June 6, 2014 9:43 PM
BATON ROUGE - A young man denied his senior year of sports eligibility is getting another chance after Governor Bobby Jindal signed a bill into law Friday.
The LHSAA refused to allow Clement Mubungwira to play sports at Episcopal High next year because of his age. Clement will be... more »
May 22, 2014 10:47 PM
BATON ROUGE- An Episcopal High School student said a his future teeters on a decision by the governor.
Lawmakers approved a proposal allowing students who are ruled ineligible to play high school sports to appeal the decision with a third-party arbitrator. Sen. Dan Claitor's measure would require the Louisiana... 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 12, 2014 8:10 AM
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Sen. Dan Claitor stopped by 2une In Monday to talk about the hot topics on deck this week At the Capitol.
With just three weeks left in this legislative session, the major issue on the agenda is the budget, which is headed over from... more »
May 6, 2014 12:01 AM
BATON ROUGE- Lawmakers are at war with the Louisiana High School Athletic Association over its decision banning a 19-year-old from playing high school football in the fall.
Clement Mubungwira attends Episcopal High. He's a year behind most kids his age because he immigrated to the United States from the... more »
April 29, 2014 10:30 PM
BATON ROUGE- A law banning certain schools from being a member of any interscholastic extra-curricular athletic association or organization that does not provide for third-party arbitration of eligibility issues finally passed the Senate Tuesday.
The item, by Senator Dan Claitor takes aim at the LHSAA and comes after Clement... 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 21, 2014 10:47 PM
BATON ROUGE- A lawmaker vows to try for a second time to get the state senate to force the LHSAA to change its rules after a popular football player was benched.
Monday, lawmakers voted in favor of banning certain schools from being a member of any interscholastic extra-curricular athletic... more »
April 8, 2014 6:04 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana State Senate unanimously voted in favor of a resolution to allow an immigrant student, recently banned from sports, be able to participate his senior year.
Last month, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association denied Episcopal High's Clement Mubungwira request to play in organized sports.... more »
March 27, 2014 10:46 PM
BATON ROUGE - A kid who immigrated to the United States when he was twelve won't get a chance to play sports during senior year of high school.
In an 11-8 vote this week, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association rejected Clement Mubungirwa's request to participate in organized sports... more »
March 3, 2014 10:02 PM
LIVINGSTON - The Doyle girls basketball team might be young, but they're experienced enough to recognize the golden opportunity in front of them as the team has reached the LHSAA final four for the first time in 17 years.
The Lady Tigers have a record of 26-6 this season,... 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 »
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 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 13, 2014 11:02 PM
Jennings 58, Kaplan 43 Lafayette 62, Sulphur 42 Live Oak 45, Broadmoor 39 Midland 61, Elizabeth 55 North Vermilion 64, Westminster Christian 40
GIRLS BASKETBALL Carencro 60, Comeaux 53 Midland 50, Elizabeth 48 New Iberia 53, Acadiana 40 St. Amant 49, East Ascension 29 Sulphur 36,... 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 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 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 »
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 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 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 6, 2013 10:34 PM
KENTWOOD- The Tangipahoa Parish School System said Wednesday, students involved in a fight at last Friday's Sumner vs. Loranger high school football game have been disciplined.
A number of players fought immediately after the game ended while they were lined up to shake the hands of the other team.... 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 17, 2013 5:03 PM
COVINGTON - The mayor and police chief of Covington announced Thursday they would ask for intimidation charges to be dropped against two high school referees arrested at a football game.
Covington Police arrested James Radcliffe and Chris Gambino during the Oct. 11 Mandeville and St. Paul football game after... more »
October 11, 2013 11:27 PM
GONZALES - The Spartans didn't let an injury to Sione Palelei dampen their spirit Friday night.
East Ascension led this game throughout, and the Spartans would eventually beating McKinley in a 41-28 rout of the Panthers.
EA busted out to a 24-7 advantage in the second quarter and... more »
October 11, 2013 11:19 PM
ST AMANT - The Gators took down Catholic High at The Pit Friday night, 41-14.
The Bears didn't get on the scoreboard until the fourth quarter, as St Amant led 34-0 going into the final frame.
Catholic High were hobbled with injuries to their two stud running backs... 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 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 19, 2013 9:57 PM
BATON ROUGE - This week's Fans Choice award winner helped his McKinley Panthers to a 48-8 win in the WBRZ Game of the Week over in-city rival Capitol.
Running back Tyrone Scott Jr had a record day, racking up over 100 yards for the first time in his career.... 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 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 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 »
August 30, 2013 11:43 PM
Port Allen 12
St Michael 6
East Feliciana 0
Denham Springs 17
West Feliciana 14... 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 22, 2013 10:17 AM
BATON ROUGE - Sports 2 gets you ready for high school football tonight with the pre-season "Friday Night Blitz" special.
The show highlights players and teams to watch as well as changes to the high school sports scene, including decisions by the LHSAA to split private and public schools... 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 »
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 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 »
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 15, 2013 8:29 PM
LUTCHER, La. - Lutcher High is building a reputation around the state as one of the premier programs in powerlifting. China Storks is one of the reasons why.
Storks, still only a sophomore, already is a world champion powerlifter and is competing Friday for a state championship. Sports 2's... 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 »
March 4, 2013 8:21 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Legislature is 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 will review the league's decision to scrap a system that has been... more »
March 1, 2013 3:02 PM
BATON ROUGE - The girls basketball team from St. Michael the Archangel in Baton Rouge is taking part in the Southeast Regionals of the state championships today. Who they're playing, though, has been in flux.
The Louisiana High School Athletics Association said late this afternoon that Salmen High School... 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 18, 2013 7:53 PM
St. Mary's Dominican 45, Acadiana 43 McKinley 60, East St. John 58 Natchitoches 73, Haughton 41 New Iberia 53, Covington 37 Pineville 57, Destrehan 38 Ponchatoula 50, Fontainebleau 42 Scotlandville 63, Thibodaux 17 Southwood 72, Airline 28 St. Amant 43, Lafayette 42 St. Joseph's... more »
January 30, 2013 5:50 PM
CLINTON - After the Louisiana High School Athletic Association voted to split the football playoff brackets for public and private schools, some schools are considering other options.
The decision has generated controversy among high school athletic programs. There has also been talk of breaking away from the LHSAA and... more »
January 29, 2013 11:37 PM
BATON ROUGE- Coaches of private school football teams are discussing ways to fight a mandate that splits the playoff bracket.
The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) decided private and public schools would play separate playoff games.
Tuesday, coaches against the plan met to talk about blocking it.... more »
January 25, 2013 11:45 AM
BATON ROUGE - Sports 2 reports a controversial plan to split private and public school football teams up when they reach the playoffs passed at the final day of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association's annual convention.
Proposition 18 divides the 388-school organization into separate playoffs for "non-select" schools... more »
October 25, 2011 3:22 PM
BATON ROUGE - The state athletics association suspended 17 players and issued $1,000 fines to Parkview Baptist and Baker high schools for their actions in a fight that ended last Friday's football game early.
The Louisiana High School Athletics Association issued the fines and suspensions after a morning-long sportsmanship... more »
August 22, 2011 12:32 PM
BATON ROUGE - Capitol High School has been ordered to forfeit six football games from last year's schedule because of an ineligible player.
The Louisiana High School Athletics Association issued the ruling today, which included a one-year academic probation and $200 fine. The student in question will also be... more »
February 2, 2011 8:44 PM
BATON ROUGE - High school athletics in Louisiana will return to courts and fields across the state after a compromise among sports leaders.
Officiators across the state held a strike Tuesday night, forcing dozens of basketball games to be postponed. The boycott was in response to a pay raise... more »
November 18, 2010 5:49 PM
BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana High School Athletic Association is suing the state, after allegations of misspending by former LHSAA Commissioner Tommy Henry.
A state audit indicates there is a lack of records for more than 2,300 purchases totaling nearly $400,000. There is also an ongoing investigation by the IRS.... more »
October 21, 2010 7:05 PM
The Louisiana High School Athletic Association doesn't know if it will make former Commissioner Tommy Henry pay back the $131,000 state auditors said he spent.
State auditors said Henry admits many of the 2,000 purchases he made from 2005 to 2007 were personal.
They said he spent $50,000... more »
September 27, 2010 10:34 PM
Questionable expenses were found after an audit of the group that regulates high school sports. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association's former Commissioner Tommy Henry said the organization's Board of Directors approved every purchase, making those purchases legitimate buys in his eyes. Now, the organization said it's no longer business... more »