn't your typical offense.
For this week's Fans Choice Award winner, the fullback position in the Bulldog's offense has propelled him to a breakout week.
Martin ran 13 times for 195 yards and four touchdowns -... more »
September 20, 2013 11:38 PM
ZACHARY - The Zachary Broncos pitched their first shutout of the season with a 45-0 blanking of East Feliciana Friday night.
Philip Brooks helped the Broncos' cause with a pick-6 in the second quarter that helped the defensive effort.
This year's game against the Tigers certainly was much... more »
September 20, 2013 11:29 PM
GONZALES - The East Ascension Spartans got their offense rolling in a hurry against the St Charles Comets Friday night.
EA jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead in the first half, as the Spartans would finish off the Comets with a 42-19 thumping.
Running back, and LSU... more »
September 20, 2013 11:22 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Parkview Baptist Eagles got out to a quick lead in the first quarter against Kipp and didn't look back.
Even the defense was working for Kenny Guillot's bunch, sacking Kipp's QB three times in the first quarter.
In the end, the Eagles blew out... more »
September 13, 2013 11:44 PM
ZACHARY - The Zachary Broncos got their ground game going and their defense finally showed up to help put away Northwest for the Broncos first win of the season, 18-8.
Terry Sullivan set the tone for the Broncos with some tough running down the field through arm tackles that... more »
September 13, 2013 11:19 PM
CENTRAL - The Wildcats' quarterback Jarrad Hayes had another big night, scoring early and often against Morgan City to win 51-7.
The Cats improved to 2-0 on the year and are now averaging 53 points per game after also putting up 55 points last week vs Istrouma. more »
September 13, 2013 10:22 PM
BATON ROUGE- Some roads were closed because of flooding Friday evening when downpours soaked the area.
There were lane closures on Essen and Bluebonnet. People reported as much as two feet of water on Essen between I-10 and Perkins Road.
"I was just scared," said Ariel Hammett. She... more »
September 13, 2013 7:38 PM
BATON ROUGE- There are power outages in four capital area parishes as strong storms move through the region, delaying some high school football games.
There are no watches or warnings posted from the National Weather Service, although WBRZ Chief Forecaster Pat Shingleton is advising that the storms could produce... more »
September 12, 2013 5:59 PM
GONZALES - Increased tax revenue is fueling a plan to expand high schools in Ascension Parish.
The boost in tax money has already been promised to construction projects for the school system, and that could turn into freshman academies at East Ascension, St. Amant, and Dutchtown High Schools.
... more »
September 11, 2013 6:54 PM
BATON ROUGE - University Lab wide receiver/safety D'Vante Dotson is honest and open about the experiences that got him to this point - serious & silly.
How did missing last year's Evangel playoff game shape who he is today? How did a cafeteria mishap help him to two touchdowns... more »
September 9, 2013 1:19 PM
MURRELLS INLET, S.C. - A South Carolina high school has been evacuated for the day after someone burned several American flags outside the front entrance before classes started. Officials at St. James High School in Murrells Inlet found the burned flags around 6:20 a.m. Monday and called Horry County Police.... more »
September 6, 2013 11:39 PM
Airline 46, Bossier 0 Albany 37, Thomas Jefferson 7 Amite 35, St. Helena Central 0 Archbishop Hannan 38, Riverdale 27 Ascension Catholic 40, Pointe Coupee Catholic 7 Ascension Episcopal 46, Grand Lake 6 Baker 13, Tara 9 Barbe 52, Washington-Marion 12 Basile 27, Sacred Heart-Ville Platte... more »
September 6, 2013 11:35 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS - The Yelllowjackets got behind early and could never recover, losing to Woodlawn(Baton Rouge) in the first game of the year, 27-21.
Charles Brooks, Juavon Brown, and Troy Domino all had big days on the ground for the Panthers. Denham Springs also had a tough time catching... more »
September 6, 2013 11:24 PM
GONZALES - The Spartans took care of business on their home field against the Green Devils, pulling out a 38-34 win.
Plaquemine couldn't stop former Sports 2 Fans Choice award winner Sione Palelei, but the Spartans also put up plenty of point through the air as well in a... more »
September 6, 2013 11:14 PM
BATON ROUGE - Catholic High struck early and often against, the 3-A defending state champion, Parkview Baptist - eventually pulling out a 28-6 win over the Eagles.
The Bears' Derrius Guice ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries before being helped off the field with a... more »
September 6, 2013 9:52 AM
PONCHATOULA - Students and faculty returned to a Tangipahoa Parish high school Friday to find their building burglarized.
School janitors notified deputies of the incident this morning at Ponchatoula High.
The suspects reportedly broke through several doors and windows to enter the building.
Detectives are still processing... more »
September 5, 2013 10:16 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Capitol High Lions went just 3-7 last year, but they started fast out of the gate to start the 2013 season with a 27-6 lashing of Independence Thursday night.
The first regular season game in the area started off with just a 7-0 Capitol lead... more »
September 3, 2013 2:17 PM
ST. AMANT- The days of ignored head injuries on the football field are long gone, and with the new age of awareness about concussions comes new techniques to keep players safe.
St. Amant's head coach David Oliver has changed the way his players practice, to reduce the amount of... more »
August 30, 2013 11:43 PM
Port Allen 12
St Michael 6
East Feliciana 0
Denham Springs 17
West Feliciana 14... more »
August 30, 2013 2:30 PM
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Police say one student was wounded in a shooting at a North Carolina high school and that another student is in custody as a suspect A statement from police said officers responded to a shooting report about 2:30 p.m. Friday at Carver High School. It is on... more »
August 30, 2013 10:18 AM
BATON ROUGE - High school football season is here, and Sports 2 has it covered with the return of Friday Night Blitz .
Jamboree games are taking place in Baton Rouge, Central, and Ascension Parish. Sports 2's cameras will have the best highlights, hardest hits, and biggest fans from... more »
August 29, 2013 10:45 PM
BATON ROUGE - The high school football season finally kicked off Thursday night with several area schools enjoying an early start to the jamborees.
Port Allen took care of Albany 12-6 and Dutchtown blanked Walker 14-0.
For more from the Jamborees, tune in to the High School Blitz... more »
August 26, 2013 10:15 AM
BATON ROUGE - WBRZ Sports 2 Louisiana will kick off the 2013 prep football season in South Louisiana with the 18th year of WBRZ's Fans' Choice High School Athlete of the Week Award. The Fans' Choice award is a unique, interactive approach to recognizing the most outstanding high school athlete... more »
August 12, 2013 10:19 AM
PITTSBURGH - Authorities say a former player attacked a western Pennsylvania high school football coach at his home, biting the coach so badly he needed 60 stitches to repair his ear. Police and Sharon coach Jim Wildman say they can't explain why 38-year-old Joseph Koscinski barged into the coach's home... more »
July 29, 2013 7:06 PM
LUTCHER - The Bulldogs went undefeated before being taken out in the first round of the playoffs by St. Martinville. In the words of linebacker Blake Roussel, "that made us mad."
While Lutcher will miss do-it-all quarterback Ruston Matherne, the 'Dogs will try to run the ball more in... more »
July 24, 2013 7:37 PM
West Feliciana is looking to get over the hump of a first-round exit in 2012. The Saints will rely upon defensive end Jay Ferguson while they break in two new quarterbacks in their option-spread attack.
West Fel will bring back nine defenders, which should be the strength for the... more »
July 23, 2013 6:31 PM
ST. FRANCISVILLE - Nearly a month after 80 iPads and a laptop were stolen from West Feliciana High School, investigators said five arrested suspects are cooperating.
Deputies arrested twin brothers Robert and Roderick Washington, 17, of St. Francisville along with three juveniles, ages 14, 15, and 16 on burglary... more »
July 22, 2013 10:37 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana High School Coaches Association Coaches Clinic gets underway this week in Baton Rouge. Guest speakers, business meetings for the association and various sports and rules clinics for football and volleyball are set. The three-day event begins Tuesday at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge and... more »
July 17, 2013 4:27 PM
BATON ROUGE - The number of Louisiana public school students taking the ACT college admissions test has jumped by roughly 11,000, now that the state requires high school students to take the exam - and the number scoring high enough to attend college without remedial work jumped by 3,600 this... more »
July 16, 2013 8:44 PM
BATON ROUGE- A Southern Lab senior was taken from a scrimmage by ambulance after he was knocked out Tuesday evening.
A coach told WBRZ News 2, the teen hit another player on the field at Parkview Baptist and lost consciousness. It was not clear which team the other teen... more »
July 10, 2013 10:22 PM
BATON ROUGE - After starting the season on a roll, the McKinley Panthers slowed to a halt due to the lack of a running game.
That's why the Panthers are putting a new emphasis on finishing off games with toughness on the offensive and defensive lines.
Head coach... more »
June 21, 2013 9:54 PM
BATON ROUGE - He graduated in 2003, and in ten short(depending upon who you ask) years Mark Cascio is back as Catholic High's boys basketball coach.
"Just being back here in a different role has been pretty special," said the former Christian Life Academy coach. "I've kept up with... more »
June 20, 2013 1:53 PM
BATON ROUGE - Superintendent of Education John White says Louisiana's current three-tier high school diploma system needs to be reworked to focus on career education and concrete outcomes. White said Thursday that the diploma should signal that students are either "credentialed" to work in a specific industry or fully prepared... more »
June 12, 2013 9:01 AM
METAIRIE- School officials say a 43-year-old Grace King High School teacher accused of child pornography has been placed on indefinite leave from his job. The Jefferson Parish public school system disclosed the employment status of Walter Sologaistoa, of Kenner, but did not say whether the Spanish teacher is still being... more »
June 6, 2013 6:47 PM
BATON ROUGE - With the select & non-select schools divided for state title runs, the next question becomes "what logistics need to be put in place for a smaller, select playoffs bracket?"
Thursday, the LHSAA executive committee answered that question. They decided to combine Division II & III(4A &... more »
June 5, 2013 5:25 PM
WATSON - Sheriff's deputies arrested three Livingston Parish teens today after they said they broke into the old Live Oak High School fieldhouse and started a fire.
Investigators said the teens, two of which were 13 and one of which was 14, are all students in the Live Oak... more »
June 2, 2013 10:53 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. - Lutcher High School has always been known for football. But when Jared Poche decided to give up football prior to his senior season, the community understood. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Poche was pursuing a dream that turned into a dream season for the Lutcher baseball team. "I... more »
May 21, 2013 8:59 AM
LAFAYETTE- Police say 19 Comeaux High seniors face misdemeanor charges after they allegedly vandalized the school over the weekend. Lafayette police Cpl. Paul Mouton says the students received misdemeanor summonses for criminal mischief and criminal trespassing for vandalizing the school grounds. Comeaux High Principal Joe Craig tells The Advocate the... more »
May 7, 2013 11:21 PM
BATON ROUGE - A familiar name will don the back of U High's ace pitcher on the mound this weekend at the baseball state tournament.
Sports 2's Brian Holland has more on the Cubs. more »
May 6, 2013 10:29 AM
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's contact sports leave little room for error and often that can lead to injuries on the field.
Many times high school athletes experience concussions after big hits, but trainers, coaches, and officials are getting better at recognizing the symptoms.
News 2 will look into... more »
May 1, 2013 8:56 AM
SHREVEPORT- Police say a Caddo Magnet High School student was arrested after being seen damaging a restroom at the school. Cpl. Marcus Hines tells The Times 18-year-old Justin Washer was escorted to the main office on Tuesday. Upon arrival, Hines says he began to get into a physical altercation with... more »
April 23, 2013 12:58 PM
BATON ROUGE - The fastest growing sport in the country has now begun to set down roots in Louisiana and the Baton Rouge area.
Sports 2's Brian Holland found a couple lacrosse teams who've made it to the state playoffs. more »
March 28, 2013 10:17 PM
BATON ROUGE- Lawmakers will discuss a proposed law that would, effectively, ban public schools from participating in the LHSAA.
The bill, filed by State Rep. Bob Hensgens (R-Abbeville), "prohibits public high school participation in interscholastic athletics regulated by any association that discriminates among schools based on school admissions criteria... more »
March 11, 2013 1:51 PM
BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office confirmed a man walked onto McKinley High School's campus after school hours on Friday and threatened two students with a gun.
Until noon Monday, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board told News 2 the incident happened off campus near... more »
March 6, 2013 10:39 AM
BATON ROUGE - High school girls who need help getting outfitted for prom can come out to the Cinderella Project's annual Dress Giveaway event this weekend in Baton Rouge.
Organizers say any students who are in financial need of a free prom dress are welcome to attend.
Each... more »
March 5, 2013 5:54 PM
BATON ROUGE- Members of a joint legislative committee got answers about a plan to split the high school football playoffs between public and private schools. Principals from the 389 schools within the Louisiana High School Athletic Association were allowed to vote. 291 of those schools have football programs.
Supporters... more »
March 5, 2013 10:54 AM
BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers are looking into the Louisiana High School Athletic Association's decision to separate public school football playoffs from those held by other schools, including magnet and charter schools.
A special joint Senate-House committee is reviewing the league's decision to scrap a system that has been in... more »
February 22, 2013 8:48 PM
Class 5A Archbishop Rummel 46, New Iberia 44 Brother Martin 58, Higgins 48 Comeaux 62, Mandeville 58 East Ascension 58, Captain Shreve 56 East St. John 39, Jesuit 38 Ouachita Parish 60, Natchitoches 55 Ruston 84, Westgate 65 Scotlandville 80, C.E. Byrd 55
... more »
February 22, 2013 5:49 PM
ZACHARY - Ten percent of Zachary High School students were absent Friday because of threats made at another school, in another parish earlier this week.
Kyle Blackburn, 18, from Denham Springs was arrested by the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Wednesday for Twitter messages he sent to Silliman Institute students... more »
February 17, 2013 12:37 PM
MERIDIAN, Miss. - A former Meridian high school softball coach has been indicted on eight charges alleging inappropriate contact with students under the age of 18. The indictment filed Feb. 11 in Lauderdale County Circuit Court charges former Clarkdale High School coach Ricky Roberson with three counts of exploiting a... more »
February 13, 2013 10:48 AM
VATICAN CITY - Students from Baton Rouge performed for Pope Benedict XVI during an Ash Wednesday papal audience today at the Vatican.
Members of the Baton Rouge High School Festival Singers performed a Papal address.
Faculty members said they were in Italy for a choral tour when they... more »
February 6, 2013 10:29 AM
BATON ROUGE - National Signing Day has started off just the way Les Miles and his LSU coaching staff would have liked.
The Tigers started the day with eight players of the 2013 class already on campus as early enrollees, and the letters quickly started rolling in after that.... more »
February 6, 2013 6:52 AM
TIOGA - Authorities say two Tioga High School students are facing terrorism charges in the case of emails sent to the school on Jan. 31 that resulted in a lockdown and extra security. Rapides Parish sheriff's deputies tell The Town Talk the 17-year-olds face 10 counts of terrorism. Both were... more »
February 4, 2013 5:22 PM
PORT ALLEN- A 16-year old student is still in jail after school administrators say he brought a sawed-off shotgun to school Friday.
The administration was tipped off by two students who saw the boy with the weapon and the school was put on lock down until it was secured.... more »